BIO Events

Discover important industry trends. Identify crucial investment opportunities. Establish valuable professional partnerships.

As the largest global non-profit biotechnology trade association representing startups to Fortune 500 companies, BIO is proud to host a portfolio of partnering conferences that not only unite and empower biotech innovators and their ecosystem to improve lives, but also offer a broad and unbiased venue to seek investment and BD&L opportunities. Review our comprehensive list of events below.

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Through education, collaboration and advocacy, BIO strives to drive a bio-revolution that cures patients, protects our climate, and nourishes humanity. Receive timely event updates, exclusive content, partnering and programming announcements, and more.


BIO Investor Forum

October 17-18, 2023 | San Francisco, CA

The BIO Investor Forum is an international biotech investor conference focused on early and established private companies as well as emerging public companies. The event features plenary sessions, business roundtables, and therapeutic workshops, company presentations, and BIO One-on-One Partnering™ meetings.

Focus: Investment and Business Development
Participants: 900+
Companies: 700+
Countries: 30+
Partnering Meetings: 2,000+

BIO Patient & Health Advocacy Summit

October 23-25, 2023 | Washington, DC

An invite-only event for top patient advocacy organizations, academia, regulators, and the biotechnology industry. Attendees share information on the development of innovative therapies, examine timely policy issues, discuss best practices, and explore ways to improve the lives of patients.

Focus: Patient Advocacy
Attendees: 400+

Become a BIO Member

Build your network, stay on top of industry topics, advocate for issues critical to your interests, gain access to policymakers, and save money. Apply today to join an unparalleled network of BIO Members and to benefit from a number of resources and event discounts. 


November 6-8, 2023 | Munich, DE

The EBD Group and BIO bring you the largest gathering of biopharma executives in Europe. This must-attend event attracts leading dealmakers from biotech, pharma, and finance along with the most exciting emerging companies. With thousands of industry leaders in attendance, there are endless opportunities to form vital new partnerships. Reach out to for a discount code if you are a current member of BIO.

Focus: Business Development
Attendees: 4,000+
Companies: 2,200+
Countries: 60+
Partnering Meetings: 25,000+


BIO Intellectual Property Councils Committee Conference

November 13-15, 2023 | New Orleans, LA

With IP facing challenges like never before, this event is the perfect opportunity to come together to support innovation and protect R&D. Experience timely, relevant educational sessions on issues affecting biotech IP. The conference also features informal networking events designed to promote discussion and foster industry relationships, and learn practical tips.

Focus:  Intellectual Property
Attendees:  100+

BIO Partnering @ JPM Week

January 8-12,  2024 | San Francisco, CA

Maximize your investor outreach and business development activities during JPM week with BIO One-on-One Partnering™. Find your next potential partner among the many users of our popular system, regardless of what events you’re attending during JPM week. 

Focus: Investment and Business Development
Participants: 2,000+
Companies:  1,400+
Countries: 40+
Partnering Meetings:



BIO CEO & Investor Conference

February 26-27, 2024 | New York, NY

One of the largest and most prestigious independent investor networking conferences, this acclaimed event features emerging public and select private biotech companies, institutional investors, industry analysts, and senior biotechnology executives. Experience BIO One-on-One Partnering, networking, and captivating programming that covers the future biotech
investment landscape.

Focus: Investment and Business Development
Attendees: 1000+
Companies: 700+
Countries: 30+
Partnering Meetings: 1,600+

BIO-Europe  Spring®

March 18-20, 2024 | Barcelona, ES

This preeminent global partnership event, produced by EBD Group and supported by BIO, unites the most innovative companies with leaders across the life science value chain. From informative presentations to partnering sessions and fireside chats, this event is your gateway to the global biopharma community. Join the new wave of life science pioneers and fuel the future of drug development. Reach out to for a discount code if you are a current member of BIO.

Focus: Business Development
Attendees: 2,000+
Companies: 1,300+
Countries: 50+
Partnering Meetings: 11,000+

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BIO International Convention

June 3-6, 2024 | San Diego, CA

The world’s ultimate biotech event is not to be missed! With over 20,000 attendees from every corner of the industry and the globe, this event is your chance to make invaluable connections with biotech and pharma professionals, get inspired by global thought leaders, and increase your company’s visibility on an international scale. Celebrate how science continues to transform our world with four exciting days of networking, programming, and partnering opportunities that will shape our industry’s future.

Focus:  Business Development, Networking, Thought Leadership
Attendees:  20,000+
Companies:  4,000+
Countries:  60+
Partnering Meetings:  57,000+
Programming:  130+ sessions, 600+ speakers
Exhibitors:  1,800+ including 50+ domestic and international pavilions