Posted on by Hayley Paget

Nominated for Prestigious Footwear Industry Awards

Family business, Robin Elt Shoes will be joining the top players in the footwear sector at a stunning awards ceremony on Sunday 18th February at the National Conference Centre in Birmingham.

This month marks the seventh anniversary of the annual awards programme, the Footwear Industry Awards. Organised by Datateam Business Media, the awards are designed to recognise the top footwear brands, retailers and individuals of the past 12 months. The British Footwear Association (BFA), Footwear Friends, Society of Shoe Fitters (SSF) and Footwear Today support the awards.

Robin Elt Shoes, who recently celebrated 145 years of a family heritage in footwear in Worcester and the surrounding areas, have been shortlisted for an impressive five Retailer of the Year categories in the awards. A number of the brands that the emporium showcases in their stores and online website have also been nominated, highlighted for their fine craftsmanship, quality materials and exceptional comfort.

Robin Elt Shoes is in the top five nominations for:

  • Men’s Independent Footwear Retailer of the Year
  • Fashion Independent Footwear Retailer of the Year
  • Outdoor Independent Footwear Retailer of the Year
  • Independent Family Footwear Retailer of the Year
  • Multiple Footwear Retailer of the Year

Director, Robin Elt says, "Following our success as Outdoor Retailer of the Year 2016 and Best Ladies Independent Retailer of the Year 2017 we are ecstatic about being nominated again - this time as Retailer of the Year in five key categories.

As these awards are given by the Cognoscenti of the Shoe Trade, I feel it reflects the strongest support of our peers.

Good luck to all the participants and may the best retailer win!"

The black tie event will be held on 18th February 2018 on the first opening of the Moda Fashion Exhibitions and will be hosted by UK based Canadian comedian, Sean Collins.