That's Nice News

From all things That’s Nice to what’s happening around the industry, That’s Nice news features daily content that is always timely, and sometimes a bit unusual.

On Location in Allentown

24 May, 2019

The Yourway truck is being shot today, photographer and project manager Lucas Visser, is pictured in Allentown in the process of getting it down.

The Advanced Therapeutics Issue Has Landed

24 May, 2019

Pharma’s Almanac, The Advanced Therapeutics Issue has landed on my desk - in my personal opinion, this issue has the best content.

What Do You See?

24 May, 2019

What is this? And what does it represent?

AbbVie Umbrella

24 May, 2019

Thank you, AbbVie, for the gift we received at CPhI North America - it came in very handy on a rainy NYC day!

A Gift from Portugal

20 May, 2019

Parth Tarasaria,  Interactive Developer returned from a trip to Portugal with wine for the office. 

Cesar's Last Day

17 May, 2019

We're sad to see our  Market Research Associate  Cesar Benjumea leave, but wish him all the best!

It's a Wrap!

15 May, 2019

Director of Digital Capture Brian Pierce wraps up a shoot for iBIO at the company's facility in College Station, Texas.

That's Nice Celebrates 24 Years

15 May, 2019

That’s Nice is 24 years old today, after so many days of operation we are delighted to having a record year in all areas of the business, including Research, Agency and Business Services growth. With no debt and an estimated $27 Million in annual sales and investment income in 2019, we are delighted to look forward.

Up the Villa!

15 May, 2019

Aston Villa beat the Baggies to win a final place at Wembley, taking place on May 27th. Up the Villa!

Mark Bamforth in the Q2 Pharma's Almanac

13 May, 2019

We have a special article in the Q2 Pharma’s Almanac from one of our favorite Scots, Mark Bamforth. Mark will cover how he built two companies from the ground up over 7 years, subsequently selling them for $1.95 Billion - truly amazing!

Haig Barrett in the Q2 Pharma's Almanac

13 May, 2019

Our friends at Haig Barrett will be covered in the Q2 Edition of Pharma’s Almanac.

Polpharma Biologics in the Q2 Pharma's Almanac

13 May, 2019

Pharma’s Almanac will support Polpharma Biologics in the Q2 BIO International Edition.

Grifols in the Q2 Pharma's Almanac

13 May, 2019

There will be three business units of Grifols covered in the BIO International Q2 Edition of Pharma’s Almanac.

Catalent in the Q2 Pharma's Almanac

13 May, 2019

Pharma’s Almanac will support Catalent ODD business division for the first time in the Q2 BIO International Edition.

Chainbridge LTD in the Q2 Pharma's Almanac

13 May, 2019

Pharma’s Almanac will support Chainbridge LTD for the first time in the Q2 BIO International Edition.

Avid BioServices in the Q2 Pharma's Almanac

13 May, 2019

Pharma’s Almanac will support Avid BioServices for the first time in the Q2 BIO International Edition.

Frontida BioPharm in the Q2 Pharma's Almanac

13 May, 2019

Pharma’s Almanac will support Frontida BioPharm for the first time in the Q2 BIO International Edition.

Extended BioVectra Article in the Q2 Pharma's Almanac

09 May, 2019

Pharma's Almanac will support BioVectra for an extended 8 page article in the Q2 Edition. The special edition will high light the advantages of working and living in P.E.I. and Windsor, NS Canada.

Longeveron in the Q2 Pharma's Almanac

09 May, 2019

Pharma's Almanac will support Longeveron in the Q2 Edition, launching at BIO International.

Northway Biotechpharma in the Q2 Pharma's Almanac

09 May, 2019

Pharma's Almanac will support Northway Biotechpharma in the Q2 Edition, launching at BIO International.

Throw Back Thursday

09 May, 2019

When your 10 years old and wearing tight shorts - you know it’s the 70’s.

New Kicks

09 May, 2019

Nigel's new kicks arrived in the office today, which he plans on wearing the next sunny day. We can't wait to see these beauties at BIO International!

Reunion at the Great Bowery

08 May, 2019

Nigel Walker dropped in to see the ual: alumni at the Great Bowery. 

Leaving Bristol

07 May, 2019

Leaving Bristol, Tennessee after visiting customers over the past 10 days from Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Nigel lands in Tennessee before heading back to New York.

Derby Horses

07 May, 2019

After leaving Winchester, Kentucky, Nigel stopped in to see the Derby horses and caught a few snaps from the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington.

Colonel Walker

06 May, 2019

Nigel is pictured alongside Colonel Sanders.  Who’s the Boss?

