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Top 10 Pet Trade Shows You Will Love

Luxury pet care is a booming industry as it is fuelled by the unparalleled love pet-owners have for their furry friends. Now is a great time to be in the pet care industry, because the industry is making new strides and people are more sentimental than ever about their pets. In fact, a survey shows that pet owners in the UK would spend money on their pets before themselves. There are many tricks of the trade and you can learn all of them by attending some pet trade shows. Here is a list of top 10 pet trade shows you will love.

1. London Vetshow 2020


When: Nov 12-13, 2020

Where: Excel London, UK.

Why you should attend:

The London Vet Show is an annual 2-day event that contains a conference and an exhibition that interests veterinarians. It aims to provide quality education to vets along with being the center for trading and networking for pet-related brands.

Having a booth at the London Vet Show can do wonders for your business. The event is attended by over 5750 professionals who are looking for quality products. So it is a great place to generate leads and make new customer relationships. It is also a good event for networking with other business owners, as the total exhibitors are over 400. The event also features many lectures on both commercial and clinical themes.

2. Global Pet Expo 2020


When: March 24-26, 2021

Where: Orange County Expo Center, Orlando, Florida.

Why you should attend:

The Global Pet Expo is a joint venture of the Pet Industry Distributors Association (PIDA) and the American Pet Products Association (APPA). It is the largest pet-related trade show in the USA. The Global Pet Expo is attended by over 6000 qualified pet product buyers.

Last year, around 3000 booths were established and 3000 product launches were announced. It is a good place to introduce your new product to the market because you will get an audience that is receptive and looking to build business relationships. If you want to showcase your brand at the Global Pet Expo, head over to Aplus Expo and get your custom booth by clicking here.

3. Crufts


When: March 11-14, 2021

Where: The NEC Birmingham.

Why you should attend:

Crufts is held by the Kennel Club and its tagline is ‘the greatest dog show in the world’. It is a four-day event that contains a multitude of activities including competitions of agility, flyball, freestyling, rescue skills and many others. There are also showcases of dogs like golden retrievers. 

You can get tickets at the door and have a great time socializing with other dog owners and watching dog-sports. Attending Crufts is easy because you do not have to worry about finding a pet-friendly hotel. Because The Kennel Club has a number of Kennel Cottages all across the city. You will also get to know about The Kennel Club’s pet insurance which is the best in the United Kingdom.

4. Intergroom 2020


When: May 28-31, 2020

Where: Meadowlands Exposition Center, New Jersey 

Why you should attend:

Intergroom is a grooming conference held annually in New Jersey. There are many competitions at Intergroom that will showcase your grooming abilities. The event also features educational seminars that cater to the interests of groomers and salon owners.

The event features over a hundred exhibitors, so all attendees will get a chance to see the latest products by the companies. For exhibitors, there are a lot of conveniences when showcasing your brand at the Intergroom expo. For example, the venue Meadowlands Exposition Center is only a few miles outside of NYC, so you don’t have to spend a lot of money on traveling. There is a large exhibit space along with separate meeting rooms that can accommodate around 5000 people each.

5. Interzoo


When: To be Announced

Where: Nuremberg, Germany

Why you should attend:

Interzoo is the biggest pet-related expo in the world, it is the gathering of many wholesalers, manufacturers, brand-owners, who come from over sixty countries. So Interzoo is a truly international event.

The 60 years of experience and successful trade shows have made Interzoo a respected and reputed institution which is why every year over 1900 companies exhibit in front of more than 39 thousand attendees. The event is exclusive to professionals and decision-makers. So you should contact Aplus Expo right now to rent a booth for Interzoo.

6. Zoomark


When: May 10-13, 2021

Where: Bologna, Italy.

Why you should attend:

Zoomark is Europe’s second-biggest pet trade show which is held every 2 years in Italy. Like most great and productive pet trade shows, Zoomark is also open to only professionals like dealers, retailers, manufacturers and decision-makers, and not the general public.

Zoomark is one of the few internationally reputed pet trade shows that does not focus exclusively on just dogs. It is an all-round event for all kinds of pets and companies related to them. However, each year there is an overlying theme that can be seen in all the exhibits. The theme for 2021 is Sustainability and Technological Innovation.



When: Sep 27-28, 2020.

Where: Telford, UK.

Why you should attend:

Although PATS has been around since 2009 and is the center for gathering of all buyers, manufacturers, and distributors of the pet industry. It is not only an expo with over 4000 exhibitors but also a great learning center. 

The event has seminars and workshops, arranged in collaboration with PPM and Pedigree Wholesale, that discuss the problems faced by the pet industries of the present. The educational sessions also inspire ways to solve these problems. If you have a new product that you want to debut into the market, PATS is the right place to do it. PBW News sponsors the Product Debut section of PATS.

8. Discover Dogs


When: Oct 17-18,2020. 

Where: London, UK. 

Why you should attend:

Just like Crufts, Discover Dogs is also organized by the Kennel Club. It has a lot of the same activities such as grooming and agility competitions. It is London’s largest dog-focused event. 

Discover Dogs is open not only to professionals but also to the general public. The benefit of this for the exhibitors is that they get to build direct relationships with the customers who love their pets so much they would be willing to spend a lot of money on them.

9.Groom Expo


When: Sep 10-13, 2020

Where: Hershey, Pennsylvania.

Why you should attend:

Groom Expo is the world’s largest gathering of pet professionals held in Pennsylvania. The event provides equal parts learning and fun as it has competitions and also seminars.

The competitions showcase the talents of the dogs and are a lot of fun to watch if you love dogs. Getting your dog to compete is also a thrill of its own. If you are a professional and are there to learn, you will not be disappointed by the various seminars that cover the latest and most interesting topics of the pet industry. 

10. Pet Fair Asia


When: August 19-20, 2020

Where: Shanghai, China

Why you should attend:

China’s Pet Fair Asia is the biggest event for pet supply related companies. It is the gateway to the Asian markets for your company. The expo focuses on innovation and brings to light the newest products.

Making a trip to China will surely be worth it because you will get to meet over two thousand other buyers and get access to around 80,000 visitors and 250,000 consumers from a variety of backgrounds. This event can launch you into the international pet supply trade.


Trying to increase the revenue of your pet-related company gets easier if you have access to the right customers. Attending pet shows is a great way to meet such people. Aplus can help make your trade show a success by designing just the right display booth for your brand. We also provide a one-window operation for all your event marketing needs including transportation and storage.

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