Pharma PR & Communications Summit West 2023

What You Can Expect

The Fierce Pharma PR & Communications Summit West is the one and only conference on the west coast dedicated to providing life science communicators with timely industry updates and best practices for successful communications strategies during today's complex healthcare environment. We're bringing this dynamic community together in-person to connect and create meaningful and in-depth discussions on not only the challenges, but for also collectively identifying key solutions. 

A Message from the Chairperson

Wendy Lund
Chief Client Officer

Wendy Lund has been an integral part of the Fierce Pharma PR & Communications Summit for 18 years serving on the Advisory Board, speaking and most recently serving as Chairperson for our East Coast and West Coast Summits. Come join Wendy and the All-Star lineup of speakers that are scheduled at this year's events!

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Wendy Lund, Chief Communications Officer, Organon

Top Reasons to Attend...

  • Discover how to build and scale a robust team for growing organizations 

  • Uncover how to utilize digital first and data driven communications and the power behind social media to achieve goals 

  • Measure and assess the corporate reputation and ways to improve and gain name recognition 

  • Learn how your peers wear multiple hats in a communications role at a smaller organization and how to work with stakeholders to succeed

  • Connect with leading communications professionals at the only West Coast event exclusively for life science communicators

Day 2 Keynote

From Tokenism to Transformation: Realizing True DEI Commitment

Karen Boykin-Towns
Vice Chairman & Member National Board of Directors

(formerly Pfizer's first ever Chief Diversity Officer)

Karen Boykin-Towns, Vice Chairman & Member National Board of Directors, NAACP

Advanced Rate Ends April 19th!

Pharma, Biotech and Medical Device companies can save $200 through April 19th. Only 25 passes are available at this rate.

Pharma / Biotech / Medical Device



2-Day Full Conference Program, Networking Breaks, Breakfasts and Luncheons, and Cocktail Reception.

Agency / Solutions Provider


Only 15 Agency/Service Provider Passes Available!

2-Day Full Conference Program, Networking Breaks, Breakfasts and Luncheons, and Cocktail Reception.

Group Rates

Save 25%

Requires a team of 3 or more and only valid to qualified pharma, biotech and medical device companies.

Includes all the benefits of individual conference passes

Rising Start Program - Pharma PR & Communications Summit

Rising Stars Program

Fierce Pharma is committed to helping up-and-coming professionals in life sciences public relations and communications roles advance their careers. The Rising Stars Program is designed to grow the PR & Communications community, welcome new members, and encourage personal and professional growth and mentorship within the industry.

Eligibility: You must be a PR and communications professionals who is actively employed at a Pharma or Biotech company and have less than 5 years experience to apply for a complimentary pass to our West Coast or East Coast Summit.

Justify Your Attendance

Convince Your Boss Today!

Make a compelling case for you to participate in the Fierce PR & Communications Summit West by highlighting the value to your manager. Download our Fierce TMF Summit "Justify Your Attendance" customizable letter to showcase the event's ROI. 

Justification Letter

Who Attends

Life science communications and marketing professionals from pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies, as well as agencies responsible for: 

  • Communications: Corporate, Brand, Internal, External, Integrated, Multichannel, Omnichannel
  • Public /Media Relations 
  • Investor Relations
  • Marketing
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI)
  • ESG
  • Employee Engagement
  • Social Media/Social Analytics/ Social Media Strategy
  • Public/Government Affairs
  • Advocacy, and Patient Relations
  • Community/Advocacy Relations
  • Public Policy
  • And more

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