Carolyn Kinder to Receive WithIt Legacy Award
December 15, 2014,
HIGH POINT, N.C.--Carolyn Kinder, the designer and founder and CEO of Carolyn Kinder, will receive the Legacy Award from WithIt, the women's leadership development network for the home furnishings industry, during the 2015 WOW Awards dinner and ceremony.
The annual awards recognize business leaders nominated by their peers who have contributed to the success of the home furnishings industries and have demonstrated significant impact on their companies, the industry or both, WithIt said. Carolyn Kinder Inc. was founded in 1992 and licenses designs for category leaders in the industry. Present and past clients include: Imax, Uttermost, Austin, Seagull, Thomas Lighting, Stanley Mirror, Home Depot, Sears' The Great Indoors, J.C. Penney, Magnussen Home, Casa Bique, Lazzaris, Crescent, Neilson Bainbridge, Larson Juhl and Kinder-Harris. Carolyn Kinder International was founded in 2002, and, headquartered in China, focuses on sourcing, design development, multi-product licensing partnerships and direct importing for the home furnishings industry.
The winners for each category will be announced during the event. The 2015 awards ceremony is set for Sunday, Jan. 18, the opening night of Las Vegas Market, and International Market Centers (IMC) is again serving as its lead sponsor. It will take place at the IMC World View on Floor 16, Building B.
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