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Tierra Bonaldi / Julie Rowe
The Impetus Agency
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APPA Management Conference Set for November 9-10

 GREENWICH, CT., February 3, 2005 - American Pet Products Association (APPA) COO and Managing Director Bob Vetere announced today that APPA’s Management Conference has been scheduled for November 9-10 in Las Vegas at the Rio Hotel, starting with a golf event on the 8th.

The conference will begin with a golf event and will include speakers within the industry who will offer inside knowledge and experience as well as speakers outside of the industry who will offer new perspective and ideas. Presentation topics include the state of the pet industry, the growing global awareness of the pet products industry, recognizing growth opportunities, identifying and exploring new markets, and how companies can share in the success of the industry.

“This is an excellent opportunity for business leaders within the industry to hear the most current information on pet industry trends from leading experts to gain a competitive edge,” said Vetere.

The event is open to APPA member companies and other pet industry professionals. For registration information and fees contact the APPA Member Services Department at 203-532-0000 ext. 521 or


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Founded in 1958, the American Pet Products Association is the nation's leading not-for-profit trade organization serving the interests of the pet product industry and educating the public on the many joys and health benefits associated with pet ownership.APPA's membership consists of nearly 800 companies, which include both small businesses, as well as the nation's leading pet product companies