As the French celebrate a tremendous World Cup victory over the small
country of Croatia, That’s Nice Accounts Director Wei Gao is in France
mixing it up with the locals. Congratulations to France (and our
French clients) on their World Cup win!
win over Sweden, England has advanced to the World Cup semi-finals for the first time since 1990 – a feat that has not just the British-born members of our team reveling in this long-awaited triumph. We’ll be cheering on Harry and the boys
as the team meets Croatia in Moscow.
The stars seem to be in alignment on Nigel's World Cup bracket as Germany is out and England doesn't miss a penalty.
The BIO International Convention has come to a close, and That’s Nice is reflecting on an exhilarating week of business and biotech at the Boston Convention Center where it all took place.
That’s Nice was thrilled to meet so many of our clients and other industry leaders in the biotech hub of Cambridge, Massachusetts during this week’s BIO International Convention in Boston.
Nigel Walker, managing director for That’s Nice, reported a refreshing conversation and overall great meeting with AGC Biologics at BIO 2018 this week. President and CEO Gustavo Mahler continues to lead the company after 10 years of commitment.
The management team at BioVectra came out in full force at this year’s BIO International Convention following the recent expansion of its biomanufacturing capacity in Windsor, Ontario, Canada.
Capua, Italy-based Capua BioServices proudly displays its Italian heritage at this year’s BIO International Convention in Boston.
Avara debuted its expanded capabilities at BIO 2018 following its acquisition of Novartis’ sterile manufacturing facility in Canada.
That’s Nice is proud to be supporting UPM Pharmaceuticals at BIO 2018 and other industry events throughout the year. Pictured here are Mary Lee Schiesz, Manager, Business Development for UPM, and Guy Tiene, Business Director and Partner for That’s Nice.
Incheon-based Samsung BioLogics took the prize at BIO 2018, giving yet another winning presentation showcasing the organization’s expertise and leadership in biopharmaceutical manufacturing.
It’s the last day of setup before the BIO International Convention kicks off at the Boston Convention Center
, and the last-minute hustle is in full swing. Pictured here is
That’s Nice Managing Director
Nigel Walker, , who is preparing for a whirlwind week of client meetings and new business development.
Jim Greenwood, CEO of BIO International, is pictured here at BIO 2017 being interviewed by Steve Kuehn in the glitter-wrapped chrome Lamborghini Roadster. Jim is a powerhouse and leader in the biotech industry and, as we learned in our interview, has a passion for a 1973 E-Type Jaguar.
at BIO International in Boston,
, in booth #267. Alcami is continuing to enhance the experience for its customers with the implementation of an on-demand customer portal.
, the “Refreshingly Adaptable CDMO” led by President Oliver Technow, will be exhibiting at BIO 2018 in Boston
. Stop by booth #1215 to learn more about BioVectra and the organization’s microbial fermentation capabilities.
If you’re attending BIO 2018, be sure to visit booth #1155 to see what’s happening at
and get to know the senior leadership—Dr. Thomas Rösch, Vice President Biopharma Engineering & Technology; Federico Pollano, SVP of Business Development; Frank Mathias, CEO and Ralf Otto, COO.
Karen Fallen, Vice President, Business Unit Head of Clinical Development & Manufacturing at Lonza, describes
how biopharmaceuticalcompanies can overcome challenges
inherent to complex biologic drug candidates. To learn more about Lonza, visit
or, better yet, visit the team at BIO booth # 563!
at BIO International in Boston
—booth# 903. UPM will be exhibiting at BIO for the first time and we look forward to supporting the team.
Avara Pharmaceutical Services
at BIO International in Boston
where the expanding CDMO will be exhibiting in booth # 1005. Avara’s senior business development team will be attending the show on the heels of a major acquisition in Canada that will significantly expand the organization’s sterile fill finish capacity.
CPhI North America has come to a close. Congratulations to our clients and the industry for another successful show! That’s Nice is celebrating with the team from UPM Pharmaceuticals, which was featured on the cover tip of this year’s show guide.
