Velocity Institute Sustainability Summit
October 18-19, 2022
Cincinnati Westin, Cincinnati Ohio

Join us for the 2022 Velocity Institute Sustainability Summit, October 18-19, 2022 in Cincinnati Ohio. The Summit will bring the excitement of live in-person events back with a gathering in Cincinnati.

The Summit is a Private Brand/ Private Label event with a Sustainability theme focused on the issues that matter most to the industry: sustainable packaging, ethical/equitable sourcing, and authentic marketing.

The two-day event is designed to help the industry find the answers that help you get closer to what “sustainable” means to you and your customers. And how it can create loyalty, differentiation, and profitability.

WATCH ON DEMAND!

The two-day event includes insights from Kroger, Rite Aid, Misfit Markets, Loop, Fair Trade and more. The sessions are designed to help the industry find the answers that help you get closer to what “sustainable” means to you and your customers. And how it can create loyalty, differentiation, and profitability.

INCLUDES EXCLUSIVE RESEARCH ON THE NATURAL & ORGANIC PRIVATE BRANDS FROM KROGER, PUBLIX, AHOLD DELHAIZE, WHOLE FOODS, ALDI, ALBERTSONS, AND WAKEFERN.

PLUS or PRO MEMBERS
TICKET HOLDERS (with password)

SPEAKERS

CHECK BACK OFTEN AS WE ADD MORE SPEAKERS

Juan
De Paoli

Vice President Our Brands

KROGER

Denise Osterhues

Senior Director,
ESG – Sustainability & Social Impact

KROGER

Morgan Drummond

Sr Director of Private Brand Development

MISFITS MARKET

Shannon Colamarino

Director of Own Brand Design and Brand Management

GIANT EAGLE

Bob
Himler

Vice President Own Brand Development

RITE AID

Steve
Ramus

Vice President, Sustainability & ESG

PERRIGO

Denise
Jenkins

VP of Marketing, Insights and Loyalty

UNITED DAIRY FARMERS

Amanda
Patrick

Director of ESG/Corporate Sustainability

RITE AID

James
Butcher

CEO

SUPPLY PILOT

Christopher Durham

President

VELOCITY INSTITUTE

Anthony
Rossi

Executive Vice President Business Development

LOOP / TERRACYCLE

Leilani
Latimer

Chief Commercial & Marketing Officer

FAIR TRADE USA

Solange
Ackrill

VP Marketing and Corporate Strategy

CLUB COFFEE

Maria
Dubuc

President

MBD

Gary
Orr

Chief Commercial Officer & Global Head of ESG

XDS BRAND

Juli Herdegen Lassow

Owner & Principal

JHL SOLUTIONS

Paul
Nowak

Executive Director

Greenblue

Gayle
Ireland

CEO

VOCCII

Michael
Sands

Co-Founder/CEO

SMILE BEVERAGE WORKS

Kim
Carswell

Consultant &
Target Alum

Jessica Maniscalco

SENIOR RETAIL INSIGHTS MANAGER

SPINS

Ryan Mooney-Bullock

Executive Director

GREEN UMBRELLA

Erik Gosh

Head of North American Retail

DOEHLER

VELOCITY INSTITUTE GIVES BACK

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