I’ll be a jury member for this.
GFA is run by a Swiss organization that is a member of the World Design Organization and is a partner with schools such as Pensole, Art Center and more.
GFA offers recognition in all footwear divisions, from Fashion to Sports, and at every stage of development, from design to the manufacturing process. GFA evaluates entries in 3 different levels: Brands, independent designers and students, in order to provide a fair opportunity to each level.
The Global Footwear Awards acknowledges ground-breaking footwear designs with the highest global recognition across different business entities, including professionals and emerging young designers.