The Birthplace of KFC

06 May, 2019

Nigel stops at the birth place of Kentucky Fried Chicken, Corbin Kentucky in a moment of reflection for this small town.

Kentucky Derby 2019

06 May, 2019

Nigel Walker celebrates the Kentucky Derby this year, a wonderful day out.

Thermo Fisher Scientific Closes on BrammerBIO

06 May, 2019

Thermo Fisher Scientific formally closes on the purchase of BrammerBIO. That’s Nice congratulates and thanks the management team at BrammerBIO for being part of this amazing story.

Happy Birthday, David

06 May, 2019

Scientific Content Director, David Alvaro celebrates his birthday in the office with doughnuts from Dough. 

Bowling Night at CPhI NA

01 May, 2019

That’s Nice enjoyed the Federal Equipment / AbbVie bowling night during CPhI North America.

Special Delivery

30 April, 2019

Who doesn’t love flowers for no reason? Events Director YiYi Liu received a special bouquet at work.

Servier CDMO at CPhI North America 2019

30 April, 2019

Supporting Servier CDMO at CPhI North America this year in Chicago. 

Cenexi at CPhI North America 2019

30 April, 2019

Supporting Cenexi at CPhI North America this year in Chicago. 

Bora Pharma at CPhI North America 2019

30 April, 2019

Supporting Bora Pharma at CPhI North America this year in Chicago. 

Federal Equipment Company at CPhI North America 2019

30 April, 2019

Supporting Federal Equipment Company at CPhI North America this year in Chicago. 

Albemarle Fine Chemistry Services at CPhI North America 2019

30 April, 2019

Supporting Albemarle Fine Chemistry Services at CPhI North America this year in Chicago. 

Lonza Pharma & Biotech at CPhI North America 2019

30 April, 2019

Supporting Lonza Pharma & Biotech at CPhI North America this year in Chicago. 

UPM Pharmaceuticals at CPhI North America 2019

30 April, 2019

Supporting UPM Pharmaceuticals at CPhI North America.

Hovione at CPhI North America 2019

30 April, 2019

Supporting Hovione at CPhI North America.

Avara Pharmaceuticals at CPhI North America 2019

30 April, 2019

That's Nice is supporting Avara Pharmaceuticals at CPhI North America.

The Willis Tower

29 April, 2019

Willis Tower, more commonly known at the Sears Tower, is cloaked in fog after the snows clears -- and as we set-up for CPhI North America.

Lamborghini SVJ Roadster

29 April, 2019

Lamborghini SVJ Roadster, v12, 770 hp is in pre-order status. With a larger car production run, we hope one of the 900 will arrive at That’s Nice in Spring 2020.

Flight of Freedom Launch

26 April, 2019

"Flight of Freedom," a Nice Passion short film that celebrates dedication and passion, will launch at BIO International.

iBio in Pharma's Almanac

26 April, 2019

Pharma's Almanac looks to support new content client iBIO in the BIO International Q2 Edition. 

Aldevron in Pharma's Almanac

26 April, 2019

Pharma's Almanac looks to support new content client Aldevron in the BIO International Q2 Edition.

Taro in Pharma's Almanac

26 April, 2019

Pharma's Almanac looks to support new content client Taro in the BIO International Q2 Edition. 

Sosna & Co in Pharma's Almanac

26 April, 2019

Pharma's Almanac looks to support new content client Sosna & Co in the BIO International Q2 Edition. 

MilliporeSigma in Pharma's Almanac

26 April, 2019

Pharma's Almanac looks to support new content client MilliporeSigma in the BIO International Q2 Edition. 

Pall Life Sciences and Brammer BIO in Pharma's Almanac

26 April, 2019

Pharma's Almanac looks to support new content client Pall Life Sciences in collaboration with Brammer BIO in the BIO International Q2 Edition.  

Yourway in Pharma's Almanac

26 April, 2019

Pharma's Almanac looks to support new content client Yourway Transport in the BIO International Q2 Edition. 

#FBF - That's Nice 20th Anniversary Celebration

26 April, 2019

Circa 2016, at the That's Nice 20th anniversary celebration/what are you wearing Mark Allen? The team is pictured with Haig, Mark, Nigel, Guy and JF, from left to right.

A Surprising Picture

26 April, 2019

BIO International will give you the astrophysicist answers to this surprising picture.

Flight of Freedom

26 April, 2019

A tremendous story is unfolding, “Flight of Freedom” launches in Late May, just before BIO International.

Brian on Vacation

26 April, 2019

Brian Pierce, our Director of Capture is out and about in DR with his family on a well-earned vacation, just before the madness starts for BIO International.

Rentschler Open House

26 April, 2019

Visiting the newly opened Rentschler, Milford, Mass site. The senior management team were all in attendance to welcome clients at the open house.

