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Join the Pet Product Industry's Leading International Trade Association


Congratulations, you've launched an exciting product in the booming pet industry...  But how do you meet retailers and distributors, identify the latest market trends, stay on top of new regulations, and continue to grow your company? 

Take a deep breath because we have all your business needs covered! Whether you’re a product manufacturer, brand holder, companion animal provider or manufacturers representative, APPA is here to guide you. For over 60 years, we’ve gathered the experts and developed the business tools to help pet food & supply businesses in more than 40 countries gain visibility in the U.S. marketplace and abroad. 


Stay Ahead of the Pack.  Join APPA Today


Established pet industry players, start-ups, and businesses everywhere between can find the resources they need to succeed when they join APPA, including: 

•Global Pet Expo: meet 7,000+ qualified buyers from over 80 countries at the industry's premier international event
•APPA National Pet Owners Survey: get the most comprehensive U.S. research about the  purchasing trends of pet owners
•Business Edge: navigate the pet retail world with expert advice from the leaders in the industry
•Education: catch a live webinar or access our full archive of on-demand educational content curated for pet businesses


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