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Pharma Forum 2015

Thank you to all who participated in Pharma Forum in National Harbor, MD this year!

The forum attracted a multi-disciplinary audience representing corporate planners, third-party meeting management companies, associations, destination management companies, hoteliers, suppliers and more. The content-rich programming and abundant networking afforded attendees ample opportunities to learn and collaborate with peers over two and a half days. The general session was chaired by the distinguished Michael Mahoney of Genentech, complete with a highly relevant and entertaining act by The Water Coolers and high-powered keynote sessions led by cross-industry and seasoned meetings professionals. The 40+ breakout sessions enabled attendees to customize their agenda based on experience level, meeting type/design and size/type of company, while the exhibit hall offered a creative CSR activity, decorating TOMS shoes for children in need, mini tech demos and one-on-one meetings.

We look forward to collaborating and developing the 2016 program based on your input! For content and programming ideas, please contact Amanda Batstone at amanda.batstone@cbinet.com.

A sampling of our attendee acclaim:

Pharma Forum is the one industry conference where you have the ability to dive deep into common organizational challenges, brainstorm ideas to take back with you and support fellow senior pharmaceutical meeting managers!” –Senior Manager, Event Operations, Takeda Pharmaceuticals International
The 2015 Pharma Forum was a great opportunity for both planners and suppliers to share ideas, expand their knowledge of the market and walk away with great takeaways to help them in their day to day business.” –Director, Global Pharmaceutical Sales – Americas, Hyatt Hotels Corporation
Pharma Forum was an excellent platform to refresh relationships with preferred suppliers and be introduced to new ones. It gave us all an opportunity to both share and create business opportunities, ideas and solutions.” –Director, Siemens Event Management Services, Siemens Corporation
I truly enjoy attending the Pharma Forum Conference. The sessions are of the highest quality and well attended, and the networking opportunities abound.” –President, Shimon Avish Consulting LLC

A Sampling of Last Year’s Distinguished Faculty:

CHAIRMAN
Michael Mahoney
Director, Meeting & Convention Services
Genentech

Ronli Merlis, CMP, CMM
Senior Manager,
Event Operations
Takeda Pharmaceuticals International

Bobby Badalamenti
Director, Siemens Event Management Services
Siemens Corporation

Rob Bissett
Manager, Operations
Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc.

Erika L. Fareed, CPA, CFE
Senior Manager, Global Meeting Controls, Meetings and Speakers Center of Excellence
Pfizer Inc

Adrienne L. Fox
Associate Director, U.S. Shared Country Procurement
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation

Aynn Furie
Senior Director, Global Meetings Category Lead
Pfizer Inc

Jodie Gillon
Head,
External Interface Office
AstraZeneca

Sara Gunderman, CMP
Manager of Sanofi GSD Meeting Operations
Sanofi

Sonal Humane
Director,
Meeting Management
Merck

Courtney Jones
Global Congress Manager
Alexion Pharmaceuticals

Kari K. Loeser
Senior Director and
Senior Compliance Counsel
Jazz Pharmaceuticals

Danielle Restaino, CMP
Senior Meeting Partner
Genentech

Meredith Smith
Executive Director,
Enterprise Shared Services
Merck

James Vachon, CMM
Associate Director, Events Meetings and Conventions
Takeda Pharmaceuticals Intl

   

 

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Amanda Batstone

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