ANNUAL EAST COAST CONFERENCE

2024 East Coast Conference
April 30 - May 2, 2024 · New Jersey

TICKETS FOR THIS EVENT ARE SOLD OUT! 

Tickets typically sell out for this conference within 6 weeks of registration opening!

NO ONSITE REGISTRATION for this event.

INFORMATION REGARDING OUR
Our Annual East Coast Conference

This Conference sells out each year!

  • At this event we dedicate the Tuesday evening reception to our Members only. You must be a current Member with a purchased conference ticket to attend.
  • Hotel location – Marriott Newark Airport Hotel, NJ
  • Online Registration Only. We do not offer onsite registration.
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  • Pack your best, fun, comfortable sneakers. Thursday, May 2 is Sneaker Day! Show off your best looking sneakers.
  • Attire is business casual.

This event is held in New Jersey, and features pharmaceutical executives, CEO’s of diverse scientific and clinical enterprises, and exciting guest speakers. The conference will limit participation to 325 invitees to include networking, relationship building and to enable small and/or diverse companies in the life sciences to have a higher profile, greater success with meeting with key stakeholders and better return on their investment.

Our conferences over the past 16 years have been a terrific opportunity to foster effective, mutually beneficial partnerships between diverse suppliers and large pharmaceutical and healthcare companies. This year we anticipate our success to grow even more.

WHAT YOU GET FROM THIS EVENT

  • Unparalleled Networking Opportunities – Only conference where networking is done in a non-traditional and effective way
  • A venue where diverse life science vendors can meet with big pharma stakeholders in an intimate venue
  • “Movers & Shakers” in healthcare and clinical research attend in one place
  • Only conference where WON contracts are tracked and celebrated
  • Network with proven diverse suppliers and buyers in the life science industries
  • Collaborate & meet with industry thought leaders and mentors
  • Relevant learning opportunities to grow your business
  • Rally with supplier diversity representatives & more
  • Networking & developing relationship opportunities
  • Workshops & guest speakers that cover topics specifically dedicated to life science
  • Breakout sessions
  • Meet & Greet Roundtables with pharmaceutical & healthcare corporations
  • Fabulous evening networking & dinner reception

Don’t miss YOUR opportunity to:

  • Speak directly to high-level life science corporation executives
  • Meet with life science thought leaders and mentors
  • Encounter relevant learning opportunities to grow your business
  • Network with proven diverse suppliers and buyers in the life science industry
  • Rally with supplier diversity representatives and more!

OUR EAST COAST EVENT SELLS OUT EVERY YEAR!

What is different about our events is that we have a “secret sauce” – you have to attend to discover first-hand what that is.

Our event is the only venue where:

  • Diverse life science vendors can meet with corporate stakeholders in an intimate venue
  • Networking is done in a non-traditional and effective way
  • WON contracts are tracked and celebrated!
  • You will meet “Movers & Shakers” in healthcare and clinical research who are creating procurement opportunities for the best and brightest diverse suppliers in the industry

This is a conference where:

  • Corporations are interested in you, what you are selling, and want to help you be successful
  • Coaches, mentors and other supplier partners who have been in your shoes want to help you navigate the conference for success

CONFLICTING EVENTS DURING CONFERENCE PUBLISHED SCHEDULE

All attendees and sponsors agree not to extend invitations, call meetings, host hospitality events/dinners, or otherwise encourage the absence of industry professionals and registered conference attendees from the scheduled conference sessions, breakout workshops and evening dinner receptions, collectively known as “all Conference activities.” Please contact [email protected] for additional guidance on private functions.