Langland – Headline Sponsor

Who we are
Langland, a Publicis Health company, is the only health communications agency that thinks further across Clinical Trial Experience, Medical Strategy & Education, Public Relations & Policy and Advertising, to create unique value with visionary clients.

What we believe
Health brings us together. In the diseases we suffer, the medicines we create, and the causes we champion, health shows us our collective humanity. When we break the barriers that divide us, when we think further, we can create healthier futures, together.

A passion for craft
Having expert thinking is only part of our story. To ensure excellence in everything we make, we have centred our disciplines around three essential crafts: science, strategy and creativity.

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Imagine an agency where your programmes are both conceived and delivered through to completion by the same senior team. Where you can be assured you will receive consistent, high-quality, imaginative work from a trusted partner that will create, challenge (where appropriate) and care for your business. Where authenticity, a sense of fun and bringing energy to everything we do is as important to us as delivering on time, on budget and to the highest standards.

That’s what we stand by and that’s why we’re here.

Let us prove it to you. Visit to find out more.


90TEN is a global healthcare communications consultancy with a mission to make people healthier and happier through life-changing communications, patient advocacy and education.

Known for its proven and award-winning Feel-Think-Do™ behavioural science methodologies, 90TEN seeks to understand the human emotions, thought processes and environmental factors that sit behind each communication challenge. This process can be applied to every brief to deliver insightful, tailored and targeted communications that are designed to inspire meaningful and positive change.

This approach, and a culture that celebrates courage and creativity, allows 90TEN to develop communication  programmes that push boundaries.

90TEN was named Communications Consultancy of the Year at the Communiqué Awards and EMEA Healthcare Consultancy of the Year at the SABRE EMEA Awards in 2020, and last year won a PMEA award for Excellence in Collaboration and Partnerships for the Find Your Four To Live Well with HIV campaign.

Since 2021, 90TEN has expanded into the US market to service clients with US interests. 90TEN is also part of the Envision Pharma Group – an employee-owned, global leader in the medical affairs and healthcare communications space with 14 offices across 4 continents including locations in Australia, Japan, the United Kingdom and the US.

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akt health communications

akt health communications was established to do one thing: Shape The Future Of Healthcare. In a world where we see medical innovation thriving, we want to make sure it is reaching those in need – to be the difference between ‘a great idea’ and a life changed forever.

We work with our clients to build communications programmes that not only create positive engagement, but change lives through:

  • Our PR & Advocacy Expertise
  • Engaging & Uniting HCPs Around Best Practice
  • Using Real-World Experiences to Shape Change for Patients

Our growing team of healthcare communications specialists is passionate about making a difference to patients and creating campaigns with impact. No matter our audience, subject matter or channel, brave creativity runs through everything we do.

In 2019 we were recognised as Communique’s Small Consultancy of the Year, and awarded Highly Commended the following year. To chat with us or learn more visit or contact

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Anthem Public Relations

Igniting credible, convincing health conversations…

What we believe

Bringing credibility to conversations around health has never been more important. There’s an epidemic of health misinformation, and a greater need than ever before to unite credible voices to ignite convincing health conversations.  With a rare strength in media and influencer relations, Anthem’s award-winning team offers a fresh approach to health PR which cuts through the noise.

What we do

We influence conversations between corporations, healthcare professionals and people, creating common understanding to transform people’s lives by driving changes in belief and behaviour.

The Anthem team understand the importance of uniting corporate perspectives with disease awareness, brand, and molecule-specific understanding. Our compelling, credible communications campaigns ignite convincing conversations by embedding real-world insights alongside focused creativity to deliver measurable results.

Who we are

Our team of passionate, freethinking communications experts are wholeheartedly dedicated to the improvement of health. They inject energy and vision to exceed expectations, constantly striving to deliver more for their clients, their colleagues and themselves.

