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Pet Connections Expo to Present the 2018 Women in the Pet Industry (WIPIN,) Awards Ceremony




(PRESS RELEASE) PHILADELPHIA, PA – Pet Connections Expo (ICDevents) announces the addition of the Women In The Pet Industry (WIPIN, Awards Ceremony to its 2018 program.

WIPIN’s mission is to ignite women in the pet industry and this ceremony will honor the top five women in the Corporate, Entrepreneur, Solopreneur, Advocate & Rising Star categories. 

The Awards Ceremony and Dinner will take place on Tuesday, October 2 at 7:00 pm at the Club at Shannondell in Audubon, PA,   Tickets to the Gala Awards Dinner will be available in mid-August on the Pet Connection Expo website (  A limited number of tickets will be sold and based upon first availability.

Shawna Schuh, WIPIN President, stated “Imagine a room full of intelligent, savvy, highly-charged women business owners and leaders who from the moment they arrive, fill the air with giving, ideas, help, encouragement and contacts.  It’s how the women of WIPIN roll – connecting and collaboration and for one of them, the hope of being awarded the title of Pet Industry Woman of the Year.”


From Bill Doherty, Pet Connections Show Director, “We are excited and proud to partner with such a great industry organization and help fuel their mission of empowering pet professionals.  This ceremony will be a great addition to the 2018 Pet Connections Expo Agenda.”

Pet  Connections Expo is taking place on October 2-3 at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, PA  –  

To participate in the Dinner as a Corporate Sponsor, please reach out to Lisa Mercurio ( or Bill Doherty (  Further details on the 2018 Pet Connections Expo can be found at



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