CPhI Worldwide 2023

Medicine Dental medicine Medicine technology Ophthalmic optics Health Pharmacy
Oct 24, 2023 - Oct 26, 2023
Fira Barcelona - Gran Via, Barcelona, Spain
Av. Joan Carles I, 64
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CPhI Worldwide is the flagship trade show of the international pharma industry event network – CPhI. As the Worldwide events occur in multiple European cities, the next CPhI Worldwide 2023 edition will open doors between 24th and 26th October 2023 in Fira Barcelona. Each year the exhibition supports high turnout numbers averaging over 2 000 exhibitors and 45 000 professional visitors annually.

Each edition of CPhI Worldwide 2023 is held in parallel with five related events: P-MEC, InnoPack, BioLIVE, ISCE and FDF, to offer a product display with unmatched range of innovations and solutions from the entire pharmaceutical value chain. Exhibiting businesses from all levels of expertise, including multinational enterprises and promising start-ups, can benefit from the high-quality visitor profile characterised by 78 per cent of buyers and 47 per cent C-suite executives.

Suppliers from over 170 countries will attend CPhI Worldwide 2023 to source new business, network with top professionals and deepen their industry-specific knowledge. With over 100 conferences, roundtables and Insight Briefings fair participants will unveil the most important future trends driving the pharma industry, current challenges and opportunities in the medical business scene. CPhI Worldwide 2023 event concept is rounded off with the CphI Pharma Awards celebrating the innovative achievements of pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical companies involved in design, development, manufacture, production and distribution of drug products.

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CPhI Worldwide is the number one international pharma industry event gathering the most significant pharmaceutical giants and pioneers in Frankfurt Messe. CPhI Worldwide is organised by the leader in the B2B event industry - Informa PLC who are committed to delivering safe events maintaining the highest-level hygiene measures in every event venue. CPhI’s reach is global – in addition to the annual event in Germany, it hosts trade shows in China, India, Japan, Korea, North America and South-East Asia.

The Worldwide edition is co-located with 5 related exhibitions P-MEC, iCSE, FDF, BioProduction and InnoPack, forming a display of unmatched offering featuring all conceivable products from the entire pharma supply chain. The focal aim of CPhI Worldwide remains to realise the largest summit for international suppliers, buyers and manufacturers of pharmaceutical ingredients.

The iCSE co-located event is a reference point for the professional outsourcing services featuring the best contract research, manufacturing and drug development businesses. InnoPack constitutes a comprehensive overview of pharmaceutical packaging options; P-MEC gathers the pharma machinery and tech professionals; FDF represents specialists from all aspects of the finished dosage supply chain while BioProduction brings together established organisations and individuals in the bioprocessing and manufacturing fields.

Who can you meet there

The trade fair's versatility attracts companies of all sizes, representing developed and emerging markets. CPhI Worldwide is the assembly point of R&D institutes, engineering companies, universities, government officials, custom synthesis producers, biopharmaceutical companies, OTC producers and other various enterprises. Among the exhibitors big names in the industry emerge like Pfizer, BACHEM, Skyepharma representatives always present at the show floor.

Past editions

What makes it special

The pharma industry is among the best-performing sectors, and CPhI has its share in the success. While the expo has an unmatched range of ingredients, the co-located events optimise the visitors’ search for overall solutions. With over 145 countries represented and over 1 150 exhibiting companies, the CPhI Worldwide and its 5 co-located exhibitions represent a unique opportunity for all links involved in the pharma supply to form new business relationships and catalyse innovation through the entire sector. The latest addition to the quintet - BioProduction expo opens exciting prospects for the pharma and biopharma worlds to connect globally.

CPhI Worldwide has been committed to improving its social, environmental and economic impact in each hosting city. As it is one of the largest annual events in the world, hosting editions in several prominent European cities like Frankfurt, Milano, Barcelona and Madrid, the event’s sustainability impact is multifold. CPhI inspires sustainable behaviour within the pharma market by developing different sustainability partnerships and reducing the carbon footprint generated by the exhibition. In practice, these efforts are realised by facilitating special sustainability sessions within the pharma sector, highlighting the latest trends in Innovation Gallery, charity, organising Sustainability Awards, eliminating single-use stands and many more.

What is new for CPhI 2023

CPhI Worldwide in 2023 will highlight many important industry topics today. The entire content programme will reflect sustainable packaging and efforts toward reducing the environmental impact from all parts of the pharma value chain. Suppliers looking for personalised solutions in drug development and pharma packaging will also find leading-edge product lines meeting the most diverse requests.

Quick info

Organiser:Informa PLC
Also called:CPhI 2023
Frequency:every year
Next Edition:CPhI Worldwide 2024 
Sectors: Medicine | Dental medicine | Medicine technology | Ophthalmic optics | Health | Pharmacy
Website:CPhI Worldwide
Visitors:Tickets for CPhI Worldwide
Exhibitors:Exhibitor registration
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Important facts

  • 2500+ exhibitors in 2019
  • 45,000+ visitors
  • Participants from 153 countries
  • 150+ seminars
  • Changing venues within Europe
  • CPhI events in the USA, UAE, China, Russia, India, Japan, Korea, Indonesia and Thailand

Next editions

CPhI Worldwide 2024

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Fira Barcelona - Gran Via
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Fira Barcelona - Gran Via

Av. Joan Carles I, 64, Barcelona, Spain
Coordinates: 41.35465 , 2.12736
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