Interzoo | Review 2024
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See how successful Interzoo 2024 was

Take a closer look at the highlights of Interzoo 2024 and visit us again in Nuremberg from 12 – 15 May 2026.

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Largest and most comprehensive Interzoo ever was a platform for personal exchange and international business  

Pet Industry Services (Wirtschaftsgemeinschaft Zoologischer Fachbetriebe GmbH, WZF), the organizer of Interzoo, the world's leading trade fair for the international pet supplies industry, can look back on four successful days from 7 to 10 May 2024. A total of around 37,000 trade visitors attended the exhibition centre in Nuremberg, an increase of 32 percent compared to the previous event. Around 2,150 exhibitors from 68 countries presented their products in a record exhibition area of 140,000 square metres.

No. 1 meeting place for the international pet supplies industry 

As the leading international trade fair for the pet supplies industry, Interzoo is the most important event for exhibitors from all around the world in terms of presenting product innovations and maintaining or establishing business contacts. The renowned trade fair offers a wide-ranging display covering all product segments and showcases industry trends and product innovations for pets.

  • Around 37,000 trade visitors from 140 countries came to Interzoo 2024 to see the latest products and services for dogs, cats, fish and many other pets - a new record in terms of internationality. 
  • A total of around 2,150 exhibitors from 68 countries used the world's leading trade fair to present their products and cultivate contacts - a new exhibitor record that underlines Interzoo's role as a beacon event for the industry. 
  • At the world's largest international trade fair for the pet supplies industry, 85% of exhibitors and 74% of visitors came to Nuremberg from abroad
  • comprehensive supporting programme with six Academy Sessions, 36 presentations on the Fresh Ideas Stage and 18 live demonstrations and discussion panels at the stand of the conceptual sponsor ZZF attracted hundreds of visitors on all days of the fair.
Interzoo - Dr Rowena Arzt, Director Exhibitions at Interzoo-organiser WZF
“The huge response from the international pet supplies community shows that companies have a genuine need to meet face-to-face at the world-leading Interzoo fair and present their products directly to customers. This also holds true for conversations at the stands, discussions in the forums, and networking at the Interzoo Party.”
Dr. Rowena Arzt, Head of Exhibitions at Interzoo-organizer WZF
Presentation on the Fresh Ideas Stage 2024

World's leading trade fair Interzoo 2024 inspires exhibitors and visitors

With around 37,000 trade visitors from 140 countries and around 2.150 exhibitors from 68 countries, the 38th Interzoo was once the most successful edition of all times.

On a gross exhibition area of 140,000 square metres, exhibitors from 68 countries presented information on the world's most comprehensive range of products for dogs, cats, small mammals, birds, aquariums and terrariums, equestrian sports and pet food technology. The varied supporting programme, with specialist conferences on specific domestic markets, the Fresh Ideas Stage as a presentation platform for innovative ideas and networking events such as the Interzoo Party, enabled visitors to network professionally and receive exciting inspiration from within the industry. In addition, one of the leading specialist conferences in the pet food sector, Petfood Forum Europe, took place for the second time the day prior to Interzoo 2024 at the Exhibition Centre Nuremberg.   

Once again, the Product Showcase proved immensely popular at Interzoo 2024. On all four days of the event, it presented trends and innovations and a sneak peek at market developments for the next few years.  Hall 3, with two community start-up pavilions and the Fresh Ideas Stage, was a highly popular place to get a preview of market developments in the coming years. More than 30 entrepreneurs presented their ideas to a wide audience on the stage. The Fresh Ideas Contest on Friday honoured three particularly innovative approaches.

High level of satisfaction among exhibitors and visitors at Interzoo 2024:

  • 96% of exhibitors were able to reach their most important target groups during Interzoo 2022. 
  • 97% of exhibitors were able to forge new business connections at the event. 
  • 93% of exhibitors expect follow-on business as a result of contacts made at the event.
  • 93% of visitors recommend a visit to the trade fair to your colleagues and/or business partners
  • 99% of visitors were satisfied with the trade fair's programme.
  • 96% of visitors intend to visit the trade fair again.

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