If you need a freethinking perspective to ensure your communications campaigns, or career, truly sing then get in touch with or visit

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Arc Bio Communications

Arc Bio Communications exists to help pharma and biotech organisations maximise the value of their innovations. Designed to deliver the best of scientific, commercial and communications counsel, we combine the rigour and strategic capabilities of management consultancy, the scientific expertise of medical education and the creativity and reach of healthcare communications.

We partner with several of the world’s top 20 pharmaceutical companies as well as ground-breaking biotech organisations and help them to:

  • Tell their innovation stories through leadership communications, medical and commercial strategy, positioning and narrative development
  • Transform the innovation potential of their organisations through employee engagement, change activation and behavioural change
  • Realise the value of their innovations for patients through brand and franchise positioning, commercial strategy and operational preparedness

Our team offers a unique blend of scientific knowledge, commercial experience and strategic communications expertise. Our approach is driven by our deep understanding of the relationship between innovation, leadership and reputation and the opportunities and pressures that are shaping the pharma and biotech landscape of today and tomorrow.

Our clients trust us with their most important innovation opportunities and challenges. In return, we give them strategies that deliver genuine return on investment, executed with exceptional quality by partner-led teams of industry-leading experts. We are clear-eyed and transparent about where we can add value to our clients’ innovation journeys and that is where we focus our work.

We seek out the most talented and inspiring people from across the life sciences, consulting and communications industries and create opportunities for them to learn and grow as part a company where diverse experiences are valued. We work collaboratively, with integrity and respect and are uncompromising in our support for our clients’ and colleagues’ success.

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Aurora is here to make profound change. Inthemiddleism is not for us.

Doing everything we can to improve lives is what gets us up in the morning. That’s why since 2005, we’ve been running campaigns that reach, inspire and activate – patients, families, healthcare professionals and beyond.

We do it for all of the top global pharmaceutical companies, charities, med tech firms, devices and manufacturers. And our approach works: we evidence our impact using our comprehensive Acumen framework.

Every day, we’re actively involved in shaping the healthcare industry, running initiatives such as Access all Areas, championing true collaboration and debating the future with leading thinkers.

Have a look at what we do, and if you want to chat, why not say hello? If you want to improve lives, and prove it, we’re here for you.

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BCMS is a specialist corporate finance advisor, working exclusively with the shareholders of privately owned companies seeking growth, investment or a business sale. We have significant, long-term expertise working with clients in the medcomms, patient education and clinical trials sectors, and recent BCMS-led transactions include the sale of Spirit Medical Communications to OPEN Health and Cambridge Medical Communication to Prime Global.

First established in 1989, we are now an employee-owned business, which means everyone you speak to at BCMS is a co-owner of the business, with a stake in our future, motivated and incentivised to do the very best for you. As of 2023, we’re incredibly proud to be able to be working alongside Sandy Royden, former CEO of OPEN Health, as one of our Associate Partners.

You operate in a very active market for Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A). Whether you’re considering a business sale now – perhaps following an approach from a potential acquirer – or looking to scale your business longer term, BCMS is perfectly placed to be your corporate finance partner.

BCMS: Independent. Impartial. In your corner.

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Bedrock Healthcare Communications

We think differently to ensure our audiences do

We believe better outcomes can only be achieved through great communication – and this requires thinking differently. We delve deeper, understand better and escape the ordinary to ensure a freethinking approach. Our core values are centred around applying passion, dynamism and bravery to everything we do. Bedrock is proud to be leading the charge in award-winning, forward thinking medical communications, applying creativity at every stage to exceed expectations. Having a deep understanding of the patient, the HCP and the landscape – as well as communication and learning methodologies – enables us to imagine, create and deliver influential programmes that make a tangible difference.

Our team of freethinking strategists, scientists and innovators are the driving force behind our success. That is why we invest in a culture where individuals can grow and develop in areas that they are passionate about. We encourage our colleagues to challenge and support each other to continually strive for excellence and deliver ground-breaking programmes.

If you’d like to understand how better outcomes are achieved through thinking differently, please visit and get in touch with Marie Little.

