Global Pet Expo, presented by the American Pet Products Association (APPA) and Pet Industry Distributors Association (PIDA), is the premier international gathering for the pet industry featuring the newest, most innovative pet products on the market today.
In 2023, Global Pet Expo will take place March 22-24 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. The Show will connect pet products manufacturers, importers, distributors, retailers, thought leaders and creative minds. This show is not open to the general public.
Interested in exhibiting? The 2023 Booth Application is now LIVE. Companies must be an APPA or PIDA member to be eligible to exhibit. [Interested in joining PIDA, click here. Pet Product Manufacturers must be a member of APPA to exhibit.]
Interested in attending? Global Pet Expo is open to independent retailers, distributors, mass-market buyers, and qualified members of the media. Buyer registration opens in early September. Media registration is available beginning in November.
For more information, visit www.globalpetexpo.org.
Global Pet Expo's Global Learning Series offers FREE educational opportunities for all attendees including retailers, distributors, and manufacturers in four learning Pathways:
Within the pathways, sessions focus on specific Knowledge Areas:
Check back in December for a full listing of all the Global Learning Series sessions.
Apply here for:
Retailer Success Series: We endeavor to present a wide range of subjects that are relevant to successful management of a retail pet store and your submission should be focused on the pet retailer as the target audience. See the Knowledge Areas, listed above, that all sessions must align with.
Hosted on the Spotlight Stage at the New Products Showcase. Quick, 15-minute, learning experiences covering Hot Topics, Wellness, New Initiatives, Good Works and glimpses into Retail Success Series sessions.
How to Submit:
NEW THIS YEAR all prospective 2023 Global Learning Series speakers are required to complete this online Speaker Request Form to be considered. NO Exceptions. Deadline for submission is August 31, 2022. Forms received after this date will not be accepted.
Prior to applying, review the Speaker Request Form Checklist as you will not have access to return to the form to edit your submission.
Speaker selection is solely at the discretion of show management and will be based on the following criteria:
Speaker selection will be confirmed by early October.
Please send questions to Nina Bull at firstname.lastname@example.org.