NexPet Sets 2017 National Convention at Upcoming Global Pet Expo
NexPet, the New York-based national co-op of independent pet retailers, will hold its 2017 national convention and mini-show on Tuesday, March 21, one day before Global Pet Expo begins.
Events include keynote sessions by two California-based retail experts, Crystal Vilkaitis of Crystal Media in Carlsbad, Calif., and Rich Aries of ESR Commercial in Westlake Village, Calif.
Vilkaitis is a specialist in social media for independent retailers across many industries and will present “How to Turn Social Media into a Money Maker.”
Aries is an expert in retail lease negotiations and will speak on “How to Get a Better Deal from Your Landlord.”
The program also includes idea-sharing roundtables on topics that are to be announced. In the afternoon, selected vendors will display their products and deals at an exclusive mini-show. Both Vilkaitis and Aries will be available for one-on-one time during the event.