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Collected Group

In the fast-paced world of modern healthcare communications, Collected Group specialises in a unique omniverse approach, curating relationships designed to last lifetimes, not launch cycles. Built around engaging experiences and multiple touchpoints, we aim to drive lasting behaviour change that creates better healthcare for all.

Driven by passion and expertise, Collected Group is the collective effort of two specialist agencies — Science Collected and Health Collected, each leveraging an audience-first approach to create ground-breaking educational programmes and engagement initiatives. Alongside top-quality services, we take pride in putting ethics and people before sales figures. Every project completed results in 100 trees being planted, and any charity in need of industry-leading expertise is welcome to knock on our door, any time, without charge.

To find out more about us, or how our omniverse approach can help you, simply reach out at

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dna Communications is a healthcare communications agency with unique thinking, insight and attitude.

dna Communications helps its client partners negotiate the healthcare sector’s ever-changing commercial, regulatory, scientific and communications landscape. dna understands that every patient, disease and therapy is different. As is every message, stakeholder and challenge. dna’s approach involves: different thinking to develop strategically relevant platforms with clear and measurable goals; applying different insight to understand how to change the behaviour of those it engages with and; adopting a different attitude to inject a real sense of passion and collaborative spirit into everything it does.

This meaningful development of strategic, engagement, educational and behavioural change programmes ensures dna can help deliver initiatives which are As Different as You.

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Driven by our values of excellence, curiosity and courage, we help organisations to show up differently – enabling them to launch life-changing medicines, introduce first-of-a-kind vaccines and share stories of innovation that change the world forever. With a deep-rooted knowledge of the health sector at our core and unique ways to gather insights, we communicate about developments that transform people’s lives, take on the world’s toughest health challenges and lead the debate about important policy and treatment issues.

Each year we measure levels of Trust both globally and across different industry sectors including health. The Edelman Trust Barometer is the largest global study of Trust in the world and has been running for twenty years. The pandemic is a pivotal moment for healthcare companies. To maintain these high levels of trust, companies must not only deliver on the public’s urgent needs – they also must demonstrate their commitment to society more broadly.

If you’d like to find out about how our experienced and award winning health team can help you or more about the Edelman Trust Barometer, please reach out to

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GCI Health

Our ethos
We are a fully-integrated, specialised healthcare communications agency Inspired by People. More than a tagline, this is our purpose – grounding our approach and how we operate. We share our clients’ desire to improve the health of all people around the world and work tirelessly to contribute to their ambitious goals. We create a culture that is grounded in the belief that people should be as successful in their personal lives as they are in their professional ones.

Our vision
Our global vision is straightforward – to be the best health communications agency in the world. To us, that means:

  • Facilitating a diverse, open and inclusive environment that encourages people to authentically ‘be’ and to bring fresh perspectives to our workplace and creative programmes.
  • Being an agile, outcomes-focused agency that challenges in the right ways and delivers refreshingly different results for our clients every time.
  • Building and nurturing impactful partnerships to help leave the world a little healthier and wiser.

Our story
Celebrating the milestone of our tenth decade, our story is one of rapid transformation. Working for our clients at the cutting edge of science and with a hunger to amplify creativity in healthcare, we embrace innovation and change with energy.

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Havas Life Medicom

Havas Life Medicom – reimagining brand, corporate and cause communications

Healthcare communications inhabits an ever-changing environment, where agility and an open mindset are the driving forces for success.

We are a fully integrated agency that is 100% dedicated to creating standout communications in healthcare. We believe in the power of human purpose to help brands and organisations positively

impact people’s lives.

Our success starts by strategically aligning promotion, medical education and PR across the product lifecycle, using creativity and innovation to craft persuasive stories. Our experts in strategic consultancy, cause and corporate campaigning, work with our clients to put their story at the centre of the healthcare agenda and help people around the world own their healthcare conversations.

Our proven track record and long-term client relationships speak for themselves. Yes, we have won awards, but it’s the transformative impact of our campaigns that keeps so many clients coming back to us year after year.

