PLMA will celebrate its 40th anniversary on March 21-24 at Pebble Beach, California. The event will be the association’s 2019 Annual Meeting & Leadership Conference and the theme could not be more appropriate “The Past, the Present and the Future.” Speakers include Bill Kurtis, host of CBS’s “The Decades,” senior retail analyst Scott Mushkin, futurist James Canton and industry guru Michael Sansolo.

Pebble Beach is a once-in-a-lifetime experience and PLMA’s 2019 Annual Meeting & Leadership Conference is the best way to enjoy it.

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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.