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05.01.2021 | News

The top pharma events in 2021

By Luke Wilson

Attending events is a great way to keep in touch with the latest trends and innovations in any business area, and this is true of the Pharmaceutical industry as well. Whether you are interested in business intelligence, digital, marketing commercial or market access, it’s easy to find a conference that’s right for you.

2020 saw many events run virtually for the first time due the local and regional COVID-19 travel restrictions. In response to this nearly 50% of 2021’s top pharma events are running virtually.

Below we have listed in date order our Top Pharma Events for 2021. To find out more information on each of these events go to our Events page.

If there is an event which isn’t listed that you think should be included then get in touch and let us know.

The top pharma events in 2021


Start date

End date

Virtual / In person



3rd Future of pharma marketing summit 26 Jan 2021 27 Jan 2021 Virtual
PR Pharma Comms 17 Feb 2021 18 Feb 2021 Virtual
NextGen Pharma Content 23 Mar 2021 24 Mar 2021 Virtual
AI In Pharmaceuticals Summit 25 Mar 2021 26 Mar 2021 Virtual + In person Boston US
WIRED Health. 31 Mar 2021 31 Mar 2021 In person London UK
Pharma: Clinical 2021 (Reuters) 7 Apr 2021 9 Apr 2021 Virtual
Intellus annual conference 8 Apr 2021 30 Jun 2021 Virtual
Pharma Customer Engagement Europe (Reuters) 20 Apr 2021 22 Apr 2021 Virtual
EphMRA Germany meeting 27 Apr 2021 28 Apr 2021 Virtual
BHBIA annual conference 10 May 2021 11 May 2021 In person London UK
PMRC (Pharma Market Research Conference) USA 12 May 2021 13 May 2021 In person Newark US
Europe’s 5th Annual, 1 Day Pharma Social Media Conference 18 May 2021 18 May 2021 Virtual + In person London UK
Digital Pharma Advances 19 May 2021 19 May 2021 In person London UK
NEXT pharma summit 19 May 2021 20 May 2021 In person Dubrovnik Croatia
Canadian Pharma Market Research + Competitive Intelligence Conference 20 May 2021 21 May 2021 In person Toronto Canada
Pharma USA 2021 (Reuters) 25 May 2021 4 Jun 2021 Virtual
EphMRA annual conference 16 Jun 2021 17 Jun 2021 In person Antwerp Belgium
PMRC (Pharma Market Research Conference) Europe 29 Jun 2021 30 Jun 2021 In person Zurich Switzerland
Pharma CI (Competitive Intelligence) Europe 1 Jul 2021 2 Jul 2021 In person Zurich Switzerland
Pharma Japan 2021 (Reuters) 7 Sep 2021 9 Sep 2021 Virtual
Future pharma 14 Sep 2021 15 Sep 2021 Virtual
Pharma CI (Competitive Intelligence) USA 21 Sep 2021 23 Sep 2021 In person Newark US
PMRC (Pharma Market Research Conference) Bay area 1 Oct 2021 1 Oct 2021 In person San Francisco US
Pharma Europe 2021 (Reuters) 11 Oct 2021 22 Oct 2021 Virtual
Total Health (Reuters) 16 Nov 2021 17 Nov 2021 Virtual

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Luke Wilson

Luke brings a design thinking perspective to our Marketing & Communications, working to keep CREATION’s brand presence and message front of mind to all key stakeholders.

When he isn’t learning about fatherhood, Luke enjoys watching and playing football, being an over enthusiastic fan of Liverpool FC.

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