Footwear Friends Annual Awards 2014
About the Awards
The Footwear Friends Annual Awards are now in their eighth 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 178th 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 2014:
The Worshipful Company of Cordwainers
Award for Innovation/ Entrepreneurship of £5000, 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 BFA/FN PLATFORM Award
One of the young entrepreneurs will be given the opportunity to show at the Platform at Magic show in Las Vegas.
St. Mary at Hill Church at Eastcheap- November 6 , 2014