Spring in New York

25 April, 2019

Nigel is back in New York and happily greeted by the beauty of Spring. 

Virgin Atlantic Airways

24 April, 2019

A favorite message on the Virgin Atlantic Airways entertainment screens. Though a topic of taboo, Virgin branding has been great at having a sense of humor over the many years. 

Cherry Blossoms

23 April, 2019

Cherry Blossoms at the Central London hotel during this beautiful time of year. Nigel is on his way to meet customers after a long Easter Bank Holiday weekend.

Buddha Bar in Paris

23 April, 2019

Nigel attends a meeting at Buddha Bar in Paris with two customers. The beautiful interior is very different than the now closed location in New York.

Ballon Riding in Hertfordshire

23 April, 2019

Nigel Walker captures balloon riding in the country side of Hertfordshire, England, a growing popular sport for the weekends.

Visiting MilliporeSigma

16 April, 2019

Emilee Kudla,  Project Coordinator and Guy Tiene, Business Director, Partner are pictured after a meeting at  MilliporeSigma, in this photo taken by Wei Gao, Accounts Director, Partner

En Route to Boston

16 April, 2019

Wei Gao and Guy Tiene are  heading up Boston for an important meeting.

The Next That's Nice Lambo

15 April, 2019

The next That’s Nice Lamborghini has been ordered! The SUV (Urus) was spiced this weekend with a simple royal blue and black shinny trim finish, signature orange brakes, and interior trim. The new Lamborghini should be ready for delivery in September this year.

Caffeine and Carburetors

15 April, 2019

Caffeine and Carburetors had an event in New Canaan, CT this weekend. Luke Walker turned up and picked out his favorite car out of the 1000+ on display. 

Pizza Friday

12 April, 2019

That That's Nice team enjoyed an in-office pizza party to mark the end the work week, 

HME at Catalent

12 April, 2019

Nigel Walker is visiting Catalent today to learn more about their HME technology. The company's Somerset, NJ location has become their new home for early phase development.

Lady Liberty

10 April, 2019

Lady Liberty is always a welcoming sight as you pull into the New York City Harbor. Here she is, pictured from the INmune Bio IPO launch celebration. 

INmune Bio IPO Celebration

10 April, 2019

INmuneBio invited That’s Nice to celebrate the launch of their IPO with a party on the Hudson - the stock is already up 25%!

New Lambo

08 April, 2019

The beautiful new Lamborghini Urus, picked up by one of our new clients this weekend at Manhattan Motors. Lamborghini proves that Italian design and German engineering are a perfect combination.

Japanese Boys Day Display

08 April, 2019

Nigel Walker sets up the traditional  Japanese Boys Day display, taking place on May 5th - the tradition is to set up one month in advance. 

Doing Business at Interphex

02 April, 2019

Federal Equipment Company engages in business during the equipment-centered trade show.

The Federal Equipment Company Hologram

02 April, 2019

Have you seen the Federal Equipment Company hologram? She's pretty impressive! Check her out at booth  3110. 

Piramal Booth at Interphex

02 April, 2019

Piramal is set up and ready to go at Interphex! Visit them at booth  1258!

Interphex Day One

02 April, 2019

It's the first day of Interphex! The show takes place at the  Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, pictured here, in New York City.

Nice Passion

02 April, 2019

That's Nice has launched "Nice Passion" the 10th line extension of the That's Nice brand. The new brand will show case a selection of stories that high light the passion of individuals working in the field of science.  www.NicePassion.com  will launch a new film every quarter. 

Jue Lan Club Lunch

01 April, 2019

The That's Nice team heads to hotspot the  Jue Lan Club, fueling up before organizing client booths at Interphex. 

Piramal Booth Prep

01 April, 2019

The Piramal booth has a long way to go before Interphex but the team is ready for the challenge! 

Federal Equipment Company at Interphex

01 April, 2019

Emilee Kudla and Lina Ma from the Accounts team prep the Federal Equipment Company booth prior to Interphex. 

Interphex Prep

01 April, 2019

The That's Nice Accounts team preps for Interphex doing booth setup for Federal Equipment Company. 

Birthday Winner

01 April, 2019

Luke Walker is a winner! He hit the 1000 ticket level at a weekend away 10th birthday bash.

Dad of the Year

27 March, 2019

Our photographer, Lucas Visser, volunteered to take his 8th grade daughter's class portrait last week. After the shoot, he printed the portrait onto a poster to be signed by the whole class for the school’s upcoming spring auction.

Platinum Stripe

25 March, 2019

The brand image of a platinum stripe can be fixating and inspiring. 

