There's one BIG difference: The Global Pet Expo is like a dozen other expos, all in one! According to Twiggy's Mom, the entire show is at least 14 football fields long, big or whatever. And, it felt like 14 football fields, as we walked around it!
I'll tell you this, the energy and excitement at being around so many pet people and pet products was amazing and wonderful and mind-boggling! I have a super-high respect for the APPA (American Pet Products Association) for putting this show on! They did a truly outstanding job.
Of course, I attended on behalf of BlogPaws and APPA. We are so lucky to be working with APPA on social media. They're soaring above and beyond - because they're so smart and talented. The folks who belong to APPA and who are part of the Global Pet Expo love the tweeting and facebooking and blogging. We didn't have to explain what a blog is to anyone! (although, some still wondered how useful a blog is... )
As for life afterwards... it hasn't begun yet. I'm still recovering! The exhaustion goes on and on! (in a good way, of course!)
Here are some pics from the expo. Taken by others, not me. I have pics...but they didn't turn out well. Sigh. I'll never be much of a photographer. But I try!