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Event: '7th Pharmaceutical Meeting Planners’ Summit' Print
  North America
Bio Conferences in USA, Mexico and Canada
Date: Monday, November 14, 2011
Contact Info:
Phone: 212-400-6234

Compliantly Plan and Conduct Effective Meetings with Fewer Resources

The ONLY Educational Program on Pharmaceutical Meeting Planning Offering an Intimate & Interactive Setting Ideal for Networking and Learning

Rave Reviews from Previous Meeting Planners' Summits

  • “I highly recommend this conference. It’s a very productive 2-day immersion in all things “Pharma meeting” and an amazing forum for sharing. How terrific is it to hear directly from your peers and the experts who support the industry. You are certain to bring back valuable best practices – including cost saving strategies - something we are all called upon for.” - GlaxoSmithKline
  • “Great Information!  Very applicable to our work set-up and environment” – Teva Pharmaceuticals
  • “The 2010 Meeting Planners’ Summit’s content was exemplary and the speakers fantastic – nice work!” - Participant from Pharmaceutical Company
  • “This was an excellent event.”  - Merck
  • “This meeting provides a very good mix of the different segments planning pharma meetings.  There is so much experience in the room!” – Bishop-McCann
  • “I like the size of the program in that it is small enough to network with key players in an easy, non-threatening way” – Marriott International
  • “There was a great mix of planners and suppliers” - Greater Boston CVB
  • “Good content and informative.  Something was offered for every type of planner” –GenMab, Inc.
  • “Excellent Program.  Very thought provoking and educational” - Merck
  • “The size of the summit is small enough to network comfortably but large enough so that it attracts the key meeting planners you want to network with. The curriculum within the summit is very informative and extremely helpful to suppliers interested in gaining more pharmaceutical business.” - Visit Tampa Bay

2011 Program Features

More Case study presentations from the industry’s leading planners on:

  • Measuring Meeting Effectiveness: Identifying, Implementing and Improving upon Metrics to Increase Meeting Success
  • Tracking Physician Spend:  Development and Launch of a Customized Data-Capturing Technology that Adapts to Varying Requirements for Tracking and Reporting Physician Spend
  • Strategic Meetings Management:  Evaluating, Implementing and Maintaining an Effective SMMP to Streamline Operations and Reduce Costs
  • Crisis Management:  Developing Strategies for Writing, Implementing and Executing a Crisis Communication Plan to Mitigate Risks and Streamline Processes
  • International Delegation:  Managing an International Delegation Compliantly in and Outside of the US
  • Communication Optimization: Effectively Communicating Meeting Needs and Requirements to Ensure Meeting Goals are Met

More sessions geared towards Hoteliers and Suppliers such as:

  • How to Become a Preferred Provider
  • Strategies and Best Practices to more Effectively Work with Pharma Companies
  • Building and Managing Relationships with Planners
  • Techniques for Effective Contract Negotiation for Different Types of Pharma Meetings

More Interactive Roundtable Discussions to address today’s cutting edge topics in an intimate setting

Increased Interactivity with more time dedicated to Q&A, Panel Discussions and use of Audience Response System

Maximized Networking between Planners and Exhibitors with interactive sticker game

Who Should Attend

The conference is designed for Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, Medical Device, Specialty Pharma, Generic Companies and any additional healthcare colleagues whose responsibilities include:

  • Meeting & Event Planning/ Production/Management/Solutions/Services
  • Meeting Operations
  • Meeting Management & 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

The conference is also of interest to:

  • Hotels/Resorts
  • Convention Centers
  • Convention & Visitors Bureaus
  • Travel & Event Management Companies
  • Travel Agencies
  • Training Companies
  • Medical Education/CME Providers
  • Independent Meeting Planning Companies
  • Hotel Procurement/Destination Management Companies
  • Speaker Training & Management

Location: Hyatt Morristown at Headquarters Plaza, Morristown, NJ

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