Lifestyle designer Kathy Ireland, CEO and chief designer of kathy irleand Worldwide (kiWW), will speak at the third-annual American Pet Products Association (APPA) Professional Women's Network Breakfast at Global Pet Expo. The event will be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., on Friday, March 14.
As the special guest speaker, Ireland will share the experiences that made her one of the 50 most influential people in fashion, as a spokeswoman and the CEO of kiWW. With $2 billion in annual sales, kiWW was listed as the 25th most powerful licensed brand in the world by License Magazine.
"Ms. Ireland will provide valuable insights, advice and experience to our audience at the APPA Professional Women’s Network Breakfast,” said Andy Darmohraj, executive vice president and COO of APPA. “Not only is she an influential business leader across many industries, but she has a long running partnership with several pet wellness organizations and charities that relate directly to our PWN members, and is a leading advocate for protection of pets.”
Global Pet Expo attendees can RSVP for the breakfast online at globalpetexpo.org. The event is sponsored by the APPA Professional Women's Network, but membership is not required to attend.