March 23-25, 2022
Orange County Convention Center
Orlando, FL
American Pet Products Association (APPA) Pet Industry Distributors Association (PIDA)

Buyer Information & Registration

Welcome to Global Pet Expo!

Reconnect with the global pet care community…in person!

Global Pet Expo will once again bring the pet care industry together in person in 2022 at the premier global gathering and showcase of new products, new trends and new ideas to move our community forward.

Qualified pet product retailers, distributors and mass-market buyers are invited to register for free.  Registration includes access to the exhibits, new product launches and opportunities to grow your business, plus retailer education and market data sessions.

Buyer registration will open in early September.

Your first stop?

Make time to take in the New Products Showcase and see hundreds of debut products and designs to keep customers returning for more. While exploring the New Products Showcase, cast your vote for these Best in Show Awards categories:

Aquatics • Bird • Boutique • Cat • Dog • Small Animal • Reptile • Natural Pet • Point-of-Purchase


Find the right products for your customers:
WHAT’S NEW! What’s New! is a section on the show floor highlighting companies who are new to Global Pet Expo — so you can be the first to carry these products in your stores.

THE NATURAL PET The fastest-growing category in the industry, The Natural Pet offers natural supplements, healthy treats, new innovative diets and recipes, and other holistic or organic products.

EVERYTHING AQUATIC View the latest freshwater and saltwater innovations in aquariums and décor, filtration equipment, and more, for professionals and aquatic hobbyists. Shop Everything Aquatic to expand and diversify your product selection.

THE BOUTIQUE Everything from high-end apparel and fashion-forward leashes and collars to gourmet and unique treats.

THE MAIN EXHIBIT HALL Looking for products outside of the Specialty Sections? We’ve got you covered! The Main Exhibit Hall showcases a broad array of the year’s hottest products!

Shop Show Specials

Price and/or volume discounts • Rebates with a purchase • Minimums waived/ reduced • Free shipping • And more!

Qualifying for Global Pet Expo 

Buyer registration will open in early September. 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 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 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 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

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 for more information


Have more questions?

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