Monday, September 22, 2014

Canadian Pet Professionals Converge in Toronto

Over 1900 pet industry professional converged on the International Centre over two days to attend the National Pet Industry Trade Show 2014.  This year's edition of Canada's only all-inclusive national industry event saw people attend from across the country and as far away as Europe.  Over the course of two days 235 exhibitors occupied 87,000 square feet showing off the best and latest on offer for pets.  Angel Pet Supplies took the top prize in the new product competition with their new Angel Elite Collection featuring stylish leather collars. Keep watch for a future article with full details. 


This year's professional development schedule was packed full of seminar and workshops from pet first aid and CPR to nutrition and grooming demonstrations.  One of the most popular events was the annual Canadian Pet Market 2014 presentation.  Participants included all size of business from small retail right up to big box stores .   Presented by research guru's Euromontor International and Packaged Facts, the audience was treated to detailed industry data from recent released report by both companies.  PIJAC Canada members will be sent a notice when both presentations are available on the member's website. 

Although the 2014 season has come to a close work is already underway for the 2015 spring and fall show series.   Exhibitors have already begun to contact our trade show department to secure their space for next year, as well as renew their membership to be sure and save on exhibit costs.  Inquiries are can be directed to

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