— RETAIL-NEWS.COM // Award-winning entrepreneur, influencer and top Afro-Latina speaker Jeanel Alvarado is breaking barriers by delivering a roundtable panel discussion and hosting the 7th Annual In Green Awards at the premier beauty and consumer packaging event, LuxePack taking place on October 27-28 2021 at the Javits Center, New York.
Luxe Pack – is the sought out BtoB event for the largest U.S. luxury brands in cosmetics, skincare, fragrance, wine & spirits, fashion, and fine food to explore and source new packaging suppliers, materials, and products. A 2-day opportunity to collaborate with visionary experts to define your packaging development projects and solve your packaging challenges.
In Green Awards – Pioneering sustainable packaging since its inauguration in2016, LUXE PACK has long understood that sustainability and environmental preservation are among consumers’ biggest concerns. For 13 years (globally), the LUXE PACK in green awards continues to honor the pioneering exhibiting suppliers for their sustainable packaging innovations and CSR initiatives.
“Diversity and inclusion has always been at the core of what I do. By hosting a panel discussion, I want to shine a light to the beauty trailblazers in the retail industry, and share the stories behind the founders,” explained Jeanel. “I am honoured to be hosting this years In Green 2021 awards ceremony and announcing this years winners.
The roundtable discussion covers the topics of innovative beauty packaging solutions in retail with the CEO of Girl + Hair, Josef Verovic, Co- Founder of Brik and Clik, Hemant Chavan and Co-founder and President for the Unified Brand Experience Lab, David Polinchock.
About Jeanel Alvarado and RETAILBOSS
As the first Afro-Latina run media publication focused on all things retail, and listed as one of the “Top 10 Black Women In The Fashion Industry,” Jeanel is a sought after thought leader and speaker. Jeanel is the founder of RETAILBOSS, a media company with a focus on new, insights and trends for business professionals. Jeanel has been featured in CTV, CBC Radio, SHEEN Magazine, The Gleaner, Retail Insider, Seaside Retailer and more.
I have over 10 years of experience in the retail industry including expertise in marketing, operations, merchandising, buying, shopping and technology. I am a former senior managing director of The School of Retailing, University of Alberta. My education includes a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from The University of Alberta in Marketing, Certificate in Real Estate and a Diploma in Fashion Merchandising and Buying from LasSalle College, a Canadian private school founded in 1959 by fashion designer Jean-Paul Morin.