Since 1967, H.H. Backer Associates Inc. has tapped into all facets of the pet trade industry with its trade magazines, trade shows and educational conferences. As a highly respected and progressive force in the constantly evolving pet industry, H.H. Backer Associates Inc. delivers quality buyers and quality results.
Backer's 47th Annual Pet Industry Christmas Trade Show & Educational Conference
Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont (Chicago), Ill. The Backer Christmas Show has made Chicago the No. 1 October destination for pet-industry professionals. The 2011 Christmas Show featured 637 manufacturers and wholesalers exhibiting in 1,103 booths and drew close to 9,000 retail buyers from around the world.
To talk shop with peers.
Thousands of pet professionals make their way each year to purchase new products, technologies and industry services and to make new professional connections.
To witness the trends.
The Backer shows are by far the most highly regarded new product forum in the industry, bringing together buyers and sellers from all corners of the pet and pet-related world.
To do business.
Trade shows are an effective way to build awareness, generate industry public relations and achieve branding initiatives.