International Trade Show Opportunity

September 24, 2008

The Massachusetts Office of International Trade & Investment still has room in their booth at the Biotechnica show, running October 7th-9th in Hanover, Germany.

Biotechnica is an international trade show where the products & services of over 900 international exhibitors will be showcased. 45% of exhibitors manufacture laboratory equipment or consumables, 23% provide bio-informatics and 19% are involved in the sales and distribution of these products and services.

Biotechnica 2008 will focus on:

_ Equipment

_ Bio-informatics

_ Services

_ Solution-centered applications for nutrition, agriculture, pharmaceutical/medicine and the environment

Attendees: Biotechnica attracts more than 13,000 visitors from around the world. 88% of attendees are involved in the decision making process for their company.

Cost per company: US$ 2,800 (approximately 3 sq. meters)

Cost includes:

- Listing in the printed & online version of the official trade show catalogue if within deadline and short company profile in the Massachusetts Pavilion brochure

- Bilingual support staff

- Central information and message center

- E-mail services

- Two exhibitor entrance tickets

- Common storage area

If you are interested, contact:

Diana LaMuraglia
Tel: (617) 973-8650 Fax: (617) 227-3488

Space is limited. Applications are accepted in the order in which they are received.


Membership Deliverables

MassBio Membership gives you:

Purchasing power-MassBio negotiates a broad-based collection of services on behalf of member companies and passes the savings on to its members. 

Networking and professional development-MassBio organizes and executes numerous conferences, committee meetings, and networking events throughout the year.

MassBio Signature Events-Attend our Investors Forum, Innovator Roundtables, Pharma Days, our Golf Classic Fundraiser, Policy Leadership Breakfast, and many others.

Public policy & Advocacy-As the state's leading advocate for our life science super cluster, we fight for public policy initiatives and tax incentives in Massachusetts and Washington, D.C., that will enable biotechnology companies to do their best work.

Economic development-MassBio provides expert advice and guidance to help companies find suitable locations and resources as they move to and grow in the Bay State. We make Massachusetts a better place for your business.

Visibility/Resources-Members are listed on a searchable directory that includes a profile and link to the company's website. We highlight your company's latest news by posting to our MassBio member news page. In addition, members can post job openings on our website free!

Educational incentives-We promote education, workforce development and lifelong learning through the MassBioEd Foundation. The foundation customizes training programs for companies and educational institutions and promotes science in the classroom through BioTeach. MassBio members receive a discount on courses offered by the foundation.