The Global Event for Biotechnology Welcomes You!
Thousands of companies from around the world and all industry segments will be at BIO, ready to build strategic partnerships. Attend the Global Event for Biotechnology and you will reap the benefits of an efficient four days! You will find connections, partnering and innovation everywhere at BIO. Thousands of leaders from 65 countries come to this global gathering. We invite you to join!
BIO covers the wide spectrum of life science innovations and application areas. Drug discovery, biomanufacturing, genomics, biofuels, nanotechnology, and cell therapy are just a few of the industries represented at the BIO International Convention.
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The key elements of the event are education, networking, BIO Business Forum partnering and the 1,600 companies showcasing the latest technologies, products and services in the BIO Exhibition.
1 of 3 BIO Attendees Comes from Outside the U.S.
The BIO International Convention brings together life science leaders and policy makers from around the globe. You will find leaders with new perspectives and make vital connections at the many networking events.
We have a wealth of information and services for our international attendees. Visit our international visitors section.
Meet Your Next Business Partner
At BIO, you will meet a full range of executives as more than 65% of attendees are either Managers, Directors, C-Level or Executive Management. BIO represents companies of all sizes, 40% of attendees are from companies with more than 500 employees and 27% are from companies with fewer than 20 employees.
The BIO Business Forum and the BIO One-on-One Partnering™ system make it easy to find your potential matches and set up face-to-face private meetings.
Attend BIO to experience a global event that ensures you accomplish your business objectives.
Can’t Miss Events
When you are considering attending BIO, it’s important that you match your pressing business objectives with key event activities.
You will want to review the information on the BIO Education program, the BIO Business Forum and of course, the BIO Exhibition. In your free myBIO account, you can sort through more than 125+ sessions, review the speakers and organizers, tag key exhibitors and plan your private meetings.
The BIO Exhibition will be open for four days and is packed full of companies, giveaways, and meetings! We also have co-located the BIO Business Forum within the BIO Exhibition for greater convenience and expanded partnering opportunities. In 2012, exhibitors had access to the BIO One-on-One System to schedule meetings with Business Forum participants in their exhibitor booths. Exhibitor Partnering hosted 4,300 partnering meetings in the BIO Exhibition in 2012 - we are looking forward to continuing Exhibitor Partnering in 2013!
What happens at BIO during the day is just as important as the activities at night! With a Full Convention Access Registration, you will have access to several evening receptions including the Welcome Reception, the BIO Gala and the BIO Exhibitor Receptions. Before the convention we will display the popular BIO Party List for your to review the affiliated companies who are hosting parties at BIO.
Review Your Registration Package Choices
We value the time and resources you are considering investing in your BIO International Convention visit. If you are looking for the complete BIO experience, the Full Convention Access Registration is the best value. See the interactive comparison chart.
We understand you may have more specific needs, so we offer a variety of registration packages and price options. See the registration chart (PDF).