DIA 2021 Conference Recap

Brunel Representatives Exhibited at DIA 2021

This week, representatives from the Brunel Canada team attended the virtual DIA (Drug Information Association) 2021 conference to network and generate business in the Life Sciences sector.

DIA was founded in 1964 with a vision to be an “essential partner in catalyzing knowledge creation and sharing to accelerate healthcare product development.” DIA’s conference has been around for more than 50 years and touts itself as the “world’s largest global, neutral stage for life sciences professionals to come together and address healthcare challenges.” Brunel will be exhibiting virtually alongside over 200 other attendees representing 40 different companies. Fellow exhibitors included companies like Deloitte, IBM Watson Health, Microsoft, Oracle Health Sciences, and more.

The conference’s keynote speaker for 2021 was Kenneth C. Frazier, Chairman of the Board and recently retired CEO of Merck. Frazier is a very active advocate for social justice and economic inclusion and has earned numerous awards and recognitions for his work from organizations like the Anti-Defamation League, NAACP, Forbes, Fortune Magazine, Glassdoor and more.

DIA 2021 was a virtual conference for the second consecutive year and used virtual booths and presentations to deliver content to attendees from around the globe despite differing travel restrictions for different countries. Brunel Canada’s Senior Client Partner for Life Sciences Angelina Brathwaite said that while she does miss the feeling of traveling and attending conferences in person, the virtual booth technology was an “incredible innovation that allowed for a lot of great introductions and potential new business opportunities for Brunel.”

The DIA virtual conference is just one of several Brunel Americas will be attending this year across multiple verticals. Some of the conferences Brunel is scheduled to attend include: the 2021 Business Network for Offshore Wind IPF in Richmond, Virginia, MineExpo in Las Vegas, Nevada, and Solar Energy Week in New Orleans. Louisiana. Brunel hopes these events and others will help to bolster brand recognition and foster new business relationships throughout the year.

Connect with our Life Sciences Team

Find out what Brunel can do for your company by reaching out to Angelina Brathwaite today.

Aangelina Brathwaite

Senior Client Partner Life Sciences/Leader of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion North America

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