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WithIt To Host Education Breakfast Highlighting Women In Business

Furniture World News Desk on 3/28/2024

WithIt (Women in The Home Furnishings Industry Today) has announced a panel discussion focusing on women in business for its bi-annual Education Breakfast presented by Myriad Software during High Point Market’s spring event. 

Held on Sunday, April 14 from 7:30-9 a.m., “When She Leads: The Impact of Women on Business” will feature four women who are leaders in the home and furnishings industry as they discuss different segments of the industry, including retail, manufacturing, lighting and interior design. 

Sheila O’Mara with Furniture Today will moderate the panel, which will feature Bailee Nebeker, co-owner of American Homestead Furniture and Wallaroo’s Furniture and Mattress; Carla Regina, co-founder and CCO of Regina Andrew; and Joni Burden, president and owner of J Banks Design. 

“I’m honored to be part of the panel,” said Carla Regina. “I look forward to sharing our company’s journey into the home furnishings market.”

Attendees of the breakfast will be treated to a hot breakfast and networking opportunities in addition to the discussion on women in leadership roles in the business. The event is $30 for members of WithIt and $40 for guests.

“This event is not just a panel discussion, it's a celebration and acknowledgment of the formidable influence and leadership of women in the home furnishings industry,” says Tori Evans, CRO of Semi Exact and the 2024 President of WithIt. “We are bringing together some of the most innovative and inspiring female leaders with multiple perspectives to share their journeys, challenges, and victories. Our goal is to foster a dialogue that not only highlights the significant impact of women in business but also empowers and motivates others to enact positive change in their organizations and communities.”

The education breakfast is sponsored by Myriad Software and Nebraska Furniture Mart.

WithIt is a women’s leadership development network for the home furnishings industry boasting over 500 members and dozens of networking and education events throughout the year. Members of the nonprofit organization include innovators, industry influencers, thought leaders and connectors in a wide range of categories across the United States.

Learn more about WithIt and get your tickets to upcoming events at WithIt.org.



About WithIt
Established in 1997, WithIt exists to encourage and develop leadership, mentoring, education and networking opportunities for professional women in the home and furnishings industries. Our membership encompasses innovators, industry influencers, thought leaders and connectors in a wide range of categories across the nation. WithIt is a non-profit supported by national sponsors who recognize the role women play in the home and furnishings industries and who are active partners in growing the organization, including Andmore, Tempur Sealy, Furnitureland South, J.B. Hunt Final Mile, Myriad Software, Synchrony Bank, and more.