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Kathy Ireland to receive Legacy Award from WithIt

Kathy Ireland, CEO and chief designer at Kathy Ireland Worldwide, has been named the recipient of WithIt's 2013 Legacy Award. The award will be presented during the WOW Awards dinner and ceremony set for Jan. 27 at World Market Center in Las Vegas.

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Ireland has been a recognized name in the home furnishings market for nearly 10 years with a brand message focused on finding solutions for busy moms. According to Forbes magazine, Kathy Ireland Worldwide has generated an estimated $2 billion in retail sales in product categories such as office furniture, bedding, youth furniture and more.

Ireland is also known for her humanitarian and philanthropic work with issues concerning the Anti-Defamation League, veterans, HIV/AIDS, anti-poverty, education and families, with a focus on women and children.

"I'm honored to present Kathy Ireland with the 2013 Legacy Award in recognition of her innovation, resilience and dedication to never accepting ‘no' as the final answer," said WithIt President Julia Rosien, SocialNorth.com. "Kathy has transformed the face of the furniture industry and dedicated herself to bringing visibility to the true power in this industry - the end consumer."

The WOW Awards, which honors the leadership achievements of people and businesses in home furnishings, is produced by WithIt in partnership with World Market Center. Tickets for the event, which takes place on the eve of opening day of the winter Las Vegas Market, are on sale now. For sponsorship information, contact Sara Lyke at director@withit.org.

 

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