Alex Robertson: Bringing the
World Dog Expo to Life
Jamie talks to Alex Robertson about how the first-ever World Dog Expo (June 9-11, 2017) aims to educate and entertain both pet professionals and dog lovers in a big way, and what is involved in bringing a major international event like this - described as a cross between the World’s Fair and the Olympics - to the public.
Alex Robertson has been involved in dog rescue for her entire adult life. She started volunteering at a local shelter in high school and now does everything from marketing and adoption assistance to getting her hands dirty with maintenance and clean-up for a local rescue. Professionally, Alex is Barkleigh Productions’ Project Manager for World Dog Expo. In that capacity, Alex is responsible for organizing and nurturing all relationships between the show and participating companies, clubs, associations and individuals. Alex has a background in public relations, marketing and event planning. She volunteers at Canine Rescue of Central PA.