Biotechnology Industry Organization Now Accepting Submissions for 2009 BIO International Convention Show Daily Event Newsletter

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Tuesday, March 10, 2009) - The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) is now accepting submissions for the BIO Show Daily for the 2009 BIO International Convention taking place May 18-21 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Ga. The on-site publication provides attendees with event highlights and schedule information and features exhibitors and breaking news from companies.

BIO will partner with The Scientist to deliver a fresh and engaging voice to Convention attendees. 

“The Show Daily provides exhibitors and attendees with an opportunity to reach influential decision makers at the world’s largest biotechnology event,” said Robbi Lycett, vice president of Conventions & Conferences at BIO.  “Attendees should expect a combination of event coverage, personality profiles, engaging thought pieces, industry analysis and insightful perspectives on biotechnology around the world.”

Submission categories include:

  • Editorial: Share an innovative business strategy; comment on a trend or trends developing in the industry; or address a topic of consequence to the industry.
  • New Development: Describe a new and innovative technology developed; a significant breakthrough in research and development; or a new service launched in the past year.
  • Profile: Highlight the accomplishments of a particular person; the achievements of an organization, region, biocluster, state, country; or a special offering by an exhibitor.
  • Announcement: Welcome a new officer; announce a new partnership; share information about an award received or presented; or publicize an event.
  • Product Focus Zone: Highlights product samples on display in one of BIO’s Product Focus Zones.

Organizations wishing to submit articles for consideration in the BIO Show Daily must follow the submission guidelines at The deadline for submissions is Wednesday, April 15, 2009. All submissions are subject to approval and editing by BIO Show Daily editorial staff. 

To advertise in the BIO Show Daily, please contact Lisa Kerr, BIO Advertising, or 610.964.3613.Advertising closing deadline is March 27, 2009.

To register for the 2009 BIO International Convention, please visit  

The BIO International Convention helps to support BIO programs and initiatives. BIO works throughout the year to create a policy environment that enables the industry to continue to fulfill its vision of bettering the world through biotechnology innovation. For more information on the global event for biotechnology, including program and housing information, please visit  


Upcoming BIO Events

BIO-Europe Spring
March 16-18, 2009
Milan, Italy

BIO IP Counsels' Committee Conference
March 25–27, 2009
Phoenix, AZ

BIO National Venture Conference
March 31–April 1,2009
Boston, MA

BIO Windhover 2009
April 13-15, 2009
New York, NY

BIO-LES Business Development Basics Course
May 15–17, 2009
Atlanta, GA  

BIO-LES Advanced Business Development Course
May 15–17, 2009
Atlanta, GA 

BIO Executive Presentation Workshop
May 17, 2009
Atlanta, GA

BIO Human Resources Conference
May 17-19, 2009
Atlanta, GA

2009 BIO International Convention
May 18-21, 2009
Atlanta, Ga.

BioEquity Europe
June 9-10, 2009
Munich, Germany

World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology & Bioprocessing
July 19-22, 2009
Montreal, Quebec, Canada


About BIO

BIO represents more than 1,200 biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centers and related organizations across the United States and in more than 30 other nations. BIO members are involved in the research and development of innovative healthcare, agricultural, industrial and environmental biotechnology products. BIO also produces the BIO International Convention, the world’s largest gathering of the biotechnology industry, along with industry-leading investor and partnering meetings held around the world.