World Market Center, WithIt to present special programming at Las Vegas Market
Clint Engel -- Home Textiles Today, January 9, 2012
Las Vegas - World Market Center Las Vegas and WithIt have partnered to provide programming on leadership development during the upcoming Las Vegas Market, which is scheduled Jan. 30 to Feb. 3.
An educational event and a mentoring session are designed for home furnishings professionals, including interior designers and students pursuing careers in design, WMC said.
"Our leading-edge campus and engaged communities provide a superior backdrop for WithIt's leadership programming," said Robert Maricich, ceo of International Market Centers, the parent company of World Market Center Las Vegas. "We support WithIt's impact on shaping leaders in our industry, and our hope is to expand our partnership with this fine organization during future editions of Las Vegas Market."
Influential Women in the Home & Design Industry will feature four female business owners who have navigated mid-stream career changes, the rise of social media marketing, and the emergence of sustainability in design: celebrity interior designer and TV host Kelli Ellis; Mod Mom Furniture owner and product designer Kiersten Hathcock; interior designer and sustainability expert Lori Dennis; and social marketing strategist and WithIt 2012 president Julia Rosien, SocialNorth.com. It will take place Jan. 30 from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. in Building B, 16th Floor, World Forum.
The half-day networking event, Energize, will connect female professions and students through showroom tours and roundtable discussions. It takes place Feb. 1 at 8 a.m. in Building C, Suite 344. Showroom tours will begin following brief introductions. The roundtable discussions commerce at 10 a.m.
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