Footwear Friends Annual Awards 2013
About the Awards
The Footwear Friends Annual Awards are now in their seventh year and are now established as one of the key awards for developing British Design talent.
Footwear Friends, your industry charity is now in it's 177th 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.
There are four key awards for 2013:
The Designer Award of £5000, sponsored by Pavers and step2woLondon, is to further Designers/Entrepreneurs business expertise. Additionally there is a twelve-month tailored mentoring programme by industry specialists.
The MicroPak Ltd Award of £2,500
This new award is to assist the development of exceptional British talent. The Award also includes a mentoring programme
The Meltzer Travel Award of £750 – 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 FN/Platform Award winner is given the opportunity to show their emerging brand on a sponsored stand at the USA's
premier footwear show - Magic in Las Vegas.