June 4-7, 2018 | Boston, MA


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2018 Concert Diana Ross

Diana Ross LIVE @ BIO 2018

Don't miss Motown icon and former lead singer of the Supremes, Diana Ross, in concert! This "bucket list" event will have you singing and dancing to all her hits. Come early and enjoy a variety of delicious food and drinks before the party gets started.

Date: Wednesday, June 6
Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location: Boston Convention & Exhibition Center

*Open to Convention Access, and Convention Access + Partnering attendees.

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More Networking Opportunities at BIO 2018

The BIO International Convention hosts countless evening networking and partnering opportunities – with receptions and events happening Monday through Thursday, you can’t find a better place to network with the biotechnology industry's most influential than at #BIO2018. And there is plenty of fun during the day too – don‘t miss the exhibitor hospitality receptions on Tuesday, BIO’s Headshot Lounge, Social Photo Booth and other fun surprises!

Monday: Tribute to Biotech Welcome Reception

BIO is celebrating its 25th anniversary, industry innovation and returning to Boston. We have to much to celebrate, it's like three parties in one!

Date: Monday, June 4
Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: World Trade Center Boulevard

*Open to Convention Access, and Convention Access + Partnering attendees.

Tuesday: BIO Exhibitor Hospitality Receptions & Open Night

The Exhibitor Hospitality Receptions are an attendee favorite and the single largest networking event at BIO. Thousands of BIO participants gather in the BIO Exhibition to meet exhibitors and indulge in an assortment of food, drinks, entertainment and exciting giveaways. Contact to learn how to participate as an exhibitor! After the receptions in the exhibit hall, we encourage you to dine around town with friends, colleagues and business partners. We'll be sharing some recommendations soon!

Date: Tuesday, June 5
Time: 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Location: BIO Exhibition, Boston Convention & Exhibition Center

*Open to all attendees.  


Meetups at BIO 2018

*Open to all attendees.  


More Networking Opportunities at BIO

BIO Patient Advocacy Reception

You are invited to meet and connect further with more than 60 patient advocacy organizations, at BIO 2018 to learn more about advocates’ priorities, opportunities and missions.

Date: Wednesday, June 6
Time: 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Location: Booth #134

Education Track Receptions

Meet and greet with like-minded attendees and speakers from your favorite sessions and tracks! 

Date: Tuesday, June 5
Time: 5:15pm - 6:00pm
Location: Booth Northwest Corridor, Meeting Level 2

*Open to Education Access and above.

History Maker's Happy Hour

Following the Scientific American Super Session, this is the concluding event for the day and a great chance to network with colleagues. All badge types are welcome to enjoy the final History Maker's Happy Hour!

Date: Thursday, June 7
Time: 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Location: Southeast Lobby, Meeting Level 2

*Open to all attendees.  


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