March 22-24, 2017
Orange County Convention Center
Orlando, FL
PRODUCED BY:
American Pet Products Association (APPA) Pet Industry Distributors Association (PIDA)

Buyer Information Overview

When and where is the 2017 Global Pet Expo?

Global Pet Expo
March 22-24, 2017
Orange County Convention Center
Orlando, Florida

Show Hours:
Wednesday, March 22:   9am - 6pm
Thursday, March 23:       9am - 6pm
Friday, March 24:            9am - 5pm

Onsite Preshow Registraton:
Tuesday, March 21:  9am-6pm


How can I attend the 2017 Global Pet Expo?

Buyer Registration & Qualification for the 2017 trade show will be available late July. 

First time attendees must complete a Buyer Qualification form and provide the two required proof of business.

Previously qualified buyer attendees may login using their Username and Password. An email notificaiton will be sent to qualified attendees once registration is available.  

Questions?  Email buyers@globalpetexpo.org


Hotel & Travel Information

onPeak is the official Global Pet Expo vendor.  Click here for the easiest way to make travel arrangements that is also the most flexible and economical.   Most of these designated hotels offer free shuttle bus service to and from the convention center. 


Show Highlights: Global Pet Expo’s Six Specialty Areas Make Buying Easy!

If you sell to a specialty or niche market, Global Pet Expo makes it easy for you to CONNECT with the specialty products that customers crave. Our color-coded floor plan highlights the way to the products you’ve been waiting to see.


Green conscious or Au Naturale aficionados will love the offerings they will find in the NATURAL PET section. It is the natural choice to CONNECT with those who offer healthy, organic and environmentally friendly products. It’s the place to go to GROW your “green” customer base.

For your Trés Chic customers, THE BOUTIQUE section is where you will find fashion-forward and pampered pet products. The Boutique is definitely your CONNECTION to “Uptown” merchandise. If you are looking for the latest in custom-designed jewelry, deluxe carriers, couture clothing, luxury pet beds or pet-spa products, The Boutique is Global Pet Expo’s “best dressed” address.

Got Fish? EVERYTHING AQUATIC is the “cool” spot for finding products that will reel in customers. Everything Aquatic is one section you won’t want to miss. It is conveniently located surrounding the Aquatics Lounge.

Wondering what's next? WHAT’S NEW! is for you. We reserve the What’s New! section for first-time show exhibitors only. We give them the spotlight to make it easy for Buyers like you to DISCOVER new resources and vendors here first.

THE INTERNATIONAL PAVILION is the destination for global products. We put the power of global purchasing at your fingertips. If your customers love new and different, you can bring them the latest offerings from countries around the world. It’s like having a passport to success.

New and First? THE NEW PRODUCTS SHOWCASE is the place. For Buyers, this section is like having front row tickets on opening night. It happens once and it happens here. If your customers look for the next trendy items, you need to be here! Don’t risk missing this section located next to What's New!

VOTE FOR THE BEST NEW PRODUCTS OF THE YEAR! Visit our New Products Showcase, on Wednesday, March 22 and Thursday, March 23, to vote for your favorite new product. Nine winners will receive a Best In Show award in their category. Categories are: Aquarium, Bird, Boutique, Cat, Dog, Natural, Small Animal, Reptile and Point-of-Purchase Display.