Women in the Pet Industry Network welcomes Adrienne Kawamura of City Kitty® LLC
Women in the Pet Industry Network (WIPIN), a leading organization focused on women entrepreneurs in the ever-growing pet industry, welcomes Adrienne Kawamura to its membership. Adrienne is owner of City Kitty®, a full service grooming salon for cats only in Edmonds. The website is: http://www.citykittygrooming.com.
According to the 2011-2012 American Pet Products Association’s National Pet Owners Survey, there are more than 78.2 million pet dogs and 86.4 million pet cats.
The economy has not slowed the rate of spending on pets. Estimates show pet owners in the United States spent $52.87 billion on their pets in 2012.
More and more services are being provided to help pet owners take the best care of their animals.
“Our network continues to grow with the addition of talented entrepreneurs such as Adrienne Kawamura,” said Shawna Schuh, Certified Speaking Professional and President of WIPIN. “Each member brings a unique perspective and adds to our exchange of ideas, information and contacts.
“Our members hail from companies focused on everything from puppy products to wildlife sanctuaries. We are building a network of movers and shakers across multiple fields within the pet industry. As members of WIPIN, women from all over the United States can connect as if they were at a business lunch,” added Schuh.
“I look forward to many opportunities to connect with women across so many pet industry categories,” explained Adrienne of City Kitty. “We all strive to raise the level of professionalism in the industry and to capitalize on its growth. WIPIN enables that through its network, educational events and membership benefits.”
In addition to leading WIPIN, Schuh is founder and channel host on Pet Industry TV. She is also a Master NLP Practitioner and Executive Coach with nearly 20 years of experience helping professionals experience profound insights about themselves and their businesses.
Membership levels vary in WIPIN, and benefits may include: a subscription to Animal Wellness Magazine; WIPIN’s monthly newsletter with business articles and promotional tips; inclusion on a members’ list for networking; the Pet Industry Buzz e-zine that spotlights members to an audience of hundreds of pet professionals and shares video lessons that can positively impact business growth; caring telephone support from real people with real pets; unlimited access to other pet professionals for information and partnerships; discounts on products and services; and monthly educational sessions by phone or web on marketing, social media and other pertinent business-building topics.
About Adrienne Kawamura
“Adrienne took her love of Persians in the cat show world to starting one of the first cat grooming salons in the nation.” Starting with a handful of clients in 2000, we now have over 1400 clients and growing every day. City Kitty® is a registered franchise available nationwide. You can reach Adrienne at 206-542-7006 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Her business website is http://www.citykittygrooming.com
About Women in the Pet Industry Network
Established in 2010, WIPIN is headquartered near Portland, Ore., and currently serves a membership base of women entrepreneurs worldwide. WIPIN offers two levels of membership, Professional and Corporate, and members come from all categories within the pet industry, from groomers and veterinarians to pet sitters and pet boutiques. WIPIN is affiliated with Black Dog Education, Animal Wellness Magazine and PetIndustryTV.com.