Pet Industry Trade Shows 2007
A sure sign of industry growth is tradeshow growth, and the Global Pet Expo, hosted by trade organizations APPMA and PIDA, has quickly become one of the most significant. Industry publication Tradeshow Week recently named the Global Pet Expo one of the top 50 fastest growing trade, association, and consumer shows of the year.
International trade shows are also growing in popularity. In 2006, the number of international companies exhibiting at Germany's Interzoo was up 75% from the previous show. The leading nations besides Germany were China with 160 companies, up from 126 in 2004, and the USA with 129 companies, compared to 111 in 2004.
Below is a partial list of some more:
North American Veterinary Conference
January 13-17, 2007, Orlando FL
PIDA Management Conference & 39th Annual Meeting
January 20 - February 2, Dana Point CA
Groom & Kennel Expo 2007
February 9-11, Burbank CA
International Council of Shopping Centers trade shows include the 2007 ICSC Specialty Retailing Conference on Feb. 20-23 in Palm Springs, CA.
International Home & Housewares Show
March 11-13, 2007, Chicago IL
AAHA Yearly Conference 2007
March 17-21, Denver CO
Global Pet Expo 2007
February 22-24, Orlando FL
H.H. Backer Spring 2007
March 30 - April 01, Atlantic City NJ
WWPIA hosts SuperZoo on Sep. 18-20 in Las Vegas, and America's Family Pet Expo.
Pet Fair Asia consists of Pet Fair Professional and Pet Paradise Asia on Sep. 19-22 in Shanghai, China.
Pet South America
September 26-28, Sao Paolo, Brazil
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Check out the Pet Industry 2008 Strategic Outlook by Dillon Media.