Creature Companion magazine is geared to host its 7th edition of the India International Pet Trade Fair (IIPTF), from January 17-19, 2014, at Laxmi Lawns, Pune. IIPTF is South Asia’s only pet trade fair and the only event in India, wherein pet industry professionals (domestic and international) can congregate under one roof to showcase their products and services to the public, as well as, to each other. Visited in large numbers by industrymen and pet lovers alike, IIPTF is a much awaited event in the country, at par with international standards.
With as many as 100 stalls displaying amongst the best pet product brands and pet services in the world, IIPTF is a part B2B (business-to-business), part B2C (business-to-consumer) event, hosting several concurrent activities and workshops for pet owners as well.
The B2B segment of the fair is meant for international exhibitors who want to see their products in India, Indian exporters seeking international buyers, as well as, Indian manufacturers and imports, who wish to sell products in the Indian market itself.
Besides enabling the display of pet products and services, in an endeavour to provide a platform to domestic and international businessmen of the pet trade, to meet, network and form business associations. IIPTF will host a buyer-seller meet, seminars and workshops.
IIPTF has decided to give a separate identity to aquaria and exotic birds as hobby segment. This area will have a display of aquariums, pumps, accessories, cages amongst other products. You will also witness an attractive display of aquariums with live fish and exotic birds attracting the aquarium hobbyist and bird keeping communities.
IIPTF for the first time will have a range of products, accessories and services pertaining to horses. Breeders, trainers, horse riding schools and owners will be invited to see and buy products. We have credible partners to make this successful.
In order to engage pet owners and animal lovers, a host of concurrent activities will be organised by the likes of Dog Whisperer. This is an effort to showcase a happy co-existence of human and animal and the joy they bring to our lives. A special attraction for children will be the Kids Hall of Fame Section ‘paint your pets’.
A section will be devoted pet owners, animal lovers and aspiring pet owners where they will get information on various aspects of pet keeping. They will be made known the responsibilities of owning a pet.
A fair like IIPTF is especially ideal for those that wish to network with international clients but lack the funds to participate in foreign fairs, as IIPTF offers the business environment of an international fair right here at home.