This category is open to all independent retailers, large or small, throughout Britain, and is the only category accepting entries until 13th January 2016.

HBwebpageThe National Shop Front of the Year returns with HB Shoes as sponsor. Justin Morgan commented: “HB Shoes are delighted to announce our association with such an inclusive awards evening which celebrates valued contributions from both the supply and retail aspects of the industry”.

Anna Swift from National Shop Front winner 2015 Cooshoo said “we are really surprised and delighted to have won the National Shop front of the Year 2015. We try really hard with our small shop front to make a statement and draw customers in. For our efforts to be acknowledged in this way by the industry is fantastic for us as a small independent, especially in our first year and with such strong competition”.

Enter online or email photos of your most creative window displays to Emily Geeson at until the 13th Jan 2016.

**You can send as many entries as you like – every time you change your window display from now right up until the deadline. Further details can be found HERE**

The prize of £1,500 worth of holiday vouchers will be presented to the winner of this category!

Event update: Votes Flying in

We’ve had an amazing response to the Footwear Industry Awards so far! The voting list has been announced HERE

Keep the votes coming in – don’t let your favourite footwear brand/ retailer get overlooked. It’s up to YOU, the footwear industry, to decide the winners of Britain’s most prestigious set of footwear awards. No judging panel in involved so there is no possibility of opinion bias and a third party scrutiny will ensure total credibility of the process.

The voting stage will produce five finalists in each category, with the winners being those who have attracted the most votes overall. The winners will be announced on the gala awards night on the 21st February at the National Conference Centre (formally known as the National Motorcycle Museum).

Click HERE to submit your VOTE!

Sponsorship still available

The awards are gaining momentum and so are the sponsorships for the awards. The 2016 Footwear Industry Awards offer the perfect opportunity to promote your business amongst networking key industry members. Always a night to remember, add your company’s branding to the event and accessorise to the max your brand coverage. Discover the opportunities available with an established magazine directly associated and supporting the event, cross-channel marketing leading up to, during and post event coverage.

With targeted, engaged audiences having a great time networking and celebrating success, the awards can offer various sponsorships including exclusive on the night placements.

To discuss sponsorship please contact:

Sue Wiseman at: 01622 699185 or


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