The first and only conference for the professional development of life science salespersons and marketers. ACP-LS started 6 years ago with the goals of offering a community of peers the ability to learn from experts in the field. Over these 6 years much of the industry has changed. What worked then, is not necessarily what works now. This is why ACP-LS is so important. The Annual Meeting tackles the most current issues we face in our industry, and allows us to take away practical solutions that can be enacted almost immediately within our companies.
Join us October 24-26 – AC Marriott, South San Francisco
The two day program team will be comprised of general sessions and three breakout streams focused on the development of sales, marketing, and leadership. This conference focuses on the concerns, problems, and solutions life science sales and marketing teams face in today’s commercial environment. Over the course of two days attendees will learn from life science industry leaders and other industries. Through the exploration of challenges in the digital era, attendees will leave the conference with solutions they can implement immediately in their companies. ACP-LS provides a unique, collaborative environment is completely collaborative where people of all levels from entry level to executive, can enhance their skills.
Workshop: Zenger Folkman Extraordinary Leaders
This full day workshop presents a proven framework for helping individuals make a profound difference in their organization’s results, and in their own performance and development.
- Learn about the 16 leadership competencies that differentiate extraordinary leaders
- Discover why enhancing existing leadership strengths is the most successful way to become an extraordinary leader
- Prepare to receive an individual 360-degree leadership feedback report, understand the report structure, interpret the data, and discuss how it can best be used in a positive way
Workshop: Who will be the ACP-LS 2018 Shipped Champions?
How well do your sales and marketing teams collaborate? 87% of commercial professionals surveyed by Harvard Business Review stated their cross-functional team interactions require greater optimization. Companies who have aligned into cohesive teams achieve improved performance. Sales cycles are reduced and the cost of sales is lower. Teams working together portray a united front which evokes trust and confidence in the customer.
Teams working together portray a united front which evokes trust in the customer. Get your sales and marketing teams to collaborate during this day long workshop where they will learn about market research, branding, developing integrated marketing campaigns and sales strategies. Attendees will be assigned to teams and then tasked with launching a surprise product or service. The interactive workshop will consist of educational presentations and hands on experience. At the end of the day, teams will present to each other and a panel of judges to determine who will be the first to ‘ship their order’. Winners will be invited to present to the ACP-LS 2018 conference attendees the next day.
Joe Bedford, Corporate Vice President, Strategic Marketing at Envigo
Joanne Dimitrakopoulos, CMO at Kinetogram Marketing : A subscription-based digital marketing agency specializing in life science
Scared about registering early? Have commitment issues? Don’t worry – ACP-LS registration is fully refundable through September 10th. We want to make things easy on you, and your budgeting – Register now as early as possible to save the most.
Why Register Early?
Annual Meeting Registration Pricing
Time to Next Price Increase
|Nov – Jan||$649|
|Feb – Apr||$750|
|May – Jul||$859|
Last year’s paid member’s receive a special rate. Contact us for more information.
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Group Registration Discounts
|1 – 2||n/a|
|3 – 5||10%|
|6 – 10||15%|
Contact us to receive the group rates.
2018 Annual Meeting Sponsors