Global Footwear Awards (GFA) 2023

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Global Footwear Awards (GFA) 2023

Global Footwear Awards (GFA) 2023 now is over!

Global Footwear Awards (GFA) 2023: The Global Footwear Awards 2023 recently opened for entries recognizes the efforts of talented footwear designers around the world and celebrates their exceptional creations at a global scale while honoring sustainable practices that will inspire the industry as a whole.

Short description

The Global Footwear Awards (GFA), organised by 3C Awards is now accepting submissions for its 4th edition!

Footwear designers from around the world are invited to submit their best work for a chance to be recognized as one of the top designers in the industry.

The Global Footwear Awards offer a unique opportunity for designers to showcase their talent and gain exposure to industry professionals and potential clients.

Across four categories and over twenty-eight subcategories, the Brand Design of the Year Award and the Independent Designer of the Year Award seeks talented professional footwear designers whose work elevates the shoe industry, either with an innovative design or a new sustainable approach.

The GFA Jury Panel consists of leading professionals across the globe, coming from different disciplines within the footwear industry, including major publications, retailers, institutions, and influencers.

Who may enter?

This competition is open to all 18 and over, internationally.


The GFA Design of the Year winner will receive the GFA Awards trophy, a badge of achievement, considerable publicity and promotion, coverage, critical acclaim, and much more.

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