Seminars and Visitors

 The British Dog Grooming Championship 2018 will have three rooms of inspirational and educational seminars on the go throughout the day.

Entry to two seminar rooms is included within the price of your General Visitor ticket.  Access to these seminars is not guaranteed, as there is limited space in each room. Seminars confirmed, and included within your visitor ticket price, include:







Vicky   Skinner, PIF Education Manager

New Cat Grooming Course Launch




Paula Bryan, Blades   Services Ltd

Scissor Maintenance



Newcomer Awards




Nigel Baker,   PIF CEO

New licensing laws – what does they mean for   groomers?



Lisa Gordon,   K9 Spa; with Pamela Campbell, Ayrshire Dog Grooming

Don’t sell yourself short!



Yvonne   Mackender, CAPBT

Dog Behaviour – making the grooming experience great



Kevin Ryan,   PIF Telecom & PIF Payment

Stay connected -Getting the most out of the services   your business needs


Ed Partridge,   Jelf Insurance

Do you have the right insurance in place for your   grooming business?



Laura   Redstone, For All Dogkind

The science behind shampoo….


Vicky Skinner

What’s involved in the BDGA Higher Diploma?

Access to a third demonstration room will be on a 'pay-per-seat' basis, through the purchase of an additional ticket for the individual demonstrations you wish to see. These tickets will be strictly limited to avoid overcrowding and to guarantee each person with a ticket a seat.*

'Pay-per-view' demonstrations and times are as follows:

• Amy Manser - Improving your handstrip technique on the miniature schnauzer – 10am
• Lisa Hart –  Asian Fusion  -11.15am
• Alison Rogers - Grooming the Bichon and puppy table training tips and techniques – 2pm
• Wayne Roby – Angulation made easy - 3.15pm

 Ticket Prices
BDGA/PIF members

ADVANCE General Visitor ticket - £10 per person

ADVANCE Individual 'pay-per-ticket' Demonstration ticket - £12 per seat, per demonstration

Non members

ADVANCE General Visitor ticket - £16 per person

ADVANCE Individual 'pay-per-ticket' Demonstration ticket - £18 per seat, per demonstration

BDGA members will be able to attend the show at a reduced rate by using the members' discount code.

BOOK NOW or contact a member of our customer service team on 01234 273933, pressing 'option 1'.

Online sales will stop on Tuesday 23 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 26 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.

On the door prices

General Visitor Members - £16
General Visitor Non-members - £20
Individual 'pay-per-ticket' Demonstration ticket - £25 and subject to availability

 *Please note, everyone (except registered competitors, registered grooming assistants and trade stand personnel) must buy a General Visitor ticket to attend the event. Access to the individual 'pay-per-seat' demonstrations is only in conjunction with a valid General Visitor ticket, or competitor registration or grooming assistant registration. Under 16's are able to enter the event free of charge, however, they will need a separate ticket if they are required to be in the 'pay-per-seat' demonstrations. Tickets will be checked on the door and you are advised to print your e-ticket if booked online, email confirmation or receipt on the day.  







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