Seminars and Visitors

 logo low res - groomersThe British Dog Grooming Championship 2017 will have three rooms of inspirational and educational seminars on the go throughout the day.

The seminars are generously sponsored this year by Groomers Limited.

We have put together an exciting range of talks and demonstrations from some of the UK's grooming industry experts, for a great price.

The Seminar Timetable is available to view.

Seminars & Demonstrations

Wayne Roby

Demonstration: Mastering the use   of comb attachments on the Lhasa Apso

Ryan Lee (with Julie Harris) Demonstration: Perfecting your doodle groom

Sally Hart Demonstration: Scissoring the Cockerpoo

Jacky Ash

Demonstration: Handstripping the West Highland White Terrier

Niki Warren RVN CertVNECC, Natures Menu Canine Nutrition

Michelle Line, PIF Accounts Manager Balancing your books - what you need to know!

Belinda Morris, Team Leader,
Hadlow PIF Grooming School

Parasites: when should you groom?

Paula Bryan, Blades Services Ltd

The science of clipper blades
Ed Partridge, Jelf Insurance How to protect your grooming business and save yourself thousands of pounds

Yvonne Mackender, COAPE Association for Pet Behaviourists and Trainers

From the other side of the table: understanding emotion and making the grooming experience great!

Vicky Skinner, PIF Education Manager

Getting to grips with the new City & Guilds 7863 Dog Grooming Diploma

Angela Mitchell, Natty Tatty Bows and bandanas! Get crafting to earn additional income

Mel Overend

Choosing the right booking software for groomers


To access the seminars, you can book your ticket online in advance. The ticket includes entry to the whole show and all seminars. Alternatively, you can also purcahse visitor only tickets, which give access to the trade show and wathcing the competition.

Please note, we only have a certain number of tickets available for sale. We cannot guarantee that any will be available on the day. The best value way of securing your ticket therefore is to book them in advance.

Online sales will stop on Sunday 22 October. You can also drop us a line and speak to a member of the team on 01234 273933 to secure your place until 1pm on Friday 27 October, after which, ‘on-the-door’ only tickets will be available. If tickets sell out before these dates, we will start a waiting list for seminar attendees.


Advanced ticket prices:

BDGA/PIF members

Seminar Entry- £34
Visitor only Entry - £10

Non members

Seminar Entry - £40
Visitor only Entry - £16

BDGA members will be able to attend the show at a reduced rate by using the discount code sent to them via email. You can book online through the link below, or contact a member of our customer service team on 01234 273933, pressing 'option 1'.


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