The final numbers are in, and Global Pet Expo 2016 offi- cially was huge!
Check out these stats from the
American Pet Products Associa-
• 320,000 square feet of exhibit
space, 10,000 more than in 2015
• 1,087 exhibitors—a record
• 4,679 domestic buyers— 8. 4
percent more than last year ( 6,170
• More than 3,000 new
• 3,218 booths sold—the high-
est post-show numbers to date
• Total show attendance was
“For the exhibitors, this is their
opportunity to debut the hottest,
newest products at the industry’s
first show of the year. It is incred-
ibly rewarding to experience con-
tinued growth and recognition
for the show,” said Andrew Dar-
mohraj, executive vice president
And the showed lived up to the
Global in its name. A total of 233
of the exhibitors, 21 percent, were
international, and there were close
to 1,500 overseas buyers, or 24 per-
cent coming from 76 countries.
“The level of diversity and
innovation in new products
or 24 per-
Global Pet Expo 2016:
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