The Footwear Industry Awards is the prestigious annual awards programme for the footwear industry, designed to celebrate the achievements of the past 12 months. Have you booked your place yet?

Taking place on the 19 February 2017 (after the first day of the Moda show) at the National Conference Centre, the Footwear Industry Awards will see the top footwear brands, retailers and individuals of the past 12 months recognised at a stunning awards event attended by the footwear trade.

The industry has once again shown its support for the awards by engaging with the entry and voting process, with an unprecedented number of participants. The winners will be announced on the night from the shortlisted companies in each category as voted by the footwear industry, which can be viewed at


Hot off the press
Organiser Datateam Business Media is delighted to announce that Stephen Karl, elite London-based magician, mindreader and hypnotist, will be entertaining the audience after the awards presentation and throughout the night. Stephen travels all around the world performing magic and comedy for every kind of event imaginable, and has been invited to perform for some of the worlds biggest companies, members of the British Royal Family and many celebrities.

Book now to avoid disappointment
Tickets are selling fast, so booking late isn’t an option! If you have not yet reserved your tickets, make sure you contact Sue Wiseman at to reserve your place. Alternatively, you can fill in the online booking form at

Tickets include:

  • Cocktail reception
  • Three-course meal with fine wine
  • Awards presentation for outstanding achievement
  • Guest Host Ryan Philpott
  • Gold and Black charity fundraiser in aid of Melanoma UK & Footwear Friends
  • After dinner entertainment from Stephen Karl
  • Networking with peers, press, friends and colleagues


There are a small number of sponsorship opportunities still available, so if you would like to increase your brand’s profile at this key industry event, contact Sue Wiseman on the details above.

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