Frequently Asked Questions 


For your convenience, we've compiled answers to frequently asked questions about the FMI Private Brands Summit + Business Conference Suites. Click questions to expand answers.


  • Why is FMI holding the Private Brands Summit + BCS virtual event?
  • Why are you holding this program over multiple days?
  • What topics should companies discuss with their trading partners?
  • What are the Insights & Learning session topics?
  • Who from my company should participate?
  • What companies have you invited to participate?
  • What is the deadline for companies to commit to participate?
  • How do I register my company team members?
  • Will FMI provide systems training for the virtual platform? If so, when?
  • When will the appointment scheduler open?
  • How will I know what companies have committed to participate?
  • Will FMI provide training for appointment scheduling?
  • Are there opportunities for sponsorship?
  • What if I have further questions?


Technology-Specific FAQs


  • What event technology will be used for the Summit + BCS?
  • How do I access the Private Brands Summit virtual event?
  • What if I have forgotten my username or password?
  • What are the technical requirements for participating in the Private Brands Summit + BCS?
  • Can I participate from a tablet or smartphone?
  • Are the trading partner meetings between suppliers and retailers secure?
  • What if I miss any of the Insights and Learnings presentations?
  • I’m having trouble accessing the event platform or one of my BCS meetings. How do I get help?
  • What features can I control in the private meetings and how do I control them?
  • Can our team access the system before meetings begin to test and rehearse?