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WithIt 2013 Annual Conference Dates Announced

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WithIt announced dates for two important upcoming events in 2013, open to members and non-members. The annual professional conference will be held in Raleigh, NC in August.

The theme of the conference is “vision of the modern renaissance woman,” on which WithIt President Betty Lyn Eller, noted, “The successful woman of today isn’t perfect. She has to make choices. She has to ‘get by with a little help from her WithIt friends’ and make sure she keeps learning, stays focused on what matters and challenges herself.” She also commented, “The annual WithIt Conference is something women can really look forward to. We bring top notch speakers and roundtable sessions with topics that will help women who are seasoned professionals as well as providing content for those just entering the home industry fields. The networking and contacts made at this conference are incredible and can be extremely helpful to attendees, both professionally and personally.”

  • What: WithIt Annual Professional Conference
  • When: August 12-14, 2013, Monday - Wednesday
  • Location: Renaissance Raleigh North Hills Hotel, Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Theme: Vision of the Modern Renaissance Woman
  • Fee: Early Registration $200 for WithIt members, $400 for non-members
The conference promises to add knowledge in many areas of the home industry, bring inspiration and renewed energy toward one’s work and as well, provide many networking opportunities. The conference includes speakers, workshops and opportunities for one-on-one mentoring and networking.

Also, WithIt announced its annual New York Design Tour. Limited to only 35 participants, the design tour allows attendees access to private homes and businesses to gain an insider look at design, interiors and inspiration. Along the way, attendees will also enjoy a visit to the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) taking place at the Javits Convention Center.

The New York Design Tour fee is $225.00 for WithIt members and $350.00 for non-members. Registration for the tour is now open at withit.org

About WithIt: WithIt was formed in 1997 for women in the home and furnishings industries in order to support their multi-dimensional career paths. It’s a not-for-profit network based in North Carolina and supported by companies such as Furniture Brands International, Leggett & Platt and International Market Centers. WithIt’s main purpose is to encourage and develop leadership, mentoring, education and networking opportunities for professional women in the home and furnishings industries. withit.org

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