The Mission of the Pet Industry Distributors Association is to enhance the well-being of the wholesaler-distributor, to promote partnerships with their suppliers and customers, and to work cooperatively in fostering the human/animal bond.
The Pet Industry Distributors Association, was organized in 1968 for the purpose of promoting progress within the pet industry and to conduct programs and activities on behalf of the wholesaler-distributor.
PIDA is a cosponsor of the annual Global Pet Expo each spring.
Membership in PIDA includes pet product distributors, live pet wholesalers, pet product manufacturers, and suppliers.
In May 2023, after a thorough review, PIDA’s Board of Directors finalized a new Value Proposition and Strategic Plan that will set the association’s direction for the next few years.
Our value proposition states what PIDA promises to deliver to our stakeholders, which is to connect, inform and advocate for distributors, retailers and vendors. That means not just for our members, but for each and every one of you in the pet care community. How we do it is an evolving process that involves big-picture thinking, goal setting and specific actions through the new strategic plan.
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