Celebrity Gala Salutes WithIt’s 15th Anniversary Milestone
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Red-carpet event to offer spectacular entertainment,
unmatched peer networking, and leadership awards presentation.
WithIt announced that ickets are now available for WithIt’s 15th Anniversary Celebrity Gala, a not-to-be-missed celebration that will recognize WithIt’s indispensable role in nurturing the careers of countless women in the home and furnishings industries.
The Gala will be held Saturday, July 28, from 7:30 p.m.-11:30 p.m. at Parisian Palace, a famed mansion in Las Vegas located at 6150 Palmyra Ave. The evening festivities will include regional food-and-wine pairings directed by celebrity chef and sommelier Chef Quattrocchi, a silent auction, on-camera interviews with HGTV’s Lori Dennis, and entertainment by acclaimed opera singer Marco Antonio Verela and the Women in Music and Arts Foundation.™
In addition, WithIt and the Design Leadership Network will present the Las Vegas Woman's Leadership Achievement Awards, a recognition program that honors Las Vegas industry professionals who make significant contributions to the furniture and design industries. The recipients are: Dana Andrew, vice president of marketing, International Market Centers; Beth Schwartz, editor, Luxury Las Vegas magazine; and Andrea Thomas, owner of Thomas Design Source and scholarship director for NEWH The Hospitality Industry Network.
“Las Vegas is the perfect backdrop for WithIt’s Anniversary Gala, and we purposefully timed our celebration as a kick-off event to the summer Las Vegas Market,” says WithIt Regional Vice President and Gala Chairperson Kassie Smith, Kassie Smith Lifestyle Group. “WithIt members, directors, ambassadors, governors and sponsors deserve this unique and luxurious celebration to honor our organization’s achievements, as well as exemplary professionals committed to the West Coast design scene.”
Gala tickets are $75 for WithIt members and $100 for non-members and guests. Access to a VIP clubroom, which will offer blackjack, champagne tastings and hors d’oeuvres, is available for an additional $25 per person. A limited number of tickets will be sold; WithIt recommends reserving a ticket(s) prior to the event at www.withit.org.
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