New Buyer Qualification

Global Pet Expo is a professional trade show and is only open to qualified businesses. To attend as a buyer, your company must meet specific business requirements. Note: Global Pet Expo qualifies companies and not individuals. 

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What is a Buyer?

Buyers are defined as companies purchasing pet products wholesale and in quantity from a variety of branded product manufacturers or from a distributor that are then resold to the consumer. Buyers may be single-unit retailers, multi-unit retailers, distributors, or a website selling branded products purchased from a variety of manufacturers. Only qualified buyers are eligible to attend all three days free of charge.

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New Buyer Qualification Application

If this is the first time your company will be attending Global Pet Expo, you must complete a Buyer Qualification application. 

Step 1: Getting Started

In the first portion of the application, you enter your contact and company information and set up login credentials as your company’s Key Contact.

Step 2: Provide Documentation

Your application must also include the required wholesale invoice that meets the following criteria:

  • Demonstrates purchasing a variety of pet product brands in quantity for resale.
  • The minimum amount of products purchased must be $300, not including shipping.

Please note: The required invoice cannot be for ingredients, supplies, or your own branded products purchased from a contract manufacturer. Additional conditions may apply.

Step 3: Application Review

Show management will review your application within four business days. If our team requires more information, they will reach out to you directly.

Once approved, you will receive an email confirmation that will prompt you to log in to the registration portal, where you can register yourself and your team for badges. To get started, click “Add Registrations.” Please note that application approval does not automatically register you or your colleagues for badges, so be sure to complete the steps to register yourself and your colleagues for the show.


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