Over 150 Years of Service to the Furniture Industry

 Furniture World Logo

WithIt And MMPI To Host Tent Party In High Point

Furniture World News on

Merchandise Mart Properties Inc. (MMPI) and Women in the Home Furnishings Industry Today (WithIt) invite International Home Furnishings Market(r) attendees to join them for a networking tent party and enjoy refreshments prepared by the String & Splinter Club on Friday, April 28 at 6 p.m. in the Century Courtyard at Market Square in High Point, N.C. Guests will be able to mingle with industry colleagues, relax with cocktails and refreshments, enter a raffle to benefit the WithIt Scholarship Fund and hear live music from the band, SpecialOccasions, after a long day at Market. The raffle will feature a life-size wooden motorcycle donated by Market exhibitor Groovystuff, the Thai-inspired home furnishings company. Raffle tickets are $25 and can be purchased in the Groovystuff showroom, Suites at Market Square G-1352 every day during market, or at the Furniture Today kick-off party, the WithIt Tent Party, and all other WithIt events during Market. All proceeds will go to the WithIt Jena and Stephen B Hall Scholarships to recognize and nurture the academic endeavors of preeminent college students enrolled full-time in fields of study that would logically lead to careers in the home furnishings industry. For more about the scholarship fund, please visit www.withit.org/scholarship_foundation.asp. WithIt, a non-profit organization, was founded in October 1997 to encourage and develop leadership, mentoring, education and opportunity for professional women in the home furnishings industry. For more information about WithIt, please visit the website at www.withit.org. For more information about all the special events during the High Point Spring Market, visit www.merchandisemart.com/highpoint. The International Home Furnishings Market is a registered trademark of the International Home Furnishings Market Authority. Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc. (MMPI) is a trade show and property management firm, specializing in managing buildings devoted to wholesale showrooms and commercial office space. MMPI produces more than 300 trade shows, market events and conferences each year. MMPI manages The Merchandise Mart and 350 West Mart Center in Chicago; Market Square, the Suites at Market Square, Hamilton Market, Plaza Suites, Furniture Plaza and the National Furniture Mart in High Point, N.C.; the Architects & Designers Building and 7 W New York in New York; the Boston Design Center in Boston; the L.A. Mart in Los Angeles; and th e Washington Design Center and Federal Center Southwest in Washington, D.C. Vornado Realty Trust, owner of MMPI, based in New York City, is a fully integrated equity real estate investment trust. Vornado's common shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange and are traded under the symbol VNO.

Furniture World Magazine-Business solutions for furniture retailers