Private Plane

25 March, 2019

Nigel Walker take his first charter flight in the US - fancy!

A Very Wei Birthday

25 March, 2019

Director of Accounts, Wei Gao, celebrates his birthday with cheesecake from Lady M. 

That's A Nice Dinner

22 March, 2019

The That's Nice staff gathered at Iberian restaurant, Aldea for a company dinner celebrating the close of DCAT. 

The DCAT Dinner

22 March, 2019

Thank you, BioVectra, for another delightful DCAT dinner at the Hilton.

Smooth Rolling at DCAT

21 March, 2019

Nigel Walker poses for a selfie on the second to last night of DCAT - the event has been happily smooth this year.

DCAT HQ

19 March, 2019

Nigel Walker is h eading into his third day of DCAT, with the Intercontinental Hotel on Lexington Ave serving as the event's new HQ. 

Prepping For A Rainy DCAT

18 March, 2019

When your getting ready for DCAT Week, you need to choose your umbrella carefully.

Viscosity & Gravity: Science Experiment

18 March, 2019

Luke Walker’s Science Fair Experiment for the 4th Grade, 2019. Luke solves the p roblem:   Does viscosity and gravity help filling a pharmaceutical manufacturing line for a Topical dry skin therapy?

The Q1 Business Development Issue Has Launched

13 March, 2019

The  Q1 Business Development Issue of Pharma’s Almanac  is now available in full online.  Our first quarter edition features leading insights from key opinion leaders with findings specific to business development in the industry.

StageBio Is Officially Online

13 March, 2019

At That’s Nice, we're pleased to support HSRL and VPS as they merge together to become the newly created StageBio. The new combined website launched at SOT and you can visit it anytime, here.

StageBio is Live!

12 March, 2019

StageBio.com launches on the first day of SOT in Baltimore, a collective and collaborative effort from the teams at That’s Nice and StageBio.

Coming Together

12 March, 2019

It’s been a pleasure working with the management teams of HSRL and VPS, as these two companies combined to create StageBio. Tom, Sam, and Carrie have worked hard to transform the business in just under 100 days. 

Introducing StageBio

12 March, 2019

That’s Nice is excited to share the new identity we’ve created for StageBio, a combination of HSRL and VPS – Ampersand Capital's latest investment in the lab services space.

Ready to Launch

11 March, 2019

Our latest 'Nice' creative endeavor is set to launch. Stay tuned for the premiere of Nice Passion, hitting your screens in April 2019. 

Wuxi in SOT

11 March, 2019

That’s Nice is proud to continue supporting Wuxi AppTec, Ltd. during SOT in Baltimore this year.

Cover-Ready: PA Q1

07 March, 2019

The Pharma’s Almanac Q1 cover is complete! The full issue will be distributed in time for DCAT Week 2019 in New York City and available at www.pharmasalmanac.com.

That’s Nice 2019 Campaign

07 March, 2019

That’s Nice has launched a new ad campaign in the Q1 issue of Pharma’s Almanac. The theme centers on the notion of “leaving the dark side and stepping into the light.”

Celebrating Hinamatsuri

07 March, 2019

That’s Nice Managing Director Nigel Walker celebrated Hinamatsuri, or Japanese Girls’ Day, with his family on March 3rd by displaying a set of traditional ornamental dolls.

Countdown to DCAT

07 March, 2019

That’s Nice will be attending DCAT Week, with more than 105 pre-booked meetings on the calendar. We look forward to meeting you again in our home territory of New York City!

Greetings, Chicago

06 March, 2019

That’s Nice is in Chicago meeting new customers – and enjoying the magnificent views from one of its most iconic towers.

Reaching New Heights

06 March, 2019

As AbbVie continues to grow, That’s Nice is proud to support this progressive company.

Meeting the Prime Minister

05 March, 2019

Justin Trudeau, the 23rd Canadian Prime Minister, visited BioVectra yesterday in what was a proud moment for President Oliver Technow and the entire management team.

Ready for DCAT Week?

04 March, 2019

Managing Director Nigel Walker's son Luke is and, according to Nigel, he'll be observing the week's activities from behind this DIY creation. 

Future Innovators

01 March, 2019

Strategy Director, Mark Allen, and Junior Strategist, Violet, did some messaging work with her young generation peers. The brand archetypes were ‘Innocent’ and 'Explorer' and the brand anchor words were Winky Wonky Donkey. What's your brand archetype and anchors?

Detroit Brings the Chill

27 February, 2019

That’s Nice is dedicated to giving each and every client one on one attention. Here, managing director Nigel Walker is visiting a few in Detroit – snowstorm and all.

