Pats show in Telford
Over 180 exhibitors are expected to attend the next Pats show in Telford.
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Successful trade fair double

The Pats trade fairs in Sandown and Telford have long since found their place in the calendar of international trade fairs. The next Telford show takes place on 22-23 September.
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The organisers of the UK trade show in Telford were very satisfied last year with the visitor attendance of 2 047. The partner event at Sandown in February 2019 attracted 1 993 visitors.
Over 180 exhibitors have booked their stand space for the Pats show taking place in Telford on 22 and 23 September. "The Telford International Centre will be packed with hundreds of new products," is the message from the organisers, who present further arguments for taking a trip to Telford: the biggest-ever showcase of new pet products, unrivalled show offers and competitions, top groomers giving insightful demonstrations, workshops and talks, leading pet industry figures delivering informative seminars. Parking is free at the Telford International Centre, and everyone will receive free tea and coffee plus a free show catalogue. A full and up-to-date list of exhibitors is available at

Satisfied participants

Sheila Campbell, who owns Hamilton's House dog boutique in the Cotswolds, revealed why Pats exhibitions play a crucial role in helping retailers choose the right pet products for their stores: "Visiting Pats helped me launch my business because I found everything I needed for my store," she said.
Inspired Pet Nutrition was the first company to book a stand with Pats in 2009 under the Wagg brand, and has exhibited ever since. Sales director Ben Anderson revealed why Pats Sandown and Telford are the only UK pet trade shows that IPN will be supporting going forward: "Pats gets better year on year in terms of visitor numbers, quality of visitor, event timings and location.
Since day one Pats has been a successful show for us, organised by people who truly understand the pet market and the calibre of customer that we are looking to see on our stand." These sentiments were echoed by Jo Boughton-White, MD of Dorwest Herbs, who said: "We consider Pats to be the most important trade shows in our calendar."

Something to celebrate

The PetQuip awards will be presented at a gala dinner and party on the first evening of Pats Telford. The awards, now in their seventh year, have consistently delivered a professional, enjoyable and successful networking evening event for the whole industry, where suppliers and retailers can mix, have fun and celebrate the industry's many successes…
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