New Member Benefit: Become a RBI Contributor

Over the last few weeks, we have announced new benefits for Velocity Institute Members including Business Directory and Job Postings. Today we are excited to announce that PLUS and PRO Member can now become RBI Incites contributors. Whether you would like to raise your profile by Guest Posting thought leadership or you have a big company announcement for a press release, you can now raise your profile and grow your business. The move dramatically expands the current RBI member benefits creating the most compelling offer in the industry.

Current benefits also include:

  • Individual Member Directory Listing
  • 10-40% discounts on groundbreaking in person, hybrid and virtual Events, Sponsorships & Exhibiting. Including the return to in-person at the Velocity Conference + Expo, The Vertex Awards, and the RBI Sustainability Symposium.
  • RBI Community access
  • $50 discount on Vertex Awards entries
  • Exclusive consumer and industry benchmarking research
  • Meetups and Share Groups
  • and more

Guest Posts & Press Releases

RBI PLUS and PRO members may now become RBI Incites (News) contributors. Members may raise their profile in the Retail Brand community by writing relevant Retail Brand thought leadership guest posts or press releases.

  • PLUS members are eligible to publish up to 6 posts per year.
  • PRO members are eligible to publish up to 12 posts per year.

RBI reserves full editorial approval and may edit or tweak submissions as appropriate. These tweaks may include removing self-promotion, optimizing for SEO, edits both small and large, and more.

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By Published On: January 17th, 2022

About the Author: Christopher Durham

Christopher Durham is the president of the Velocity Institute. Prior to this he founded the groundbreaking site My Private Brand. He is the co-founder of The Vertex Awards. He began his retail career building brands at Food Lion and Lowe’s Home Improvement. Durham has worked with retailers around the world, including Albertsons, Family Dollar, Petco, Staples, Office Depot, Best Buy, Metro Canada. Durham has published seven definitive books on private brands, including Fifty2: The My Private Brand Project and Vanguard: Vintage Originals.