2012 Private Brands Business Conference

Retailers/Wholesalers Commit Here
Suppliers Commit Here


Meet with several potential business partners in one place—saving you time and money.

This unique forum provides an ideal way to collaborate with executives from retailer, wholesaler and supplier companies about ways to maximize opportunities in private brands.

Participate in cross-functional teams to develop strategies that drive growth, profitablility and product innovation through pre-scheduled meetings and informal networking settings.


1. Suppliers host meetings in private suites to discuss long-term, strategic business objectives with key retail executives.
2. Business Conference Private Meetings are hosted by participating supplier companies and are 45 minutes in length, with 15 minute breaks between meetings.
3. Retailers and Suppliers can make private appointments directly with each other using FMI's user-friendly, online scheduling tool.
4. An executive contact list is provided by FMI to facilitate networking.

Supplier and Manufacturer companies must be an FMI Private Brands Member to attend.
Private Brands Membership offers business intelligence and opportunities to collaborate with senior-level retail and wholesale executives.


Tuesday, November 13
12:00pm - 6:00pm Registration and Chairman's Club
1:00pm - 6:00pm Business Conference Suites Meetings
6:00pm - 7:00pm Networking Reception
Wednesday, November 14
6:00am - 4:00pm Registration and Chairman's Club
7:00am - 5:00pm Business Conference Suites Meetings


All meetings will take place in the Grand and Hughes/Earhart Ballrooms.  All suppliers have been assigned private suites. 

Suite Listing
Ballroom Floorplans


Check out the participating Suppliers and Retailer/Wholesaler companies that have committed to the 2012 Private Brands Business Conference.

To learn more about FMI Private Brands Membership,
please visit us at fmi.org/privatebrands