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Covid-19 Event Update

Interzoo 2022 will take place from May 24th to May 27th, 2022. Messe Nuremberg will be the host location for the event. The organisers will implement Covid-19 safety measures to ensure the safety of attendees. A safety distance of 1.5 metres must be maintained between participants. This is true for all indoor areas, including exhibition spaces, food service locations, conference halls, and reception areas. Attendees will be required to wear masks. Surgical, KN95, and FFP2 nose and mouth covers are acceptable mouth-and-nose coverings. The mouth and nose must be completely covered by the masks. Attendees should wash their hands thoroughly and frequently. The venue will have sanitation options in places like the entrances to help with the task. Hand disinfection should be done before and after eating. It should also be done after handling money (including credit cards), and after touching surfaces like door handles.

The coughing and sneezing etiquette must be followed by all attendees. They must cover their mouths with the crooks of their elbows when performing such actions. Attendees should only enter the venue if they are healthy. They must show documents such as proof of recovery certificates to confirm their status. They can also show immunisation passports or test results that are negative. The venue will be disinfected on a regular basis to ensure the safety of participants. Exposition halls, entrance/waiting zones, conference rooms, and food court locations will all be given special attention. Surfaces that are frequently touched, such as door handles, will be cleaned on a regular basis. Participants should be aware that, due to the executed travel restrictions, they will be required to present 3G documents upon arrival in Germany. They may also be required to quarantine for a period of time. 

A Brief Overview of Interzoo

Plan ahead your company’s development in the pet food, supply and accessory industry with a visit to Interzoo, which has been the chief international exhibition of this scale, scope and ambition. Nuremberg, Germany serves as host city and every edition sets out to bring thousands of visitors who wish to see the latest in pet products on display. What more could you want for your business than to run a successful product launch?

Make the most out of your business trip and book a hotel for Interzoo that places you near Messe Nuremberg. GETA ltd knows Nuremberg in great detail and selects the perfect hotel deals for your budget. Whether you’re near public transport or a walking distance away, it takes you minutes to reach the exhibition centre. GETA ltd is in the business of securing bookings for international trade shows and we get the job done in a single business day. Business travel should not cost a fortune, which is why your hotel reservation for Interzoo always stays within your budget! 

Why Your Visit Is Worth It

It’s all about products at Interzoo. The exhibition functions as a high-level procurement platform. Supply meets demand under the best of circumstances, and you can move products off of shelves quite easily. Not to mention that you have access to key international markets, which helps you to position your brand globally. As an exhibitor, you’re in the perfect position to generate sales leads and add clients to your professional network. Not convinced? Have a look at the early numbers for 2022, which is still a pandemic year and organisers don’t expect pre-COVID numbers: 

  • 1300+ international exhibitors from 60+ countries;
  • 28,000+ international trade visitors from 126 countries.
  • 105,000 square metres of gross exhibition area 

Industry Relevance

Interzoo has been going strong since 1953 and enjoys the reputation as the definitive market for the global pet industry. Over the decades, the exhibition has had many homes until it landed at Messe Nuremberg in 1988 and the move stuck. Editions are held every two years. Interzoo has ensured its relevance and popularity through the sheer diversity of its product portfolio that includes pet food products, grooming aids and accessories for four-legged pets, birds, ornamental fish and terrarium animals. In recent years, the product segments for equestrian sports, sport fishing and gifts have grown in popularity. Buyers can also find a lot of equipment and machinery for pet food technology, shop fittings and packing. 

It’s where you can expect strong sales and direct feedback from buyers. Not to mention see what’s becoming a big hit. Adding a whole other dimension to the experience is the fact that visitors have the ability to test out all the products.

Who Are You Going to Meet?

Let’s break down the visitor and exhibitor profiles at Interzoo. Both groups show that this is a truly international event – only 344 exhibitors from the 1990 total exhibitors come from Germany and the number for trade visitors is 9935 out of a total of 28,271 visitors. Which are the countries with the most visitors outside Germany? The list includes Spain, Italy, France, the Netherlands, the UK, China, Poland and Russia. In terms of regions, after Germany, the highest percentage of trade visitors is from European countries at 42%. Now let’s look at visitor branches. Around 75% of all trade visitors are involved in pet supply – pet stores, from drugstores, do-it-yourself stores, garden centres, retail food trade and online retailers. These are then followed by pet grooming salons and animal care providers. 

The chief motivation for attendance is placing orders, reconnecting with existing partners as well as sourcing new suppliers. Overall visitor satisfaction remains quite high thanks to the quality of brands that regularly have a booth at Interzoo. You’ll be side by side with established names such as TRIXIE Heimtierbedarf, HUNTER International, Büngener pet health, Interquell Petfood, Flamingo Pet Products, HAGEN Deutschland, Dr. Clauder solutions for pets, Ornamental Aquatic Trade Association Ltd (OATA) and European Pet Organization (EPO).

Additional Value of Attending 

Never miss a new development in the pet food and care industry ever again when you attend the support events at Interzoo. Most famous is the Petfood Forum Europe with its impressive lineup of speakers on trends and opportunities in the European pet food market. 

Sustainability is on the minds of everyone, regardless of industry, and conversations about new strategies to reduce the industry’s environmental impact will be held at the Interzoo Sustainability Session. In 2022, the session will hold a presentation by the Sustainable Transformation Lab of the Antwerp Management School (AMS), which details results of the latest Interzoo Sustainability Study.

Other events you don’t want to miss include the Country Sessions, EPO Annual Meeting, Interzoo Petfluencer Session, IPAC Summit and OFI Annual Meeting. 

The Outlook for 2022

Organisers are quite happy with the early registrations and bookings for exhibition space. You can expect a solid return to form for Interzoo and the pet food and care industry as a whole. Now is the time to address technological trends and practical solutions for disruptions in supply chains. 

As always, Interzoo embraces the global market and opening day will run five Interzoo Country Sessions discussing trends and market data in western Europe, Brazil, Scandinavia, China and the US. This year’s edition will also serve as a host for international industry organisations to meet face to face. Organisers have announced that the International Pet Associations (IPAC) Summit and the annual meeting of the European Pet Organization (EPO) and Ornamental Fish International (OFI) are going to be held during Interzoo 2022. 

Exhibitors can also expect extra support in the days before Interzoo by downloading the Interzoo app, which is available for Apple and Android. The app helps you reach more sales leads, because visitors will be able to research exhibitors, products and brands. The interactive floor plan means they’ll never get lost on their way to your booth, and the personal fair planner keeps scheduling any appointments effortlessly. Visitors can also store entrance tickets and other documents in the “Ticket Wallet” for easy access. 

Past editions

Interzoo 2020

19.05.2020 - 22.05.2020


Cancelled because of COVID 19


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How to get to Interzoo

On Foot

On Foot

Nuremberg Airport – not advisable

Nuremberg Central Station – 1 hr via Allersberger Strasse


By Car

Nuremberg Airport – 30 mins via B4R

Nuremberg Central Station – 10 mins via Münchener Strasse


By Public Transport

Nuremberg Airport – 30 mins via U-Bahns U2 and U1

Nuremberg Central Station – 10 mins via U-Bahn U1

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