McCormick Place hosts biotech conference

May 4, 2010 Some of the biggest names in biotechnology are in Chicago this week.

Governor Pat Quinn and Mayor Richard Daley attended the ribbon cutting for the 2010 BIO International Convention at McCormick Place.

The convention is the largest global event for the biotech industry.

The convention offers networking opportunities and highlights the major trends affecting the industry.

Scientists, CEOs and celebrities host workshops and speech sessions to talk about new technology and innovations in the business.

The event runs through Thursday.

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