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The Footwear Industry Awards took place tonight at the National Motorcycle Museum. Friends and colleagues joined together to celebrate the successes of the past year, rewarding the people, retailers and brands that have captured the industry's attention.

We received the following letter from Philip Marsh of Chatham Marine last week and would like to bring it to your attention so that as many members of the industry as possible support him in his fundraising:

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    Awards Category Sponsors

    Event Sponsor

    Leading manufacturer and retailer of high quality footwear for the whole family.

    Champagne Reception Sponsor

    Cherry Blossom is the original and now the sole UK manufacturer of a comprehensive range of shoe care products and accessories designed to shine, protect, nourish, revive and restore footwear mate from a host of different materials.

    Children's Independent Retailer of the Year

    Garvalin, Agatha and Biomecanics = beautiful, innovative, quality and fit - top children's brands for discerning retailers who demand great value!

    Ladies Footwear Brand of the Year

    16-18 February, NEC Birmingham. Moda is the UK's largest fashion trade show. Home to the national shows for lingerie & swimwear, footwear and menswear as well as offering a diverse selection of contemporary and classic womenswear and accessories.

    Independent Family Footwear Retailer of the Year

    Skechers is an award-winning global leader in the lifestyle footwear industry. We design, develop and market lifestyle footwear that appeals to men, women and children of all ages.

    Ladies Independent Retailer of the Year

    Rieker Antistress have been making shoes for over 130 years. The brand is currently undergoing rapid growth throughout the world - it operates its fully vertically integrated operations in 62 countries around the world and is one of the largest shoe manufacturers in Europe.

    Men's Footwear Brand of the Year

    Out on a Limb magazine offers news, features and reviews related to development and innovation in directional footwear and fashion accessories. Articles supplied by leading market figures complement the comprehensive focus, which includes analysis, appointments, event previews/reviews and product reference listings.

    New!! National Shop Front of the Year Award

    REMONTE is committed to a young and modern design style with outstanding value for money - without losing sight of the quality of its tradition of craftsmanship going back over 100 years. As well as a cool and fashionable look, comfort is a definite must at REMONTE.

    Footwear Brand of the Year

    “As the organisers of GDS we are an important partner in the international shoe industry. We are honoured to be here for the second time as the sponsor of an event which recognises outstanding services to the industry.”

    New Independent Footwear Retailer of the Year

    One of Europe’s leading manufacturers of quality ladies footwear. Gabor are delighted to support the Footwear Industry awards 2014.

    Wine Sponsor

    Shoe-String are a Leicestershire based manufacturer of shoe laces. They are the UK distributor for Woly shoe care, offering a variety of general shoe care products. "We sell everything except the shoes!” says the company.

    Supported by

    Footwear Today Ifra SSF BFA MODA CWB MWB WWB