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2017 BIO Convention

June 19, 2017 - June 22, 2017

June 19 – 22, San Diego, CA

The BIO International Convention (BIO) attracts 16,000 biotechnology and pharma leaders who come together for one week of intensive networking to discover new opportunities and promising partnerships. This event covers a wide spectrum of life science and application areas including drug discovery, biomanufacturing, genomics, biofuels, nanotechnology and cell therapy.  Registration is now open.

Four Key Elements of BIO: 

About Our Attendees:

  • One-third of BIO attendees come from outside the U.S.
  • 2,500+ CEO’s from leading biotech companies
  • More than 70% of attendees are either Managers, Directors, C-Level or Executive Management
  • All company sizes: 33% of attendees are from companies with more than 500 employees and 40% are from companies with fewer than 50 employees
  • See attendee demographics and event overview here

Download the BIO 2016 Attendee Infographic (pdf)

10 Reasons to Attend the BIO International Convention

  1. Find partners, sustain projects and find funding in the BIO One-on-One Partnering System
  2. Ability to connect efficiently: Meet with 4,000+ attending companies and 1,800+ exhibiting companies 
  3. Gain new perspectives from executive visionaries in our new Fireside Chats
  4. Network with 2,500 CEOs and 16,000 attendees from 76 countries
  5. Explore solutions and meet service providers in one of our 7 product focus zones or specialty zones.
  6. Super Sessions exploring the latest on biotechnology’s hot button issues
  7. Attend one of our 18 education tracks featuring new topics: brain health, biotherapeutic delivery and clinical trials
  8. Attend an array of networking events and high-end parties showcasing the best of San Diego
  9. Tuesday night Exhibitor Hospitality Receptions in the BIO Exhibition
  10. Hear the latest innovations from Patient & Health groups in the Patient Advocacy Pavilion in the BIO Exhibition
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