Women in the Home
Industries Today (WithIt) is calling for nominations for its
annual WOW Awards, to be presented at the October 2004
International Home Furnishings Market in High Point, N.C. The
awards, given in four categories, provide an opportunity for the
industry to recognize and celebrate excellence.
Retailers, manufacturers, suppliers and other
industry professionals are invited to nominate deserving
individuals and businesses in the home furnishings industry.
Nominations can be made in the following categories:
· Legacy Award – For a woman of achievement who
has made significant lifetime contributions to the home
· Mentoring Award – For an executive or
organization that has fostered advocacy, development or
promotion of women in their company.
· Education Award – For an executive or company
for the creation of programs to educate associates, retailers or
consumers about home furnishings.
· Future Leadership Award – For an woman under
40 who has shown outstanding achievement and demonstrated
potential to become an industry leader.
To make a nomination, WithIt asks you to share –
in 25 words or less – why you think this person or organization
should be considered for the award. Nominees must currently work
in the home furnishings field with at least five years of
industry experience. Each must have demonstrated impact on her
company and/or the industry. Nominations are due June 1, 2004.
To make a nomination via email:
In your email to the organizer give the following information:
Your Company Name:
Your Daytime Telephone Number:
The category that your are nominating for:
The Nominee Name:
The Nominee’s Company Namr
The Nominee’s Daytime Phone:
The Nominee’s email: (if you know it)
The Nominees City/State:
Please give at least 25 words as to why this
nominee or company is worthy of this recognition.
For more information please call WithIt’s
Executive Director Sara Lyke at 336-880-2188, or
Nominees cannot be members of the WithIt Board
of Directors or Board of Governors and need not be a WithIt
member. Finalists will receive an application to complete. Award
winners will be selected by a panel of industry peers.
WithIt, founded in 1997, encourages and develops
leadership, mentoring, education and career opportunities for
women in the home furnishings industry.
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