In our quest to become even better, we’re always looking for brilliant people to join us and new clients to partner with. Together, we can deliver meaningful experiences for healthcare professionals and patients and inspire people to live healthier lives.

Healthcare Consultancy Group

We are Healthcare Consultancy Group, a global leader in medical communications comprising of 8 interconnected agencies with distinct personalities and complementary skills. Our agencies are united in a common vision, accelerating product understanding and acceptance, bringing clients’ medicines closer to the patients who need them.

HCG is an incubator for the relentlessly curious. Our appetite for creating strategies that lead to better patient outcomes is never satisfied. We are the dreamers, the catalysts, the innovators. We make things happen.

Above all, we believe that when you bring people with insatiable minds and boundless curiosity together, great things happen.

We invite you to come for the work, stay for the culture and have an impact.




M+F Health

M+F Health is an independent, integrated communications and public affairs agency.

Our work is meaningful, aiming to make a significant, positive impact on the health and wellbeing of the UK. We deliver on this every day through an unrivalled and deep understanding of the healthcare environment.

We approach every client brief with a forensic approach, dissecting the problem, rigorously researching, and applying our expert insight. We work with agility delivering complex briefs and building campaigns with impact.

We provide clients with a plethora of thinkers, and doers, uninhibited by silos and working collectively to tell stories and deliver messages in a cohesive and compelling way. We’re a team of public relations, policy and government affairs experts, traditional and social media specialists, communications strategists, writers, scientists, and crisis managers. We work brilliantly together, take great pride in our autonomous culture, and we’re passionate about what we do.

Proudly independent, we work on projects that inspire and excite us, and our clients span the breadth of the health and wellbeing sector. We work with pharmaceutical companies, consumer health organisations, social enterprises, tech platforms, patient organisations and med tech and diagnostics companies. And we win awards for our work.



Madano is committed to building a better world through intelligent and creative communications supported by in-depth insights. We work with clients who are shaping the future through science, technology, and engineering, helping them tell their story, make the right connections, change attitudes, and influence behaviours. We use our insights and creative capabilities to deliver evidence-based strategies and compelling outcomes.

We enable individuals and organisations to make informed decisions on the issues that matter – adding value and driving businesses forward.

Established in 2004, with offices in London and New York, Madano is an AVENIR GLOBAL company. Learn more at

Makara Health

At Makara Health, everything we do is informed by integrity, intelligence, and kindness. Set up with an agile model from the start, Makara brings together the brightest minds in the industry to work in partnership with our clients to ask the right questions, explore the possibilities, and inspire change.

Our highly experienced team come from a range of diverse backgrounds enabling us to offer clients tailored programmes that encompass elements from our five main offerings: Medical Education, Learning and Development, Brand and Promotion, PR and Communications, and Patient Insights & Support. From the smallest project to the largest programme, we care about delivering the highest quality strategy, outputs, and outcomes, supporting our clients as part of their wider team.

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Makara Health is now part of Precision Value and Health – enabling us to offer expanded geographical reach and services to our clients.

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Open Health

OPEN Health unites deep scientific knowledge with wide-ranging specialist expertise to unlock possibilities that improve health outcomes and patient wellbeing. Working in partnership with our clients, we embrace our different perspectives and strengths to deliver fresh thinking and solutions that make a difference.

OPEN Health is a flexible global organization that solves complex healthcare challenges across HEOR and market access, medical communications and creative omnichannel campaigns.

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Oxford PharmaGenesis

Oxford PharmaGenesis is an award-winning healthcare communications consultancy that provides strategic and scientific expertise to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries. With a global presence, they specialize in delivering clear, accurate and compelling scientific communications to healthcare professionals and other audiences. Their team of highly skilled professionals collaborates with clients to develop and execute evidence-based communication strategies. Oxford PharmaGenesis has a strong commitment to scientific integrity, innovation and improving patient outcomes. Through their expertise and dedication, they are helping to shape the future of healthcare communications.

