November 18, 2021
As the Netherlands and other European countries battle Covid with increasingly stringent government mandates for rally and movement, PLMA has decided to cancel its World of Private Label show, which was held from December 14 to 15 at the RAI Exhibition Center.
According to the organizer, the Private Label Manufacturers Association (PLMA), the show is the largest private label show in the world. It is believed to attract thousands of exhibitors and visitors each year. The event had previously been postponed from May to December, also due to Covid restrictions.
From the point of view of the vegan business world, the cancellation of the event is a loss, as PLMA previously announced that among the new products on display, the trend for vegan alternatives is very strong, meat substitutes based on of plants and ready meals being the most popular categories. .
However, by announcing the December cancellation, PLMA assured its members, retailers and other parts of the private label industry that it will provide them with plenty of networking and business transaction opportunities throughout 2022. A virtual fair, PLMA Global, will be presented. in March, and the regular annual in-person event has been set from May 31 to June 1, 2022, at the RAI in Amsterdam.
PLMA President Peggy Davies said in a press release, âPLMA remains committed to providing the global private label industry with networking opportunities as well as valuable sales and marketing solutions. “