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2007 Review &

2008 Snapshot
June 2007

   
BIO International Convention
• The number one global event
for
the biotechnology industry
• Discoveries combined with
business opportunities

 
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GLOBAL
BIOTECNOLGY
Today’s Biotechnology Applications
• Global Health
• New Vaccines, Gene Therapies
• Ethanol and Biodiesel
• Investment Strategies
• Biodegradable Products
• Consumer Products,
Agriculture-based Biopolymers

   
BIO International Convention
• Exhibition
Tradeshow Week Top 200 Tradeshows in US

• BIO Business Forum
• World-Class Program
• Networking Events
• International Program

   
2007 Breaks All Previous Records
Boston, May 6-9, 2007
• Record-breaking attendance
—22,366—a nearly 15%
increase from 2006
• 30% of attendees from
outside the US from 68
countries

Business Forum
• 6,000+ participants from more
than 1,500 businesses
• 12,103 partnership meetings in 4
days
   
2007 Exhibition Breaks All Previous
Records
• 1,900 exhibitors
• More than 203,000 net square feet in exhibition
• 60+ domestic, country and regional pavilions
representing every aspect of the biotechnology industry

   
2007 BIO Business Forum
• Worlds Largest Biotechnology Partnering Program
• Company Presentations along Specialty Tracks
• BIO Executive Training Courses
• In 2007:
– 6,000+ participants from more than 1,500 businesses
– 12,103 partnership meetings in 4 days

“It was extremely valuable for our company.
I arranged 47 one-on-one meetings during the conference.”

   
BIO International Convention 
Growing
with the
industry

   
International Participation
Nearly
30%

+5%
each year

   
International Representation
• 10% increase in 2007
• 68 countries in 2007
• 31 official delegation organizers
More Public Officials
• 78 foreign public officials (deputy prime minister
and ministers)
• 7 US governors
• Several US legislators and public officials

   
2007 International Attendance
Percentage Increase in 2007
72% Argentina  33% Italy 33% Taiwan
48% Belgium 45%  104% Malaysia
24% Canada Netherlands
28% UK
32% China 214% Spain 10% Other
29% Germany 25% Sweden
93% India 29% 
Switzerland

76% Thailand 
   
2007 Keynote Speakers 
Greenwood

Postrel
Sharp
Her Majesty Queen Noor 

Michael J. Fox 

Langer
Mello
   
2007 Networking Receptions

   
2007 International Programming
• 25 International Seminars
Participating Countries: Argentina, Australia, Austria,
Canada, Chile, China, Czech Republic, European Union,
Germany, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico,
Netherlands, New Zealand, Russia, Spain, Taiwan,
Thailand, United Kingdom

• 7 International Seminars – Food & Agriculture
Participating Countries: Australia, Canada, Chile, India,
Japan, New Zealand, Taiwan

   
2007 International Programming
• 32 International Seminar Presentations
- 2,418 total attendees
- 7,425 possible seating
- 33% occupied seats

• Ministerial Seminar Super Session
- 200 total attendees
- 900 possible seating
- 22% occupied seats

   
2007 International Programming

5 Most Attended International Seminars
• China: Heading to a Bio-economy

• Taiwan: Your Biotech Partner and the Stepping-stone to
Asia Pacific

• Canada: Your Partner for Global Health Innovation

• The UK Drug Pipeline: A Leader in Drug Innovation

• The Netherlands: Life Sciences and Health in The
Netherlands
   
2007 Programming

5 Most Attended Tracks

• Business Development (12 sessions)
• International (32 sessions)
• Emerging Companies (10 sessions)
• Finance (10 sessions)
• Industrial & Environmental (11 sessions)

   
• Attendees easily searched and planned their event

• More than 11,000 attendees (50%) used myBIO in its
inaugural year  
   
San Diego in 2008

   
New for the 2008
BIO International Convention
• International Seminar Application Process
• Applicants will use the online
Session Application (open now)
• Applications are due by September 7,
2007
• A committee will review and select the
2008 seminars

   
2008 International Programming
Enhance 2008 Experience and Attendance
• Ministerial Sessions
• Target specific compelling positions
• Focus on specifics rather than generalities

• International Seminars
• Publish specific topics in program
• Include policy and implementation/current
developments
• Provide handouts of slides/contact details

   
2008 Preliminary Schedule of Events
Tuesday, June 17 – Friday, June 20, 2008
*Make note of the switch to a Tuesday through Friday event
• Welcome Reception
Tuesday, June 17, 2008
• Open Night
Wednesday, June 18, 2008
• Gala
Thursday, June 19, 2008

2008 Exhibition
Wednesday, June 18 – Friday, June 20, 2008

Exhibitor Hospitality Receptions TBD  
   
2008 Product
Focus Zones

• Bio IT • Industrial
• Bio Process • Intellectual Property Services
• Clean Rooms • Lab Automation
• Clinical Trials • Molecular Diagnostics
• Enviro-Bio • Products and Services
• Facility Design • Therapeutics

   
San Diego Convention Center
Tuesday, June 17 – Friday, June 20, 2008

   
2008 BIO Hotels

   
2008 BIO Hotels