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June 24, 2015

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APPA Announces New Attendee Services Coordinator

- The American Pet Products Association (APPA) welcomes Christopher Bonifati. -

(Greenwich, CT)— Andrew Darmohraj, executive vice president and COO of the American Pet Products Association (APPA), is pleased to announce Christopher Bonifati as the new Attendee Services Coordinator

In his position, Bonifati will assist new buyers with Global Pet Expo registration by reviewing proof of business and providing aid throughout the process. He will also maintain the buyer database and contribute new ideas to help streamline the registration process.

“Christopher is an excellent addition to the APPA Staff,” said Darmohraj. “We’re thrilled to have him on board and look forward to seeing his fresh ideas and approaches put into action.”

Bonifati earned his bachelor’s degree from Boston College. He’s an active member of Habitat for Humanity and the YMCA Strong Kids Campaign. 

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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 www.globalpetexpo.org.

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 www.americanpetproducts.org 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 www.pida.org for more information.