Pet Industry Events 2021

Pet Industry Events 2021

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Global Pet Expo

March 24 - 26, 2021
Global Pet Expo is moving to a fully-digital experience in place of its live trade show for 2021. Presented by the American Pet Products Association (APPA) and Pet Industry Distributors Association (PIDA), Global Pet Expo Digital Access is the pet industry's premier digital event featuring the newest, most innovative pet products on the market today. Global Pet Expo Digital Access is open to independent retailers, distributors, mass-market buyers, and other qualified professionals (Buyers). Online registration is live, and buyers and members of the media who have already successfully registered for Global Pet Expo 2021 will automatically be registered to attend the digital event.

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World Groom

April 15 - 18, 2021
On Your Device Through Zoom!
Watch all seminars at your convenience 4/19/2021 to 5/16/2021
Intergroom presents World Groom VI, an online grooming event designed for pet professionals eager to continue their education.This unique 4-day event will feature various speakers throughout the industry, sharing their knowledge across various topics. World Groom VI will feature multiple certificate courses, grooming demos and informative workshops to help even the most educated groomer grow in their individual roles at the salon. In addition, attendees will also take part in our virtual trade show which includes show specials and discounts from all Intergroom vendors, as well as countless others. Join us as we bring the excitement of a grooming show to the comfort of your home or business!

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National Pet Industry Show – Virtual Edition

April 25-26, 2021 from 10am-6pm EST
Virtual Edition
In reimagining our shows, it was critical that we were able to offer a platform that allowed for direct b2b networking, kept expenses reasonable, and ensured the safety of participants. The delivery method may be different this year, but the spirit of your shows remain. Step forward with us and take advantage of this new technology to carry on the tradition of building businesses, sharing advancements, and pushing the pet care bar even higher.

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Pet Boarding and Daycare Expo West

May 3-6, 2021
Hosted live on Zoom!
The pet boarding and daycare industry has been greatly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Barkleigh has organized a four-part webinar series to help pet care providers pick up the pieces during this difficult time. This online webinar series provides a toolkit for pet boarding and daycare businesses to adapt to the societal changes caused by the pandemic. During the live webinars, attendees are encouraged to use our chat feature to participate in valuable peer discussions.
In order to create a space where pet professionals can openly discuss issues peer to peer and with our speakers, this event will only be offered live.
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June 17 - 20, 2021
Wilmington, Ohio
PetQuest, held every summer in mid-Ohio, boasts the industry’s most dog friendly hotel and convention center. Attendees, competitors and vendors enjoy the relaxed, easy going feel of the show.
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NorthWest Grooming Show

July 8-11, 2021
Tacoma, Washington
Bringing grooming education and competition to the Seattle area for over eleven years, the Northwest Grooming Show is an event that has grown almost exponentially. Featuring a big tradeshow, seminars by industry pros, and grooming competitions.

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Groom Expo West

July 22-25, 2021
Pasadena, California
Groom Expo West is second only to Groom Expo in size and scope. Held every year in Pasadena, CA, the show offers a great opportunity for groomers, vendors, speakers, judges and contestants to spend some time during the winter months in beautiful Southern California.

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The All American Grooming Show

August 12-15, 2021
Schaumburg, Illinois
The All American Grooming Show in Chicago is the longest running grooming show in the world. It is the largest show of its kind in the Midwest. Founded by industry icon, Jerry Schinberg, the show was the birthplace of competitive creative grooming and GroomTeam USA.

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August 17-19, 2021
Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas
Discover new ways to stand out, be bold, and find your competitive differentiator at SuperZoo, the largest gathering of pet professionals in North America. Whether you run the top bird supply store in your hometown or you’re all about caring for cats, this is the place where you can: HOT NEW PRODUCTS Get hands-on with the industry’s most comprehensive collection of hot new products GAIN ACTIONABLE INSIGHTS Gain actionable insights on everything from grooming techniques to marketing strategies CONNECT WITH COMMUNITY Connect with upwards of 20,000 members of the pet community from all over the world

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National Pet Industry Show – Drummondville

August 29, 2021 from 9am to 5pm
August 30, 2021 from 10am to 5pm
Centrexpo Cogeco Drummondville, QC
If you wish to know and profit from the Quebec market, the Drummondville National Pet Industry Show is the show for you! Since its debut over 20 years ago, the popularity of this show keeps growing and exhibitors that participate recognize the unique opportunity to showcase their products. Take advantage of this event to meet with your existing clients and benefit from new business opportunities!

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Groom Expo

September 9-12, 2021
Hershey, Pennsylvania
Groom Expo is the world’s largest and most recognized grooming show. Held in historic Hershey, PA every September, the show offers the over 5,000 attendees over 200 booths and to shop, in addition to the top collection of seminars and contests. Groom Expo also hosts the Barkleigh Honors Awards.

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The National Pet Industry Show – Toronto

September 19, 2021 from 10am to 6pm
September 20, 2021 from 10am to 5pm
International Center, Hall 5, Mississauga, Ontario
The National Pet Industry Show – Toronto, sponsored by StreetDog Marketing Inc. is the largest of our 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.

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IBPSA Pet Care Business Conference & Trade Show

September 20 – 23, 2021
Orlando, Florida
Join us for a business and education-focused event, presented by the International Boarding & Pet Services Association (IBPSA), where a world-class line-up of speakers and exhibitors educate and inspire pet care services providers including the owners and managers of pet boarding and daycare facilities, veterinarians, pet sitters, groomers, dog walkers, trainers, and more. Details and early bird registration coming soon at

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APDT Conference 2021

September 29 – 30, 2021
Virtual Conference
The 2021 APDT Virtual Conference will offer a variety of opportunities to improve ourselves as trainers, as business people, and as an industry. From amazing keynote speakers to CE classes, the 2021 APDT Virtual Conference is a dynamic event for serious dog-trainers who want to stay at the top of their game. All session recordings will be available on the virtual conference platform during the event and for 1 year after the conclusion of the conference.

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New England Grooming Show

October 7-10, 2021
Sturbridge, Massachusetts
The combination of the full line-up of vendors, seminars and contests with the beautiful location in the fall has made the New England Grooming Show the fasted growing show in the country. This event has been described as, "The show with heart," where the aim is to encourage curiosity and learning in a supportive atmosphere.

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Date Change: Oct. 21 - 24, 2021
Secaucus, New Jersey
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.

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Pet Boarding and Daycare Expo

November 8-11, 2021
Hershey, Pennsylvania
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.

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PPG's Geek Week

November 13-17, 2021
Virtual Summit
The Pet Professional Guild's popular training and behavioral summit.

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