Calling All Global Pet Expo Academy Speakers: Your Deadline Is Approaching!

4049_GPEAcademyLogo_FinalIf you are interested in being a speaker for one of the many great 2018 Global Pet Expo Academy courses, the deadline to submit a proposal is July 31, 2017.

Past topics have included customer service and sales, merchandising, social media marketing, financial management, employee relations and animal care.

Seminars are typically 75 minutes in length and speakers are expected to provide a PowerPoint presentation that illustrates their talk and must make the presentation available to attendees in either electronic form or as a printed handout.

Speakers are asked to provide a 400-500 word article related to their selected topic(s) that will be published in the Global Pet Expo Show Daily. The article must be received by January 15, 2018 in order to meet the publication deadline.Global Pet Expo Academy

*All speakers may also be asked to present one 15-minute “Mini Session” on a topic distinct from their seminar topics. The Mini Sessions do not require slides, handouts or an article.

If you are interested in being a speaker at the 2018 Show, create an online profile and fill out the Speaker Request Form today.

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The Premier Industry Event will take place March 21-23, 2018 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. For more information, visit the website.

New Products Showcase Winners Announced for Global Pet Expo 2013

The American Pet Products Association (APPA) and the Pet Industry Distributors Association (PIDA) are pleased to announce the New Products Showcase winners from this year’s Global Pet Expo, held February 20- 22, 2013 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.

AQUATICS

Best In Show

NoClean Aquariums, Booth 3181

Self-Cleaning Betta Aquarium

Second Place

Central Garden and Pet, Booth 1901

Aqueon LED Bubble Wands

Third Place

RefinedKind Pet Products, Booth 3617

Zooquariums

 

BIRD

Best In Show

Fetch-It Pets Inc., Booth 650

ZOO CHEWS FORAGING BIRD TOYS

Second Place

Prevue Pet Products Inc., Booths 2867, 2967

Pop up Park

Third Place

A&E Cage Co. LLC, Booth 1919

Java Wood Bird Toys

 

BOUTIQUE

Best In Show

Aquatica Gallery LLC, Booth 2987

Classic Paws Furniture-Style Pet Bed- Tyson Pet Bed Collection

Second Place

Dog SnorZ, Booth 582

Dog Snorz designer pillowcases

Third Place

Bow Wow Couture, Booth 315

Dog Collar with Bow/Bow Tie

 

CAT

Best In Show

Ware Manufacturing, Booths 2567 & 2667

Earthly Elements Curves

Second Place

PetSafe, Booths 3251 & 2757

FroliCat DART DUO

Third Place

PetSafe, Booths 3251 & 2757

FroliCat POUNCE

 

DOG

Best In Show

The Company of Animals, Booth 1583

Green

Second Place

Petstages Inc., Booth 1409

CRUNCHCORE Chewing Dog Toys

Third Place

Dog Gone Smart, Booth 2974

Dirty Dog Floor Runner

 

NATURAL PET

Best In Show

Ware Manufacturing, Booth 2567 & 2667

Bamboozles

Second Place

Fromm Family Foods LLC, Booth 3115

Fromm Four-Star Pork & Peas Recipe for Dogs

Third Place

The Pet Hydration People LLC, Booth 4219

LICKS Liquid Vitamins

 

REPTILE

Best In Show

Penn-Plax Inc., Booth 2413

Reptology Stone Hide-Away

Second Place

BioBubble Pets, Booth 1977

Terrarium Riser

Third Place

A&E Cage Co. LLC, Booth 1919

Reptile Javarium

 

SMALL ANIMAL

Best In Show

Ware Manufacturing, Booths 2567 & 2667

Critter Timbers

Second Place

A&E Cage Co. LLC, Booth 1919

Java Wood Natural Small Animal Chew Toys

Third Place

Ware Manufacturing, Booth 2567 & 2667

Rice Pop Paddy

 

POINT-OF-PURCHASE

Best In Show

Tropiclean Pet Products (Div. of Cosmos Corp.), Booth 2313

Tropiclean End Cap

Second Place

Ware Manufacturing, Booths 2567 & 2667

Chick-N-Cantina

Third Place

Timberline Live Pet Foods, Booth 1135

Cricket Display Case