This March, hundreds of life sciences meeting planners will gather in Maryland to learn and share insights, innovations, and experiences with peers who understand the joys and pains of planning in this highly regulated work environment....More
Judy Johnson, CMP, president, CEO, and co-owner of Plano, Texas–based Rx Worldwide Meetings Inc. since 2000, has sold her medical meeting planning company to Sally and Mike Roberts, both of whom come from the pharmaceutical industry....More
The 2014 Pharma Forum, held March 23-26 at the Orlando World Center Marriott, was all about content and networking. Here are some of the people who made it all happen in the sessions, on the trade show floor, and at the networking events.
Are you (or someone you know) always looking for new ways to create positive change in their meetings, their organizations, and the meetings industry itself? Stand up and be recognized! Corporate Meetings & Incentives is now accepting nominations for its 2012 Changemakers, who will be highlighted in the June issue. Here's a list of last year's Changemakers; some pretty good company, don't you think?...More
More than 600 pharmaceutical and life science meeting pros and their supplier partners gathered at the Orlando Marriott World Center March 19-22 to discuss compliance and regulatory issues as well as best practices in strategic meetings management, going global, and much more. Pharma Forum 2013 was co-organized by Medical Meetings and CBI. Here are some photo highlights.
The final provisions for the The Sunshine Act, which requires pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers to track and publicly report what they spend on physicians at their meetings, were released last week. Here’s a rundown of how the rule will affect medical meetings—and why some continuing education providers are breathing a qualified sigh of relief....More
Pharmaceutical, medical device, and life sciences meeting managers gathered at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego December 12-13 for the 2012 West Coast Life Sciences Meeting Management Forum. Here are some highlights.