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May 10, 2012

Julie Rowe or Jamie Brant

Global Pet Expo Announces 2012 Show Sponsors

(Greenwich, CT) - Bob Vetere, president of the American Pet Product Association (APPA) is proud to recognize the sponsors from the 2012 Global Pet Expo. This year's sponsors included 25 companies from the pet products industry who exhibited during the three-day event in Orlando, FL, Feb. 29 - Mar. 2.

"We truly appreciate and thank those who sponsored this year's Show," Vetere said. "As Global Pet Expo continues to grow each year, we are grateful for sponsors who help contribute to its success and we are pleased to offer participants a wide array of sponsorship opportunities each year to get their brand in front the biggest players in the industry."  

Featuring a variety of levels and opportunities, sponsorships range from hosting the annual industry breakfast and media reception to branding lobby and show floor banners and ad placement in e-newsletters. Sponsorships throughout the three-day event tremendously help businesses garner recognition and exposure among thousands of buyers and media in attendance.


Below are the 2012 Global Pet Expo sponsors:


  • BowTie, Inc. - Networking Reception
  • Carlson Pet Products - Lanyards
  • Virbac (Pet Tabs) - The Coffeehouse, Light Box, 2 Flags in Main Lobby, 2 Aisle Signs on Show Floor
  • Sergeant's Pet Care Products - Exhibit Hall Bags, Press Office & Speaker Sponsor, Private Media Breakfast
  • Bayer Healthcare LLC - 2 Show Floor Charging Stations, Light Box, Lobby Distribution
  • Nestle Purina PetCare Company - Private Media Reception
  • World's Best Cat Litter (Kent Nutrition Group, Inc.) - Hotel Key Cards
  • Spring Naturals - 2-Sided Panels, Banner Ad in E-Newsletter
  • Thundershirts, LLC - Lobby Distribution
  • Angels' Eyes (I'm a Little Teacup Corp.) - Light Box, Show Floor Aisle Sign
  • Pet Quip - 2-Sided Panels, Banner Ad in Buyer E-newsletter
  • Central Life Sciences - Lightbox
  • World Pet Association - 1-Sided Panels
  • - Lobby Banner
  • Hill's Pet Nutrition, Inc. - Lobby Banner
  • The Higgins Group - 2-Sided Panel
  • Pawz Dog Boots LLC - Lobby Banner
  • Pet Head - Lobby Distribution
  • LittleGifts, Inc./ - 4 Main Entrance Window Clings, 4 Main Lobby Floor Decals
  • Our Pet's Company - Show Floor Aisle Sign
  • RefinedKind Pet Products - Lobby Distribution
  • X-Pet - Show Floor Aisle Sign
  • Solid Gold Health Products For Pets, Inc. - 2-Sided Panels in Main Lobby
  • The Impetus Agency - Banner Ad
  • Matrix Partners - Banner Ad


For more information on Global Pet Expo, visit or contact Jamie Brant at or 775-322-4022. Global Pet Expo is not open to the general public.




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 2012 Show featured 896 exhibitors, 2,487 booths and more than 3,000 new product launches. 5,011 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 2013 Show will take place February 20-22, 2013 in Orlando, FL at the Orange County Convention Center. For more information, visit


The American Pet Products Association (APPA) is the leading not-for-profit trade association serving the interests of the pet products industry since 1958.  APPA membership includes more than 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. Visit for more information.