With more than 3,000 buyers already registered to attend Global Pet Expo Digital Access, officials released new details surrounding the upcoming 3-day event, taking place March 24-26, 2021. Presented by the American Pet Products Association (APPA) and the Pet Industry Distributors Association (PIDA), Global Pet Expo Digital Access is on track to deliver a solid digital experience for the entire pet products industry.
“Despite being a digital-only event this year, we are pleased to find buyer interest has gone global just like we experience with our in-person show, with 25% of those registered being international representing 69 countries,” said Andy Darmohraj, APPA COO & EVP. “Based on our growing registration numbers, we are excited to see how eager buyers are to take advantage of all of the features Global Pet Expo Digital Access has to offer, especially this year’s robust Global Learning Series.”
The new Global Learning Series, is a free educational program customized for retailers, distributors, and exhibitors. The Series includes 23 hours of programming and features inspiring, experienced speakers, many of whom will have optional chat boxes and valuable Q&A opportunities.
“This year’s Global Learning Series elevates the educational experience with focused session tracks designed to provide the most essential content needed to move business forward,” added PIDA president Celeste Powers. “The Series schedule is built to be mindful of participants’ time while ensuring they glean actionable takeaways over the course of the three days.”
A preview of the comprehensive lineup of sessions is available here, along with details on the additional opportunities attendees can take advantage of once the event begins. Global Pet Expo Digital Access will connect buyers with over 200 exhibitors, whose showcases will feature their newest and bestselling products, and the ability to chat live with representatives from their companies.
Global Pet Expo Digital Access is open to independent retailers, distributors, mass-market buyers, and other qualified professionals (Buyers). For more information, registration, and event updates, please visit globalpetexpo.org.
Media registration is available online at globalpetexpo.org/pressreg.
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