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Date & Location

What are the dates and opening hours of the 2020 event?

DayRegistration HoursShow HoursConference Hours
Monday, May 48:00 AM - 6:00 PM  
Tuesday, May 57:30 AM - 6:00 PM10:00 AM - 5:00 PM9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday, May 68:00 AM - 5:00 PM10:00 AM - 5:00 PM9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday, May 78:00 AM - 3:00 PM10:00 AM - 3:00 PM9:30 PM - 3:00 PM

 Book your flight for after 3 PM on Thursday so you can be sure to take advantage of last minute networking!


What is the address of the venue?

The Pennsylvania Convention Center is located at:
      1101 Arch Street
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107  

For more information about traveling to the Pennsylvania Convention Center click here.

Event Registration

How do I register to visit the show?

To register to attend the expo and conference, go here.

Is the event free to attend?

CPhI North America 2020 is not free to attend. You can purchase a visitor pass which will allow you access to the expo as well as conference sessions that will be held on the show floor. Registering earlier than later will benefit you during early bird rates. To register to attend  go here.

Where can I see the overview of exhibitors and floorplan?

A list of the exhibitors and floorplan, can be found here.

Do you have an overview of what is happening before and during the exhibition?

Schedule coming soon.

Where/how can I collect my pre-ordered badge?

Badges will not be mailed out in advance of the event but can be collected on-site with proper photo ID. Please bring a copy of your receipt as verification of your registration.


Travel & Stay

How can I get to the venue?

The Pennsylvania Convention Center is conveniently located within the heart of center city Philadelphia. The facility, within a major East Coast hub, spans more than six blocks and is easily accessible by car, train, taxi/Uber/Lyft, regional rail at Jefferson Station, and bus.

Which entrance should I use?

Registration is located within the Broad Street Atrium entrance. CPhI North America is located within Halls C, D, and E, located on Level 2 of the Convention Center.

Where should I book my hotel?

CPhI North America has designated Convention Housing Partners (CHP) as the official hotel provider for 2020 to help you secure exclusive hotel room rates (with savings up to 50%) at some of the best hotels and properties in the area, many within walking distance to the convention center. Be sure to book your hotel reservations through CHP to receive quality service at the lowest rates available. To book our hotel, go here.

Can CPhI North America help me arrange my visa?

You can request a letter of invitation upon registering, or reach out directly to [email protected] for assistance.


What is the limited age attending the event?

As CPhI North America is a trade event, no one under 18 years old will be allowed to enter the exhibition.

Will there be wireless internet access?

Yes, there is limited wireless internet access during the show in specific areas.

Who is exhibiting?

A list of exhibitors, can be found here.

Are there free seminars to attend?

CPhI North America offers a full lineup of educational opportunities directly on the show floor, available to anyone purchasing a visitor pass. Click here to view pricing and to register. Be sure check back for more information about scheduling and lineups.

How can I pre-arrange meetings prior to the show?

All attendee registrations include access to the LIVE Pharma Connect Service, an exclusive meeting platform that allows buyers and sellers to connect before they even step on the show floor! Registrants will be able to start pre-arranging meetings in February 2020.