Vertex Awards: New Year, New Opportunities

Last year the Vertex Awards celebrated its sixth anniversary in a big way with a record number of entries a live awards ceremony a the Velocity Conference in the US and winners exhibits in the US and Lisbon. Believe it or not, we are even more excited by the program that we have created for this 2020’s awards.

The deadline for standard entries January 17, 2020, is fast approaching, don’t miss your opportunity to win.

Stay tuned as we make some exciting Vertex announcements in the next few weeks.

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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.