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Learn how WPA is investing back into the industry. Watch video.

See how WPA’s live industry events can benefit your business. Watch Video.

North America’s most anticipated show for pet retailers.

Find everything aquatic under one roof.

Grooming education, resources and North America’s largest competitions.

Save the Date for Family Fun! Each April in Costa Mesa, CA.

WPA membership strengthens your business—and your industry. Here’s how.

If it’s good for pets, and good for the pet industry, it’s here.


World Pet Association (WPA) brings the pet world together, so quality interaction and education between and among product suppliers and pet owners can create healthier, happier pets and a healthier, more productive pet industry.


Naples, on the Florida Gulf Coast, hosts the 2018 Pet Industry Leadership Conference. Where sea meets land, timeless forces are at play. Waves lap the beach in endless succession. Tides roll in and out as predictably as the rising and setting of the sun. But what seems predictable and benign can overwhelm the unprepared when storms rage. Learn more here.

This year we are launching a charitable campaign – PILC Gives Back – to benefit a chosen cause leading up to the conference. Please visit the 2018 campaign page and donate to this year’s campaign aimed at pet disaster relief following Hurricane Irma. Donations are being matched by PILC.

PILC Gives Back


The need to operate efficiently and profitably has never been greater. To assist you in this regard, WPA will be conducting a Retail Operating Performance Survey to help its members benchmark themselves against the industry.  In an industry where companies have access to very little data, this study will be a key source of benchmarking information that can help you analyze your own company, identify key trends and help you plan strategically for the future.  This important study will provide you with invaluable benchmarks for gauging your company’s operating strengths and weaknesses and improvement opportunities.