Velocity Early Bird Pricing Ends Monday

Don’t miss the chance to take advantage of Early Bird rates for “Velocity: The My Private Brand Conference. The lowest rates of the year end next week, Monday, June 19, 2017.

Velocity: The My Private Brand Conference.” September 13-15, 2017 at Omni Hotel in Charlotte, NC. The private brand event of the year will feature a world-class slate of retail speakers including:

  • JACK PESTELLO, WALMART U.S. – Senior Vice President, Private Brands
  • SCOTT WILLIAMS, BJ’S WHOLESALE CLUB – Vice President of Own Brands & Quality
  • JEFF GAMSEY, BOXED.COM – Vice President of Private Brands
  • PAUL HUNT, PETSMART – Vice President Proprietary Brands
  • CHRIS DEMEO, STAPLES BRAND GROUP – Vice President, Global Channel Sales
  • CARRIE MESING, FRESH DIRECT – Director of Private Brands
  • ADAM GOLOMB, GIANT EAGLE – Director of Own Brands & Sourcing
  • KRISTOF DUNA, MDI/LOWES FOODS – Director of Private Brands

AND more to be announced…

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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.