Secure a place as tickets are selling out for the Pet Industry Federation Forum and Awards will take place on 17th- 18th November at the Crowne Plaza City Centre Hotel in Liverpool. \r\n\r\nWith the \u2018meet the buyer\u2019 event on the 16 November already sold out, don\u2019t miss out on the chance to network and create new business contacts at the forum and awards. \r\n\r\nVarious talks aimed at pet businesses will be held alongside crucial networking and socialising opportunities throughout the event to ensure that delegates get the most out of their time.\r\n\r\nA cutting-edge range of pet business related topics, which will help delegates stay ahead of the game, will include: A discussion on pet food labelling, with the Pet Food Manufacturers' Association and pet manufacturer Applaws joining the Forum to give their perspectives on the issue. The release of nine months' worth of UK pet food data (non-grocery) giving an indication of brand performance, as a result of PIF\u2019s exciting collaboration with market research specialists, GfK. \r\n\r\nAn overview of Pet at Home\u2019s Pet Report 2015 and its insights into UK pet ownership. A discussion on how the industry can work together on the issue of obese pets, and how retailers can engage with pet owners creating a strong relationship that benefits animal health and helps sales. An insight from successful european retailer on how to grow your retail business. A new look at the way your customers shop online and how \u00a0you can tap into that market in a new and exciting way.\r\n\r\nIn the evening of Tuesday 17 November, stage and screen actor Brian Blessed will be revealing the winners of the 2015 Pet Industry Awards at the legendary black-tie awards dinner. All pet businesses are welcome to attend this glittering culmination of the year, complete with three course dinner and wine, entertainment, awards, live music and a bar open until the early hours. \r\n\r\nA range of ticket prices are available, and PIF members receive a 20 percent discount on the cost of any ticket price. \r\n\r\nVisit www.petfederation.co.uk for details and to book online; or call 01234 273933 to secure your place today.