2018 Pet Industry Events for Business Owners

2018 Pet Industry Events for Business Owners

Groom Expo West

February 15-18, 2018
Pasadena, CA

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The West Coast’s most illustrious grooming show boasts a big trade show and programs for anyone interested in improving their knowledge, handling and care of pets. So if you are serious about the pet care industry, you will want to be here.

 


Global Pet Expo

March 21-23, 2018
Orlando, FL

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Global Pet Expo, presented by the American Pet Products Association (APPA) and Pet Industry Distributors Association (PIDA),  is the pet industry’s largest annual trade show featuring the newest, most innovative pet products on the market today.

The 2017 Show featured 1,130 exhibitors, 3,437 booths and more than 3,000 new product launches. 6,761 of the most qualified pet product buyers in the industry attended the Show, including an impressive number of international retailers.

 


Interpets Asia Pacific 2018

March 29 – April 1 2018
Tokyo, Japan

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Visit the biggest pet fair in Japan! An ideal buying platform for your pet-care business!

 


Northwest Grooming Show

April 5 – 8, 2018
Tacoma, WA

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Bringing grooming education and competition to the Seattle area for over 15 years, the Northwest Grooming Show is an event that has grown almost exponentially. Featuring a big tradeshow, seminars by industry pros, and grooming competitions.


Intergroom

April 12 – 15, 2018
Secaucus, NJ

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Intergroom is an international grooming conference held each year in New Jersey. In addition to grooming competitions, the conference features an extensive continuing education seminar series with topics of timely interest to groomers and salon managers. Attendees also have an opportunity to view grooming and industry related products and equipment from over 100 booths at the Trade Show.

 


Pet Boarding and Daycare Expo West

April 30 – May 3 2018
Burbank, CA

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An exciting national conference for professionals in the pet boarding and daycare industry. Featuring a two-day trade show showcasing the best products and companies in the industry, top industry speakers sharing their expertise, and an awesome line up of educational seminars.

 


Interzoo 2018

May 8 – 11, 2018
Nuremberg, Germany

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At the world’s biggest trade fair for the international pet industry, manufacturers, wholesalers and service providers from over 60 countries present products for pets and innovative pet supplies. This makes the world-leading Interzoo a key source of inspiration for the international pet industry. Trade visitors to Nuremberg get a global market overview of the latest pet food products, grooming aids and accessories for four-legged pets, birds, ornamental fish and terrarium animals. 

World Dog Expo

June 9- 10, 2018
Secaucus, NJ

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This weekend spectacular event will celebrate dogs everywhere in a large–scale, cutting edge multimedia format. With multiple stages, attendees will enjoy caliber events, such as dock diving, disc dog, lure coursing, weight pulling and schutzhund, just to name a few.The World Dog Experience will provide opportunities for the dog and owner to participate together in sports, education, training and other bonding experiences. Also, the show will work to promote dog rescue, fostering and adoption.Perhaps the main attraction of World Dog Expo will be the notable trade show event, featuring a huge array of dog–centered products. Attendees will be able to find the newest and best products for their canine companions. Participating vendors will benefit from the unprecedented exposure created for the event.


Pet Quest

Jun 21 – 24 2018
Wilmington, OH

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PetQuest is the best resource for groomers in the midwest. There are programs for anyone interested in improving their knowledge, handling and care of pets. Also, great competitions to challenge you and help hone your skills. So, if you are serious about the pet care industry, you will want to be here.

 


SuperZoo 2018

Jun 26 – 28 2018
Las Vegas, NV

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SuperZoo has come a long way since it was a small regional show and we are thrilled to have more than 18,000 pet industry professionals join us each year in Las Vegas,” said Doug Poindexter, WPA president. “We continue to grow year on year and are proud of the fact that we enjoy the most buyer participation of any trade show for the pet retail industry in North America. This continued growth has made it difficult to have enough sleeping rooms at the Mandalay properties and exhibit space for new exhibitors and growth of our existing exhibitors’ booths. This move will allow us to create a better experience for both our exhibitors and attendees. We’re delighted to continue our excellent relationship with Mandalay Bay, and are looking forward to putting together a stellar event in 2018.

 


Groom Texas

July 20-22, 2018
Houston, TX

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Groom Texas is a grooming show that takes place within the Houston World Series of Dog Shows. This unique set-up promotes interaction and sharing of ideas between the grooming and dog show worlds. Groom Texas features educational seminars, breed standard competitions and a creative styling contest.

 


All American Grooming Show

August 23-26, 2018
Schaumburg, IL

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The world’s longest running grooming show. There are programs for anyone interested in improving their knowledge, handling and care of pets. Also, great competitions to challenge you and help hone your skills. So, if you are serious about the pet care industry, you will want to be here.

 


National Pet Industry Trade Show (Canada)

September 16-17, 2018
Mississauga, ON

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The National Pet Industry Trade Show is the largest of our four trade shows. Year after year, the event proves that it is the place to be to make important industry contacts from across North America. In addition to discovering the newest products and the latest technology, clients and suppliers can connect, network and participate in our special events and seminars.

 


Groom Expo

September 27-30, 2018
Hershey, PA

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Groom Expo is the world’s largest grooming show, welcoming thousands of pet professionals to the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania, every September. Groom Expo hosts dozens of educational seminars, exciting grooming competitions, and a weekend packed with extra events to meet and mingle with fellow pet professionals.

 


Pet Boarding and Daycare Expo

November 5-8, 2018
Hershey, PA

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An exciting national conference for professionals in the pet boarding and daycare industry. Featuring a two-day trade show showcasing the best products and companies in the industry, top industry speakers sharing their expertise, and an awesome line up of educational seminars.

 


The New England Grooming Show

November 9-11, 2018
Sturbridge, MA

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Sponsored by the NEPGP. All pet professionals are welcome at this wonderful event. All you need is an interest in improving your knowledge, handling and care of pets. If that doesn’t do it for you then there are great competitions to challenge you and help hone your skills. So, if you are serious about the pet care industry, you will want to be here.

 


Pet Pro Hawaii Cruise

January 12-19, 2019
Honolulu, HI

Pet Pro Exotic West Caribbean Cruise

January 5-12, 2020
Ft. Lauderdale, FL

 

By | 2018-02-15T01:39:55+00:00 February 10th, 2018|Education|

About the Author:

Erika is a Co-Founder and the Chief Marketing Officer of ProPet Software, a boarding kennel, dog daycare and pet grooming management software.

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