Experts to Provide Insights at 2022 PLMA Trade Show

Held at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Chicago, the annual trade show is back in person for the first time since 2019.
Zachary Russell
Associate Editor
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In addition to nearly 1,400 exhibitors, the upcoming 2022 PLMA Trade Show will feature several private label experts who will provide industry experts to the attendees.

On Sunday, Nov. 13 from 2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., opening seminars will take place from several industry experts. The five panels include the following speakers:

  • Presentation I: Today’s Consumer Demand for Store Brands- MaryEllen Lynch, principal of Center Store Solutions, IRI
  • Presentation II: The Right to Win- Ken Harris, managing partner, Cadent Consulting Group
  • Presentation III: Should I Stay Or Should I Go?- Jon Hauptman, president, Price Dimensions LLC
  • Presentation IV: Carpe Diem!- Gary Stibel, founder & CEO, New England Consulting Group
  • Presentation V: Panel: Hemp Is More Than CBD- Joe Linne – panel moderator, vice president, Hemp Brand Builders. Speakers include Rachel Berry, founder and CEO, Illinois Hemp Growers Association; Evan Ogburn, founder and co-owner, PHARM CBD; Lynn Sarsgard, senior business development director, Hemp Brand Builders and Adrienne Snow, co-owner, Western States Hemp.
PLMA panelists
Arjun Chakravarti
Arjun Chakravarti

On Monday, Nov. 14 from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m., Arjun Chakravarti, Ph.D, managing partner, Cogknition Analytics, will present the breakfast keynote address titled Economic Growth in 2023: Will It Impact Your Business Strategy?

Michael Sansolo
Michael Sansolo

On Tuesday, Nov. 15 from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m., Michael Sansolo, president, Sansolo Solutions LLC, will moderate the panel titled How Has The Upheaval Of The COVID Era Impacted Store Brand Products and Shoppers?

Speakers will include David Bishop, partner, Brick Meets Click; Laurie Demeritt, CEO, The Hartman Group; Caroline Davidson, director, Agency and Channel Partnerships, SPINS; and Anthony Schelich, broker representative, Marketing Concepts Group.

Will you be at the 2022 PLMA Trade Show? Let us know!