Leggett & Platt to Sponsor WithIt Leadership Conference

       

       

GREENSBORO, N.C.–Leggett & Platt has signed on to sponsor WithIt’s annual education conference, “Leadership2: Take It to the Next Level.”

Scheduled for Aug. 17-19, the conference will provide opportunities for leadership development, business networking and professional and personal growth for executives in the home-furnishings industries. It is also part of WithIt’s effort to encourage female professionals to consider careers in the mattress industry. According to a statement from the non-profit organization, Leggett & Platt’s sponsorship is a recognition of the influence of female consumers at retail as well, in terms of purchase decisions of mattresses, bedding accessories and furniture.