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Zoomark International 2017 (TFC Event) Detailed Event Information For Zoomark International 2017 (TFC Event)
Zoomark International 2017 (TFC Event) -- Pet Foods/Supp.
Location/Date: Bologna, Italy 05/11/2017 - 05/14/2017
Event Summary:
Zoomark International 2017, the leading trade show for the pet nutrition, care and supplies industry in Europe, presents a unique opportunity for U.S. companies interested in Italy's, Europe's and the globe's large and expanding pet foods and supplies market. Scheduled to take place May 11-14, 2017 at BolognaFiere in Bologna, Italy, Zoomark International 2015 will offer U.S. companies the opportunity to maximize their visibility and broaden their export sales. In 2015, Zoomark International's more than 600 exhibitors from 40 countries welcomed almost 23,000 qualified buyers from 82 countries.

In Italy alone, the pet food market experienced growth of more than 2 percent with sales valued at more than 1.7 million euros. Pet accessories and other products such as toys, leashes, pet houses, cages, hygiene, beauty and other pet care products grew more than 3 percent, with hygiene, beauty and care products driving sales. With 55 percent of Italians owning at least one pet, Italy's current population of 7 million dogs, 7.5 million cats, 12 million cage and aviary birds, 1.8 million small mammals, 1.4 million reptiles and amphibians, and 29 million ornamental fish, the market is expected to continue current expansion rates.

Products categories at Zoomark International 2015 will include food, accessories, hygiene and care products, remedies and supplements, toys for dogs, cats, small mammals, and birds as well as ornamental and pond fish, aquariums and aquarium products, garden ponds, herptiles, terrariums and terrarium products, pet shop and grooming equipment, veterinary products, pet product production and packaging, and specialized literature. Concurrently held during Zoomark will be a technical program which will include conferences, workshops, and roundtables on topical issues facing the industry.


Contacts:
Valentina Massari, Milan
Commercial Assistant
Phone: Direct +39 02 6268 8507 or Main +39 02 02 6268 851
Valentina.Massari@trade.gov
Robert Peaslee, Milan
Principal Commercial Officer
Phone: 39-02-626-8851
robert.peaslee@trade.gov
Bjorn Bieneck, B-For International

Phone: 540/373-9935
bbieneck@exhibitpro.com
Anna Shaw, Zoomark U.S. Representative - USA Pavilion Management

Phone: 540/373-9935
ashaw@exhibitpro.com
Francesca Spagnoletti, Milan
Commercial Assistant
Phone: +39 02 626 88 529 (Direct); +39 02 626 88 51 (Main)
Francesca.Spagnoletti@trade.gov
Dustin Ross, Trade Event Programs
International Trade Specialist
Phone: 202-482-1108
Dustin.Ross@trade.gov
Renee Diggs, Trade Event Programs
International Trade Specialist
Phone: 202 482-1465
Renee.Diggs@trade.gov

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