NOVEMBER 5–6, 2020

16TH PHARMACEUTICAL MEETING PROFESSIONALS SUMMIT

 

Harrah's Waterfront Conference Center 

Atlantic City, NJ

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Featured Speakers

T.J. Sharpe, Patient, Survivor, Father, Speaker
OPENING KEYNOTE: FROM ILLNESS TO INFLUENCER

From Cancer Clinical Trial Patient to World Renowned Speaker: Ensuring the Pharma Industry Understands Their Impact

T.J. Sharpe, Patient, Survivor, Father, Speaker

Sue Hershkowitz-Coore, Sales Trainer and Author, HIGH IMPACT PRESENTATIONS
INTERACTIVE SESSION: SELL MORE, WRITE LESS

Convert More Leads and Win More Business Through Effective Email Communication

Sue Hershkowitz-Coore, Sales Trainer and Author, HIGH IMPACT PRESENTATIONS

Alyssa Dver, CEO and Co-Founder, AMERICAN CONFIDENCE INSTITUTE
INTERACTIVE SESSION: MANAGING/DIRECTING PEOPLE FOR EVENT SUCCESS

How to Manage Others Even When They Don’t Report to You: Use Basic Brain Science to Give and Get Event Planning Confidence

Alyssa Dver, CEO and Co-Founder, AMERICAN CONFIDENCE INSTITUTE

SNAPSHOT OF OUR 2019 SPEAKING FACULTY

Panelist: Bonnie Weiss,  Director, Global Pharmaceutical Sales, HYATT HOTELS

Panelist: Bonnie Weiss,

Director, Global Pharmaceutical Sales, HYATT HOTELS

Colleen Kenney, CMP, Senior Director, Corporate Events, ALKERMES

Panelist: Colleen Kenney, CMP,
Senior Director, Corporate Events, ALKERMES

Mary Rivers, Director, Commercial Meetings and Events, TAKEDA

Panelist: Mary Rivers,
Director, Commercial Meetings and Events, TAKEDA

Sonal Humane, Director, Meeting Management, MERCK

Panelist: Sonal Humane,

Director, Meeting Management, MERCK

Michael Mahoney, Director, Strategic Event Services, GENENTECH

Panelist: Michael Mahoney,

Director, Strategic Event Services, GENENTECH

Moderator: Jane Wolfe, Industry Leader; Former Vice President, SMM and Supplier Relationship Management, CREATIVE GROUP INC., Former Director, Corporate Meetings and Congresses, BIOGEN

Moderator: Jane Wolfe,
Industry Leader; Former Vice President, SMM and Supplier Relationship Management, CREATIVE GROUP INC.Former Director, Corporate Meetings and Congresses, BIOGEN

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WHAT TO EXPECT

Now in its 16th year, the Meeting Professionals Summit brings together conference and event planners from pharma, biotech, and medical device companies to discover new technology and event services, while networking and building mutually beneficial relationships with third-party planners, vendors, and venue administrators.

WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND

  • Engage with experts in this field in a uniquely intimate environment, and get your questions answered
  • Leave knowing which service providers have expertise in life sciences and the contacts you need from these companies to optimize your meeting operations
  • Gain education on relevant recent events, common challenges, industry changes and leading practices for meeting operations
  • Learn how to better work with your partners to effectively accomplish your shared goals as a team
  • Discover how to companies are cutting costs without sacrificing the quality of their meetings and events

NEW IN 2020

  • Breakout sessions for specific experience levels from industry veterans to those just beginning their careers      
  • A balanced speaking faculty of well-known industry experts and many more new-to-this-event speakers, representing companies of all sizes
  • Dive deeper into discussions of new technologies to enhance event management as well as onsite experiences
  • More sessions, case studies, and roundtables so you can craft your ideal agenda on topics that are important to you
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Who Should Attend

This conference is designed for meeting professionals from pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, specialty pharma, and generics companies, third-party meeting planning service providers, CROs and other healthcare colleagues who have responsibilities in the following areas:

  • Meeting and Event Planning/Production/Management/Solutions/Services
  • Meeting Operations
  • Meeting Management and Event Services
  • Convention/Trade Show Planning
  • Corporate Events
  • Exhibits
  • Conference/Event Coordination
  • Travel Services
  • Speaker Training/Relations
  • Procurement, Strategic Sourcing/Purchasing, Contracting
  • Special Events
  • Congresses
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“So engaging! Very informative, well organized, great agenda.”

– Project Manager, Meetings and Events, NOVARTIS

  

“Great flow! Open and easy access. Warm setting (informal). Thanks as always for bringing us together for education, networking and industry firsts.”

– Senior Manager, Meeting Planning, Commercial Operations, EISAI, INC.  

 

“I got so much out of this event and some great tips that I hope will help my company with the changes and challenges in the current healthcare market.”

– Senior Meeting Planner, Aesculap Academy Programs, AESCULAP, INC.  

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