World Pet Association Acquires Atlanta Pet Fair - Groomer to Groomer

World Pet Association Acquires Atlanta Pet Fair

By Staff

Monrovia, CA — On Thursday, March 6, 2014 it was announced that the World Pet Association (WPA) acquired the Atlanta Pet Fair.

The Atlanta Pet Fair is the largest event in the Southeast for the professional pet stylist offering a trade show and the largest grooming competition in the world.

“It is our hope that we can continue the legacy started by Ann Stafford and produce a show to encourage the grooming industry,” said Doug Poindexter, President of the World Pet Association.

WPA will begin producing the show in 2015, located at the Atlanta Airport Hilton.

For more information, please contact Jessica Guzman.


The World Pet Association (WPA) is the oldest industry organization promoting responsible growth and development of the companion pet and related products and services. WPA works to inform and educate the general public in order to ensure safe and healthy lifestyles for our animal friends. WPA is the host of America’s Family Pet Expo, the world’s largest consumer pet and pet products expo, held annually in Costa Mesa, California and Aquatic Experience, everything aquatic under one roof for consumers and trade, located in Chicago, Illinois. The organization also produces SuperZoo, an annual pet industry trade show that showcases a comprehensive collection of exhibits and offers a variety of informative educational seminars. SuperZoo 2014 will be held at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada July 22-24.


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