Why Attend

The BIO International Convention attracts 17,000+ biotechnology and pharma leaders who come together for one week of intensive networking to discover new opportunities and promising partnerships. We bring together a wide spectrum of life science and application areas including drug discovery, biomanufacturing, genomics, biofuels, nanotechnology and cell therapy.   

Get Ready to Go BEYOND

Join us next June as 17,000+ attendees from around the world gather in San Diego for BIO 2020. We promise a shining week of unparalleled partnering, education and networking in the Golden State.

Watch the video to learn more about what you can expect to see in San Diego.

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Register Now for BIO 2020!

Registration for the world's largest biotechnology partnering event is now open! Register now to take advantage of the lowest registration rates and begin planning your BIO 2020 experience.

Network With Global Leaders

The opportunities for new connections are endless. Meet over 2,500+ CEOs from the leading biotech and pharma companies, connect with patient groups in the Patient Advocacy Pavilion and meet service providers in one of our 7 product focus zones or specialty zones. 

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BIO Exhibition
Explore the Latest and Greatest in Biotech

BIO 2020 will host 1,800+ exhibiting companies and delegations from 65+ countries. BIO Exhibitors bring their latest and greatest, live demos, activities and more to help fuel your next big breakthrough. Get an overview of what you can find on the largest, most innovative show floor.

Meet Professionals Across All Sectors of Biotech


Learn More About the BIO International Convention

For more information about the 2019 BIO International Convention, check out the Event Summary which includes attendee and company demographics, historical growth, and a full recap of the event from top attended tracks, featured speakers, and what's new in the BIO Exhibition.


Connect on a New Level

With incredible networking parties and events throughout the week, you'll reinforce connections you make in a different setting. This is truly the best place to build your network with the top leaders in biotech & pharma.

About the Region

California leads the world in life sciences innovation. The region offers unparalleled opportunities for research and development, education and business growth for not just the 3,400+ home-based life sciences companies - but for those all around the world looking for innovative partnerships and investment. 

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