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Women In the Home Industries Today (WithIt) Announces High Point Market Events

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Women In the Home Industries Today (WithIt) continues its tradition of offering several educational and networking events during the International Home Furnishings Market in October. This fall, be sure to attend, enjoy and learn: Today’s Consumer Blends Multiple Channels and Price Points WithIt Educational Breakfast A panel of representatives from three leading magazines, O, the Oprah Magazine, Domino, the Shopping Magazine for your Home and Weekend, making the most of that precious time, the weekend, will explore the profile of the new consumer and how to meet their needs. Today, individuals shop for clothes in designer boutiques but will also frequent Target. Someone may have high end furniture in their bedroom but a medium priced sectional in the den or media room where their expensive plasma TV is located. Friday, October 21, 2005 7:30 A.M.-9:00 A.M. IHFC, 11th Floor, Green Ballroom A Reservations Required: 336.888.3754 or www.withit.org Jamie O’Neal Headlines WithIt Market Tent Event Harley Raffle Drawing Headliner Jamie O'Neal's gift is her passion for life and for music. She writes songs with heart and intelligence, delivering them with casual elegance in what one critic described as "a Ferrari of a voice.' Join WithIt in the Courtyard at Historic Market Square to network with your peers, enjoy a drink and be present for the Harley raffle drawing. Friday, October 21, 2005 6:00 P.M.-8:00 P.M. Century Courtyard at Historic Market Square All are invited. Competitive Intelligence "Trends Forecast" Our Market trends wrap-up gives market-goers a chance to discuss the colors, styles and themes that caught their eye. This opportunity to debrief and hear other’s views – while they’re still fresh – has become a popular way to unwind on Sunday evening. Sunday, October 23, 2005 6:00 P.M.-8:00 P.M. Vaughan, IHFC M810 For more information, contact Sara Lyke, WithIt Executive Director at 336-880-2188, or by email at www.director@withit.org. WithIt, founded in 1997, encourages and develops leadership, mentoring, education and career opportunities for women in the home furnishings industry.

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