Entries are now open for the prestigious Pet Industry Federation (PIF) Awards 2024, recognised as the most coveted awards in the pet industry.

Sponsored by leading pet wholesaler Su-Bridge Pet Supplies, the awards celebrate excellence across 22 diverse categories, including newly introduced categories such as Pet Tech of the Year and Garden Centre Pet Department of the Year, alongside long-standing favourites.

The PIF Awards have consistently grown in prominence and scope each year. The organisers anticipate an exceptionally high standard of entries this year. Pet businesses are invited to submit their entries until Monday, 2 September. Winners will be announced at a ceremony on Thursday, 7 November, at the Double Tree by Hilton in Stoke on Trent.

Comments from PIF CEO

Nigel Baker, CEO of the Pet Industry Federation, expressed his enthusiasm for this year’s awards. “We are delighted to be hosting the PIF Awards again this year and are looking forward to receiving the applications over the coming weeks. We have secured some excellent partners for this year’s awards, including Su-Bridge Pet Supplies, Cliverton, Collar App, Impact Exhibitions, Associated Veterinary Services, Garden Centre Expo, Naturo, Tuft and Anthesis, who will help ensure we can put together an event which is testament to the quality we expect from our entries this year.”

There are still sponsorship opportunities available, offering outstanding promotional and networking possibilities. Interested parties can contact Daniel Everett, PIF’s Operations Manager, at 01234 224507 or via email at daniel.everett@petfederation.co.uk

New Award Categories

The introduction of categories such as Pet Tech of the Year and Garden Centre Pet Department of the Year reflects the evolving nature of the pet industry. These categories aim to recognise innovation and excellence in emerging sectors, also highlighting the dynamic and diverse landscape of the pet business world.

The PIF Awards have garnered increasing respect and participation over the years. Each year sees a rise in both the number and quality of entries, underscoring the significance of these awards in the pet industry. The anticipation surrounding the 2024 awards suggests another landmark year for this esteemed event.

Event Details

The awards ceremony promises to be a highlight on the pet industry calendar, providing a platform for networking and celebration of achievements. Held at the Double Tree by Hilton in Stoke on Trent, the event will bring together leading figures from across the pet business sector.

For more details on how to enter the PIF Awards 2024, please visit the official Pet Industry Federation website.