Pharma set for prosperous 2018 - 44500 attend CPhI WorldwideGermany tops quality-ranking categories in the inaugural CPhI Global Pharma Index
Amsterdam, 15th November 2017: CPhI Worldwide, organised by UBM, closes its 28th edition with pre-audit figures indicating a record-breaking attendance of over 44,500* and 2,598 exhibitors. Held in Frankfurt (Germany), the heart of Europe’s biggest pharmaceutical market (24-26th October, 2017), the world’s largest pharma event saw attendees from 169 countries – 25% of which are CEO or board level.
CPhI Worldwide is widely used as a barometer of pharma’s overall health, as it is the only platform that brings together global pharma, and a strong event is reflective of a prosperous pharma industry. Over 85% of attendance is international, with over 6,000 people travelling from China and India alone. In fact, 71% of all visitors have purchasing power, with an average annual budget of EUR 3,5 million per department.
Remarkably, in just the last 3 years alone, CPhI Worldwide has grown its audience base by a staggering 10,000 people, pulling in new attendees from across