Conference Information

Who Should Attend?

PLMA’s Executive Education Program was created to fit the needs of manufacturers, retailers, wholesalers, and brokers. Classes are aimed at management, sales, marketing, and category decision-makers. It is perfect for those who are involved in store brands for the first time or those who want a more thorough understanding of the latest developments and trends.

University and Hotel Information

All classes are held on the campus of St. Joseph’s University, which is located at 5600 City Avenue Philadelphia, approximately 30 minutes from Philadelphia International Airport and 15 minutes from Amtrak 30th Street Station. By car, the campus is easily accessible from 1-95 and 1-76.

Hotel accommodations are available at the Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue, which is a mile from campus. Special conference rates have been established. Upon enrollment hotel reservation information will be sent.

Tuition and Fees

Enrollment in PLMA’s Executive Education Program is open to employees of all PLMA member companies, as well as to representatives of retailers and wholesalers and qualified guests:

• Tuition for individuals of member companies is $950
• Retailer and wholesaler registration is free of charge
• Non-member individual tuition is $2,750

Tuition includes roundtrip transportation from the hotel to campus on Tuesday and to campus Wednesday morning; dinner at the Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue on Monday and Tuesday evenings; lunch and snacks on both days of the program.

Tuition does not include the sleeping room expense at the Hilton and transportation to and from the airport or train station.

For additional information, contact Julia Meehan at