ABOUT

Welcome to Canada’s third annual and only event on marketing for the pharma industry

We know that the pandemic has turned the traditional pharma marketing and sales model upside down. This, coupled with the effects of new PMPRB regulations, means that now more than ever, you need the latest insights, innovative business strategies and new skills to thrive. Learn from 20+ marketing experts from across North America so you can modernize your communication and make a difference to patients’ lives.

You will gain expert insights on the massive impact COVID-19 has had on the pharma industry and what challenges are ahead. As well, you will hear directly from healthcare providers on what they need most from your digital market efforts so you can best serve your customers in the new normal.

Join your peers to benchmark your current marketing and sales processes and to revitalize them for these extraordinary times. Find out how to create a nimbler, more cohesive and adaptive remote team. Gain the most up-to-date techniques for engaging HCPs during online meetings, virtual advisory boards and online conferences. As well, delve deeper into how to optimize your digital advertising efforts overall.

We look forward to welcoming you for two days of fresh, engaging learning and high-level networking.

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OUR STORY

The 3rd Annual Future of Pharma Marketing Summit is the largest event exclusively focused on digital and traditional marketing for pharma companies. This event is known for being highly practical, featuring real use case studies to help you navigate the regulations. It will also help you make a difference, and help you bring a more modern marketing approach to the pharmaceutical industry.

Now a 2-day virtual offering, this year’s Future of Pharma Marketing Summit will engage a broader audience, showcasing an exciting digital program. We are introducing a number of innovative online initiatives, for example, one-on-one meetings, small roundtable discussions, virtual exhibitions, top-notch speakers and fresh case studies. Join us and stay connected while physically apart.

Strategy Institute has been in business for 25+ years, has produced at over 450 conferences and catered to more than 50,000 attendees. We act as an independent conference organizer, with an emphasis on high quality research and lead generation to meet the needs of our customers.

OUR COMMUNITY

Ever attend an event where you feel like you’re lost in a crowd? Not at the 3rd Annual Future of Pharma Marketing Summit. We deliberately design the program to encourage you to meet with like-minded people – every day of the event. And with the added advantage of technology, you’ll do so at a number of small working groups, industry workshops, peer-led breakouts, roundtables and much more! You’ll come as an individual attendee – but you’ll leave as part of the Future of Pharma Marketing Summit community!

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS


Which meals are included?

Breakfast, lunch, and snacks during the morning and afternoon breaks are provided at the conference, served in the exhibition hall.


Is there parking?

Yes, contact our customer care team for more details at [email protected]


Can I send a replacement delegate if I can’t attend at the last minute?

Absolutely! Please contact our customer care team at [email protected] at your earliest convenience to let them know to have a badge ready for your colleague.


I have special meal requirements. Whom do I contact?

Please contact our customer care team on [email protected], so they can liaise with the venue to ensure you are taken care of.


When will the presentation slides be available and how do I get them?

Presentation slides will be available within a week’s time after the conference. You will receive an email from our customer care team with details. Please be aware that not all speakers are able to release their presentations due to confidentiality reasons.


Can I stay for the whole conference?

Yes, you are very welcome to attend the whole conference. It’s one of the benefits of speaking!


When is my presentation due?

Please, send your presentation to us 2 weeks before the conference, even if it is still in draft form. This will allow us to check it on the event laptop in advance, and let you know if there are any issues. Please email your final version to the event manager and bring a back-up on a usb stick.


What aspect ratio should my slides be?

Please, select ‘standard’ in Microsoft office – the aspect ratio is 4:3


What time do I need to arrive before my presentation?

Please, arrive at the break before you are due to speak, e.g. if you are due to speak at 4pm, please arrive during the afternoon break. This is so you can meet the conference producer, check your slide deck (and load it if you have a new version with you) and do a rehearsal of your presentation.


Is there a speakers’ green room?

No, we find our speakers enjoy networking with delegates and other speakers and sponsors in the exhibition hall, which is open throughout the conference. Hot and cold drinks are typically available in the exhibition hall all day, and seating is provided if you need to do some work or make calls.



What forms of payment do you accept?

We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express Electronic Funds Transfer or Cheque for Canadian Currency and American Currency.