The Final Countdown

27 February, 2019

The final footage for “Road to BIO” is now complete! Lucas, Brian and Nigel recently recreated the June arrival in Boston – with a  70 degree difference in temperature and a few more layers of clothing.

Celebrating Emilee

27 February, 2019

That's Nice Project Coordinator Emilee Kudla spent her birthday at a client shoot last week, so the team held a belated celebration for her this week back in New York. Happy birthday, Emilee!

From the Sound Booth

26 February, 2019

The team headed to Buttons Sound Studio yesterday to record some final voiceover segments for our upcoming Road to BIO film. Strategy Director Mark Allen (pictured) struggled ever-so-slightly with his lines before passing the baton to Eugene Hsiu who, we’re told, nailed his three words.

Photo Faux Pas

26 February, 2019

Lucas Visser on our digital capture team accidentally crashed the drone today while on a client shoot, slicing one of his fingers in the process. Here’s to a better day tomorrow, Lucas.

Leading the Charge

25 February, 2019

Our friend Shawn led us through the mountains with a 45-pound back pack and dragging a 60-pound sledge. Seems we’ve captured this outdoorsman in his element.

In the Elements

25 February, 2019

That’s Nice Director of Digital Capture Brian Pierce is pictured here doing what he does best, capturing the subject matter of our upcoming film — on 330 acres of private property.

Behind the Scenes in NH

25 February, 2019

Additional footage from this weekend’s photo and video shoot in the mountains of New Hampshire. From left: That’s Nice Managing Director Nigel Walker, Photographer/Videographer Lucas Visser and Shawn, the subject of the film.

Weekend Getaway

25 February, 2019

Members of the That’s Nice team took a weekend trip to New Hampshire to shoot the third short film of the Nice Passion series. Pictured here is Managing Director Nigel Walker making his way up the two-and-a-half-mile trail to the location.

Incognito in New York

22 February, 2019

A member of our New York-based team is on a bit of a camo kick these days. Wonder who it could be...?

Pharma's Almanac Web Launch

21 February, 2019

Our strategic content team has launched the new Pharma's Almanac website, just in time for DCAT Week. Visit us at www.pharmasalmanac.com and be sure to check out Hovione featured in the top spot. 

Young at Heart

21 February, 2019

Accounts Director Wei 'Captain' Gao is in the office is preparing for his upcoming birthday, with figurines, toy soldiers and comic books strewn about his workspace.

Ready to Race

21 February, 2019

After a quick 19 hours, the Pinewood (mini) Lamborghini is now ready for its first run down the track. Second coat of paint and final detailing expected mid-next week.

Snow-fie Time

20 February, 2019

Snow is falling in New York City, making for an ideal selfie-op. Pictured here outside our Fifth Avenue headquarters is our managing director, Nigel Walker.  

Harsh Conditions

20 February, 2019

Ever the trooper, our photographer Lucas Visser isn’t letting the snow get him down while on location for a client shoot in the Northeast.

Birthday Workday

20 February, 2019

That’s Nice Project Coordinator Emilee Kudla is celebrating her birthday today at a client photo shoot with Senior Project Manager Katie Baker. Surely the team is planning a proper celebration for her when she’s back in New York…

On Location

20 February, 2019

Members of our digital capture and accounts teams are on location today setting up for day one of a four-day photo and video shoot. Pictured here are That’s Nice director of digital capture, Brian Pierce, and photographer/videographer, Lucas Visser.

Setting the Scene

20 February, 2019

Pictured here behind the scenes of today's photo shoot (from left) are Emilee Kudla, project coordinator, Katie Baker, senior account manager, and Brian Pierce, director of digital capture.

Scaling Down

20 February, 2019

The Pinewood Derby is just three weeks away, and our managing director, Nigel Walker, is working with his son Luke to cut 15% of the length and 20% off the width of a 1:18 scale Lamborghini in an effort to build a miniature (7"x2.75”) version of the super car.

Marching into Spring

20 February, 2019

Nothing like a new pair of shoes to help us get through the final weeks of winter. Pictured here is the latest addition to Nigel Walker’s collection.

IRBM in Pharma’s Almanac

15 February, 2019

That’s Nice is pleased to support the partner research organization IRBM with strategic content development and placement in the Q1 (DCAT) edition of Pharma’s Almanac.

Science Is Great

12 February, 2019

This UK campaign promoting the Best of Great Britain is one of our managing director Nigel Walker’s favorite print campaigns from the past 10 years. A nod to his British roots and science-driven career path, no doubt. 

England Beats France

11 February, 2019

As if there was ever a doubt, England pulled it out for a 35-plus point win over France in the rugby Six Nations match on Sunday. Way to go, boys!

