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West Coast Conference Information

FEB 18 – 20, 2020 – 8th Annual West Coast Conference



Information regarding our Annual West Coast Conference

This three day event is held in Southern California, and features pharmaceutical executives, CEOs of diverse scientific and clinical enterprises, and other great guest speakers. Our 2020 8th Annual conference will limit participation to 200 attendees to facilitate networking and relationship building and to enable smaller diverse companies to have a higher profile, greater success with meeting with key stakeholders and better return on their investment.

The conferences in the past 7 years have been a terrific opportunity to foster effective, mutually beneficial partnerships between diverse suppliers and large pharmaceutical companies and this year we anticipate our success to grow even more.


  • A conference where networking is done in a non-traditional and effective way!
  • A venue where diverse life science vendors can meet with big pharma’s stakeholders in an intimate venue
  • “Movers & Shakers” in healthcare and clinical research attend in one place
  • Network with proven diverse suppliers and buyers in the life sciences industry
  • Collaborate & meet with industry thought leaders and mentors
  • “Mentorship Speed Dating” for our members
  • Relevant learning opportunities to grow your business
  • Rally with supplier diversity representatives & more
  • This event is known for perfect networking & developing relationship opportunities
  • Workshop & guest speakers that cover topics specifically dedicated to life sciences
  • Supplier to supplier roundtables with pharmaceutical & healthcare corporations
  • Intimate & effective EXPO and * SUPPLIER EXPO Opportunity* (Only at West Coast Event)
  • Fabulous evening networking & cocktail reception


Don’t miss YOUR opportunity to:

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

Download Sponsor Opportunities information here.

Our Annual West Coast Conferences are always a sold out successful event!  Thanks to the participation of approximately 180 attendees that include small/diverse suppliers, and life science corporations.

Highlights of this event include:

  • Members Only Afternoon Session
  • Mentorship Program Information Session & Speed Dating Interviews
  • Inspirational Keynote Speaker & exciting Pharma Guest Speakers
  • Supplier Spotlight (with 2019 Supplier of the Year – Neta Scientific)
  • Q&A with the Board of Directors
  • Round table Speed Dating Session (networking activity)
  • Community Outreach Project
  • Evening Networking Reception
  • Workshop: “Innovations that Change the World”
  • Supplier EXPO! – ONLY at our West Event
  • Corporate Expo Afternoon – meet all the Corporations under one roof!

…all in a beautiful coastal location!


Please contact with any questions.

Two attendees share their perspectives about the conference in our blog.