Displayed just outside of the Philadelphia Convention Center is the Grumman Greenhouse, a decommissioned cold war era Naval plane that was transformed into a greenhouse by local artist Jordan Griska. Inside the plane are nutritive and medicinal plants, the edible of which are provided to low-income families through City Harvest.
Trade show attendees gather in front of the UPM Pharmaceuticals booth at CPhI North America in Philadelphia.
The GSK booth is a glowing orange at the CPhI North America show.
There's a navy blue motif for the Federal Equipment Company booth at CPhI NA.
The Hovione booth is pictured at CPhI North America.
The tradeshow floor is bustling at CPhI North America, especially in front of the Servier CDMO booth.
Biotech Pharma lists their capabilities to initiate conversation with attendees at CPhI North America.
Unither is illustrated at CPhI North America, a booth that's attracting quite the crowd!
Guy Tiene is on site at the WuXi AppTec Expansion site in Cranberry New Jersey.
Today marks the first day of Interphex 2018, the premier event for pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device development and manufacturing. We are noticing slightly fewer CDMOs this year, but, as is to be expected, there is plenty of new equipment on display.
That’s Nice is proud to support Federal Equipment Company at this year’s Interphex. Check out booth #3110 to learn how sourcing used equipment from a reputable supplier like Federal Equipment Company can save you significant costs and lead time.
That's Nice is supporting customers at Interphex 2018 in New York City. If you’re at the event, take a walk over to Cenexi’s booth #1131. The CDMO recently expanded its production capacity for sterile syringes and ampoules with the acquisition of a world-class steriles facility in 2017.
Pirmal Pharma Solutions is exhibiting at Interphex 2018 in New York City. If you’re at the show, stop by booth #1258 to learn how Piramal’s discovery, API and formulation services can support your project.
Albert Braun points out the Philadelphia Convention Center, ahead of CPhI North America.
Business Logistics Manager Albert Braun, headed to Philidelphia this weekend and decided to stop by the city's convention center, which is the site of CPhI North America. We're all looking forward to the show this May!
The party continued into the night at the Xellia Pharmaceuticals post-DCAT dinner party. We’ll avoid naming names, but pictured here are members of the That’s Nice, UPM and BioVectra teams.
That’s Nice attended Xellia Pharmaceuticals’ DCAT party
evening in New York City. After a bustling week of business, the buzzing atmosphere was a great excuse to let loose.
Actor, singer, producer and philanthropist Will Smith was this year’s Annual DCAT Dinner speaker. Smith discussed his early life, career and the work of The Will and Jada Foundation in an inspirational and entertaining sit-down.
Dressed to the nines, That’s Nice had the opportunity to attend the 92nd DCAT Annual Dinner
evening with the BioVectra senior management team.
As we head toward the latter end of DCAT Week, we are invigorated by the number of companies coming together to discuss future business. Despite the snow, we’re seeing more companies than ever!
DCAT reports over 10,000 industry professionals from more than 700 companies are in New York City for the highly anticipated DCAT Week 2018, transforming the famous Grand Central clock from a time-honored meeting point into an epicenter of innovation—if only for the week.
It seems rain, snow and slush has become as much a staple of DCAT Week as the opportunity it represents. It’s no surprise, then, that New York’s fourth Nor’easter of the season has fallen right in the middle of DCAT Week 2018.
That’s Nice is ready for DCAT Week, with over 90 meetings booked across all of the company’s brands. This six days of business will break all records at That’s Nice, and is “the event where it all began.”
With many of our clients coming to New York for one of the industry's most highly anticipated annual events, the team at That's Nice is in full prep mode, finalizing calendars, assembling meeting materials and (eventually) tidying up the office for what is sure to be a whirlwind week. We hope to see you in New York!
Today is the last day of the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference, and Nigel is heading back to New York to follow up on the week's activities.
That's Nice is proud to be supporting WuXi AppTec's Laboratory Testing Division during the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference.
Pictured here outside of the Westin St. Francis, our business partner Haig Armaghanian and managing director Nigel Walker are
catching up for first time in 2018 at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference.
