The British Footwear Association promotes, represents and supports the British Footwear Industry on international trade, profile for members, training and development. We offer a portfolio of services and advice to our members. We have been doing all this since our incorporation in 1898, that’s 120 years of collective industry action.
Over 140 companies are BFA members; from Northampton’s finest men’s welted footwear manufacturers, world class sourcing companies, the biggest brand names on the high street to some of the most talented and innovative new designers and companies. We connect footwear companies, designers, educators and specialists.
We are the national and internationally recognised body for the British Footwear Industry. We work with UK government departments on matters crucial to our sector. BFA is a Government Trade Challenge Partner and is able to help our members access grants and support and advice for export. The international supply chain alongside global sales in our industry make this is a key issue for 2019/20.