Networking Events

Sunday Welcome Reception in the Exhibit Hall  

Greetings and salutations! All 2010 Annual Meeting delegates are invited to the Exhibit Hall on 7 November to network over hors d’oeuvres and catch up with old friends and meet new ones. More than 250 suppliers will be on hand to answer questions and share industry knowledge. Don’t miss out.

Sponsorship opportunities available

Special Guests: FOYA Category Winners 

Representatives from each of the 2010 Facility of the Year Award-winning companies will also be in attendance at the Sunday Welcome Reception to discuss their innovative facilities and celebrate their achievements with attendees. Be sure to stop by the Facility of the Year Awards booth in the Exhibit Hall to meet them.

ISPE 2010 Communities of Practice Night 
Monday, 8 November

COP Night Beach Bash and General Reception

Price: US$20 (not included with any package fees)

Join us at the Beach for ISPE’s third annual COP Night. Attendees can network with friends and colleagues sharing similar interests while enjoying tasty appetizers and cold drinks, and relaxing along the white sand beach of the Swan and Dolphin Resort.

Download the COP Night Beach Bash Flyer ( 1 MB)

ISPE’s 19 Communities of Practice (COPs) are teaming up to offer attendees an experience customized to their interests.

Participating COPs include:

Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients
Commissioning and Qualification
Critical Utilities
Engineering Standards Benchmarking
Good Control Laboratory Practices

Investigational Products
Operations Management
Oral Solid Dosage
Process Analytical Technology
Process/Product Development
Project Management
Sterile Products Processing
Sustainable Facilities.

Registration for the COP Night Beach Bash General Reception is required. Sign up during registration. If you have already registered and would like to add this event, please contact Member Services at +1-813-960-2105 or You may also register onsite when you check in.

COP Night Sponsors:

Click to go to Almac Click to go to Aquafine  Click to go to Faubel  Click to go to MultiPharma  Click to go to Xerimis  Click to go to Your Way Transport

COP Night Beach Bash General Reception Sponsorship Opportunities

ISPE’s COP Night Reception provides exclusive, cost effective, and targeted sponsorship opportunities. Contact John Phillips at or Daniel Murphy at for specific details.

COP Night Dinners

Price: US$70 (not included with any package fees)

At the conclusion of the COP Night Beach Bash General Reception, several COPs will offer Annual Meeting attendees a customized social dinner event. The evening offers attendees an opportunity to dine at two of the hotel’s signature restaurants. Attend the GAMP® and Engineering Standards Benchmarking COP Dinner at Shula’s Steak House in the Dolphin Resort or the Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients, Biotechnology, and PAT COP Dinner at Todd English’s Blue Zoo. Look for a list of participating COPs online when registering for your favorite COP Dinner.

Registration for the COP Dinners is required. Register for either of these COP Night Dinners. Sign up during registration.

Tuesday Night Party 
Tuesday, 9 November, 19.00-22.00

Price included in Full Education Delegate Fee. A la carte: US$200 (includes dinner and entertainment)

Place your bets and hope that lady luck is on your side at the Tuesday Night Player’s Club! Test your skills at poker, roulette, blackjack, or slots and deal “All In” to be the raffle prize winner of an iPad, iPod and more! The party doesn’t stop here, you can also step up your game and challenge your colleague to a match of giant Jenga to see how they stack up. Have a battle of the wits with a game of Chess or strategize at Connect Four. If you’re looking for a place to get away from it all, sit back and relax at the High Rollers Lounge. You’ll have the chance to network, play cards and sip on your favorite drink while enjoying the festivities from behind the scenes.

The Tuesday Night Player’s Club offers something for everyone including dancing, dinner and drinks, so come out and enjoy the fun! The raffle drawings begin at 21.00 and you must be present to win.

Sign up during registration. If you have already registered for the annual meeting and would like to add this event, please contact Member Services at +1-813-960-2105.

Sponsorship opportunities available


We do not have a formal Guest program this year. You are invited to register for the Sunday Reception, Monday COP Reception, Monday COP Dinner, Tuesday Night Party, and/or the Wednesday lunch with the delegates. Sign up during registration. There are many options for things to do in the Orlando area including Disney theme parks, shopping, and other activities. See the concierge for more options. (Stop by ISPE Registration to put your name on a contact list so other guests can get in touch with you.)

Disney discounted ticket and other optional activities

Career Solutions Onsite 

Attention Job Seekers, the ISPE 2010 Annual Meeting Career Solutions Job Board features job postings, and you may have the opportunity to meet with prospective employers who are exhibiting at the event. The Career Solutions resource center will be located in the Exhibit Hall at tables 913, 915, and 1012, and accessible during exhibit hours to help Members launch a successful job search.

  • Take advantage of the latest job postings on the Job Board
  • Look for Featured Employers in the Exhibit Hall
  • Meet with Staffing and Recruitment Representatives

Employers, gain exposure to a highly-targeted and experienced audience – all 2010 Annual Meeting delegates, students, speakers, committee volunteers, and exhibitors. A variety of featured employer packages are available. Please visit ISPE's Career Solutions  to view Featured Employer packages for this event or contact Linda Wright at for more information.