Events like AAPS provide an opportunity to reflect on the value of an agency partnership with That's Nice, as a comprehensive exhibit strategy is a paradigm for the full scope of our integrated offering. Pictured here is the combined UPM and That's Nice team during a post-AAPS strategy meeting, most likely to discuss, “What’s next?”
AAPS has drawn to a close, marking the unofficial year-end stretch for That's Nice and our clients. After a successful show, there is still plenty of work to be done as we start to close out the year.
The Annual AAPS Show is on its final day. We enjoyed meeting you all!
The last major trade show of the year is in full effect and the That's Nice team is busy with meetings.
Avara is continuously expanding its global footprint—and with it, its capabilities as a world-class CDMO. Reporting live from Avara’s AAPS 2017 booth is Emilie Branch, Scientific Content Manager for That’s Nice.
The family-owned CDMO is showcasing its end-to-end capabilities in solid dose and semi-solids from their popup booth at this year’s AAPS Annual Meeting.
SPI Pharma is exhibiting at this year’s AAPS Annual Meeting by showcasing its capabilities in solving complex formulation challenges with efficiency and service.
Unither, an innovator of single-use dosage forms, is making full use of its booth’s ample meeting space to discuss what we can only assume is the “Single Best Way to Deliver.” (Though we’ll have to confirm this with Guy Tiene, pictured here.)
Hovione’s capabilities in inhalation and commercial spray drying are on full display from the company’s corner booth at AAPS. Guy Tiene, Strategic Content Director & Partner for That’s Nice, stopped by for a visit while making the rounds.
Unither Pharmaceuticals is at booth 2515 - come see them at AAPS in San Diego!
Director of Digital Capture, Brian Pierce, shoots the show floor of AAPS.
Reporting live from the San Diego Convention Center on the evening before AAPS, Nigel confirmed all was in order and, most importantly, that our clients’ booths are looking good. That’s Nice is excited to be kicking off this last key event of the year.
The team is getting ready for AAPS in San Diego. The show begins this Monday!
The Marken team has now taken a leading position in the Clinical Supply Chain Logistics space, as moving Biologics, and injectable drugs needs great care. CPhI was the big push for Marken this year, and they will continue to grow with the support of their new parent UPS.
Expanding CDMO Avara Pharmaceutical Services was shining bright at CPhI with a well-lit booth location that complemented the organization's vibrant color scheme. The company is continuing to grow with the recent addition of several facilities in the U.S. and Europe.
Gwenael Servant and the rest of the team Servier CDMO team was front and center at CPhI. So much to offer the industry as Servier moves forward on new opportunities.
SPI Pharma appoints new CEO, Jeanne Thoma, a season veteran from Lonza, recently placed to sculpt the next stage of growth. CPhI a key event for the excipients companies.
As the Alcami train continues to gather steam, the commercial team are continuing to grow and add on key staff for their next stage of growth.
John Bolla the senior executive at GSK Third Party sales has developed the new direction for GSK, and with the sales team they see picture opening up. CPhI Worldwide was important for the team to show off the new team.
Bushu, with Manufacturing and Spera with Drug Discovery and Development services are leading the Japanese CDMO space. Baring Private Equity Asia are looking for growth and Japan is ready.
With a new CEO, Francois Hincker, Cenexi expanded capabilities were on display at CPhI worldwide. A successful show for all, as this diversified CDMO is in growth mode.
It's the first day if CPhI Worldwide 2017 and we're happy to report there is a lot going on!
Come visit the Unither management team at CPhI Worldwide.
We'll see you at the Grifols booth, the morning of CPhI. Meet Marga Vines and the management team there!
With just a day until CPhI Worldwide - Frankfurt, it's the final day of booth set up for our clients. There's still lots to do as Graham Combe, arrives from UK office. We can't wait to see you there!
Keeping it consistent, BioVectra is ready for a big year in Fermentation, complete with a new plant location. Come meet the company President and his commercial team at CPhI!
This is our third year with Cenexi. The company has a new CEO in place, and with the visionary founder and Chairman still at the helm, there’s much to do at Cenexi.
