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Global Footwear Awards Partner with INDIPROC to Empower Emerging Designers

 The Global Footwear Awards (GFA) is thrilled to announce an exciting new partnership with INDIPROC. This collaboration is designed to empower and support independent and student footwear designers, providing them with invaluable resources and opportunities to advance their careers.

INDIPROC is an international incubator for footwear projects, founded by María del Carmen Maestre. As she explains, “INDIPROC was born out of the need to create a suitable business ecosystem to support and give support to emerging brands that are starting out in the market.” The goal is to create a product that highlights the talent of the designer with the quality of a product Made in Spain.

As part of this partnership, the winner of the Global Footwear Awards in the independent designer category will receive a comprehensive mentorship program valued at €1495, offering them personalized guidance and support. Additionally, finalists and the student designer winner will benefit from a one-hour consultancy session with the INDIPROC team, advising them on the next steps in the footwear industry.

INDIPROC works with a multidisciplinary team prepared to meet the diverse needs of incubatees looking for their niche in the market. From specialized online and on-site education programs for footwear entrepreneurs, to integration into the sector through auxiliary companies in 3D design, marketing, financing, and footwear production, INDIPROC ensures a comprehensive support system for designers. They accompany designers from concept to market, ensuring their success.

Astrid Hebert, Co-Founder of the Global Footwear Awards, expressed her enthusiasm for the partnership: “We are delighted to partner with INDIPROC to provide emerging designers with the tools and mentorship they need to succeed. This collaboration aligns perfectly with our mission to recognize and support outstanding talent in the footwear industry. We believe that together, we can make a significant impact on the careers of many aspiring designers.

The Global Footwear Awards admires INDIPROC’s commitment to nurturing talent in footwear design and is excited to collaborate on providing a platform for winners to develop and market their collections. This partnership marks a significant step towards fostering innovation and supporting emerging designers in the footwear industry.

Global Footwear Awards Partner with INDIPROC to Empower Emerging Designers
Global Footwear Awards Partner with INDIPROC to Empower Emerging Designers

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