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2022-2023 Calendar of Pet Trade Shows and Conventions

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Pet trade shows, conventions and conferences are getting back on their feet and returning to in-person shows again after a few years of primarily virtual events. Whether you are looking for a conference to host a booth to promote your business or to attend as a pet professional, we’ve fetched pet conferences from coast to coast (and even a few international events).

If you are looking for a consumer pet show, don’t miss our calendar of Pet Expos and Dog Events!

Calendar of Pet Trade Shows and Conventions

Animal Welfare and Rescue Conferences

American Pets Alive Conference

  • When: TBA

Animal Care Expo

  • When: April 3-6, 2023
  • Where: New Orleans, Louisiana

Association for Animal Welfare Advancement Fall Conference

  • When: November 14-16, 2022
  • Where: New Orleans, Louisiana

Association for Animal Welfare Advancement Spring Conference

  • When: June 15-17, 2022
  • Where: Chicago, Illinois

Best Friends National Conference

  • When: July 7-9, 2022
  • Where: Raleigh, North Carolina

Dog Trainer Conferences and Tradeshows

Aggression in Dogs Conference

  • When: Sept. 30- Oct. 2, 2022
  • Where: Providence, Rhode Island

APDT/CAPDT Conference

  • When: October 19-21, 2022
  • Where: Daytona Beach, Florida

ClickerExpo

  • When: January 27 – 29, 2023
  • Where: Virtual

International Association of Canine Professionals (IACP) Annual Educational Conference

  • When: September 10th-15th, 2022
  • Where: Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida

The Dog Behavior Conference

  • When: 2023 TBA
  • Where: The 2022 event was virtual.

Grooming Tradeshows

All-American Grooming Show

  • When: August 4-7, 2022
  • Where: Shaumburg, Illinois

Groom Expo

  • When: September 15-18, 2022
  • Where: Hershey, Pennsylvania

Groom Expo features a trade show, grooming competitions, exhibitions and seminars.

Intergroom

  • When: March 31 – April 3, 2022
  • Where: Secaucus, New Jersey

Pet Boarding

Boarding & Daycare Conference

  • When: November 7-10, 2022
  • Where: Hershey, PA

This national conference is specifically for the pet boarding and daycare industry. The tradeshow features products, speakers and seminars.

The Dog Gurus® Business Breakthrough Workshop

  • When: April 6-7, 2022
  • Where: Jacksonville, Florida

International Boarding and Pet Services Association (IBPSA) Pet Care Business Conference & Trade Show

  • When: September 22-24, 2022
  • Where: Orlando, Florida

Pet Boarding & Daycare Expo West

  • When: May 2-5, 2022
  • Where: Burbank, California

Pet Food Conferences

2023 International Feed Expo

  • When: January 24-26, 2023
  • Where: Atlanta, Georgia

Petfood Forum 2023

  • When: May 1 – 3, 2023
  • Where: Kansas City, Missouri

Pet Sitting Conferences and Tradeshows

National Association of Professional Pet Sitters Conference

  • When: March 3-5, 2023
  • Where: New Orleans, Louisiana

Pet Sitter World Educational Conference

  • When: Sept. 30-Oct. 2, 2022
  • Where: Cleveland, Ohio

Pooper Scooper Conference

aPaws Annual Conference

  • When: TBA
  • Where: TBA

Retail

Global Pet Expo

  • When: March 22-24, 2023
  • Where: Orlando, Florida

Interzoo

  • When: May 2024
  • Where: Nuremberg, Germany

SuperZoo

  • When: August 22 – 25, 2022
  • Where: Las Vegas, Nevada

Service Dog Conferences

Assistance Dogs International Conference

  • When: September 18-21, 2022
  • Where: Concord, California

International Guide Dog Federation (IGDF) Biennial Conference

  • When: April 2023
  • Where: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Psychiatric Service Dog Partners Conference

  • When: April 29–May 2, 2022
  • Where: Where: Long Beach, California

National Service Dogs for Veterans Conference

  • When: July 19-21, 2023
  • Where: Arlington, Virginia

PAWS Psychiatric Service Dog Partners for People Conference

  • When: February 25, 2023
  • Where: Newark, New Jersey

Veterinary Conferences

American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) Forum

  • When: June 23–25, 2022
  • Where: Austin, Texas

American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Convention

  • When: July 29–Aug. 2, 2022
  • Where: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Atlantic Coast Veterinary Conference

  • When: October 10 – 12, 2022
  • Where: Atlantic City, New Jersey

Connexity® from American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA)

  • When: September 15–17, 2022
  • Where: Nashville, Tennessee

Fetch dvm360® Charlotte

  • When: March 24-26, 2023
  • Where: Charlotte, North Carolina

Fetch dvm360® Kansas City

  • When: August 26 – 28, 2022
  • Where: Kansas City, Missouri

Fetch dvm360® San Diego

  • When: December 2-4, 2022
  • Where: San Diego, California

NAVC Institute

  • When: May 21-26, 2023
  • Where: Orlando, Florida

Uncharted Conference

  • When: April 21-23, 2022
  • Where: Greenville, South Carolina

Vet Show – Austin

  • When: February 28-March 1, 2023
  • Where: Austin, Texas

Vet Show – Chicago

  • When: May 18-19, 2023
  • Where: Chicago, Illinois

Vet Show – New York

  • When: November 3-4, 2022
  • Where: New York City

Vet Show – Wild West

  • When: October 12-15, 2022
  • Where: Reno, Nevada

Veterinary Hospital Managers Association (VHMA)

  • When: Feb. 17–19, 2022
  • Where: San Antonio, Texas

Veterinary Innovation Summit + NAVC Media eCommerce Summit

  • When: September 27-28, 2022
  • Where: Portland, Oregon

VMX – Veterinary Meeting and Expo

  • When: January 14-18, 2023
  • Where: Orlando, Florida

Working Dog Conferences

AKC National Detection Dog Conference

  • When: Aug. 23 – 25, 2022
  • Where: Durham, North Carolina

NNDDA National Training Conference

  • When: May 30-June 3, 2022
  • Where: Laredo, Texas

Penn Vet Working Dog Conference

  • When: April 2024
  • Where: TBA + virtual

WSPCA Working Dog Conference

  • When: October 3 – 7, 2022
  • Where: Reno, Nevada

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