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Inaugural ‘Mix & Mingle Networking Event for pet professionals heads to Chicago

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National networking organization, Long Island Pet Professionals is holding its first event in Chicago.

The event is for those who work in the pet industry and are devoted to the business of companion animals. The latest products and current market trends will be discovered at the event.

“We have had national members for years and as we prepare to become American Pet Professionals – serving the entire country instead of just the New York and Long Island area – I was thrilled when Andrea Fischetti, Managing Director and co-owner of ReelPaws offered to co-host an event in Chicago, her home town,” said, Nancy E. Hassel, founder and President of Long Island and American Pet Professionals.

“Working with another industry professional in hosting this event is a win-win for everyone that attends – as we bring together the pet professionals in Chicago. Attendees will also have the advantage of learning about how video is so important for their businesses from Andrea and her team, and get to meet other top pet industry professionals who have already rsvp’d for the evenings event. I couldn’t be happier to be partnering with Andrea and ReelPaws for our inaugural Chicago area event!”

Refreshments and canapes will be served during the event. Each attendee will also receive a swag bag filled with pet products as well.

An RSVP is required as numbers are limited.

The cost for this networking event is $20.00 per person for official Members of Long Island Pet Professionals and $25.00 per person for non-members.

To RSVP for the event go to



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