June 19-22, 2017 | San Diego, CA


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Plan Your Experience

Make the Most of Your Four Days at BIO

With proper planning, in just four critical days, you can set up a full year of business connections, partnering possibilities and exposure to many innovations for the future of biotech. It's an action packed week, so be on the lookout for announcements and add programming to your schedule in myBIO early!

We offer a variety of programming, connection points and networking resources to help you be successful. Begin by outlining your organization’s objectives (and a few personal ones too) and start evaluating how you can make the most of your time at BIO.  

Plan for Success

Set Your Budget

  • Review the Registration options and make the best choice for each of your team members
  • Secure discounted hotel rooms with BIO Housing: amenities include coffee service and free WiFi 
  • Research your travel options and book your flights early
  • Research restaurant menus in advance; view deals on Open Table, Groupon and LivingSocial 
  • Use the free BIO Shuttle, San Diego mass transit, or allow time to walk and enjoy the fresh air

Sample Attendee Planning Timeline

2017 Plan Month 1

2017 Plan Month 2

2017 Plan Month 3

  • Make your networking and party plan
  • Export your partnering meetings to Outlook or view them in your myBIO App
  • Familiarize yourself with our shuttle schedule


Make the Most of Your Visit

BIO Talent Connect

Formerly known as the BIO Career Fair, BIO Talent Connect is a new take on the standard employer meet and greet. Our new dynamic program allows for meaningful networking opportunities where prospective candidates and employers can form valuable relationships.

International Attendees

We have a host of programs and activities scheduled to showcase international participation and enhance international attendees' experience.


With receptions and events happening Monday through Wednesday, you can’t find a better place to network with the biotechnology industry's most influential than at the BIO International Convention.

Creating a Buzz at the Convention

Check out these tips to engage the media and maximize your chance of press coverage during the Convention.


BIO is pleased to partner with onPeak as our official, exclusive housing provider for the BIO International Convention.


Thank you to our 2017 Sponsors

Double Helix Sponsors

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