March 24-26, 2021
Orange County Convention Center
Orlando, FL
American Pet Products Association (APPA) Pet Industry Distributors Association (PIDA)

Reasons to Exhibit

Pets. Products. Passion. Performance.

Global Pet Expo, produced by the American Pet Products Association (APPA) and Pet Industry Distributors Association (PIDA), is the premier international event for the pet industry. Events are about more than just brand exposure.  Here you can meet partners, industry pioneers, current customers, new customers, and even competitors that can change the way you develop products and run your own business.

View the exhibitor brochure for details on exhibiting at this year’s show.


Meet Qualified Buyers From Over 80 Countries

  • More than 18,000 total attendees
  • 6,508 qualified buyers
  • 46% are first-time attendees

View this infographic to learn more about why you should exhibit.


Expand Your Customer Base and Increase Distribution  

  • Pet Industry Superstores 
  • Mass-Market Retailers
  • Distributors
  • Regional Multi-Unit Retailers’ Chains
  • E-Commerce 
  • Independent Retailers
  • Discount Retailers
  • Farm & Fleet Stores
  • Home & Garden
  • Specialty Buyers
  • International Importers
  • Point-of-Purchase Display Products


Packed With Opportunities to Find Specialty Buyers

Standing out at Global Pet Expo by exhibiting in our specialty sections. We make it easy for you to connect with qualified specialty buyers: our color-coded floor plan draws a clear path to your section and your booth for buyers searching for your products/services.


One of the fastest growing specialty sections at Global Pet Expo and across the industry, The Natural Pet is the true choice for exhibitors who focus on holistic and natural pet products. If your specialty is in organic, green, natural or environmentally friendly products, then we have the most qualified buyers in the industry lining up to do business with you.
Designed with the fashion-forward buyer in mind, The Boutique is the trendiest “pink” carpet event of the year in the pet industry. If bling, baubles, and chichi are your thing, this is where you’ll entice buyers with a flair for fashion, luxury, and decadent spa-products.
Are you a newbie at Global Pet Expo? Be sure to exhibit in our What’s New! section, reserved for our first-time exhibitors only. Global Pet Expo buyers are always on the lookout for new products and new exhibitors. This section makes it easy to launch your products and get the exposure you need to increase business.


Fishing for new business? Cast the biggest net by exhibiting in the Everything Aquatic section, a must-see destination for every aquatic buyer at Global Pet Expo. This clearly marked destination makes it easy for qualified buyers to find you.


Get on the map at our Country Pavilions, reserved for exhibitors and products from across the world. Buyers love to discover new territory, and this section on the show floor helps you make the global connections that will increase your business and open a world of opportunities.


Enter your product(s) in the New Products Showcase! 

Are You Launching A New Product? Enter it in The New Products Showcase. You could win Best In Show.

Your new product should definitely be displayed in the New Products Showcase. Buyers flock here to be the first to offer new products to their customers. In addition, products in the Showcase are automatically entered in the Best in Show contest, where buyers vote and trophies are awarded. It's like the Oscars for new pet products! 1st, 2nd and 3rd place awards are given for: Aquatics, Bird, Boutique, Cat, Dog, Small Animal, Reptile, Natural Pet and Point-of-Purchase Display products. The awards presentation on the show floor captures buyer and mega-media attention. Submissions are accepted online starting November 2020. 


Go Beyond the Booth 

When you exhibit at Global Pet Expo, you get more than just floor space. Take advantage of these additional opportunities to gain maximum exposure for your company and products.

  • 2021 Registered Buyer List 
  • Advertising Opportunities 
  • Exhibitor Press Release Submissions 
  • Access to Registered Media Lists 
  • Public Relations Guide 
  • Show Specials for Buyers 
  • Sponsorship Opportunities 
  • Social Media Opportunities