March 22-24, 2023
Orange County Convention Center
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American Pet Products Association (APPA) Pet Industry Distributors Association (PIDA)

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March 24, 2022

Peyton Burgess

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Winners of the 12th Annual New Products Showcase Awards Recognized at Global Pet Expo 2022

Winners of the 12th Annual New Products Showcase Awards Recognized at Global Pet Expo 2022

 

STAMFORD, CONN. (March 25, 2022) – The American Pet Products Association (APPA) and Pet Industry Distributors Association(PIDA) today announced the winners of their 12th annual New Products Showcase Awards during Global Pet Expo 2022. The Best in Show, second and third place awards were presented across nine categories: Aquatic, Bird, Boutique, Cat, Dog, Natural, Reptile, Point of Purchase and Small Animal. The awards are selected based on the voting results of international and domestic buyers attending the pet industry’s premier annual event.

 

“We are excited to celebrate and recognize the winners of the 2022 New Products Showcase Awards,” said Celeste Powers, CAE, president of PIDA. “Each year, we are more and more impressed by the innovative and unique products entered in the annual awards program, and this year was exceptionally special as we were able to gather together in-person again to see what’s new and hot in the industry. Congratulations to this year’s winners, all of which shine a spotlight on the industry’s bright future!”

 

Out of over 800 new product submissions, the following were selected as winners: 

 

AQUATIC

 

Best In Show

Sea Anemone / Regular and LED Light Up Styles

Penn-Plax, Inc., Booth 5138

 

Second Place

Wipeout Terrarium and Aquarium Glass Cleaner

Zoo Med, Booth 5221

 

Third Place

Weird Waters Aquarium Kits by Koller Products

Koller Products LLC, Booth 2401

 

BIRD

 

Best In Show

Happy Beaks Foraging Piñatas by A&E Cage Co

A&E Cage Company, LLC, Booth 3436

 

Second Place

Poultry Pro Feeder

Poultry Pro Feeder, Booth 2070 

 

Third Place

Manna Pro Automatic Chicken Door

Compana Pet Brands (formerly Manna Pro Products), Booth 2601

 

BOUTIQUE

 

Best In Show

Cannot live without Coffee and my Dog

Dog is Good, Booth 5212

 

Second Place

Puppy Scoops Ice Cream Mix - Birthday Cake Flavor

Puppy Cake, Booth 5900

 

Third Place

Feline Frenzy Cat Kicker Toys

P.L.A.Y. Pet Lifestyle and You, Booth 1840

 

CAT

 

Best In Show

Pure Cravings Cutlets in Gravy, 3oz cans

Pure Cravings, Booth 3472

 

Second Place

Pull-A-Partz™ Sushi and Bat-A-Bout Glow Aquarium

KONG Company, Booth 2444

 

Third Place

CheckUp for cat

CheckUp Kit, Booth 1072

 

DOG

 

Best In Show

Funki Flingerz

FLINGERZ, Booth 1703

 

Second Place

The Sidekick

Heather`s Heroes, Booth 2770

 

Third Place

Propel Air Platform

Blue-9 Pet Products, Booth 2658

 

NATURAL PET

 

Best In Show

Dog & Cat Supplements

Bocce’s Bakery, Booth 234

 

Second Place

Raised Right Shake A Flakes

Raised Right, Booth 840

 

Third Place

Wellness CORE Plant Based Recipe

Wellness, Booth 1850

 

POINT OF PURCHASE

 

Best In Show

DoggyRade, KittyRade, YummyRade

DoggyRade, Booth 1172

 

Second Place

ZenPet Total Recovery Rack

ZenPet, Booth 2463

 

Third Place

Catit Pixi Display (PP15)

Hagen Group, Booth 2419

 

REPTILE

 

Best In Show

Exo Terra Frogs & Co Dart Frog Terrarium

Hagen Group, Booth 2419

 

Second Place

Madagascar Reptile Lounge (R25)

New Age Pet, Booth 3425

 

Third Place

Zilla Heat Projector

Central Garden & Pet, Booth 3019

 

SMALL ANIMAL

 

Best In Show

Festive Holiday Treats & Toys by A&E Cage Co

A&E Cage Company, LLC, Booth 3436

 

Second Place

Oxbow Essentials Senior Foods

Compana Pet Brands (formerly Manna Pro Products), Booth 2601

 

Third Place

All Walks Hemp Bedding

All Walks Pet, Booth 3270 

 

For more information about the New Products Showcase Awards and Global Pet Expo, visit GlobalPetExpo.org.

 

ABOUT THE AMERICAN PET PRODUCTS ASSOCIATION

The American Pet Products Association (APPA) is the leading trade association serving the interests of the pet products industry since 1958. APPA membership includes nearly 1,000 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 APPA Gives Backinitiatives: Pets Add Life (PAL), the Human Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI), Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF) Pets and Vets Program, the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC) and Pet Care Trust and Pets in the Classroom. Visit www.americanpetproducts.org for more information, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube.

 

ABOUT GLOBAL PET EXPO

Global Pet Expo, the pet industry’s premier event, is presented by the American Pet Products Association (APPA) and Pet Industry Distributors Association (PIDA). The show features more than 1,000 exhibitors, 3,500 booths and over 3,000 new product launches annually. Each year, the event gathers 6,000+ pet product buyers from around the world. Global Pet Expo is open to independent retailers, distributors, mass-market buyers, media and other qualified professionals.Global Pet Expo Digital Access, held in March 2021, was recognized with the Outstanding Digital Engagement Award by Trade Show Executive magazine. For more information, visitGlobalPetExpo.org and follow us onFacebook,Instagram,LinkedIn,Twitter andYouTube.

 

ABOUT PET INDUSTRY DISTRIBUTORS ASSOCIATION

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), Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC) and Pet Care Trust and Pets in the Classroom. Visit PIDA.org for more information and follow us on LinkedIn.