APPA Reports Global Pet Expo 2017 Has Sold All of Its Booth Space
This year’s Global Pet Expo has officially sold out of all booth space making up the general show floor and special sections, according to American Pet Products Association (APPA) executive vice president and COO Andy Darmohraj. This year’s show will take place March 22-24 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla.
“We work tirelessly throughout the year to continue to improve the Global Pet Expo experience for exhibitors, buyers and media alike,” said Darmohraj. “As the largest annual pet products trade show, we’re thrilled to be sold out nearly a month ahead of the Show opening. We expect Global Pet Expo 2017 to be another record-breaking event.”
The 2017 show will feature 1,130 exhibitors, 27 percent of which are international companies, 3,435 booths and 223 first-time exhibiting companies. With more than 3,000 new product launches, Global Pet Expo will showcase the latest products available for all types of pets including dogs, cats, birds, fish, reptiles, small animals and horses. The Show has also grown in recent years with added special sections including the “International Pavilions,” “Natural Pet,” “Boutique,” “Everything Aquatic,” and “What’s New!”
The continuously growing Global Pet Expo has been recognized by the trade show industry as well. Trade Show Executive Magazine (TSE) ranked Global Pet Expo No. 61 on its exclusive “Gold 100” list. This honor recognized Global Pet Expo as one of the 100 largest shows that “Set The Gold Standard” for the trade show industry, exceeding thousands of others in exhibit space, exhibiting companies and attendance. Global Pet Expo is also ranked No. 48 in TSE’s Fastest 50 for fastest growing trade shows and was honored at the prestigious Trade Show News Network (TSNN) Awards as a Top 25 Fastest-Growing Show in net square footage.
Global Pet Expo is open to independent retailers, distributors, mass-market buyers and other qualified media and professionals.