June 8-11, 2020 | San Diego, CA


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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.  

2019-Start Planning Headline


2019 BIO International Convention Planning Timeline

Use this timeline to start planning for the 2019 BIO International Convention! 

Register early to save the most on registration rates. Participating in BIO One-on-One Partnering? Register before April to ensure early access to the system so that you can set up your company profile and start searching for prospective partners.  


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, mass transit, or allow time to walk and enjoy the fresh air

Sample Attendee Planning Timeline

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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

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 2019 Sponsors

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