Nine percent more visitors at Interzoo 2008
A record 37,200 trade visitors from 114 countries visited the 30th edition
of Interzoo, the largest exhibition of pet supplies in the world, held May 22-25
at the Exhibition Centre Nuremberg in Nuremberg, Germany. This is 9% more
visitors than the previous show in 2006.
"Interzoo was once again an important attraction for
all the industry's players," said Klaus Oechsner, president of the Zentrakverban
Zoologischer Fachbetriebe e.V., which sponsors the show. "The numerous new
products and innovations, the interesting contacts and the exchange with experts
and specialists from the most diverse countries ensured an optimistic mood,
which will lend the international pet market impetus and move it
"Numerous new grooming and nutrition articles for our animals,
adapted and geared to breed and age, are conquering the market," Oechsner said.
"The further development of pet foods and health products is making an active
contribution to animal welfare."
Show highlights included a conference on
European import restrictions, as well as a welcome party and an Interzoo
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