Pharma CiMi.CON USA 2018: Beyond the hype

The launch of the leading European Pharma CiMi.CON conference to the USA  was unanimously characterized as a successful conference. More than 200 registered attendees gathered in Chicago to Pharma CiMi.CON USA and co-located cross-industry event CiMi.CON Evolution USA to shape the future of the Competitive Intelligence and Market Insights during 3 event days filled with case studies, World Cafés, Challenge Your Peers-discussions and networking sessions.

With keynotes on megatrends, predictive intelligence, intelligent delivery of the insights, as well as  the techniques and strategies to foresee the emerging trends in the markets and to shift the whole organization from reactive to proactive to remain competitive, one thing became clear: it is important to strengthen the importance of CI and MI within the organization and to continuously keep developing the methods to be able to provide more competitive advantage to the organization. The event showed how the leading experts within pharma, biomedicine and healthcare industries practice Competitive Intelligence and create Insights to cater to the needs of their organization. The majority of the case studies addressed the importance of smooth information flow within the organization and co-operation with the other departments.

Shaping the future of Competitive Intelligence and Market Insights in the pharma industry in 2019
Pharma CiMi.CON USA is coming back in November 2019 this time in Boston. Be part of the thought-provoking discussion and the fastest growing community for competitive intelligence, business intelligence, market intelligence and market insights community!

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Trends, Ideas, Solutions
These have been the Key Topics in 2018!

How to integrate the voice of the customer into product and service strategy?

How to use predictive analytics to forecast where the market is going?

How to build intelligence networks within an organization?

How can we boost the impact of intelligence on the strategic decision-making?

Moving from tactical to strategic Competitive Intelligence in a highly ethical and privacy centric industry?

Challenges of entering a new market in the digital era

The Pharma CiMi.CON USA 2018 in Numbers

CiMi.CON Registered Attendees
Decision Makers
Speakers & Moderators
Cutting Edge Case Studies
Interactive Sessions
Networking Dinner
Hours of Networking


…not Sponsors! Our Business Partners in 2018 – A strong community!

Do you want to become a partner or do you want to exhibit in 2019? Contact us - we will be happy to advise you on your tailor-made package at the CIMi.CON Evolution USA 2019!

Trendsetters – Visionaries – Movers and Shakers
The Panel in 2018

Highly relevant contents focusing on core CI/MI practices
James Sun
Business Strategy, Market & Competitive Intelligence, Knowledge Management| Bayer
Good start for first US conference.
Chris Merkle
Market & Competitive Intelligence Leader | Change Healthcare
Great opportunity to network with and learn from other CI/ MI professionals
Kristina Gaertner
Head of Market Intelligence | Continental
Very insightful speakers, lots of networking opportunities, great food and well thought-out events
George Matsoukas
Account Manager | M-Brain
CiMi.CON Evolution USA provided some very insightful and provocative presentations from industry experts.
David Sullivan
Senior Business Operations and Strategy Consultant | Texas Mutual
Great variety of practitioners which provided nice networking..
Troy Pfeffer
Competitive Intelligence Director | Cintas Corporation

CiMi.CON Evolution USA Attendee Profiles and Event Statistics

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of the attendees are decision-makers with direct or indirect budget responsibility.

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of the attendees are looking for new services, technologies and products.

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of the attendees have a budget of over 1 Mio. €


It’s a Multi-Touchpoint Concept

The most effective and most informal networking hub to reach a maximum of ROI ‒ personal dialogue, direct exchange and numerous opportunities to get meetings with top executives!



Round tables on the evening before the first conference day. The Icebreaker is a first informal networking.


Challenge your Peers

Parallel round table discussions offer the delegates the possibility to talk about their own challenges.


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Tweetback & Comments

The unique interactive live feedback system! Note down your thoughts on comment cards which will be pinned on walls in the networking area for further discussion.



Top speakers, trendsetters, evangelists, and experts in the field share their personal experience.


World Café Session

Be part of several thematic conversation rounds with changing topics and team constellations.


Training Session

A setting that allows participants to be guided through specific topics by experts in small groups.


Networking Dinner

Wind down, enjoy great food and drink in a relaxed atmosphere to absorb all the new stimulations from the day.

Primary Media Partner

Digital Business Hub is the ever-growing source of knowledge and expertise regarding highly relevant topics such as information technology, software development and IoT. All of which are extremely diverse and do not only appeal to IT decision makers interested in the rise of digital ecosystems and businesses.



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Join us at the 2nd edition of CiMi.CON EVolution USA!


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Get in Touch

To Sponsor

Kevin Boland

Kevin Boland

Business Partner Management
Phone: +49 (0)30 52 10 70 3 – 205

To Speak

Claudiu Hurban

Claudiu Hurban

Product Manager – Enterprise Social Network Series
Phone: +49 (0)30 52 10 70 3 – 49
Email:  claudiu.hurban@we-conect.com

To Attend


Martyna Michalska

Sales Manager
T: +49 (0)30 52 10 70 3 – 75

We look forward to welcoming you again in 2019.

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