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

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December 22, 2010
Tierra Bonaldi / Julie Rowe / Jamie Brant
The Impetus Agency

Global Pet Expo 2011 Announces First Ever New Products Showcase Awards Presentation

- “Best in Show” winners to be featured at exclusive, first-ever awards presentation.-

Who:                Dr. Marty Becker, resident veterinarian on both Good Morning America and The Dr. Oz Show and frequent contributor to Parade magazine, hosts the first ever New Products Showcase Awards Presentation at Global Pet Expo


When:             Thursday, March 17 at 5pm                        



What:              Dr. Becker will announce the best new pet products of Global Pet Expo 2011 at the first-ever New Products Showcase Awards Presentation. In order to be eligible to win one of these prestigious awards, products must be entered in the New Products Showcase.  


                       The New Products Showcase gives exhibitors the opportunity to highlight their newest lines and attendees a chance to check out all the newest products hitting the industry, in one location at the Show. 

This 30,000 square foot space on the trade show floor is set aside to recognize  the year's best creative efforts in New Product and Point-of-Purchase Displays by Global Pet Expo Exhibitors.  With hundreds of entries, this is the largest new products showcase at any pet product industry trade show in the world. Each new product is allotted 2 feet by 2 feet of quality space (4 feet by 2 feet for Point-of-Purchase entries) in order to display each product in the best manner possible.


This is definitely the most coveted award given at the Show and each year more and more manufacturers strive to put their best new products in the Showcase for a chance at first place.  Join us as “America’s Favorite Veterinarian” awards the 2011 New Product Showcase winners. 


Where:            Orange County Convention Center 
                       Show Floor next to the New Products Showcase 




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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 2010 Show featured 803 exhibitors, 2,250  booths and more than 3,000 new product launches. 4,495 pet product buyers from around the world attended. In 2011, Global Pet Expo will take place March 16-18, 2011, in Orlando, FL. Global Pet Expo is open to independent retailers, distributors, mass-market buyers, and other qualified professionals. 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 nearly1,000 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.