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Footwear Friends Annual Awards final


Footwear Friends Annual Awards 2017



The Footwear Friends Annual Awards are now established as one of the key awards for developing British Design talent.


Footwear Friends, your industry charity is now in it's 181st year continuing its support of those most in need.


These sponsored Awards enable Footwear Friends in recognising young entrepreneurs who are the future lifeblood of the industry.


The Awards for 2017 are:


The Worshipful Company of Cordwainers

Award for Innovation/ Entrepreneurship of £5,000,  is to further Designers/Entrepreneurs business expertise.  Additionally there is a twelve-month tailored mentoring programme  by industry specialists.


The Micro-Pak Ltd Award of £2,500

This award is to assist the development of exceptional British talent. The Award also includes a mentoring programme


The BFA New Exporters Award

The winner of this award will receive guidance, mentoring and funding support to help him/her exhibit at a key international trade show.


The Meltzer Travel Award of £ 1,000 – assists the winner in attending key Trade Shows.  Donated by Philip Meltzer in memory of Joe Meltzer. The Award also includes a mentoring programme.


The Colvanbridge Ltd Award for Travel of £ 500 - this  award also assists with the cost of traveling to trade shows and exhibitions.


The Society of Shoe Fitters Award - this Award consists of a footwear and shoefitting course run by the Society of Shoefitters worth £ 500.


About the Awards

LICC, St. Peter's Church, London

October 19th, 2016


LICC, St. Peter's Church, London

October 18th, 2017

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