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CPhI North America| April 30 - May 2, 2019| McCormick Place, Lakeside Center| 2301 South Lake Shore Drive Chicago, IL,  USA

Welcome to Chicago!

Home to several of big pharma's power players as well as academic research institutions, incubators, employers, and investments that fuel the pharmaceutical industry and its supply chain, The Windy City comprises a pharma market deeper than its delicious pizza. The region's life sciences sector is growing at more than twice the rate of the overall U.S. economy... Capital investments were up 53% over the last 10 years... The Midwest bioscience industry employs more than 300,000 professionals, topping both California and the East Coast. There are few U.S. destinations that can compete with Chicago! This is your opportunity to join forward-thinking revolutionaries from across the North American supply chain who are looking for partnerships that can drive their products forward.<

Looking for a Place to Stay?

CPhI North America has designated Convention Housing Partners (CHP) as the official hotel provider for 2019 to help you secure exclusive hotel room rates at some of the best hotels and properties in the area, many within walking distance to the convention center.

Need help booking your hotel? Contact CHP at:

US: 1-866-876-0610 International: +1-415-813-6088, extension 8
Hours: 7 am and 5 pm Pacific Time
[email protected]

#1 Restaurant City in America

Conde Nast says it's the "#1 Restaurant City in America" - check out the celebrity chefs and famous foods like deep-dish pizza and signature hot dogs.

City of Architectural Innovation

Chicago has long been recognized as a laboratory for architectural innovation and experimentation.

World-Famous Hotels & Attractions

The hotels and attractions are world-famous including six local hotels named on US News and World Report's list of the "Best Hotels in the USA."

2018 World's Best City for Having it All

Time Out Magazine named it "2018 World's Best City for Having it All" two years in a row!

Lakeside Center at McCormick Place

McCormick Place, located in Chicago, IL, is the largest convention center in North America near the shore of Lake Michigan. Building a reputation as the country's premier facility for meetings and conventions for more than half a century, McCormick Place is equipped with leading technology and located within a five-mile radius of more than 33,000 hotel rooms. 

McCormick Place's unprecedented labor changes and amenities make it the country's most customer-friendly convention destination.

CPhI North America will take place in the Lakeside Center, which has designated Lot C as the primary parking location. Taxi Drop Off/Pick Up should go to Gate 30. Ride Share services should go to Gate 38.

Shuttle Bus Schedule & Routes

Continuous shuttle service to be provided connecting the conference hotels and McCormick Place/Lakeside Center (Gate 31-34).

Pick up every fifteen minutes with no service between 11:30 am and 2:30 pm.


Tuesday, April 30, 2019 

7:30 am to 11:30 am   

4:00 pm to 8:30 pm


Wednesday, May 1, 2019 

7:30 am to 11:30 am   

4:00 pm to 7:00 pm


Thursday, May 2, 2019 

7:30 am to 11:30 am   

2:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Sponsored By

Blue Route


Fairmont Chicago Hotel

Wyndham Grand Chicago

Red Route


Hilton Chicago


Palmer House 

Green Route


Marriott Magnificent Mile

Renaissance Chicago

Orange Route


Sofitel Chicago 

Courtyard Chicago River North

Staypineapple, The Alise


CPhI North America has appointed the following travel partners:

  • Flights: Skyteam
  • Accomodation: Convention Housing Partners (CHP)
  • Exhibitor Onsite Supplier: Freeman

If you are being contacted by any other third party, be aware that these are not official partners.

Attendee lists: To protect the privacy of our audience, UBM does not sell attendee or exhibitor list data for CPhI North America. Email solicitations from third parties claiming to offer access to names/contacts of the “attendee database” are completely fraudulent, and are in no way associated with CPhI North America or our parent company UBM Americas.