- His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance, inaugurates CPhI Middle East & Africa 2018
- Global industry professionals descend upon ADNEC in Abu Dhabi for the region’s leading platform for the pharmaceutical sector
His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance, today officially inaugurated CPhI Middle East & Africa 2018, the region’s leading platform for the pharmaceutical industry, followed by a tour of the exhibition.
This year’s show is making its regional debut in the UAE, taking place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) from 3-5 September 2018. The event is providing a showcase for over 250 exhibitors and is expecting to attract more than 4,000 visitors.
The pharma market in the UAE and the wider Middle East and Africa region is set to significantly increase in value to over US$44 billion by 2020. The exhibition is set to increase partnerships and business opportunities on both a local and international level and to further increase the value of the market in this region.
A range of content sessions addressing the latest trends in the market will take place throughout the three-day showcase, day one will be dominated by the UAE strategy for the pharma sector in the region and discussed by industry heavyweights including Dr Amin Hussain Al Amiri, Asst. Undersecretary of Public Health Policy & Licensing, Ministry of Health & Prevention UAE; Jerome Carle, General Manager, Julphar; Dr Magdy Fahmy, CEO, LIFEPharma; Ahed Ebrahim, Associate Director, JLL; and Firas Nabulsi, Business Development Director, Aspen Health Care.
CPhI drives growth and innovation at every step of the global pharmaceutical supply chain from drug discovery to finished dosage. Through exhibitions, conferences and online communities, CPhI brings together more than 100,000 pharmaceutical professionals each year to network, identify business opportunities and expand the global market. CPhI hosts events in Europe, North America, Korea, China, India, Japan, Southeast Asia and the Middle East, and co-locates with ICSE for contract services, P-MEC for machinery, equipment & technology, FDF for finished dosage formulations, InnoPack for pharmaceutical packaging and BioPh for biopharma. CPhI provides an online buyer & supplier directory at CPhI-Online.com.
For more information visit: www.cphi.com
The UBM annual schedule of Pharmaceutical events includes: CPhI, ICSE, P-MEC, BioPh and InnoPack Japan (18-20 April, 2018 at the Big Sight Exhibition Centre – Tokyo, Japan); CPhI, ICSE, FDF and InnoPack North America (24-26 April, 2018 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center – Philadelphia, USA); CPhI and P-MEC China (20 – 22 June, 2018 at SNIEC – Shanghai, China); CPhI Korea (28-30 August 2018, COEX, Seoul, Korea); CPhI Middle East & Africa (3-5 September, 2018 at the ADNEC – Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates). BioLIVE (9-11, October, 2018 in Madrid); CPhI, ICSE, P-MEC, FDF and InnoPack Worldwide (9-11 October, 2018 at the IFEMA, Feria de Madrid – Madrid, Spain); CPhI & P-MEC India (3–6 December 2018 at the BEC and BKC Exhibition and Convention Centres – Mumbai, India); Pharmapack Europe (6-7 February, 2019 at the Paris Expo, Porte de Versailles – Paris, France); CPhI, P-MEC, ICSE, Labworld and Innopack South East Asia (6-8 March, 2018 at BITEC – hall 99 – Bangkok, Thailand).
About UBM (and parent company Informa)
CPhI is organised by UBM, which in June 2018 combined with Informa PLC to become a leading B2B information services group and the largest B2B Events organiser in the world.