An interesting meeting took place this past week at the University of Chicagos Gleacher Center hosted by the Chicago Technology Forum. The focus of the meeting was an opportunity to hear from four individuals, who have been intimately involved in the last annual BIO meetings in different cities, as a preview to what we might expect or should prepare for when this Oly......Full article >>>
ith this meeting was to get this Chicago/Midwest audience, a mlange of bio-businessmen, students, city/state government officials, and university administrators (as well as what Chicago produces in great quantities: lawyers!), to tune in now to what Chicago and the Midwest really want to get out of this event. In other words, using the jargon of the meeting, what will be our legacy?
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ssence, all of Canada)
By now, Ray Briscuso knows the Midwest well! Four to five years ago, a contingent from Chicago went to Washington to convince him and the BIO leadership why they needed to consider Chicago as a site for a future BIO annual event. BIO knew that Chicago was a great convention town but was it really a BIO town; had the industry sufficiently matured to make this an exci......Full article >>>
ology in your state/region, stimulus of growth of biotech companies and activities in the region.
Putting your bid in immediately after the meeting has concluded for a shot at another meeting (the lead time has increased for selection of sites from3-4 years to about7-8 years), so as to ensure follow-up umbrella effect of BIO on further galvanizing all of the above
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ties in the past, because the event is not about the convention but about proximity to great research and great biotech companies (fortunately Chicago met all three conditions); hence you will not see BIO meetings in Orlando and Disneyworld.
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