Go England

11 February, 2019

It was France versus England in Twickenham, London this weekend, where our managing director, Nigel Walker, was more than pleased to witness a big win from his home rugby team

Twickenham-Bound

11 February, 2019

That’s Nice Managing Director Nigel Walker rode the bus this weekend in London for the first time in 20 years as he headed to see England beat France in the Six Nations Championship.

Throwback to Interphex ‘16

11 February, 2019

As we approach a series of winter/spring industry events, we took a moment to look back to Interphex 2016. Pictured here are members of the That’s Nice leadership and business teams repping our 20th anniversary chrome campaign at a UBM party.

Sitting Down with Mr. Technow

08 February, 2019

That's Nice Managing Director Nigel Walker met with BioVectra President Oliver Technow this week at the company’s Charlottetown, PEI site. Oliver has been successfully growing the drug substance CDMO over the past four years.

Visiting BioVectra

08 February, 2019

That’s Nice is pleased to be visiting the team at BioVectra this week, even if it means traversing the winter tundra of Prince Edward Island to get there.

Icy Conditions

08 February, 2019

Ice was coming down sideways as we left Charlottetown, PEI for a four-hour drive to Halifax, NS during this week's treacherous ice storm.

Captured on iPhone X

08 February, 2019

We stumbled upon this beautiful old barn during our trip to Windsor, Nova Scotia this week. Nigel Walker captured the shot using the silver tone function on the iPhone X.

Rough Landing

08 February, 2019

Heavy snow fell as we arrived at Montréal–Trudeau Airport. Kudos to our great Air Canada pilot for getting us safely on the ground through a pretty rocky landing.

Globyz Pharma in PA

08 February, 2019

We are pleased to support Globyz Pharma with strategic content development and placement in the Q1 Edition of Pharma’s Almanac.

Supporting TSRL

08 February, 2019

That’s Nice is proud to support TSRL, an incubator company based in Michigan. TSRL’s mission is to advance promising therapeutics for treating severe and multi-drug resistant infections.

Donuts Around the World

07 February, 2019

This food snap, courtesy of our managing director, Nigel Walker, who believes the glazed donut could be better understood as a cultural staple of cities around the world. Our guess is he’s found a Tim Horton’s while on business in Canada.

Clearing a Path

07 February, 2019

That’s Nice is live from Windsor, Nova Scotia, Canada, where (surprise!) it’s just snowed.

Talking Innovation with Therapure

07 February, 2019

We caught up with Therapure Biopharma CEO Nick Green during our extended trip to Toronto this week. The Therapure business has evolved as innovative drug development for rare disease opportunities are on the rise. 

Connecting with Dalton Pharma

07 February, 2019

It was a pleasure to reconnect with Peter Pekos, Founder and Chairman of Toronto-based Dalton Pharma Services.

Freezing in Toronto

07 February, 2019

Just one more day of freezing weather (or so they say) as our managing director, Nigel Walker, heads into his next day of client meetings in Toronto.

Visiting Globyz Pharma

07 February, 2019

It was a pleasure to meet Globyz Pharma CEO Salman Parthan, who has a growing supply chain logistics company just outside Toronto.

Visiting Northern Neighbors

06 February, 2019

That’s Nice is in the vibrant cultural city of Toronto this week to pursue various investment opportunities.

Partnering Up

06 February, 2019

We are leaving Bristol, Tennessee and heading north to kick off our investment sweep of Canada. There are some great CDMOs in our neighboring country looking for US investment partners, and we look forward to meeting some of them this week.

Office Downgrade

05 February, 2019

That’s Nice Managing Director Nigel Walker has announced we’ll be expanding into the woods of Atlanta in this quaint space he discovered during a recent trip. Apparently this writer will be stationed upstairs with the rest of the content team. 

Eastman Continues to Thrive

05 February, 2019

Eastman Chemical Company, one of our original specialty chemical customers from 2000/2001, is still going strong. Pictured here is Eastman’s corporate headquarters in Kingsport, Tennessee, captured during a recent visit to the Volunteer State.

Amid the Frenzy

03 February, 2019

That’s Nice Managing Director Nigel Walker is in Atlanta this weekend, where Super Bowl 53 will be taking place. See everyone there!

Stark Contrast

03 February, 2019

According to Nigel, the Atlanta woods is the perfect place to hang out in a chrome jacket before the big game gets underway.

Freezing Temps

02 February, 2019

Snow falls in New York once again as the Northeast struggles to stay above zero degrees Fahrenheit. Looking forward to warmer temperatures on the horizon next week.

Ad-miura-tion 

01 February, 2019

We found a 1971 Lamborghini Miura on display at a collectors’ museum during our recent travels. According to That’s Nice Managing Director Nigel Walker, it was well worth the wait to see this beauty.

