There are just 10 days until our groundbreaking My Private Brand Design Summit, May 12-13, 2021. You will not want to miss our exciting lineup of speakers, live speed networking, and Vertex Award Winners. The Summit will include a celebration of this year’s Vertex Awards winners. We will announce this year’s winners and feature presentations from and conversations with the winners from around the world.

The My Private Brand Design Summit is the only event wholly focused on branding and package design for private label/private brand/own brands. The unique two-day experience is designed to explore the future of retailer-owned branding and package design.

The LIVE summit will feature:

Welcome and A Look at the 2021 Vertex Awards

  • Christopher Durham, President, MY PRIVATE BRAND
  • Phil Russo, Publisher, GLOBAL RETAIL BRANDS MAGAZINE

Inside a Craft Beer Brand Collaboration – AHOLD DELHAIZE

  • Paul Skozilas, Design Manager, AHOLD DELHAIZE / Peapod Digital Labs
  • April Snider, Designer, AHOLD DELHAIZE / Peapod Digital Labs
  • Tommy Tran, Designer, AHOLD DELHAIZE / Peapod Digital Labs

5 Things I’ve Learned from Judging the Vertex Awards

  • Maria Dubuc, President, MARKETING BY DESIGN (MBD)

Insights from the Vertex Awards Judges

  • Tatiana Ryfer, Head of Branding & Visual Identity, CARREFOUR
  • Steven Cox, Creative Director, DAYMON
  • Hamish Campbell, VP Executive Creative Director, PEARLFISHER
  • Vickie VanHurley, Ph.D, Professor & Brand Consultant
  • Loe Limpens, Co- Founder & Managing Partner, YELLOW DRESS RETAIL

Say it loud, say it clear: how semiotics can help your brand design keep up with culture

  • Gauthier Boche, VP Strategy and Innovation MARKS EUROPE
  • Jennifer Murtell, VP Strategy and Innovation MARKS APAC

Creating KOI a new Coles Australia Private Brand

  • Lisa-Marie Pejovnik, Marketing Manager, COLES
  • Mikey Hart, Creative Director, HULSBOSCH

Meet the Agency of the Year – Large

Reimagining Private Brand Design: Optimization, Phygital & Sustainability

  • Charlene Codner, Chief Creative Officer, FISH AGENCY

Private Brand Print Quality & Color Management Matters!

  • Mike Grady, VP Global Partnerships, IDEALLIANCE
  • Christine Gallagher, Global Brand Leader, X-RITE/PANTONE

Retailer of the Year Europe, Asia, The Middle East, Oceania, & Africa

Building the future of private brand with Gen-Z – METRO CANADA

  • Marie-France Gibson, VP of Private Brand, METRO INC
  • Christina Essue, Director, Strategy – Brand + Creative, PIGEON BRANDS

Rethinking Whole Foods 365

  • Brianna Blanton, Package Design & Compliance Team Leader, WHOLE FOODS MARKET
  • Jennifer Light, Team Leader, Package Design, WHOLE FOODS MARKET
  • Thomas Crookham, Director, Exclusive Brands, WHOLE FOODS MARKET

Packaging Design Playlists – Spinning Private Brand

  • Hernán Braberman, Partners & Executive Design Director, TRIDIMAGE

Is joined-up thinking driving your brands forward or do siloed ways of working hold you back?

  • Michael Duffy, Global Creative Director EQUATOR
  • Matt Caldwell, Global MD, EQUATOR
  • Marjorie Murphy, VP Client Service UK/IE/AUS & Strategy Director, EQUATOR

Designing Thrive Market

  • Savannah McAnally, Sr. Design Manager, Packaging & Brand, THRIVE MARKET

Meet the Agency of the Year – Boutique

Vertex Retail Winners Panel

  • Dan Reilly, VP Brand and Product Management, Staples
  • Savannah McAnally, Sr. Design Manager, Packaging & Brand, THRIVE MARKET
  • Jason Hobson, Creative Director, SOBEYS

Visit our Sponsor Stage & Vertex Winners

Watch insightful presentations from My Private Brand Design Summit sponsors and see all of this years Vertex Award Winners

 

Visit our Sponsor Stage & Vertex Winners
Watch insightful presentations from My Private Brand Design Summit sponsors and see all of this year’s Vertex Award Winners