Scenes from the P3 Pet Trade Show
The P3 Pet Trade Show welcomed visitors and exhibitors to its inaugural edition at Navy Pier in Chicago Aug. 24-25, offering pet businesses from the Midwest and around the country the chance to search out new products, network and attend educational events. More than 1,000 retailers attended, and 190 companies were represented on the floor.
The show’s debut featured awards for Best Booth, Best Incubator Feature Area Exhibitor and Best New Product, presented at a show social co-hosted by the American Pet Products Association and Women in the Pet Industry Network. P3 also presented its first Industry Excellence Award to Steve Dale, Chicago’s nationally syndicated radio and TV host, published author, columnist, editor, founder of the CATalyst Council and recipient of the AVMA Humane Award. Urban Expositions, owners and producers of P3, reported positive reviews on the show and are already incorporating feedback into plans for the 2017 edition.