June 19-22, 2017 | San Diego, CA


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Why Attend BIO?

Need more reasons to attend BIO 2017?

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. We bring together a wide spectrum of life science and application areas including drug discovery, biomanufacturing, genomics, biofuels, nanotechnology and cell therapy.  

BIO Attendees Are:

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Download the BIO 2016 Attendee Infographic (pdf)

Come to BIO Ready to Have Fun and Network!

Whether you are patiently waiting for the highly-anticipated morning keynote to begin, standing in line for lunch, or walking the halls of the Convention Center looking for a place to charge your laptop, you will quickly find that every opportunity turns into a networking opportunity.

 2016 Photo-Networking at Keynote Girls

 During the four days of the convention, San Diego will be filled with 16,000+ biotech leaders from around the world. You never know who you'll run into in the Starbucks on the corner or the hottest local restaurants in the Gaslamp District. 

 2016 Photo-Networking in Hallway

There are endless opportunities to meet new people,but make sure you don't miss these amazing parties!


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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