Page & Page and Partners

Imagine working with a team who want to inspire behavioural change in healthcare professionals, to drive improvements to patient outcomes while ensuring business success.

Page & Page and Partners is an award-winning creative communications agency, specialising in health, lifestyle and wellness. We are on a mission to change lives. Using our 4Ds process (Discover, Define, Develop, Deliver), we take the challenges you’re facing and apply imagination and empathy. Then, using creatives, writers, scientists and strategists, we deliver insight-driven, multi-channel solutions that overcome our audience’s confirmation bias, adding value by speaking directly to their sense of identity.

We’re here to help extraordinary people do extraordinary things. Using active consideration, we see the world from other people’s eyes in order to solve challenges – this gives us the power to think differently, and to craft and implement novel and engaging solutions.

We’re on a mission, as one of the truly independently owned top agencies working on a national, regional and global level, to transform the healthcare landscape into one that is fit for the future.

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Say Communications

SAY what matters most: Communications that solve marketing challenges

We are an independent, specialist HEALTHCARE AND MED TECH COMMUNICATIONS consultancy. Driven by insight, expertise and fresh thinking, our award-winning programmes are designed to solve marketing challenges and drive sustainable change, focusing on what matters to you, your brand and your audiences.

Our hybrid approach integrates the best of PR together with other comms disciplines to bring strategic, creative communications programmes to life across multiple channels. This means delivering impact, not just coverage; deeper connections, not just click throughs; adoption, not just downloads.

Services: We offer a full range of marketing, communications and public relations services, working for both UK and international clients: Integrated corporate, brand and internal communications programmes; product lifecycle communications; stakeholder engagement: KOLs, patients, influencers and bloggers; marketing and communications strategy; media relations and social media engagement; digital influencer programmes; content development; awareness campaigns; health start-up PR, comms and marketing support.

Areas of expertise: Pharmaceuticals; medical technologies; consumer health and wellness; patient advocacy groups; healthcare professional organisations; food and nutrition; public health and social care services. We are based in London, UK and are the founding member of the Plexus international network.


At Sciterion, our vision is to enable rapid and consistent translation of medical advances into improved quality of life for patients. Our team of PhDs, doctors, and medical communication specialists collaborate with Medical Affairs teams and opinion leaders to develop evidence-based strategies and programs designed to unlock the real-world effectiveness of treatments, thus empowering healthcare professionals to provide better patient care.

With our mission to drive excellence in medical communications and enable meaningful exchange between industry, healthcare professionals and patients, we deliver scientific content via engaging and stimulating experiences. Embracing change, we choose to be brave and champion innovation in technology and communication to support the dissemination of medical information.

We activate the science at key touchpoints along HCP and patient journeys. Core to our offering is scientific strategy, external expert engagement, medical education, scientific/medical events, and patient engagement.

We strive to be the positive change we want to see in the world, and to give science a voice.

Virgo Health

Virgo Health is a leading global health communications and medical education agency. We combine deep knowledge and experience in high, science, clinical practice, and public health with the best in creative consumer marketing and branding – progressive, innovative and bold.

Beyond the regulation and complexity healthcare is an industry with people at its heart, which is why everything we do starts with our ethos, Being Human. It means understanding our clients and audiences as individuals to build powerful campaigns that earn attention in authentic, personalised and creative ways.

We’re passionate about helping people to make better decisions about health and wellbeing. Whether that is clinicians selecting the best treatment, patients understanding their disease better or empowering consumers to self-treat. Our services include corporate reputation, consumer health, issues management, employee engagement, creative medical learning, meeting facilitation, publication planning, social media, content creation, creative services and media and influencer relations.

We work with clients from our London and New York offices, but as part of Golin and the Interpublic Group we are also part of a bigger networked team that works on complex multi-agency, multi-market business.

We make no apology for boasting about our brilliant team and the great work we do, we are proud to be a Great Place To Work 11 years in a row and to have created one of the most awarded Healthcare PR campaign of 2020, culminating in the PRCA Campaign of the Year.