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Participation returns to pre-pandemic levels at Interpets Asia Pacific 2022
Four days of networking, order placing and fun with pets wrapped up on 3 April, as the 2022 edition of Interpets Asia Pacific concluded on a high note. For many participants, the 11th edition marked a return to business as usual. Even amidst the pandemic, the fair managed to attract 465 exhibitors from eight countries and regions, a double-digit increase from the previous year. Most impressively, the fair saw visitor numbers return to pre-pandemic levels, with a turnout of 43,755 (trade: 14,011, public: 29,744) nearly matching the record high set in 2019. Together with their owners, 18,513 pets made their way to the fairground, where all manner of animal related products, services and information could be found, including automobiles, housing, interior design, accessories, IT, electronics, leisure and hospitality.
Interpets Asia Pacific set for a welcome return at largest scale ever
Interpets Asia Pacific – the international fair for a better life with pets – is preparing for its 2022 edition, taking place from 31 March – 3 April at Tokyo Big Sight. Excitement is gradually building as around 470 exhibitors gear up to showcase their new products and services to an expected 36,000 visitors. As one of the largest pet industry trade fairs in Japan, Interpets Asia Pacific not only provides a platform for trade visitors to conduct business meetings, but also serves as an open door event for pet lovers from the general public. The show will again blend business with education, showcasing the latest pet-related products and services alongside forums where new concepts and business ideas can be explored. This year’s event brings together the pet industry with the fields of housing, interior design, fashion, IT, automobiles, tourism, and leisure.
Interpets Asia Pacific 2021 successfully returned to Tokyo Big Sight
Interpets Asia Pacific – the international fair for a better life with pets – has wrapped up four successful days at Tokyo Big Sight. Returning for its 10th edition after a hiatus in 2020 due to COVID-19, from 1 – 4 April 2021, a total of 28,387 visitors (trade: 7,880, public: 20,507) and 13,736 pets found their way to the fairground. Eager to re-establish business connections, 327 exhibitors from 11 countries and regions (domestic: 312, overseas: 15) welcomed a wide variety of visitors with an extensive and diverse product range.
Interpets 2020 cancelled amid Coronavirus concerns
Owing to concerns over the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, Messe Frankfurt Japan Ltd, the Japan Pet Food Association and the Japan Pet Products Manufacturers Association have announced the cancellation of the tenth anniversary edition of Interpets. The four-day international fair for a better life with pets was scheduled to be held from 26 – 29 March 2020 in the Aomi Exhibition Halls of Tokyo Big Sight.
Interpets 2020 moves to new halls at Tokyo Big Sight
Interpets 2020 – the four-day international fair for a better life with pets – is preparing its tenth anniversary edition. The 2020 show will take place from 26 – 29 March (Thursday – Sunday), welcoming trade visitors as well as existing and potential pet owners and offering a wide range of pet-related products and services. Because of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, this years’ edition will move to Aomi Exhibition Halls, the newly constructed halls of Tokyo Big Sight. With 95% of the exhibition space already booked, the organiser looks forward to a celebratory tenth edition.
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Press registration guide download
- 2022: Press registration guide (pdf, 629 KB)