Spring in Charlotte: Velocity Conference + Expo 2023

Join us in beautiful uptown Charlotte, NC for the Velocity Conference + Innovation Expo 2023. This is the must-attend event for ALL retailers, manufacturers, and solution partners dedicated to building and growing Retail-owned Brands (private brands.)

Running May 16-18, 2023, Velocity will bring together industry leaders to BOLDLY accelerate the pace of change in the wake of Covid and uncover Retail-owned Brands’ potential to win.

The conference and innovation expo will include:

  • 30+ keynote-level speakers (retail executives, thought leaders, solution partners, and manufacturers.)
  • 25 curated Innovation Expo exhibitors featuring the goods and services that will help you innovate and win.
  • Winner’s Happy Hour: Cocktails and networking at Omni Charlotte’s one-of-a-kind rooftop pool deck, restaurant, and bar.
  • Vertex Awards Ceremony – Celebrate the 2023 winners of the world’s largest Retail-owned Brand package design competition.



The Innovation Expo is the heart of the Velocity Conference and the hub of networking at the event. Opening Cocktail Reception, morning and afternoon networking breaks, and lunch will take place in the expo area.

Booths start at $2500.

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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.