GREENSBORO, N.C.—WithIt, a leadership development network in the home and furnishings industries, is celebrating its 15th anniversary with a gala event on Saturday, July 28, at the Parisian Palace in Las Vegas, and tickets are now available.
To be held from 7:30-11:30 p.m., the event will include regional food-and-wine pairings directed by celebrity chef and sommelier Chef Linda 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, which recognizes Las Vegas industry professionals who make significant contributions to the furniture and design industries. This year’s 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,” said Kassie Smith, WithIt regional vice president and gala chairperson. “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 each for WithIt members and $100 each 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 tickets prior to the event at withit.org.