By Pet Age Staff//September 1, 2023
By: Pet Age Staff//September 1, 2023
Press release: Connect
Grant and Yvonne Crossman, in partnership with Rodger Salm, proudly announce the arrival of a captivating new event for Canadian pet retailers: Connect… Canada’s Pet Trade Expo. The first show is scheduled for May 15 and 16, 2024, and it will make its debut at the stunning Niagara Falls Convention Centre.
Connect… Canada’s Pet Trade Expo aims to revolutionize the pet industry landscape by providing a unique platform for pet lovers, industry professionals, and businesses to come together and explore the latest trends, products, and services in the pet world. This two-day extravaganza promises an array of engaging activities, informative seminars, specialty live and product showcases, making it a must-attend event for everyone in the pet industry.
“We are thrilled to bring the Connect to life,” said Grant Crossman. “Our vision is to foster collaboration and innovation within the pet industry while celebrating the love and joy our pet companions bring to our lives.”
The Niagara Falls Convention Centre was carefully chosen as the venue for its breathtaking backdrop, providing attendees with an extraordinary experience while they indulge in all things pet-related. With its prime location and state-of-the-art facilities, the convention center is the perfect setting to host this landmark event.
“Connect…Canada’s Pet Trade Expo is more than just a trade show; it’s a celebration of the bond we share with our pets. We are confident that this event will create lasting connections and open doors to endless possibilities within the pet industry,” added co-organizer Yvonne Crossman.
“This expo will serve as a pivotal platform for both well-established companies and emerging entrepreneurs to connect their pet-related products and services to a broad and diverse audience,” stated Salm.
Connect… Canada’s Pet Trade Expo is anticipated to attract pet retailers, manufacturers, distributors, veterinarians, groomers, pet owners, and animal enthusiasts from all corners of the country and beyond. Exhibitors will have the opportunity to interact with a highly targeted and engaged audience, while attendees can expect to discover a plethora of pet-focused innovations
The Crossmans are seasoned entrepreneurs with a passion for pets and a deep understanding of the pet industry. They have successfully organized Canada’s Pet Expo consumer events for over 30 years and are excited to bring their expertise to Connect… Canada’s Pet Trade Expo. Salm is a respected figure with over 32 years in the pet business community, with extensive experience in marketing pet-related products and services. His dedication to the advocacy welfare of animals has earned him recognition and admiration throughout the industry.