Best Pharmacy Conferences 2020

Discover the best pharmacy conferences happening in the United States in 2020.

Pharmacy Development Services (PDS) Super-Conference 2020

Every year, thousands of the nation’s smartest pharmacy owners descend on Orlando, Florida to learn what’s new, what’s hot, and what’s actually working to maximize profits. The PDS Super-Conference is more than your typical “Rah! Rah!” pump-you-up pharmacy conference. It’s 3 days of strictly actionable strategies and content. Everything you see and hear at the PDS Super-Conference is tested, proven, and tested again to ensure that you’re getting what you came for: a plan that will make a positive impact on your business. Attendees will learn critical skills to get more buy-in and more “yes” from patients, prescribers, and employees.

Key Information
Date & LocationFebruary 27-29, 2020. Orlando, Florida.
Websitehttps://www.pdsconference.com/
Cost$2,450 for guests

APhA Annual Meeting & Exposition 2020

The APhA Annual Meeting & Exposition is the only event uniting pharmacists from all experience levels and practice settings, including community, independent ownership, research, academia, government, and health system. Nearly 6,000 attendees come together annually to enjoy robust programming that’s easy to navigate, complete with the profession’s largest policy discussions to shape pharmacy’s future.

Key Information
Date & LocationMarch 20-23, 2020. National Harbor, Maryland.
Websiteaphameeting.pharmacist.com/apha2020
CostStarting at $290 for students, $590 for members and $1090 for non-members.

2020 Western Pharmacy Exchange

Western Pharmacy Exchange (WPE) is a two and a half-day experience for pharmacy professionals and industry partners. The new innovative learning format supports inspiration, collaboration, and problem solving in the various learning zones. With nearly 30 continuing pharmacy education sessions, one of the largest pharmacy expos, and plenty of networking opportunities, WPE is the ideal place to acquire knowledge, challenge change, and inspire growth.

Key Information
Date & LocationApril 16-19, 2020. Anaheim, California.
Websitehttp://westernpharmacyexchange.com/
CostTBA

Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy Annual Meeting 2020

This is the conference that you will not want to miss! Join us for two days of discussion about all the latest in digital marketing and SEO (search engine optimization). Pamper yourself with winter sports, skiing, brewery tours, shopping or the Beaver Run Resort Spa during your downtime. It’s a great chance to hang out with speakers, sponsors and other attendees!

Key Information
Date & LocationApril 21-24, 2020. Houston, Texas.
Websitehttps://www.amcpmeetings.org/
CostStarting at $625 for members, $1025 for non-members

AACP Pharmacy Education 2020

Connect with colleagues in Long Beach for Pharmacy Education 2020, and explore the role of pharmacy and pharmacy education in today’s challenging healthcare landscape. The AACP Annual Meeting is the largest gathering of academic pharmacy administrators, faculty and staff, and each year, offers more than 100 educational programs that cut across all disciplines.

Key Information
Date & LocationJuly 18-22, 2020. Long Beach, California.
Websitehttps://www.aacp.org/pharmed20
CostTBA

National Community Pharmacists Association 2020 Annual Convention

NCPA Annual Convention is the country’s premier event for community pharmacy owners and their teams. It’s where you can learn the best business practices, find the best services and products, keep up with the newest trends and developments, and share ideas with peers from all over the country.

Key Information
Date & LocationOctober 17-20, 2020. Nashville, Tennessee.
Websitehttps://convention.ncpanet.org/
CostTBA

American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Midyear Clinical Meeting

Attended by more than 25,000 pharmacy professionals from all over the globe, the Midyear Clinical Meeting provides valuable opportunities for professional development, networking, enhancing practice skills, and staying current with the latest products and innovations. Pharmacists practicing in hospital and ambulatory care settings, and pharmacy students interested in pursuing a residency will benefit from the ASHP conference.

Key Information
Date & LocationDecember 6-10, 2020. New Orleans, Louisiana.
Websitehttps://midyear.ashp.org/
CostTBA
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