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Bio International Convention by the Numbers

The June convention is the Comic-Con of biotech

Comic-Con isn’t the only downtown event drawing crowds this summer. The Convention Center will be packed with thousands of scientists and biotech executives from around the world for the Bio International Convention in June. It draws big names—Richard Branson and Hillary Clinton were there in 2014, and this year former British Prime Minister David Cameron is giving the keynote speech.


Expected attendance for the four-day event



Number of countries attendees hail from


$23.8 million

How much attendees will spend while they’re in town


$40.4 million

Total estimated economic impact of San Diego hosting the event


Source: San Diego Convention Center Corporation


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