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Your Social Media Guide to #BIO2012

June 16, 2012
The BIO International Convention is the largest global event for the biotechnology industry; it attracts the biggest names in biotech and offers key networking and partnering opportunities. The event is also a great opportunity to connect with the online biotech community and we’re ramping up our social media efforts for the 2012 BIO International Convention, beginning on Monday, June 18 in Boston.

If you’d like to join the online conversation, here are some tips, tricks, and online events to check out next week.

On Twitter

#BIO2012 is the primary Twitter hashtag for the Convention. There is no better way to follow all the conversations happening during the event.

Follow @IAmBiotech for all the latest industry news being made at the Convention.

Do you have questions about registration? Looking for help in downloading the myBIO iPhone app? Submit them to @BIOConvention our primary event customer service Twitter account.

Looking for tips on how to use the BIO One-on-One Partnering system during the Convention? Follow @bio1x1 and our #partnering hashtag.

Other places to follow the action include the hashtags #biotech and #Boston.

On Facebook

Follow the BIO Facebook page for all the latest industry news being made at the Convention:

The BIO International Convention Facebook page is a great place to find an insider’s view of the Convention and get answers to your customer service questions:

Watch BIO Live

New this year, BIO will be broadcasting live from the Convention. Through a new area called the BIO Buzz Center at the Convention, our live webcast and online chat will allow us to highlight some of the most “buzz”-worthy news coming from the event. Once the interview begins, our online audience will be able to submit questions and comments about the interview via an online chat area provided by ScribbleLive. Check out our full programming schedule and be sure to check it out at

BIO Official Bloggers

With so much happening at the 2012 BIO International Convention it can be difficult to keep track of it all.  For the fourth year in a row, BIO is working with bloggers and reporters from around the country (and Canada) to provide attendees with an inside look of what’s happening in Boston. Be sure to check out their coverage on BIOtechNOW throughout the event.  Learn more about the program on