The eighth Footwear Friends Annual Awards were held at St. Mary at Hill Church in Eastcheap, London on the 6th November. The Awards recognise the extraordinary entrepreneurial talent emerging in the footwear industry.
The Master, Lance Shaw, was delighted to present Matt Horan, the Managing Director of Rollasole Ltd., with the Cordwainers Award for Innovation, a £ 5,000 bursary aimed at developing a young designer’s business. The award includes a 12-month mentoring programme by industry experts.
Footwear Friends is the charity of the footwear industry and has a proud record of helping those most in need in the Trade. These awards also enable Footwear Friends to support the young entrepreneurs who will be the future lifeblood of the industry.