SEA-NYC

01 February, 2019

That’s Nice leaves Seattle after a successful trip to see a longtime client. With new offices and expanded worldwide services, this company certainly has a lot to promote.

White Out

31 January, 2019

Something called a micro blizzard hit seemingly out of nowhere this afternoon, with 50-mph wind gusts and a burst of snow creating a white out effect across NYC. Next up is single digit temps as the staff petitions for a Florida office. 

Lamborghini Heaven

28 January, 2019

Red Murciélago + Yellow Diablo + White Countach + Blue Gallardo = Supercar Heaven (aka the garage of Lamborghini aficionados Jason and Jamie Jones, who we recently had the opportunity to meet in Ohio).

Bound for Warm(er) Weather

25 January, 2019

Snow has arrived in the Midwest, where That’s Nice has spent the last few days supporting clients. Now it’s off to Mount Jackson, Virginia for our second facility shoot of the week. 

The Next Generation

25 January, 2019

As part of our Nice Passion video series, Director of Digital Capture Brian Pierce begins the final edit of “Everyday Exotic” as Luke Walker starts his own journey.

Coming Soon

25 January, 2019

What’s behind the garage door? Find out in our upcoming piece, “Everyday Exotic,” due to hit the small screen in the coming weeks. 

Countach: Check

25 January, 2019

Nigel Walker meets Jason and Jamie Jones of Lambostuff.com at their fabulous home in Ohio to talk Lamborghinis. This is the first time Nigel has had the opportunity to sit in a Countach – a poster of which he had hanging on his bedroom wall as a child.

Happy Birthday, Mr. Kudla

24 January, 2019

Wishing our friend and Ironman David Kudla a very happy birthday! As David turns [text redacted] years young, we at That’s Nice admire his drive and athleticism, especially considering the majority of us find ourselves winded after a walk to the water cooler.

CAI Strives for Excellence

24 January, 2019

We are proud to support Commissioning Agents Inc in the upcoming Q1 issue of Pharma’s Almanac.

Highlighting 21159 Pharma

24 January, 2019

We proudly support Steve King and 21159 Pharma in the upcoming Q1 issue of Pharma’s Almanac.

Stellar Management at PharmaBioSource

24 January, 2019

Pharma’s Almanac is excited to support and feature PharmaBioSource’s management team in our Q1 issue.

Dalton Still Growing Strong

24 January, 2019

Pharma’s Almanac is proud to support the continued legacy of Dalton Pharma Services in our Q1 issue.

Kevin Bottomley Drives Results

24 January, 2019

We are pleased to support Kevin Bottomley and Results Healthcare in the Q1 issue of Pharma’s Almanac.

Spotlight on Fareva Management

23 January, 2019

Pharma’s Almanac proudly supports Fareva’s management team in our Q1 issue.

Supporting KBI Biopharma

23 January, 2019

We are proud to continue supporting KBI Biopharma in our Q1 issue of Pharma’s Almanac and beyond.

Novacap Becomes Seqens

23 January, 2019

Pharma’s Almanac is excited to announce Novacap will now be named Seqens, as we share the news in our Q1 issue.

That’s Nice in Cincy

23 January, 2019

That’s Nice returns to Cincinnati this week to visit a new preclinical testing and biosciences lab that has recently expanded its operations.

Snowy Michigan

23 January, 2019

That’s Nice is visiting customers in Michigan, where it appears there's more snow on the ground than there has been all season in NYC. 

Yourway Transport in PA

22 January, 2019

Our Pharma’s Almanac strategic content team is pleased to support Yourway Transport Biopharma Services with strategic content development and placement in our Q1 DCAT issue.

Castleford Capital in PA

22 January, 2019

We look forward to supporting Jeff and the Castleford Capital team in the Q1 2019 issue of Pharma’s Almanac.

Olon S.p.A. in PA

22 January, 2019

We are pleased to support Olon S.p.A. with strategic content development and placement in the Q1 2019 'Business Issue' of Pharma's Almanac. 

Supporting Asahi Kasei

22 January, 2019

That’s Nice looks forward to supporting Asahi Kasei throughout 2019.

PA Feature: WuXi Advanced Therapies

22 January, 2019

WuXi Advanced Therapies will be featured in our premiere 2019 issue of Pharma’s Almanac.

Foster Delivery Science in PA

22 January, 2019

We are pleased to support Foster Delivery Science with strategic content development and placement in the Q1 2019 edition of Pharma’s Almanac.

