July 9, 2020
The Impetus Agency
(Stamford, CT) – With preparations for Global Pet Expo 2021 well underway, Show organizers are proud to report that Global Pet Expo was ranked 49th on Trade Show News Network’s (TSNN) 2019 Top Trade Show list. Honorees are all based in the U.S. and are ranked by overall net square footage. Global Pet Expo 2019 totaled 360,400 net square feet.
“We’re proud to be ranked among the top 50 of all trade shows in the country. This is a true testament to the unwavering commitment of the Global Pet Expo team to continue improving the trade show experience and expanding the Show’s offerings,” said American Pet Products Association (APPA) Executive Vice President & COO Andy Darmohraj. “This recognition further solidifies Global Pet Expo as the pet industry’s must-attend, premier event.”
APPA and Pet Industry Distributors Association (PIDA) will present the next Global Pet Expo, March 24-26, 2021 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. As the first industry trade show of the year, the 2021 Show will give attendees the opportunity to see first-hand the latest and greatest in pet product innovations before they hit store shelves.
Global Pet Expo is open to independent retailers, distributors, mass-market buyers, and other qualified professionals. This show is not open to the general public. For more information, please visit www.globalpetexpo.org.
TSNN is the world’s leading news and online resource for the trade show, exhibition and event industry since 1996.More than 200 trade shows are listed on TSNN’s 2019 Top Trade Show list. For more information, visit TSNN.com.
Global Pet Expo, the pet industry’s largest annual trade show, is presented by the American Pet Products Association (APPA) and Pet Industry Distributors Association (PIDA). The 2020 Show featured 1,066 exhibitors, 3,541 booths and more than 3,000 new product launches. Additionally, 6,041 pet product buyers from around the world attended. Global Pet Expo is open to independent retailers, distributors, mass-market buyers, and other qualified professionals. The 2021 Show will take place March 24-26, in Orlando, FL at the Orange County Convention Center. For more information, visit www.globalpetexpo.org.
The American Pet Products Association (APPA) is the leading trade association serving the interests of the pet products industry since 1958. APPA membership includes more than 1,100 pet product manufacturers, their representatives, importers and livestock suppliers representing both large corporations and growing business enterprises. APPA's mission is to promote, develop and advance pet ownership and the pet product industry and to provide the services necessary to help its members prosper. APPA is also proud to grow and support the industry through the following initiatives: Pets Add Life (PAL), Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF) Pets and Vets program, the Human Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI), the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC), Bird Enjoyment and Advantage Koalition (BEAK), and the Pet Care Trust. Visit www.americanpetproducts.org for more information.
Pet Industry Distributors Association (PIDA) is the premier trade association representing the interests of pet product distributors since 1968. The mission of PIDA is to enhance the well-being of the wholesaler-distributor, to promote partnerships with their suppliers and customers and to work cooperatively with other organizations in fostering the human-companion animal bond. PIDA is also proud to grow and support the industry through the following initiatives: the Human Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI), The Pet Leadership Council (PLC), the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC), Bird Enjoyment and Advantage Koalition (BEAK), and the Pet Care Trust. Visit www.pida.org for more information.