With over 10 years of experience in pet product publicity, Amanda Leesburg is the President of Leesburg PR, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Past pet industry experience has included Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, PetSafe, Luxury Pet Pavilion, EcoSMART, Dara Foster, Bubba Rose Biscuit Company, Hound & Gatos Pet Food Corporation, Designer Pet Products and more. Dana Humphrey is the founder and owner of Whitegate PR based in New York City. After working in-house in San Diego and New York, for Muttropolis, Dana opened her own pet marketing, branding and publicity firm in 2007. Dana has represented celebrity dog stylist Jorge Bendersky, Sturdi Products, Trimline Recovery Collar, Wags & Tags, Cool Blue Dog Apparel, K9 Cakery, PetsDating.com and PetCareRx.com to name a few.
Pet News Now is proud to announce their first media event, “A Petrepreneur New Product Showcase” on Tuesday, October 16, 2012 from 11:00 am – 7:00 pm at the pet-friendly Roger Smith Hotel in on Lexington and 47th Street in Midtown, Manhattan. For one-day only, national pet product designers, companies and brands will travel to Manhattan to showcase their latest pet product collections. As a special treat, guests will walk the “green carpet” to pose for photo opportunities, meet “Henry” the Roger Smith Hotel’s resident Boston Terrier and enjoy cocktails at “Wag, Wine and Whiskers” from 5- 7 pm. Product samples, gift bags and press kits will be available on-site.
Admission is free for members of the press, celebrities, pet boutiques, non-profit and shelter groups and pet product buyers. PNN media events are invitation-only and not open to the general public. Pets are welcome to attend.
About Pet News Now (PNN): Pet News Now brings the press directly to you for the day! Pet News Now (PNN) media showcases connect pet product companies with national magazines, talks show producers, newspaper reporters, bloggers, pet trades, entertainment writers and gift guide editors who write on-going pet product stories. PNN is founded and produced by pet industry public relations professionals Amanda Leesburg and Dana Humphrey. PNN media showcases are the perfect venue to launch a new pet product, expand your regional media outreach or connect with national mainstream media who cover the pet space. For more information, please visit: www.petnewsnow.net.