Don’t Miss the Private Label Expo in Moscow

Russia Private Label ForumThe 9th International Business Forum on private label and regional brands development in Russia. Will be held March 20-21 at the The Korston Hotel Moscow. The venue is conveniently located in the green district of the Vorobyovy Hills and the Moskva River, only 10 minutes away by car from the city center and the Red Square. 250 retailers and manufacturers have attended the forum annually.

The 2014 edition of the Forum will include

  • “MADE IN RUSSIA” Fair. Products by the best regional private label manufacturers in the most popular categories
  • PL-EXPO. Exhibition of the international manufacturers and Private Label Awards winners during the last 9 years
  • New Product & Packaging Ideas Display
  • Exhibitors blitz presentations
  • Meeting rooms available for booking
  • Over 50 speakers — top managers of the leading Russian, international chains and PL professionals
  • BUYER-SUPPLIER NEGOTIATIONS. Every year the forum becomes a negotiation platform for the new deals and contracts!
  • More networking opportunities! Working groups, interactive discussions, case studies, master class from the top level private label experts & Gala Dinner.
  • PRIVATE LABEL & REGIONAL BRAND 2014 AWARDS. A panel of judges will present the professional awards of the year.

Hot topics in 2014!

WHERE IS THE MONEY?! What is the efficiency of private label, import and regional brands? New growth points in the Food & Non-Food categories.
SHAPING YOUR PRIVATE LABEL STRATEGY: How to build an integrated retail strategy for non-branded and local products and succeed in sales?
NEW MARKET — NEW HOPE. PRIVATE LABEL WITHOUT BORDERS: What foreign manufactures can offer Russian retail chains?
MADE IN RUSSIA: How local products will get to shelves? Where are the new producers?

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Christopher Durham
Christopher Durham is the president of My Private Brand and the co-founder of The Vertex Awards. He is a strategist, author, consultant and retailer who built brands at Delhaize-owned Food Lion, and lead strategy and brand development for Lowe’s Home Improvement. He has consulted with retailers around the world on their private brand portfolios including: Family Dollar, Petco, Staples, Office Depot, Best Buy, Metro (Canada), TLW (Taiwan) and Hola (Taiwan). Durham has published five definitive books on private brands, including his first book, Fifty2: The My Private Brand Project. In 2017, he will debut his newest book, Vanguard: Vintage Originals, a visual tour of innovation and disruption in private brand going back to the mid-1800’s. Dynamic in his presentation while down to earth and frank in his opinions, he has presented at numerous conferences, including FUSE, The Dieline Conference, Packaging that Sells, Omnishopper and PLMA’a annual trade show in Chicago. Durham lives in Charlotte, NC with his wife, Laraine, and two daughters, Olivia and Sarah.