WithIt Plans High Point Events

WithItHIGH POINT, N.C.-WithIt, the women’s leadership development network, has a number of events and seminars planned during High Point Market later this month.

A market kick-off reception will be held Friday, Oct. 18 from 6-7:30 p.m. at Showplace – Copeland Furniture, Space 5200. RSVP at www.withit.org.

Wendy Bellissimo, family lifestyle designer and founder of Wendy Bellissimo Media will present “Baby Steps to a Better Brand” on Sun. Oct. 20, 7:15-9 a.m. at IHFC – Green Wing, 11th floor ballroom. Reservations are required, email phairr@imcenters.com

A WithIt competitive intelligence/trends panel discussion will take place Monday, Oct. 21, from 6-8 p.m. at Design9 Inc., 220 Elm, Showroom 311. Engage in the discussion with moderator Betty Lyn Eller, WithIt’s 2013 president, and a panel of guests to summarize what is happening in design, global trends and material trends as reflected at this market.  Networking and cocktails begin at 6 p.m., the panel and audience discussion begins at 7 p.m. RSVP at www.withit.org.

WithIt Student Mentoring Day takes place Wednesday, Oct. 23, 8 a.m.–2 p.m. beginning at Century Courtyard registration lobby. The day will be dedicated to student leaders, beginning with group discussions lead by industry experts. Topics include “I’m a Senior, Now What?” “Interior Design: The Career Not for Pillow Fluffing;” “From Imagination to Reality: The steps to product development;” and “How to get the job: tips from the HR department.”