Germinder & Associates Sponsors 2013 Kansas City Animal Health Corridor Events

(New York, NY " August 22, 2013) – Germinder & Associates, Inc., today announced the company will be a top level presenting sponsor of the 2013 Kansas City Animal Health Corridor Homecoming Event and the Kansas City Animal Health Investment Forum. The events will be held August 26 and August 27 respectively.

“We are pleased to have Germinder & Associates once again sponsor the Kansas City Animal Health Corridor events. The company is not only highly regarded for its expertise in the animal health sector but has been a valued partner since the Corridor’s inception,” said Kim Young, Vice President, Bioscience Development for the Kansas City Area Development Council.

The Homecoming dinner regularly attracts nearly 800 animal health CEOs, industry service providers, as well as higher education and civic leaders. This year’s Homecoming will be held Monday, August 26 at the Kansas City Convention Center Grand Ballroom and will feature Animal Planet star Victoria Stillwell. Kostas Kontopanos, President, Hill’s Pet Nutrition US and Chair of the KC Animal Health Corridor advisory board will host the event.

The KC Animal Health Investment Forum will be held Tuesday, August 27 in Kansas City. Thirteen companies will present at this year’s Forum, representing innovation for a variety of species and disciplines, and will travel to KC from 11 U.S. states, Japan and Belgium.

“These initiatives continue to grow and bring together all facets of animal health. We look forward to participating and encourage others to participate in the Animal Health Corridor events,” said Lea-Ann Germinder, APR, Fellow PRSA, President of Germinder & Associates, Inc.

About Germinder & Associates, Inc. Germinder & Associates, Inc. is located in New York City with a satellite office in Kansas City. The agency provides services from strategic counsel and search for senior executives to full-service digital and traditional public relations & marketing communications services. The agency serves many vertical markets including a specialty practice in the pet/vet sector. For more information, visit or our pet and vet news site,

About KC Animal Health Corridor In the animal health and nutrition industry, it’s common knowledge that the Greater Kansas City area is the national leader. In fact, Kansas City area companies account for approximately one third of the total sales for the global animal health market. Companies and universities in the area lead the nation in animal health and nutrition research, innovation, business functions and production. For more information, visit


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