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13th Pharmaceutical Meeting Professionals Summit

Nov 06, 2017 - 08:00 AM - Nov 07, 05:00 PM
Hilton Philadelphia,

ZIP: 19106
Phone: +1 929 900 1853

13th Pharmaceutical Meeting Professionals Summit -
Now in our 13th year, ExL’s Pharmaceutical Meeting Professionals Summit is the established annual gathering for the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries’ meeting and event executives. This summit delivers a research-based educational program attracting a balanced audience of both planners and suppliers in an intimate, relaxed setting, ideal for engaging and networking. Offering a selection of educational sessions, results-driven case studies, interactive panels and intimate roundtables, the event provides a comprehensive and quality education on industry trends and critical topics necessary to optimize meeting management in the life science industries. Join us this November in Philadelphia at this unique and engaging summit and leave with the knowledge and contacts necessary to advance your meeting operations.

Top Five Reasons to Attend

  1. This event offers the highest ratio of planners to suppliers out of all medical meeting professional events.
  2. This is the only event where the primary focus is on delivering quality education for meeting professionals in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and device industries. Gain the information you need to optimize event development and management and the knowledge of how your current processes compare to other companies.
  3. A loyal following. With 57% of the conference participants in 2016 having attended in previous years, many delegates come back year after year.
  4. Tracked sessions and a variety of roundtable discussions offer a selection of topics and formats, which ensures you get the greatest educational value on issues that are of the most importance to you and your company. Report back on only the topics relevant for your company to improve and succeed.
  5. The non-tradeshow feel and contained layout promote interactivity and engagement, providing ideal networking conditions to meet the industry’s senior-level planners, representatives from top hotels and convention centers, experienced third-party planners, and the latest technology vendors. Leave with the connections you need to develop and execute successful meetings and events.

Stats from 2016

  • 62% of the Audience Represented Planners
  • 61% of the Planners in Attendance Represented Pharma, Biotech and Device Companies
  • 57% of the Participants Had Attended Previously
  • 97% Indicated the Event Met or Exceeded Expectations
  • 96% Made Valuable Connections
  • 93% Said They Wanted to Come Back Next Year
This conference is designed for meeting professionals from pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, specialty pharma and generics companies; third-party meeting planning service providers; CROs; and other healthcare colleagues who have responsibilities in the following areas:
  • Meeting and Event Planning/Production/Management/Solutions/Services
  • Meeting Operations
  • Meeting Management and Event Services
  • Convention/Trade Show Planning
  • Corporate Events
  • Exhibits
  • Conference/Event Coordination
  • Travel Services
  • Speaker Training/Relations
  • Procurement, Strategic Sourcing/Purchasing, Contracting
  • Special Events
  • Congresses
This conference is also of interest to:
  • Hotels/Resorts
  • Convention Centers
  • Convention and Visitors Bureaus
  • Travel and Event Management Companies
  • Travel Agencies
  • Training Companies
  • Medical Education/CME Providers
  • Hotel Procurement/Destination Management Companies
  • Speaker Training and Management
  • Independent Meeting Planning Companies
Please contact the event manager Marilyn below for the following:
- For Tickets/Registrations,
- Discounts for registering  5 or more participants.
- If you company requires a price quotation.
Event Manager Contact:

marilyn.b.turner(at) or Contact:  +1 929 900 1853
You can also contact us if you require a visa invitation letter, after ticket purchase.
We can also provide a certificate of completion for this event if required.
This Event Listing is Promoted by  New York Media Technologies LLC in association
with EXL Events Inc.


We are currently conducting industry research to identify the session topics and speakers that are the most relevant, valuable and important for the 13th Pharmaceutical Meeting Professionals Summit. To provide feedback and help shape the program and/or get involved as a speaker, panelist or roundtable moderator, please contact Event Director Kristen Hunter at 212-400-6241 or [email protected].

Possible sessions at this event include:

  • INDUSTRY TRENDS: An Overview of Current Industry State, the Identification of New Trends and Projections for the Future
  • MEETING OPTIMIZATION: Effective Strategies for Maximizing Value While Managing Costs
  • OPEN PAYMENTS/SUNSHINE ACT: The Impact of Open Payments/Sunshine Act on Business Practices and Best Practices for Effectively Capturing and Reporting HCP Spend
  • CONTRACT DEVELOPMENT AND NEGOTIATION: Effective Contracting and Negotiation Tactics that Maximize Value While Minimizing Cost
  • EMBRACING TECHNOLOGY: Staying Current on New Technologies and Their Application to Meetings
  • RELATIONSHIP OPTIMIZATION: Strategies for Building Valuable and Sustainable Relationships that Benefit All Partners
  • GLOBAL MEETING MANAGEMENT: Developing and Executing Compliance, Cost-Effective and Productive International Meetings
  • STRATEGIC MEETINGS MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS: Designing an Effective SMMP, Identifying and Overcoming Common Implementation Obstacles, and Measuring and Maintaining Program Effectiveness
  • COLLABORATING WITH PROCUREMENT: Tips for Effectively Partnering with Procurement to Streamline and Optimize Meeting Operations
  • BECOMING A PREFERRED PROVIDER: Understanding the Industry and What the Client Is Looking for in a Long-Term Partner
  • SMALL MEETING STRATEGY: Cost-Effective Tools and Tips When Executing Small Meetings
  • COMPLIANCE DOCUMENTATION: What Agreements and Documentation Are Necessary to Demonstrate Meeting Compliance
  • TRADE SHOWS AND CONVENTIONS: Proven Strategies for Measuring and Optimizing the Trade Show and Convention Experience

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