Apply to Speak

We are looking for groundbreaking executives who are willing to tell their story. Whether you are an SVP at one of the worlds largest retailers, a leader in an online disruptor or a regional player trying to win, we want to hear your story. The conference is looking for speakers to present their thinking, strategies and private brand success stories with a special focus on innovation and differentiation. Sessions will cover topics and specialties spanning all facets of private brand strategy, development, management product development, sourcing, and marketing. We are looking for new and unique ideas which challenge the status quo.

These stories must not only demonstrate innovative thinking and approach but will also showcase the transformational potential of private brand and quantify the impact made on an organization.


The ideal Velocity speaker:

  • Must be an executive and thought leader
  • Is experienced and comfortable speaking in front of large groups
  • Is interested in sharing their expertise, real-world strategies, and knowledge
  • Is willing to partner with the conference and My Private Brand to deliver the best possible experience for the audience
  • Is interested, schedule permitting, in attending the whole event and engaging with attendees
  • Is open to helping spread the word about the event
  • Speakers must adhere 100% to our “NO COMMERCIALISM” Policy. If you cannot avoid “the sell”, please do not apply to speak.


Speakers benefits include:

  • Complimentary full-access badge to the conference
  • 20% discount for associates
  • Exposure on the Velocity website and marketing materials
  • All conference meals including breakfasts, breaks, luncheons & cocktail parties.


Retail Speaker Application

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