Check out the latest pet industy event that American Pet Professionals has attended and hosted!
Global Pet Expo in March 2016 where many members of APP were in attendance!
APP Member Heidi Walker of Yorkie911 Rescue, Inc and myself (Nancy Hassel)
Nancy Hassel and APP Member Beke Lubeach of Pet Business Solutions
APP Member Ann Greenberg of A Pet with Paws – congrats on your very 1st Global!
APP Member Kelly Ison of Einstein Pets– congrats on your very 1st Global!
One of the many excellent seminars at Global.
APPA President, Bob Vetere at the Media Excellent Awards at Global.
Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in NYC
NYC Pet Fashion Show 2016:
Long Island Bulldog Rescue Holiday Gala December 2015
NYC Re-Tails and Sales Pet Expo, October 2015:
American Pet Professionals In-Person Networking Event, October 2015:
BarkWorld 2015 – Atlanta, GA:
Purina’s Better with Pets Summit 2015:
American Pet Professionals 2015 Summer Networking Event and Fundraiser:
Global Pet Expo in March 2015 was an incredible show once again! You can see our Global Re-cap Video by clicking here.
NYC Pet Fashion in February 2015 show brings pet fashion designers from all over the world and right in NYC to strut their stuff down the runway for a great cause. Once again a very well attended event!
Pet Industry 2014!
Woooeee – it’s been a very busy and fun year in the pet industry – and a lot of travel!
American Pet Professional headed to Atlanta to attend BarkWorld & MeowWorld – the petworking social media conference from October 31 – November 1, 2014. “As a speaker (Applying Journalism Ethics to Blogging) and attendee – it was wonderful to be back at BarkWorld!” ~ Nancy H.
Our most recent in-person networking event was held on Monday, October 27, 2014 on Long Island where we had a Expert Panelist roundtable session. Pet professionals came from across Long Island and Queens to meet and ask business and non-profit questions to our three panel experts, Tammy Severino of RPC Development, Dana Humphrey of Whitegate PR and Tom Killeen, Esq. of Farrell Fritz. Royal Canin was a co-sponsor of the event.
APP headed to the APDT (Association of Pet Dog Trainers) Conference held in Hartfod Conneticut on October 18, 2014. The conference was four days and the annual conference for professional dog trainers.
On Thursday, October 16th, 2014, retailers, media and vendors joined together at New York’s Hotel Pennsylvania for the second NYC Re-tails and Sales Pet Expo. Brought to you by Nancy Hassel of American Pet Professionals and Dana Humphey of Whitegate PR, this event showcased vendors with natural and Made in the USA pet products. Over 200 people from the New York City and surrounding areas attended to meet the makers of fabulous American-made pet products! Jill Rappaport from the Today Show was there with her PIES4PAWS Challenge and Pet Age Magazine was our Presenting Media Sponsor! To learn more go to www.RetailsandSalesPetExpo.com.
The 2nd Annual Better with Pets hosted by Purina was held in New York City on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 and brought pet industry thought leaders, inspirational and educational speakers to an audience of pet influencers, bloggers, media and pet professionals. Of course we were there again! If you missed it, you can watch the entire summit here.
Back in Chicago! American Pet Professionals headed back to Chicago for Total Pet Expo trade show held September 19 to 21, 2014. See our top picks coverage by clicking here.
55 Miles for a good cause? Yea we did it! The MS bike tour around the Hamptons on September 7, 2014 – we raised nearly $500 for the MS Society.
On August 21, 2014 we hosted a Boat Cruise and Cocktail Party on the East End of Long Island, NY. Pet Pros were able to mingle, get to know each other, and enjoy the incredibly beautiful east end of LI waterways (between the North Fork and the Hamptons!). We even had a stop at our own private island during the boat cruise. It was a fantastic way to end the summer.
American Pet Professionals had our premier in-person networking event in Chicago on Wednesday, June 18, 2014 hosted at ReelPaws Productions offices! Thirty pet professionals from all over the area attended the event including pet product manufacturers, pet industry educators, pet food companies and we were honored to have Total Pet Expo’s trade show Director Colette Fairchild there too! Incredible networking took place and many new connections made. Thanks to Andrea Fischetti and Alex Machlin of ReelPaws for hosting us!
Top2Top Pet Conference hosted by PIJAC was held at the Omni Resort in Amelia Island, Florida from April 22, to April 24, 2014. This pet conference brought industry leaders from many pet organizations including APPA,PIDA, United Pet Group, H.H. Backer Associates, American Pet Professionals to name a few. Many topics were discussed during the conference that affect our industry as a whole.
Global Pet Expo held in Orlando, Florida, March 12-14, 2014. This was the biggest Global Pet Expo yet, with 4 miles of trade show floor to walk, nearly 3,000 booths and about 7,000 buyers in attendance. In addition celebrities like Jill Rappaport of the Today Show and Kathy Ireland and a lot of members of the press!
For more pictures from Global click here and for an article re-cap click here! NYC Retails & Sales Expo featured Made in the USA Pet Products held on February 19, 2014 at Honda of Manhattan. Hosted by Long Island Pet Professionals and Whitegate PR and sponsored by Pet Age Magazine and Made in the USA, Certified!