What is your cancellation/refund policy for paid invoices?

A full refund less $495 administrative charge will be given for cancellations received in writing up to 14 days prior to the conference date; refunds will not be available after this date


Can I pay half now and half at a later date?

We highly encourage a full payment upon receipt of invoice. For any specific circumstances, please reach out to customer care at [email protected]


My credit card was charged with a foreign transaction fee, how do I get that amount paid for?

Strategy Institute is not liable for any additional charges levied by a credit card company, including but not limited to American Express currency conversion charges.


I paid for my registration, does it include my hotel stay at the venue?

Registration fees include attendance, luncheon and all course materials. It does not include accommodations or transportation to and from the conference.



When is booth set-up and tear-down?

Set up is usually the night before the event, or before registration opens on day 1. You will have received a logistics package from your event manager with more details. If you’ve not received this, please contact customer care on [email protected] so they can connect you to the event manager


When will I know my booth number?

You will receive this 1 week before the event, from your event manager.


I want to distribute handouts, can you make that happen?

Yes! Please give them to the event manager when you arrive for set-up. If you want to distribute an electronic handout please send this to your event manager at your earliest convenience.


EVENT


Which meals are included?

Breakfast, lunch, and snacks during the morning and afternoon breaks are provided at the conference, served in the exhibition hall.


Is there parking?

Yes, contact our customer care team for more details at [email protected]


Can I send a replacement delegate if I can’t attend at the last minute?

Absolutely! Please contact our customer care team at [email protected] at your earliest convenience to let them know to have a badge ready for your colleague.


I have special meal requirements. Whom do I contact?

Please contact our customer care team on [email protected], so they can liaise with the venue to ensure you are taken care of.


When will the presentation slides be available and how do I get them?

Presentation slides will be available within a week’s time after the conference. You will receive an email from our customer care team with details. Please be aware that not all speakers are able to release their presentations due to confidentiality reasons.

SPEAKERS


Can I stay for the whole conference?

Yes, you are very welcome to attend the whole conference. It’s one of the benefits of speaking!


When is my presentation due?

Please, send your presentation to us 2 weeks before the conference, even if it is still in draft form. This will allow us to check it on the event laptop in advance, and let you know if there are any issues. Please email your final version to the event manager and bring a back-up on a usb stick.


What aspect ratio should my slides be?

Please, select ‘standard’ in Microsoft office – the aspect ratio is 4:3


What time do I need to arrive before my presentation?

Please, arrive at the break before you are due to speak, e.g. if you are due to speak at 4pm, please arrive during the afternoon break. This is so you can meet the conference producer, check your slide deck (and load it if you have a new version with you) and do a rehearsal of your presentation.


Is there a speakers’ green room?

No, we find our speakers enjoy networking with delegates and other speakers and sponsors in the exhibition hall, which is open throughout the conference. Hot and cold drinks are typically available in the exhibition hall all day, and seating is provided if you need to do some work or make calls.


PAYMENT


What forms of payment do you accept?

We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express Electronic Funds Transfer or Cheque for Canadian Currency and American Currency.


What is your cancellation/refund policy for paid invoices?

A full refund less $495 administrative charge will be given for cancellations received in writing up to 14 days prior to the conference date; refunds will not be available after this date


Can I pay half now and half at a later date?

We highly encourage a full payment upon receipt of invoice. For any specific circumstances, please reach out to customer care at [email protected]


My credit card was charged with a foreign transaction fee, how do I get that amount paid for?

Strategy Institute is not liable for any additional charges levied by a credit card company, including but not limited to American Express currency conversion charges.


I paid for my registration, does it include my hotel stay at the venue?

Registration fees include attendance, luncheon and all course materials. It does not include accommodations or transportation to and from the conference.


SPONSORS


When is booth set-up and tear-down?

Set up is usually the night before the event, or before registration opens on day 1. You will have received a logistics package from your event manager with more details. If you’ve not received this, please contact customer care on [email protected] so they can connect you to the event manager


When will I know my booth number?

You will receive this 1 week before the event, from your event manager.


I want to distribute handouts, can you make that happen?

Yes! Please give them to the event manager when you arrive for set-up. If you want to distribute an electronic handout please send this to your event manager at your earliest convenience.