Mark your calendars:and the Center for Business Intelligence are currently planning the Second Annual Pharmaceutical Meeting Planners Forum, scheduled for March 2006 in Philadelphia. The program will include several session tracks; closed-door industry exchanges for pharmaceutical planners, independent planners, medical education and communication companies, and suppliers; as well as expanded networking and breakout opportunities.
Topics we are exploring include:
Update on how federal and state scrutiny of pharmaceutical marketing practices affects meeting planning
Practical strategies for producing successful events to comply with the evolving climate
Creating effective advisory/consultant, investigator, and dinner meetings
For more information, visit www.pharmameetingplanners.com, call (800) 817-8601, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. For more on the First Annual Pharmaceutical Meeting Planners Forum, visit mm.meetingsnet.com and search for “Take Charge: Why Pharma Planners Should Partner Now with Sourcing, Legal, and Finance.”
Attendee Comments from the First Forum:
“This conference was extremely insightful. It not only facilitated ease of information transfer between all appropriate parties, but also provided a venue where sponsors, suppliers, third-party vendors, and hotel industry personnel could all network and share best practices. Overall, an excellent and worthwhile event.” — Michael Galindo, Medical Program Financial Manager, Merck & Co., Inc.
“Excellent opportunity to discuss the current issues impacting the pharma industry's medical meetings!” — Brenda Hurst, Associate, Eli Lilly
“Fantastic meeting with cutting-edge insights and training. I will definitely be back next year!” — Theresa Kukie, CMP, president/owner, Conference Management Solutions, LLC