8th International Alliance Conference

 18th Nov 2013
International Alliance 2013
 
Ceuta Healthcare’s 2013 International Alliance Conference was held at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel and Conference Centre in Kensington London ­ Nov 13 -­ 15.
 
This unique event is specifically designed to bring together key industry opinion leaders,  leading manufacturers and Ceuta’s network of distributor partners with reach to over 100 markets across the globe, to explore how outsource solutions and market expansion services can add value to manufacturers brand portfolio development aspirations.
 
This year’s agenda included eminent speakers from Goldman Sachs, IMS Consumer Health, Credit Suisse, Roland Berger Strategy Consultants, GSK Consumer Health, Bridgethorne, Procter & Gamble, TBWA and Ceuta’s recently announced investment partner Juggernaut Capital Partners.
 
London 2013 (640x262)The theme of this year’s conference was ‘Global Market Expansion Services ­ The New Growth Imperative in Health & Beauty’ and such was the interest in this subject , over 160 delegates attended, including senior representatives from companies such as Alliance Pharma, Arc Devices, Bayer, Boehringer, BMS, Cambridge Healthcare, GSK Consumer Health, Impex Management, Hisamitsu, Kobayashi, Lil Drug Stores, Merck, P&G, PGT, Sanofi Aventis, Smith Bros Inc, Teva, Unilever and Zenara Pharma amongst others.
 
The New Product Opportunities session on Day 2 kicked off with an address by GSK Nutrition who shared insights on the growth opportunity for the Adult Nutrition category within the pharmacy trade channel and was followed by presentations on exciting opportunities such as Mobile Insulin/Medication Temperature Control (Frio Medical), Hair Loss (Pharma Medico), Nicotine Replacement Therapy (Zenara Pharma), Oral Rehydration (Clinova) and Non-Contact Thermometers (Arc Devices Ltd). The level of interest generated in these opportunities amongst Alliance Partners surpassed anything we have achieved at past conferences and the International team are now busy connecting companies and turning the interest into business for all stakeholders.
 
 
The OTC published an article about the event. To read this article click below: 
 
 
Feedback from delegates attending the conference;
  
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Dan Dear ­ Sales & Export Manager - GSK Nutrition -

Just wanted to say thanks for a great conference and inviting Rhys and myself to present at your conference. We both felt it was very productive and look forward to seeing the registrations of interest when they become available

BMS

Laurent de Gasquet ­- Director of Marketing - UPSA ­ Bristol Myers Squibb  -

“Congratulations for this conference. It was rich, extremely interesting in terms of outlook and perspectives for the OTC business. As usual, the organization was perfect, please congratulate your team”

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Dr Benoit Mercerue PhD­ M.D - Goldman Sachs ­-

“Presenting at Ceuta’s 8th International Conference was a great pleasure. I am glad delegates found the presentation useful”

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Jan Cassiman­ - CEO - Oysterhsell ­-

“Thanks again for the wonderful conference in London last week. Great organization”

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Dominik Bacher - MD ­ Bacher Zoppi - Alliance Partner - Mexico -

“Thank you for organizing such an enjoyable and informative conference.  I enjoyed the event which contributed to our local Thought Leadership program and best practices for our operations”

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Jan Muzak -­ CEO -­ Alliance Partner - Czech Rep ­ -

“Thank you for your great job with organising the conference. We have spent really exciting two days at our conference in London“

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John Watmough -­ Ceuta Director -­

“Terrific conference. I certainly enjoyed it, found the group absolutely charming and had some productive conversations. Thanks for a good couple of days and the invite”

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Mike Simpkins -­ Ceuta GMM Team -

­“Huge thanks to you and your team for a really superb and memorable Conference last week. I enjoyed the whole experience and I think it was very useful for me (and other Ceuta people) to get a feel for and understand exactly what the International Alliance is really all about. It was my first International Conference and I was extremely impressed by its scale, scope and efficient organisation.