Can you feel it in the air? It’s that time again — the Global Pet Expo! Known as the premier pet industry event of the year, this event boasts 3,600+ booths, over 1,000 exhibitors, and more than 3,000 new product launches. Exhibitors from all around the world will showcase the hottest products for all types of pets including dogs, cats, birds, fish, reptiles, small animals, and horses. Attendees are given an exclusive look at the newest, most innovative products on the market.
What to Expect at the Global Pet Expo
When: February 26-28, 2020
Where: The Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Florida
The Global Pet Expo (GPE) is the pet industry’s largest annual trade show. Featuring the newest, most innovative pet products on the market, it’s open to independent retailers, distributors, mass-market buyers, and other qualified professionals. The event is not open to the public.
Why You Should Attend
Ranked one of the top 100 trade shows in the country by Trade Show Executive Magazine, the GPE is the perfect opportunity to check out over 3,000 product launches all in one place (the equivalent of 16 football fields).
The GPE has grown in recent years and now includes special sections like the Natural Pet, Boutique, Everything Aquatic, and What’s New!
In the New Products Showcase (the largest in the world, with nearly 1,000 entries) exhibitors are treated to a preview of all the newest products just hitting the industry. This showcase includes 45,000 square footage dedicated to the year’s best creative efforts in New Product and Point-Of-Purchase displays.
Not to Be Missed Highlights of the GPE
With so many exciting and innovative brands at the GPE, it may feel daunting to check out all of them. We’ve compiled a list of essentials, with their corresponding booth number so that you can find them easily:
Animal Pharmaceuticals: Booth 6870
A company specializing in small run private label programs, they help independent retailers build their own exclusive micro-brands. Specialty products include shampoos, body sprays, medicated flushes, and much more.
Applaws: Booth 750
Global natural pet food company, sold in more than 40 countries. They’re known for being the most limited ingredient, complimentary food for cats. Applaws is now launching their line of dog food, Toppers, and more!
Estes': Booth 1426
Developers and manufacturers of the highest quality aquarium substrates on the market for half a century.
Lee’s Aquarium & Pet Products: Booth 1743
In business for over 40 years, they are a go-to for amphibian/herptile, aquatic, bird, dog, and small animal products.
Charlotte’s Web: Booth 1985
The number one most recognized brand in the human supplement CBD category, they were featured in the CNN documentary, Weeds. Offering hemp extract products with CBD, designed with your dog’s best life in mind. Products promote healthy hips and joints, skin, and relaxation.
Synergy Labs: Booth 3057
Specializing in grooming aids, stain & odor, training aids, oral health, flea & tick, nutritional supplements, and much more.
Smokehouse Pet: Booth 3201
Supplier of premium dog treats since 1991. Cooking processes are closely monitored to ensure quality and safety.
Sustainably Yours: Booth 3204
Offering natural cat litter, produced with sustainable and renewable ingredients.
WizSmart: Booth 3945
Great for your pet and the planet, these super absorbent, eco friendly dog pads absorb up to 12 cups a day, and are quick drying. No leakage, spills, or smells.
Check out the GPE and get a sneak peek at all the products your customers want before your competition does!