October 10 - 12, 2018
The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel, CA
"The meetings are very personal and the environment is beautiful."Zander Strange, XOMA
"Small and intimate feel, not rushed, ability to share meals and conversations with peers."Kenneth Schultz, Halozyme Therapeutics
"Just right participant site to meet everyone. Lots of social breaks to informal meet ups."Steve Kubisen, George Washington University
"The optimal combination and thoughtful array of presentations, the right number and mix of participants, and the venue, not only the views but the physical layout"Alan Jakimo The Cancer trust
"BioNetwork has a great mix of talks , l:l meetings, and impromptu conversations while maintaining an intimate feel."Helen Mcguire, Pacira Pharmaceuticals
"BioNetwork has the right number of organizations present. Not too many but enough to stay busy and productive."Philip Vorhies, RxC International
"Relationships and passion for our companies are critical to success in our business. BioNetwork West provides the environment for these relationships to develop. You have the opportunity to have deeper and more meaningful discussions, which ultimately establishes trust and the potential to add real value at a business level and more importantly at a human level."Sanj Singh, President & CEO, AdeTherapeutics Inc.
"BioNetwork is a must attend event for business development and licensing professionals looking to evaluate opportunities and connect with movers and shakers in the biotech and pharmaceutical industries. BioNetwork provides a collaborative environment to re-connect with previous contacts and forge new relationships."David Greenwald, Director, Business Development and Corporate Partnerships, Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures
"BioNetwork events attract a unique market of high-level pharma and biotech industry leaders. We are very appreciative of WBR for the opportunity to participate in these conferences."Stephanie Eavesn, Marketing & Circulatio, The Scientist Magazine
"I have been partnering with WBResearch to co-promote their BioNetwork conferences for the past several years and am always impressed with the organization’s dedication to their media partners’ goals and overall satisfaction."Stephanie Swanson, Marketing Manager, Cutting Edge Information
"Our Partnership with Worldwide Business Research has been highly successful -- they are extremely easy to work with and their events are so well-done we relish the chance to work with them wherever synergies exist between our companies."Brian Smith, Director of Marketing, Infinata, Inc.
"I was very happy with the luncheon. Jacque did a great job in coordinating the ice sculptures and I believe everyone enjoyed themselves. She also reacted very gracefully when I discovered the confusion about the luncheon (which I’m sure you heard about) and went about changing things without blinking an eye. A true sign of a seasoned meeting planner."Karen Miller, Manager, US Business Operations, Symphogen A/S
"I appreciated the intimate atmosphere of the conference and that I felt I was able to meaningfully connect with almost all participants over the course of the three days."John Hebert, Senior Director Business Development, Vertex Pharmaceuticals
"An unmatched opportunity for Biotech and its prospective partners to explore best practices, learn from each others’ successes (and missteps) and to identify future opportunities."Frank Stokes, Managing Director, Leerink Partners LLC
"I have always found the BioNetwork meetings very productive. Due to its more intimate setting, it is very easy to meet with companies and share ideas. This setting coupled with a well organized and professionally managed conference always delivers a positive experience."Mark Dennish, VP Business Development, Daiichi Sankyo
"Speakers were excellent and admirable that they could keep within their time limits."Susan Thorpe, Senior Licensing Director
"The topics, presenters and presenter content was some of better prepared compared to recent seminars. This resulted in new learnings and new insights compared to being limited to more of the same."James A. McCarthy, Vice-President, Corporate Development, PharmaVentures, Ltd.
"For any company that views attracting, structuring or managing pharmaceutical and biotech business relationships as critical to their business, BioNetwork is a “must attend” event. Right audience, right topics, great networking opportunities. BioNetwork is a strategic asset for the pharmaceutical and biotech communities."Dick Hoffmann, President and Chief Operating Officer, AllianceVista Corporation
"As someone coming from large pharma, but also working out of a university with a recently created biotech start-up and an early-stage technology, BioNetwork was just the perfect environment and format to make contacts. I was able to connect with large pharma folks to initiate conversation and evaluation… Also, I made connections with several smaller companies that may be fitting for future contract work I need "Bruce L. Riser, MS, PhD, Founder and CEO, BLR Bio, LLC, Adj. Professor of Physiology and Biophysics, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
"I really enjoyed BioNetwork again this year, and there were several great sessions. The panelists had a great time, and I hope the audience as well "Mike Powell, General Partner, Sofinnova Ventures
"BioNetwork was an effective, business development event for my purposes. It offered the opportunity to connect with many relevant organizations in a very convenient setting, while also providing excellent insight from the industry’s foremost entities "Miles S. Gerson, Managing Officer, Business Development , UCLA Office of Intellectual Property and Industry Sponsored Research
"The partnering program allowed me to schedule one-on-one meetings with representatives of fourteen of the largest pharmaceutical companies throughout the world. I do not think any other conference is able to provide such a comprehensive series of sessions with similar types of participants."Ben Belinka, CEO/President, Actinobac Biomed, Inc.
"The BioNetwork meeting was one of the best I have attended – I really liked the collegiate atmosphere and ability to have discussions without overwhelming crowds. The intimate setting works well and fosters new contacts/relationships."Jeannie Joughin, Vice President, Corporate Development, Enable Injections
"Excellent and productive meeting. Well organized and provided an outstanding forum for partnering discussions with senior level attendees."John Adamou, Head, Strategic Transactions and Alliance Management, Boehringer Ingelheim
"BioNetwork was outstanding! As usual, you managed to attract a diverse set of high-level executives from "every walk of business and entrepreneurial life"...AND keep the "feel" relatively intimate and accessible."David Tiemeier, Senior Director, Northwestern University Innovation and New Ventures Office
"BioNetwork was a very well organized and well attended event. I look forward to the next one!"Gaurav Aggarwal, MD, Chief Business Officer, Ocera Therapeutics, Inc.
"The BioNetwork event is the best partnering event I attend because of the ability to network with so many industry colleagues."Paul Resnick, Chief Business Officer, MabVax Therapeutics, Inc.
"The BioNetwork meeting was wonderful. I met lots of people who I have corresponded with since I have returned home."Nancy Stover, PhD, MBA, Single Cell Technology
"A solid meeting once again. I enjoyed the format , quality of speakers, and opportunity for 1:1 meetings. Obviously the location is very special and a real draw!!!"John Kaiser, VP Commerical & Business Development, Cerecor
"BioNetwork was a focused and productive meeting for us."Michael McCully, EVP, Chief Financial & Business Officer, Charleston Labs
"You have fantastic attendees! Meeting them was a terrific benefit. Kudos to you for pulling off such a successful conference."Denise Lew, Ph.D., CLP, Senior Licensing Officer, Certified Licensing Professional, UC San Diego Technology Transfer Office
BioNetwork is proud to support the biotech-pharma partnership community since 2003. As in all industries, executives change roles. The executives who have provided testimonials above may no longer be in the same roles or with the same companies today as when they provided the testimonial. We still provide them here to give you a glimpse into the product quality over the long term!