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Research Triangle Regional Partnership Joins N.C. Delegation in Pavilion at BIO 2011


Sharing in State Showcase Brings Focus, Frugality to Participants

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (January 25, 2013) - Research Triangle Regional Partnership has joined more than 45 key supporters of North Carolina's life science community in sponsoring the  N.C. Pavilion at the international BIO 2011 convention.

Research Triangle Regional Partnership is a platinum level pavilion sponsor at the annual convention, which draws a global audience of some 17,000 decision makers in the life science industry. 

The Research Triangle Regional Partnership leads economic development for the Research Triangle Region of North Carolina, which is home to The Research Triangle Park and the 13 north-central N.C. counties of Chatham, Durham, Franklin, Granville, Harnett, Johnston, Lee, Moore, Orange, Person, Vance, Wake and Warren. For more information, visit http://www.researchtriangle.org.  

The pavilion is managed by the North Carolina Biotechnology Center to showcase key participants in the state's thriving bioscience industry, which pumps $64.6 billion and 226,000 jobs into North Carolina's economy each year.

The pavilion offers companies in North Carolina a low-cost way to exhibit and reach out to attendees at the convention. Sponsorships are still available.

More information is at www.ncbiotech.org/bio2011 or by contacting Kendyle Woodard, Marketing & Public Events Director at the Biotechnology Center, at Kendyle_woodard@ncbiotech.org or 919-549-8873.

Each year the BIO convention is the largest gathering of life science professionals from around the world.  BIO 2011 will be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, June 27 - 30, in Washington, D.C.

The Biotechnology Center is a private, non-profit corporation supported by the N.C. General Assembly. Its mission is to provide long-term economic and societal benefits to North Carolina by supporting biotechnology research, business, education and strategic policy statewide.

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Contact: Robin Deacle, senior director of corporate communications, at robin_deacle@ncbiotech.org or 919-541-9366. Visit the Biotechnology Center's Web site at www.ncbiotech.org.