Global Pet Expo Announces 2013 Show Sponsors

Global Pet Expo Announces 2013 Show Sponsors

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June 13, 2013
CONTACT: Julie Rowe
Global Pet Expo Announces 2013 Show Sponsors 
-World’s largest annual pet products trade show presented by the American Pet Products Association (APPA) and the Pet Industry Distributors Association (PIDA) took place Feb. 20-22 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. -

(Greenwich, CT) – Andy Darmohraj, American Pet Products Association (APPA) Senior Vice President, is proud to recognize the sponsors from the 2013 Global Pet Expo. This year’s sponsors included 28 companies from the pet products industry who exhibited during the three-day event in Orlando, Fla., Feb. 20-22, 2013.

“We appreciate and thank each company who sponsored this year’s Show,” said Darmohraj. “Our sponsors play an integral role in the continued growth of the Show. We look forward to offering attendees even more opportunities in 2014 to help expose their brand to the industry’s top players.”

Featuring a variety of levels and opportunities, Show sponsorships range from hosting the annual industry breakfast and media reception to branding banners, hotel key cards, window and escalator clings and light boxes throughout the convention center. Sponsorships throughout the three-day event tremendously help businesses garner recognition and exposure among thousands of buyers and media in attendance.

New in 2014, sponsorship opportunities will also include 30-second product pitch spots that will air on shuttle buses and on monitors in the Show Foyer, in addition to branded rotating light boxes on the Show Floor.  The next Global Pet Expo will take place March 12-14, 2014 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL.

Global Pet Expo would like to thank the following sponsors of the 2013 Show:

  • Angels’ Eye (I’m a Little Teacup Corp.): Light Box, Aisle Sign
  • BARKCODE: 1-Sided Branding Tower
  • Bayer Healthcare LLC: Five 2-Sided Panels for Floor Station TV’s, Floor Decal, Media Wrap Lunch, Charging Station, Two 2-Sided Branding Towers, Banner Ad on Floor Station TV
  • BowTie, Inc.: Networking Reception
  • Bulldog Marketing: Homepage Banner Ad
  • Carlson Pet Products: Lanyards
  • Fetch..For Pets: Lobby Distribution
  • Hartz Corporation: Banner Ad on Buyer Registration Page, QR Code Wall, Flags, Banners 
  • Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Inc.: Banners
  • Little Gifts, Inc./ 4 Window Clings, 4 Floor Decals
  • Matrix Partners: Homepage Banner Ad
  • Minds in Sync: Aisle Sign
  • Muttluks: Banners
  • Nestlé Purina PetCare Company: Off-Site Media Reception
  • Pawz Dog Boots LLC: Banners
  • Pet Edge Dealer Services: 2 Flags in Main Lobby, 2-Sided Branding Tower
  • Pet Quip: 2-Sided Branding Tower
  • Petcurean: Banner Ad in Buyer E-Newsletter
  • PetSafe: Main Entrance Banner, Shuttle Bus TV, Dark Room Channel Ad, Escalator Lane, Escalator Clings
  • RefinedKind Pet Products: Lobby Distribution  
  • Rolf C. Hagen, Inc.: Lobby Distribution
  • Safari Ltd.: Banner Ad on Buyer Registration Page
  • Scratch Lounge: Banners
  • Sergeant’s Pet Care Products: Exhibit Hall Bags, Press Office & Conference, Media Breakfast
  • The Higgins Group: 2-Sided Branding Tower 
  • Virbac (Pet Tabs): Coffeehouse, Light Box, 2 Flags in Main Lobby, 2 Aisle Signs
  • Banners
  • World’s Best Cat Litter (Kent Nutrition Group, Inc.): Hotel Key Cards

For more information about Global Pet Expo sponsorship opportunities, visit or contact Josh Vetere at 203-532-3652 or


Global Pet Expo, the pet industry’s largest annual trade show, is presented by the American Pet Products Association (APPA) and Pet Industry Distributors Association (PIDA). The 2013 Show featured 964 exhibitors, 2,686 booths and more than 3,000 new product launches. 5,324 pet product buyers from around the world attended. Global Pet Expo is open to independent retailers, distributors, mass-market buyers, and other qualified professionals. The 2014 Show will take place March 12-14, 2014 in Orlando, FL at the Orange County Convention Center. For more information, visit

The American Pet Products Association(APPA) is the leading not-for-profit trade association serving the interests of the pet products industry since 1958.  APPA membership includes more than 1,000 pet product manufacturers, their representatives, importers and livestock suppliers representing both large corporations and growing business enterprises.  APPA's mission is to promote, develop and advance pet ownership and the pet product industry and to provide the services necessary to help its members prosper. Visit www.americanpetproducts.orgfor more information   

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