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What makes PATS Telford so special? - Canagan

What makes PATS Telford so special? - Canagan
Charlie Williams, Commercial Director, Canagan

The biggest-ever PATS Telford, which takes place on 1-2 October 2023, promises to be a memorable show in the UK pet industry calendar with more than 250 companies and brands unveiling hundreds of new products.

Three exhibition halls at Telford International Centre in Shropshire will be buzzing with activity as exhibitors showcase their latest launches over the two show days.

As excitement starts to build, a regular exhibitor reveals why PATS Telford has become a must-visit event for pet retailers and buyers.

Why have you chosen to exhibit at PATS Telford?
Exhibiting at PATS is an excellent opportunity as it presents a unique platform to showcase new products, network with industry professionals and gain insights into the latest market trends, thereby enhancing brand visibility and growth potential.

What makes the exhibition so special?
PATS is highly regarded and valued due to its ability to connect the industry, showcase new products, facilitate business opportunities, and provide valuable industry insights. Symply and Canagan have a deep appreciation for exhibiting at the PATS exhibition due to the invaluable opportunity it provides to connect with our independent customers. Symply and Canagan have consistently returned to the show because it allows us to engage directly with our loyal retailers, strengthen relationships, and receive first-hand feedback on our products. The face-to-face interactions at PATS enable us to understand our customers’ needs and showcase our latest innovations, ensuring that we continue to meet and exceed the expectations of our independent partners.

How important is it for suppliers and manufacturers to have a show like PATS?
For suppliers and manufacturers in the pet trade, having a show like PATS is crucial as it offers a dedicated platform to showcase their products, establish business relationships, and stay at the forefront of industry trends, ultimately driving growth and success in the market.

What are you hoping to achieve at the show?
At PATS this year, we will be aiming to increase our brand visibility, forge strategic partnerships and showcase our innovative pet products to retailers and ultimately expand our market presence and drive sales growth.

Why should a retailer take time away from their store to visit the show?
It provides a unique opportunity to discover new products, connect with suppliers and manufacturers, stay updated on industry trends and network within the industry, ultimately enabling them to enhance their product offerings, make informed business decisions and gain a competitive edge in the market. 

Registration for free entry to the show is open for retailers and buyers at


Photographs of PATS Telford 2022 are available to download at

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