• June 3-6, 2024
  • San Diego Convention Center, California


2024 Registration Rates

BIO Members save $650 off Premier Access passes.

pass benefits at standard rate

Registration FAQs

Is there a government/academic discount?

Yes, the government/academic rate is less than the non-member rates. Please go to our registration page for more information about pricing.

How do I pay by check?

We are only accepting credit card and wire transfer payments only.

How do I pay by wire transfer? 

You must first register. Once you arrive at the checkout page, send your request to  CustomerCare@bio.org, and a team member will send the invoice within 3 business days. Wire payments will not be accepted after May 2, 2024. 

What if I become a member of BIO after I have registered as non-member? 

You should contact the BIO International Convention team at CustomerCare@bio.organd after verification from the BIO Membership department, the proper adjustment will be made to your record and a credit card refund will be issued.

How do I make a correction or change on my registration? 

Corrections to your name or title, etc. should be emailed to CustomerCare@bio.org; Please allow up to 4 business days for a new confirmation to be sent.  

How do I change my email address? 

Corrections to your email address should be emailed to CustomerCare@bio.org, please allow up to 4 business days for a new confirmation to be sent. 

Why have I not received a registration confirmation? 

All confirmations are HTML (Web) pages at the conclusion of your registration and are printable. Additionally, an email confirmation is sent immediately following the completion of online registration. If you have not received a confirmation, please check your spam or junk mail folder.

How do I get my registration confirmation resent to me? 

Please email CustomerCare@bio.org to request your confirmation. 

Is media registration complimentary? 

Registration is complimentary for qualified media. Please visit our website to learn more

How can I provide payment for 2024 BIO International Convention Registration? 

When registering you can only pay by credit card (MasterCard, Visa, American Express).  Wire transfer will be accepted upon request. 

Do BIO members receive discounts on events?

Yes, BIO members receive reduced rates at all BIO events. To learn more about member benefits and to join, please click here. 

I want to register for 2024 BIO International Convention. What do I do next?

Great, we’re glad you’ll be joining us for another great event! Please visit the registration page to see our offerings and be sure to subscribe to all BIO International Convention 2024 updates here

What are your Cancellation & Substitution Policies? 

  • Cancellation requests must be submitted in writing on or before Thursday, April 25, 2024, to receive a partial refund. 
  • A $600 administrative fee will be deducted from all cancellation refunds. 
  • Approved refunds will be processed after the conference. BIO regrets that refunds will not be given for no-shows/non-participants. 
  • Exhibition Access registrations or additional Exhibitor Booth Personnel registrations cannot be canceled and are non-refundable. 
  • Cancellation requests received after April 25, 2024, will not be honored. Email cancellation requests to customercare@bio.org
  • To transfer your registration to another individual, send an email to customercare@bio.org on or before Thursday, May 16, 2024

What companies attended BIO 2024?

We had over 10,000+ international and domestic companies attend BIO 2024 across the biotech industry. For the full list of participating companies, please click here. 

Will the BIO International Convention be virtual? 

The 2024 Convention will be held in person June 3-6 at the San Diego Convention Center. 

Can I get a refund for my registration if I contracted or was exposed to COVID-19? 

Attendees who meet the following requirements will receive a credit of $500. This credit must be applied to the 2025 BIO International Convention in Boston. Exhibition Access registration is not eligible for credit.


To receive a credit, proof of a positive COVID-19 test dated between Friday, May 31, 2024 – Thursday, June 6, 2024, must be provided to BIO no later than Thursday, June 6. BIO will only accept test results from a PCR, RT-PCR, NAAT, or a rapid test that has been administered by a medical professional at a testing site or pharmacy.   

BIO will not accept at-home or over-the-counter COVID-19 test results. If an attendee has recently had COVID-19, please adhere to the CDC quarantine and isolation guidelines.  

Please send your proof of a positive COVID-19 test to eventsafety@bio.org

Is there an age requirement to attend BIO events? 

To attend the BIO International Convention, the minimum age requirement is 21 years.  Individuals or groups under the age of 21 who have received prior approval from BIO are welcome.  These individuals or groups must visit the solutions desk at registration to complete a waiver and collect their credentials.  

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