Membership Benefits Package

Overview of APPA Membership Benefits

  • Global Pet Expo, the premier selling opportunity and the largest annual trade show in the pet products industry, is where you'll want to be if you desire U.S. or global distribution of your products.

  • Be awarded the distinguished title of "Best In Show". Enter your products in APPA's New Product Showcase and have a chance to market them as the winners of this most prestigious pet industry award.

  • Your free copy of the APPA National Pet Owners Survey highlights industry trends and supplies you with the demographic information and tools you need to make important sales and marketing decisions. (A $1195 value!)

  • The APPA Insurance Benefit Program provides you with innovative and affordable employee benefit solutions. Receive special discounts on a broad array of health, dental, vision and business owner's insurance packages.

  • The APPA Export/Import Assistance Program affords you easy access to the hottest markets in today's global economy.

  • Free listings on the APPA Referral Network located at provide you with a direct connection to your most valued business partners.

  • Turn the complicated tasks of shipping into one quick and painless process. Use APPA's fully interactive Shipping Solution to search among a pool of national and international carriers to find the best rates and fastest transit.

  • Frequent educational seminars and conferences offer APPA members important educational and networking opportunities geared for all pet industry professionals.

  • The APPA Jules Schwimmer Scholarship Program awards eight $1,500 scholarships annually to eligible dependents of APPA member employees. While reinforcing the importance that APPA places on the value of education, this program promotes goodwill toward your organization's employees and families.

  • The APPA Membership Logo highlights your affiliation with the largest pet products manufacturers association in the world! Position your company for success by proudly displaying it on your packaging, advertisements, brochures, website, sales sheets and letterhead to attract the quality trading partners you want!

  • Geared to the pet products manufacturer, your free subscription to the APPA Advisor provides you with valuable APPA news and educational information.

  • Promote your products through targeted media opportunities and consumer outreach programs.

  • Stay in the know with important Product Issues Alerts and Legislative and Regulatory New Reports.

  • Receive a free password and I.D. to visit and access the most innovative industry resources that you need to succeed.

  • And much more, including other specialized opportunities unparalleled by any association in the industry!