The Bushu Pharmaceuticals booth is
in the process of being built at CPhI Frankfurt. You can come visit the completed booth this Tuesday morning, the 24th. We'll see you there!
The booth is ready to go in hall 4.1 Join us at Marken for a beer and a gift from the supply chain market leader.
After 5 years, SPI Pharma is launching their brand new booth and there's plenty of work to be done. Come over and meet the new CEO!
Avara has a new booth this year. There's so much going on with the company's growth--we encourage you to stop by and talk with CEO Tim Tyson about it!
GSK CDMO # 41D70 is installing their booth for the sixth year, only now they have both a new management team and new ideas. Stop by and meet the boss, John Bolla, and listen to his vision moving forward.
Come visit our long-time client ACS at CPhI booth #110D63. ACS is supporting the academic community--come over and meet the team.
That's Nice staff attended the Chem Outsourcing show, which was hosted in Long Branch, New Jersey.
The That's Nice Countdown to CPhI Worldwide has begun – we can't wait to see you in Frankfurt this October 24th-26th.
BIO International may be over, but our work is just beginning. A special thank you to everyone who followed us along the way. Don't worry if you missed it – you can click here
to relive the journey anytime!
The BIO International Convention is officially wrapped up. Our team and clients had a great time at the show--and half the fun was getting there! Recap our journey anytime by visiting
Nigel Walker, Founder & Managing Director for That's Nice, was interviewed during yesterday's BIO International Convention by San Diego's KSDY50.
Steve Kuehn, Editorial Content Director, interviews
BIO President & CEO, James C. Greenwood about his own Road to BIO. To watch all the videos from our cross-country trip, visit Pharma's Almanac TV >
We could think of no better person with whom to commemorate the Road to BIO than Mr. Greenwood himself, as he discussed his own journey, and his effort to communicate the "Biotechnology Message" across the globe.
That’s Nice Founder & Managing Director Nigel Walker is always representing the company’s campaign colors, and BIO 2017 is no exception.
MPI’s Lisa Yoder, Senior Leader, Global Marketing & Communications, and Katie Kridler, Brand Manager, came by That’s Nice booth # 1019 for a visit and a photo op in the Aventador.
Janice Graff, GSK Biopharmaceuticals Director of Finished Product Sales & Business Development, and Brian Pierce, That’s Nice Director of Digital Capture, are pictured here in the That’s Nice signature Lamborghini at the end of the Road to BIO, booth # 1019.
That’s Nice celebrated Abzena’s growing biologics manufacturing footprint at a sunset party yesterday evening after BIO.
Our Glittering Insights campaign has followed us to San Diego. Come check out our “garden” at booth # 1019 where we are reporting live from inside the industry.
Almost 5,000 miles and 19 states later, the Lamborghini is safely tucked inside BIO booth # 1019. Come say hello!
That's Nice has officially made it to BIO International. We are so happy to finally reach San Diego and complete the Road to BIO!
We made it! The That's Nice staff traveling on the Road to BIO have reached their final destination – BIO International in San Diego, California. You can see us – and our trusted Lambo at the convention center at Booth 1019. See you there!
Pictured here is Unither's CPhI North America booth #2836 featuring the company's illustrated "Single Best Way to Deliver" campaign, which emphasized the benefits of single unit dose technologies. The display includes an animated video to bring the illustration to life.
Look who we found at CPhI NA - the Haig Barrett team! Pictured here are Haig Armaghanian, CEO and Nice Consulting Partner; Beth Harris, Senior Account Director; and Josh Dunn, Strategy and Execution Lead.
Greetings from CPhI NA in Philly! Mimi Chen, Yiyi Liu, and Wei Gao from the That's Nice accounts team are pictured here with
Mary Lee Schiesz
, Manager of Marketing for UPM.
Speed. Agility. Instinct. UPM's CPhI NA booth #2937 incorporates the key elements of the organization's commitment to advancing formulation development efforts for clients.