RIP Roger Bruan 8/13/1943 – 1/22/2019

22 January, 2019

We send our condolences to the Bruan family, including our Business Logistics Manager, Albert, on the passing of Roger Bruan. Roger was an early influence on That’s Nice, as founder of a noted NYC ad agency and a big character. He gave us insight, fun, and a valued introduction to his nephew, Albert.

Supporting Emergent BioSolutions

21 January, 2019

That’s Nice looks forward to working with Emergent BioSolutions as we move through Q1 2019.

Back to BIO

21 January, 2019

“The Road to BIO” feature film comes back to life as the final edit nears completion and we prepare the files for our friends at Buttons NY sound studio.

Ending on a High Note

19 January, 2019

It’s their last night in Asia, and Mark and Wei are back in Shanghai taking in this spectacular view of the iconic Oriental Pearl TV Tower on The Bund. 

Year of the Pig

18 January, 2019

While in China for business, Mark and Wei had the opportunity to welcome the year of the pig, the last in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac.

Visiting Bora Pharmaceuticals

18 January, 2019

We just wrapped a productive meeting and site tour with Bora Pharmaceuticals in Taipei and Zhunan, Taiwan. Looking forward to supporting Bora’s CDMO business with a number of strategic marketing initiatives throughout the year.

Sunrise Over Taipei

18 January, 2019

Mark Allen and Wei Gao have arrived in Taipei, Taiwan where they’ll be meeting with the leadership team at Bora Pharmaceuticals. Pictured here is the sunrise looking over the famous Taipei 101 building (upper right), the 10th tallest building in the world.

New Staff: Richard Mansbridge

16 January, 2019

Richard Mansbridge has rejoined the team as a ‘Nice’ consultant based in Australia. Richard was in the New York office this week getting reacquainted with the team and our process.

New Staff: Michelle Sawicki

16 January, 2019

We are pleased to welcome Michelle to our team as copywriter. Michelle brings to That’s Nice an extensive background in content and brand strategy, which she will undoubtedly leverage in creating engaging marketing content for our clients.

New Staff: Nina van Styrum

16 January, 2019

Nina has joined our team as exhibit designer. In this role, she is responsible for optimizing our clients’ trade show presence, bringing their exhibits to life through 3D design. Nina has several years of design experience, which she's acquired from studying and working around the world. 

Cleanroom-Ready

16 January, 2019

That's Nice is visiting Porton Pharma Solutions’ API manufacturing site near Chongqing, China today. Pictured here is our strategy director, Mark Allen, dressed and ready to hit the cleanroom. 

Team Dinner with Porton

15 January, 2019

Mark Allen (left) and Wei Gao (right) visit the striking new bridge at the center of Chongqing while meeting our friends from Porton Pharmaceutical Solutions at the famous Two Swans restaurant. We’re told they did not light up the orange especially for us.

Talking Business with Porton

15 January, 2019

Wei and Mark’s adventure in China continues today as they visit Porton Pharmaceutical Solutions' Chongqing headquarters and R&D labs.

Welcome Back, Richard

14 January, 2019

Our friend Richard Mansbridge is in New York from Australia this week. Richard ran the That’s Nice UK office back in 2001, and we are delighted to be welcoming him back!

Shanghai Art Scene

14 January, 2019

As one might have guessed by his intrigued expression, it’s our strategy director Mark Allen’s first trip to China. Here he is checking out an art exhibit at the hotel in Shanghai.

Just Landed

14 January, 2019

They made it! Mark and Wei are kicking off a week of discovery with a new That’s Nice client in China.

New Year, New Kicks

14 January, 2019

That’s Nice managing director and metallic fashion maven Nigel Walker shows off the newest addition to his 2019 wardrobe.   

New York to Shanghai

13 January, 2019

Accounts Director Wei Gao (left) and Strategy Director Mark Allen (right) are pictured here before taking off for Shanghai, the first of many stops on their week-long business trip to Asia. Mark is having his last meal before being forced to step outside his culinary comfort zone.

Lucky Number 137

09 January, 2019

The number of unread emails in the inbox of our managing director, Nigel Walker, became the same as his house number earlier today. Perhaps it's time to play the lotto.   

Rival Fandom

07 January, 2019

This little guy may look innocent enough in his Ferrari jacket, but he's actually sporting a rival brand – at this agency, Lamborghini is our super car of choice. We’ll make an exception, though, because...well...look at him!

Hitting the Pavement

07 January, 2019

It's the inaugural day of the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference, and we're ready to get a jump start on our next business platform. Pictured here is our managing director, Nigel Walker, who we can only assume has just finished lacing up his running shoes.

Ready for JP Morgan

07 January, 2019

That’s Nice looks forward to attending the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference for the fifth consecutive year.
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