NEW BUYER QUALIFICATION ONSITE
QUALIFY TO ATTEND AS A NEW BUYER
If you are a buyer, and your company has never attended Global Pet Expo, you will need to qualify to attend the Show. Here’s what you need to know in order to qualify onsite:
Definition of a Qualified Buyer:
A company that purchases wholesale pet products in quantities from a variety of pet product manufacturers or distributors that are then resold to consumers.
NOTE: Companies solely producing their own brand will not qualify as a Buyer, and must attend as an Industry Visitor.
Registration Counter: New Buyer Qualification
Requirements For Qualification:
- Your original Photo ID (photocopies are not accepted)
- TWO Proofs of Business:
- First Proof of Business:
A copy of a wholesale invoice from a manufacturer or distributor for pet products purchased wholesale and in quantity. This first proof of business is required and must meet the following criteria:
- $300 minimum purchase of branded pet products.
- Invoices may not be for ingredients, supplies, or packaging.
- Invoices for your own branded products purchased from a contracted manufacturer are not accepted.
- Additional conditions may apply.
- Second Proof of Business:
- Website selling a variety of pet products.
- Store or commercial lease indicating type of business.
- Business advertisement displaying pet products sold from your business.
- Utility bill for a store.
- Yellow Pages listing in an appropriate category.
- Resale tax certificate.
- Business license for a retail business.
Locations & Hours for New Buyer Qualification:
|Orange County Convention Center Locations
|There are TWO New Buyer Qualification counters:
||Hours of Operation:
- Hall B Registration Lobby
- Hall C Registration Lobby
|Tuesday, March 23
||8:00 am to 6:00 pm
|Wednesday, March 24
||7:00 am to 6:00 pm
|Thursday, March 25
||7:30 am to 6:00 pm
|Friday, March 26
||8:00 am to 5:00 pm
CONTACT US ONSITE
We can be reached here beginning Sunday, March 21:
New Buyer Qualification Hall B: (001) 407-685-4147
New Buyer Qualification Hall C: (001) 407-685-4019
Are you a supplier, service provider or company that does not meet the Buyer Qualification requirements?
Click HERE for more information.