The company WZF GmbH develops and markets high-quality services and platforms that contribute significantly to the economic and communicative development of the pet industry. Apart from the leading international trade fair Interzoo, these include congresses, further education opportunities and a publishing house. WZF is closely linked to all market participants: retail and wholesale traders, pet groomers, pet breeders, institutions for research and science, pet supply companies, training and further education facilities, advertising and marketing agencies as well as media and communication establishments. WZF is the owner and organizer of Interzoo, the world’s leading exhibition for pet supplies, which takes place in Nuremberg every two years. WZF organizes Interzoo in partnership with ZZF, Zentralverband Zoologischer Fachbetriebe Deutschlands e.V. (German Pet Trade and Industry Association), the founder, honorary sponsor of the world’s leading trade fair for the pet industry.
The German Pet Trade & Industry Association (ZZF) was founded in 1947 and represents the professional, economic, and socio-political interests of the whole German pet industry. The members include firms and system headquarters in the pet supplies trade, wholesale companies, assistants in pet care salons and manufacturers of pet supplies. ZZF advises, informs, and supports its members regarding their specialist and professional concerns and provides services for professionalization and for the exchange of views beyond the boundaries of the association. ZZF is also committed to the responsible handling of pets and has set itself the goal of actively showing the public, media, politics, and other opinion formers the positive effects of keeping pets correctly.
ZZF is a member of EPO the European Pet Organization.