WithIt Names Competitive Intelligence Panelists

GREENSBORO, N.C.-WithIt, the women's leadership development network serving the home and furnishings industries, will feature four expert panelists during the organization's semi-annual Competitive Intelligence event to be held on April 19 at the High Point Market.

The featured speakers will share their insights about the products, trends and noteworthy collections they will have spotted on the first few days of the Spring 2010 High Point Market, April 17-22.

Panelists are:

Julia Noran, managing partner at The Editor at Large; Deborah M. Sanders, managing editor at Veranda magazine; Faith Sheridan, a Seattle-based interior designer and blogger; Tobi Fairley, an Arkansas-based interior designer, popular blogger and speaker.

"WithIt is a brain trust and a growth engine," said Stephanie Lowder, 2010 WithIt president. "Our seasonal Competitive Intelligence panel offers a unique opportunity to hear about the leading-edge design our panelists discovered in High Point. Because WithIt exists to encourage and develop leaders, we offer this opportunity to all marketgoers who might learn and benefit from the shared intelligence."

Both WithIt members and non-members are invited to attend the free event, to be held from 6-8:30 p.m. in the Palliser showroom, space 400 of 220 Elm. Attendees must register for the event at withit.org.

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