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UBM’s Pharma giant closes 2014 with record attendance in visitors and exhibitors

CPhI Worldwide, one of the largest Pharma events in the world, saw a rise of 12% in exhibitors and 7.5% in overseas pre-registrants

CPhI Worldwide (CPhIWW), organised by UBM Live, closes 2014 announcing its most successful event to date, with pre-audit figures estimating that more than 36,000 global Pharma executives attended the show and more than 2,500 exhibitors participating, in one of the largest and most important events for the global pharmaceutical industry – rising from 2,200 exhibitors in 2013.
CPhIWW 2014 marked 25 years of continuous growth and was held at the “Parc des Expositions”, Paris Nord Villepinte, on 7-9 October. Visitors represented 153 countries and 22 country pavilions, including China, India, USA, Brazil, and many others, resulted in a truly international event for the industry.
As a result of listening to customer feedback, a new pricing model was successfully launched to offer exhibitors the freedom to choose a stand that generates the most value from their participation at the event. The Flexible Pricing Model allows exhibitors to see the difference reflected in the price of the exhibition space according to their exact requirements, considering number of open sides, stand layout, and price options tailored to the respective budget requirements within clearly defined zones (Bronze, Silver and Gold).
CPhIWW offered its exhibitors and visitors the chance to pre-schedule meetings with potential business partners through its “Global Meetings Programme”, which is a match-making resource that allows companies to search for and arrange meetings with exhibitors and visitors prior to the show. Research opportunities and one-to-one meetings are booked accordingly to the participants’ business objectives and goals.
The Pre-Connect conferences attract more attendees year after year, reaching this year more than 570 delegates. More than 350 paying delegates registered to attend the Pharma Insight Briefings, a very popular initiative focusing on Africa & Brazil current economic situation, the Marketing & Business Development Professionals Networking, and the Contract Manufacturing Professionals Update.
The overall approach of harnessing its status as the global meeting place for pharma and life sciences, is ensuring its customers now not only look at the event as a means of networking and prospecting new business, but also as a barometer of the industry and for market insights and trends. Beyond conventional media, CPhI has nurtured a unique digital presence, especially on Twitter (@cphiww), reaching over 2 million accounts throughout the 3-day event.

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Pittcon 2015
March 8-12, 2015
Expo Dates: March 9-12, 2015
Morial Convention Center
New Orleans, LA

Pittcon is the world’s largest annual conference and exposition for laboratory science. Attending this dynamic event every year keeps you up to date on the latest innovations for instrumentation and the most recent discoveries and research in a wide range of disciplines.
Every day companies, such as those exhibiting at Pittcon, are developing new equipment to help labs operate more effectively and efficiently. The exposition will give you an opportunity to keep informed on these new products, as well as to participate in live demonstrations and learn from product seminars. In addition, this year, there will be more than 100 companies exhibiting at Pittcon for the first time.
This premier exposition is complemented by a robust technical program that includes sessions covering topics in analytical chemistry, life science, drug discovery, food science, environmental science, nanotechnology, biotech, water/wastewater, and energy and fuels to name a few.
The following is a sample of symposia titles that will be presented at Pittcon 2015:
• Spontaneous Restructuring and Chemical Noise at Au-Ag-Au Atomic Scale Junctions
• Optogenetic Control of Neurochemistry During Behavior
• Where We Are in Mini MS and How We Got Here
• Multivalent Binding-Enabled Isolation of Tumor Cells in Microfluidic Devices
• Resolving DNA Using Narrow Bare Open Capillaries
• Environmental Water Analysis:Modern Tools for Emerging Contaminants and Complex Samples
• Micor-Hollow Glow Discharge Plasma Identification of Volatile Organic Compounds and Carbonaceous Aerosols
• Current Challenges and Recent Advancements on the Authentication and Adulteration of Olive Oil
Register before February 20, 2015, and save 50%. ($350 after February 20) The low registration fee of $175 entitles you to unlimited, week long access to the exposition floor, technical program and all event amenities.
Make your travel plans to arrive on Sunday, March 8, to hear the Wallace H. Coulter plenary speaker, Naomi J. Halas, Stanley C. Moore Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Rice University, present “Plasmonics: Shedding Light on Cross-Cutting Science and Technologies”
Another valuable educational aspect of Pittcon is the diverse short course program, which offers a wide range of high quality, yet affordable short courses taught by experts in their fields. These are an excellent way to enhance your current expertise or expand your knowledge into a new area. Courses vary in length, skill level and price.
If you are planning to attend Pittcon for the first time or whether you are a returning conferee, Pittcon will help you to stay current on the latest instrumentation and research and —all in one place, all in one week.

Get all the exhibitor, technical program and short course details at

Marian Nardozzi
Pittcon 2014

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