From Home Furnishing Business
WithIt Sets Keynote for Leadership Conference
Best-selling author Ellyn Spragins will be the day-one keynote speaker for the WithIt Leadership Development Conference that will be held in Atlanta Aug. 17-19.
Spragins, author of "What I Know Now: Letters to My Younger Self", has also been a columnist for The New York Times; an editor at large at Fortune Small Business, Smart Money, Businessweek and Inc.; vice president of editorial development at Oxygen Media; an award-winning columnist at Newsweek and a reporter at Forbes. She will speak Tuesday, Aug. 18 at the conference.
The WithIt conference—The Leading Woman—will feature more than 20 speakers and presenters during the three-day event.
“We’re honored to again be hosting what has become the home and furnishings industries’ premier forum for developing leaders,” said Johanna Soto, WithIt conference chair and vice president of support services at Cory Home Delivery. “With this year’s theme of The Leading Woman, we are hoping the WithIt Conference inspires women and men to see this moment as an opportunity to come together and transform ourselves and our community, and to develop, connect and support women leaders—a critical talent pool in our shared industries.”
The conference is open to all industry professionals. Registration is available online. Early bird discounts are available through April 30. The early rates are $300 for members, 4450 for non-members and $150 for full-time students.
A hotel group rate of $159 per night is available for the Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center by calling (404) 261-9250 and requesting the WithIt conference rate.