PetEx 2009 , Ireland's first pet and aquatics trade exhibition, will bring trade buyers and sellers together at one event solely dedicated to the pet and aquatics industry, according to a  press release  by the exhibition's host, Innovative Events.

PetEx 2009 will be a two-day trade event, taking place in the RDS, Dublin on September 6 and 7, 2009.

Ireland's petfood and pet care products market is valued at around €199.7 million (US$267.4 million) in 2009 and has been consistently growing. The market is set to be worth €205.4 million (US$275 million) in 2010 and €211 million (US$282.5 million) in 2011.

"PetEx will give those involved in serving Ireland's pet industry the opportunity to participate in an event that will attract buyers from all parts of Ireland, allow them to promote their products and services to this audience, meet new customers, develop relationships with those in the industry and benefit from shared experiences and industry knowledge," said Marie Murphy, the event director.

For further details on the event and exhibitor details, visit  www.petex.ie .