Stop by CPhI North America booth #2125 to check out Federal Equipment's unique booth design, and to chat with the team (including "Kate" the hologram) about the company's capabilities in providing used manufacturing equipment for a wide range of industries.
Hovione's CPhI North America booth #2537 features
large-scale graphics highlighting the company's recent expansion in New Jersey, as well as their unique capabilities in API and drug product development, commercial spray drying, and highly potent APIs and SDD.
The That's Nice staff is currently attending CPhI North America, taking place in Philadelphia this week, offering us an insider's view into the show. Pictured above is the GSK booth, which conveys their Molecule to Market messaging in an eye-catching orange backdrop.
Check out CPhI North America Booth #2719 featuring Capsugel's unique exhibit design and a 3D CGI animation that illustrates the company's capabilities in "Engineering Medicines to Life."
Nigel Walker, Founder & Managing Director of That's Nice, kicks off a productive week at CPhI North America and Informex in Philadelphia. The event, which runs from May 16th - 18th, connects buyers and sellers across the pharmaceutical supply chain.
CPhI North America is officially less than two weeks away! The conference takes place from May 16-18 and will be held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA. According to the official CPhI website, the show kicks off in 13 days, 11 hours, and 46 minutes. Visit http://cphinorthamerica.com/ for more details!
Aaron Mazze, Digital Director and Partner, captures the entire executive Hubspot team while attending Hubspot Partner Day. Co-Founder and CEO Brian Halligan is pictured in the front row with Parter, CTO and Co-Founder Dharmesh Shah on the far right.
The That's Nice team is busy planning for the summer road trip to BIO International, which takes place from June 19th through 22nd in San Diego. That's Nice will cross the country, visiting client sites along the way.
Nigel Walker, Managing Director, is pictured in front of one of the most popular booths at Interphex, "Alcami igloo" which was a showstopper!
We are counting our cards post-DCAT, making sure to follow up with all the great people our team has met after a highly successful show week.
As DCAT is officially behind us, we want to say thank you to everyone who came out and made the events of the week so memorable.
Maurice and Annie from the Research Department talk to customers at our Booth 3765.
Alcami hosted their annual event at the Rainbow Room during DCAT, the press announcement is pictured.
The That's Nice team is at interphex. Come see us and our Tesla at booth 3765.
The Tesla wrapped in the That's Nice 2017 pop art campaign has arrived just in time for Interphex. We will see you at the show!
Pictured at the Society of Toxicology Annual Meeting 2017, Michelle Hernandez, the Director of Business Intelligence and Competitive Research, poses in front of a presentation.
Select That's Nice staff led by Managing Director Nigel Walker, will be embarking on a roadtrip to BIO International this June. The Lamborghini Aventador SV Roadster, in orange, will take staff across the USA this summer.
The Pharma's Almanac TV interviews were one of the main events of the Nice Symposium. Here our Director of Digital Capture, Brian Pierce, puts a microphone on David Shenberger of CAI.
Looking back at the Symposium, fun was had by all! Guy Tiene is pictured with Chloe Park and Emilie Branch on the Pharma's Almanac team.
Nice Symposium 2017 Oral Solid Dose kicked off this morning in Raleigh. This is a new industry think tank forum for leaders in outsourced pharmaceutical services and their customers.
Our Pharmas Almanac TV team are gearing up to interview thought leaders from the life sciences industry attending Nice Symposium 2017.
Thats Nice staff are busy, making preparations in North Carolina for Nice Symposium 2017 Oral Solid Dose, which kicks off tomorrow 31st January.
The J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference is progressing smoothly, and generating plenty of exciting news about the pharma and biotech market. The staff at That's Nice are in San Francisco to enjoy the conference as it unfolds.
We are front and center at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference 2017. This photo is of a presentation at the conference, which attracts those in biotech from across the globe!
Are you in San Francisco for the 35th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference? We are on the west coast this week and couldn't be more excited to be a part of this growing event, known as the "superbowl of biotechs."
We look forward to seeing you at the 35th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference, which we will be attending in lovely San Francisco from Jan. 9th through 13th.