News Final Call For Entries For Industry Awards



Final call for entries for industry awards
16th January 2020

By Karen Pickwick

Do you have a business to be proud of? If the answer is yes, then why not enter the 2020 Pet Industry Federation Awards and get the recognition you and your team deserve?

Entry for the Awards is quick, simple and absolutely free. To be in with a chance of winning you need to outline, in no more than 500 words, why you think your business should receive an award.

Pet businesses are invited to submit a nomination across the 16 categories available this year:
1)    Product Innovation Awards – Dog, Cat, Reptile/Fish, Small Mammal/Bird
(NB: the product awards will be judged at Petindex)
2)    Manufacturer of the Year
3)    Wholesaler or Supplier of the Year
4)    New Business of the Year
5)    Grooming Business of the Year
6)    Kennel of the Year
7)    Cattery of the Year
8)    Pet Service Business of the Year
9)    Home Boarding Business of the Year
10)    Dog Daycare Business of the Year
11)    Online Business of the Year
12)    Exporter Award
13)    Green Award
14)    Pet Retail Chain of the Year
15)    Independent Retailer of the Year
16)    Special Achievement Award.

Those interested in applying should check the list of criteria which are available at and cover the areas that judges will be specifically looking for.

Entries must be submitted to by Monday, February 3 and shortlisted companies will be announced in March 2020.

The winners will be presented with their awards on Sunday, April 26 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Milton Keynes – on the same site as the Petindex trade show, so businesses can visit or exhibit at the show and then enjoy a black-tie dinner with entertainment in the evening.

Sponsorship opportunities are currently available for the awards categories. Further details on these or any other aspect of the event are available at, or from Daniel Everett on 01234 224507;