International Trade Association
of Pet Equipment Suppliers



Member services for the UK and Internationally

UK Benefits

  • The support of a dedicated trade association manager and a team of head office professionals.

  • A weekly e-news service, Pet Trade Xtra, which contains a dedicated PetQuip Members’ page.

    Pet Trade Xtra is circulated to 4,000 pet retailers, 500 vets and 3,500 garden centres. Members are able to forward news stories for consideration and use on this special page.

    Members receive a free advertorial story with pictures as part of their membership. Thereafter they are given the opportunity to run further advertorials at a 50% discount rate.

    Members can also advertise with banners and buttons again at a 50% discount rate.

  • PetQuip Buyers’ Guide – members receive a free entry.  The Guide is handed to visitors FOC at the PATS Exhibitions (in addition to international coverage – see below)

  • A quarterly house magazine (Gardenex and PetQuip News) sent free of charge.

  • An Intellectual Property Protection Service exclusive to members of PetQuip.

  • A Design Deposit Scheme that provides a straightforward way for members to produce evidence of when a design was created.

  • Free telephone legal advice from Law Express.

  • Seminars on topics of special interest to members.

  • Inclusion in our online product directory to members’ goods and services with direct links back to their own website.

  • The chance to network with fellow members of the pet care industry.

  • Discounted ticket rates to attend the PetQuip Awards in Harrogate.

International Benefits

  • The support of a professional team promoting the international trade of pet equipment.

  • Access to the PetQuip database of 6,000 international buyers.

  • A free copy of our A-Z Guide to Exporting which is available exclusively to members.

  • Preferential rates for participating in British exhibitor groups at Interzoo, Zoomark and Global Pet Expo.   Members will also be part of the Buyers’ Guide handed out at these events.

  • UKTI funding is available to SME’s participating in PetQuip groups (NB providing entry criteria is met)

  • Discounted fees for reclaiming VAT paid in the EU.

  • Overseas sales leads sent direct to members by email.

  • Export and market information plus free use of the association’s research library.

  • One-to-one meetings with international buyers arranged.

  • Representation at international events through PetQuip Information stands.

  • Free of charge international press news service for participants in export initiatives organised by PetQuip.

  • 15% discount from the Pet Trade World rate card for adverts booked directly with the PTW team (not through an advertising agency).

  • The association makes representation to Government on legislation or other public matters, such as export funding and support, that affect the business interests of our members.


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