CPhI Middle East & Africa to take place in September 2021 under the patronage of Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Health

After discussions with stakeholders and show partners, we’re thrilled to announce that CPhI Middle East & Africa will be held alongside Global Health Exhibition from 26-28 September 2021 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia! 

United, these two successful brands will simultaneously serve the healthcare and pharma industries and promise to provide the perfect platform to drive regional pharma growth, all under the patronage of Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Health!

A Message for you as 2020 Comes to an End

As we reflect on the learnings from a challenging 2020, we look forward to 2021 with optimism. We have a message for you from our Group Brand Director, Adam Andersen.

2020 has redefined disruption. But it has also brought out the collective spirit of the pharma industry as new partnerships were created, new ways of dealing with challenges were discovered.

Faced with the task of finding a vaccine for COVID-19, while keeping up the supply of lifesaving drugs with a severely strained supply chain, the pharma industry has shown incredible resilience.

Watch Our Latest Webinar about Saudi Arabia!

Saudi Arabia is striving to become a more attractive investment destination for multinational pharmaceutical companies through economic development projects that facilitate doing business. Furthermore, increased medical insurance coverage, a growing population, higher living standards, and the rising incidence of non-communicable diseases are all factors driving additional demand for pharmaceuticals within the country. The Kingdom has outlined an ambitious plan in the run up to 2030, with the goal of becoming a pharma hub for the entire Middle East region.

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5 Events in 1

CPhI Middle East & Africa is pharma’s regional exhibition for innovation, networking, and business. Together with its co-located events ICSE, FDF, P-MEC, and InnoPack, and being the only pharma event in the region that covers pharma manufacturing, it brings together over 3,800 key pharma suppliers and buyers.

The ONLY event in the region dedicated to pharmaceutical manufacturing

Connecting local, regional and international professionals from across the entire pharma supply chain, from ingredients to finished product distribution, the event is your partner in accessing the Middle East & Africa pharma market through a cost-effective platform.


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Your Pharma Platform

Your pharma platform in the Middle East & Africa region:

  • CPhI for ingredients
  • FDF for every aspect of the finished dosage supply chain
  • iCSE for outsourcing solution providers, contract manufacturing and services
  • InnoPack for packaging and drug delivery systems
  • P-MEC for machinery, technology and equipment

GCC Pharma Market Outlook & Impact of COVID-19

Webinar available on demand!

Event Location

Opening Days

26 September 2021

27 September 2021

28 September 2021