National SQP Awards 2024


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National SQP Awards 2024 Why you should enter

The National SQP Awards is a key date in the animal health industry calendar. SQPs and the businesses they work for play a vital role in maintaining and enhancing the health of our animals and these awards recognise and reward the best.

OvertheCounter, in conjunction with AMTRA and AHDA, is delighted to reward the best in the industry and we widely acknowledge that the focus of the National SQP Awards should be on those working front of house in the sector.

Award Categories

  • Companion Animal SQP of the Year
  • Equine SQP of the Year
  • Farm SQP of the Year
  • Independent Store of the Year
  • Multiple Store of the Year
  • National SQP of the Year
  • Newly Qualified SQP of the Year
  • Nutritional Expertise Award
  • Online Store of the Year
  • Outstanding Customer Service Award
  • Store Manager of the Year
  • Veterinary Practice SQP of the Year

Prepare to be noticed!

There’s more than one path to being recognised and standing out – we shine the spotlight on each one of our finalists.

Here’s how we make sure our finalists receive the recognition they deserve:

  • Receive 2 CPD points / 30 Vetpol minutes.
  • Listed on National SQP Award’s finalist’s page. 
  • Featured prominently in all shortlisted award communications. 
  • Referenced in promotional campaigns, including digital marketing and social media activity.
  • Supplied with a “National SQP Awards Finalist” logo for use across your own marketing and communications. 
  • Receive a framed finalist certificate.
  • Recognition and accreditation at the ceremony and throughout the year. 
  • Published as a finalist in the finalist brochure, distributed using OTC magazine.
What happens when a finalist becomes a winner? 
  • The winner will be announced at the awards ceremony.
  • Each winner will receive a trophy for their achievement.
  • Listed on the National SQP Awards winner’s webpage.
  • Published as winners of the National SQP Awards with an interview written up in the OTC magazine, distributed to our membership.
  • The overall winner of the National SQP Awards receives £500.


The National SQP Awards are the centrepiece of the SQP industry calendar, recognising those who have excelled in the animal health industry across the UK. The awards focus on the front of house people in this sector.


A fantastic opportunity to network with industry professionals, sharing knowledge and best practice.

Music, Food and Fun

A celebrity will host the awards, as the industry comes together to raise a glass to the achievements of the industry.


One Moorgate Place – 1 Moorgate Pl, London EC2R 6EA