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April 14, 2015

Julie Rowe 
The Impetus Agency

Global Pet Expo Recognizes 2015 Show Sponsors

-Thanks to dozens of companies who sponsored the world’s largest annual pet products trade show -

(Greenwich, CT) – Andy Darmohraj, American Pet Products Association (APPA) Executive Vice President & COO, is proud to recognize the sponsors from the 2015 Global Pet Expo. This year’s sponsors included 29 companies from the pet industry, many of which exhibited during the three-day event in Orlando, Fla., March 4-6, 2015. 

“We would like to sincerely thank all of the sponsors that contributed to the success of this year’s show,” said Darmohraj. “Every company has a different message they want to get out, and sponsorships are a great way to maximize results and stand above the crowd.  We’re pleased at the level of participation and quality of material put out by all of our sponsors.” 

Providing a variety of participation options, Show sponsorships range from light boxes and floor decals to hotel room keys and sponsoring private media events. Sponsorships throughout the three-day Show serve as an excellent avenue for businesses to garner additional recognition and exposure among thousands of buyers and media in attendance.  

Global Pet Expo would like to thank the following 2015 sponsors: 

  • Angels Eyes: Light Box on Level 2
  • Bayer Healthcare LLC: Elevator Pitch Video, Press Conference with Lunch, 4 Charging Stations Provided by Smart Source,
  • Bulldog Marketing & Sales: 2-Sided Branding Tower
  • Carlson Pet Products: Badge Lanyards
  • Central Garden & Pet: Exhibit Hall Bags
  • Eqyss Pet Grooming Products: CircularFloor Decal in “What’s New” Section
  • Fetch..For Pets!: Wednesday Lobby Distribution
  • Forever Yours, Inc.: Elevator Pitch Video
  • Garmin: Light Box on Level 1
  • Gen7Pets: 2 Flags in Main Lobby
  • Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Inc.: Global Pet Expo Academy Seminar Program
  • Hugs Pet Products: Flag in Main Lobby
  • Little Gifts (Nerf Dog): 2 Square Window Clings, 2 Circular Floor Decals
  • Matrix Partners: Press Office, Banner Ad on Global Pet Expo Homepage
  • Mendota Products: 3600 Aisle Sign
  • Merrick Pet Care: Media Breakfast
  • Nestle Purina PetCare Company: Offsite Media Reception
  • Pampered Pet Treats, Inc.: Flag in Main Lobby
  • Pawz Dog Boots, LLC: Banner
  • Pet Product News: Pet Product News Networking Reception
  • PetHub, Inc.: 1100 Aisle Sign
  • PetSafe/Radio Systems Corp.: Large Floor Decal on Level 1, Escalator Squirrel Lanes, Escalator Static Clings
  • Solid Gold Pet, LLC: Lobby Distribution
  • The Brampton Company, LLC: Lobby Distribution
  • The Green Pet Shop: 2-Sided Branding Tower
  • Tomlyn Products: 2-Sided Branding Tower
  • Virbac (Pet Tabs): Light Box on Level 2, Flags in Main Lobby
  • Banner
  • World’s Best Cat Litter (Kent Nutrition Group, Inc.): Hotel Keys, Circular Floor Decals on Level 1 

For more information about Global Pet Expo sponsorship opportunities, visit or contact Josh Vetere at 203-532-3652 or


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 2015 Show featured 1,051 exhibitors, 3,113 booths and more than 3,000 new product launches. Additionally,6,061 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 2016 Show will take place March 16-18, 2016 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 1,100 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. Visit for more information. 

Pet Industry Distributors Association (PIDA) has represented 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 bondVisit for more information.