PING is a diverse networking group, solely for people who are in the pharmaceutical supply chain with the main aim to discuss and share best practice, ideas and generally help each other in times of great change.
PING has been recognised by the Legal 360 Group with an award for 'Most Innovative Marketing Idea', and continues to strengthen the pharmaceutical sector for its members.
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Attendees range from across the pharma supply chain, from suppliers to pharmacists, including:
Paul Gershlick of VWV is Chair of the Group, and is supported by the Watford Chamber of Commerce, Watford Council and Hertfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership. All have the objective of enhancing the sector in the region as a centre of excellence and facilitating the spread of good industry practice.
There is no charge to be a member. Some events have a limited charge to cover costs.
PING has its centre in Watford within Hertfordshire and people attend from the surrounding areas.
PING has two types of events:
Our annual PING conferences are typically attended by over 100 people from around the country and further afield to hear presentations on hot topics affecting the industry. The gatherings make for useful networking opportunities.
Past topics have included:
PING Roundtable Meetings
Each PING roundtable meeting is typically attended by about 20 people. They come from different parts of the industry, which makes for a great mix and discussions and learning opportunities from different angles. Attendees leave our meetings with greater insight into the sector, new connections, introductions and other opportunities.
The PING Innovation Award recognises individuals and organisations whose innovative ideas, products, services or processes in the Pharmaceuticals and Life Sciences sector are making a positive impact on people's lives.
Previous winners include:
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