PRODUCED BY:
American Pet Products Association (APPA) Pet Industry Distributors Association (PIDA)

Buyer Information & Registration

Global Pet Expo Digital Access

On December 15, 2020, Show Management announced that amid continued safety concerns resulting from the global pandemic, Global Pet Expo will be moving to a fully-digital experience in place of its live trade show for 2021. Global Pet Expo Digital Access will take place March 24–26, 2021--bridging the 2020 and 2022 live events.  Click here for the official announcement. 

Presented by the American Pet Products Association (APPA) and Pet Industry Distributors Association (PIDA),  Global Pet Expo Digital Access is the pet industry's premier digital event featuring the newest, most innovative pet products on the market today. 

Online registration is live, and buyers who have already successfully registered for Global Pet Expo 2021 will automatically be registered to attend the digital event.  We will continue to take registrations and qualifications through our current platform on the Global Pet Expo website. Full details about the digital access platform will be released soon. 


 

Registration & Qualification

Before you proceed, please read the following carefully.

1. If you have attended Global Pet Expo previously with the same company, please LOGIN AND REGISTER

2.  If your company has sent representatives to Global Pet Expo in the last five years but this is YOUR first time, please email buyers@globalpetexpo.org for assistance.  

3.  If this is the first time anyone from your company has tried to attend Global Pet Expo, proceed to NEW BUYER QUALIFICATION. 

4.  If you are not sure, please email buyers@globalpetexpo.org and explain that you are unsure if anyone from your company has attended Global Pet Expo previously.


 

Definition of a “Qualified Buyer”

Global Pet Expo's definition of a Qualified Buyer is a company that is purchasing a pet products wholesale and in quantity from a variety of branded product manufacturers or from a distributor that are then resold to the consumer.  Buyers may be single-unit retailers, multi-unit retailers, distributors, or a website selling branded products purchased from a variety of manufacturers. Only qualified buyers are eligible to attend all three days free of charge. 

Pet product manufacturers, domestic importers, international exporters, or distributors may qualify to exhibit at Global Pet Expo.  Additional information available at http://globalpetexpo.org/exhibitor/exhibitor.asp

Service Providers, Suppliers, or any business that does not qualify as a buyer may be eligible to attend as an Industry Visitor on Thursday & Friday, or Friday only.  There is a fee.  Please contact buyers@americanpetproducts.org for more information.
 

Have more questions?

Check out our FAQS for additional information. You can also submit an inquiry here