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At the heart of Pharma

Uniting suppliers, innovators and pharma professionals

Why Attend?

Make connections and build relationships

Connecting the global supply chain
Meet thought leaders, trailblazers and future gazers
Source opportunities and secure contracts
Riyadh skyline
Key Statistics
Saudi Arabia's Pharma Boom
Saudi Arabia's pharmaceutical market stands as the largest in the Middle East, reaching a value of 12.1 billion USD in 2023. Check out our latest infographic and familiarise yourself with the endless opportunities available at CPHI Middle East.
Your journey with us
We're combining all the benefits of an online and in-person event to give you a unique opportunity to learn, procure and connect.
1 On our online event platform
Connecting, not searching
Discover, plan and connect with the CPHI Middle East community before you arrive at the in-person event.
Discover companies and products
Match with the best potential suppliers
Learn from industry leaders
2 In-person – Riyadh Front Exhibition & Convention Center
Nothing compares to in-person networking
Seamlessly navigate the event through easy-to-understand zones. Attend your pre-scheduled one-to-one meetings and connect with exhibitors on the fly.
Place yourself at the heart of pharma
Attend talks, panels and presentations
Experience the power of face-to-face
Become inspired to innovate
3 All year round - CPHI Online
Turning introductions into relationships
Watch conference content on-demand and move your conversations to CPHI Online to connect with the CPHI community all year long.
Develop connections, grow your business
Engage all year round on CPHI Online
Turn missed opportunities into future partnerships
Watch all event content on-demand
"It was extremely pleasant and refreshing to reconnect in person with vendors and industry professionals. I had very productive meetings, and I accomplished more than expected.''

Umar Hayat

VP, CMC and Supply Chain

“The event helps you to meet all your Japanese customers and suppliers at one place, under one roof..”

Amit Pimpale,


“It is one of the major events for entering into a highly regulated market.”

Amit Pimpale,

 Dr. CP.Shastry, Pharma Synergies

Areas of interest
Ingredients space

Explore a diverse array of API and ingredient distributors, along with finished dosage manufacturers seeking the finest product ingredients. This zone is a key hub for everyone involved in research and development as well as procurement.

Outsourcing space

Discover opportunities for seamless collaboration as pharmaceutical companies seek to outsource their manufacturing and sourcing needs. Connect with reliable partners who can help streamline and enhance all aspects of pharmaceutical production.

Biopharma space

Immerse yourself in the future of medicine by engaging with providers of Biologics and New Therapies. From cutting-edge Bioprocessing and Manufacturing solutions to innovative Biotechnology and R&D services, this zone is a hotspot for the latest advancements in the biopharmaceutical sector.

Machinery & Equipment space

For plant managers, technicians and engineers, this zone offers a comprehensive showcase of machinery and equipment. From API manufacturers to packaging companies, discover the tools and technologies that can drive pharmaceutical manufacturing to new heights.

DDS & Packaging space

Step into the realm of product development and procurement within pharma manufacturing and contract packaging. Engage with industry leaders, including C-level executives, and explore the latest advancements in drug delivery systems and packaging solutions.

Answers to some of the most common queries
What is the age limit to attend the event?

As CPHI Middle East is a trade event, no one under 18 years will be allowed to enter the exhibition. An exception will be made for infants in arms, accompanied by an adult.

What are the dates, opening hours and address of the event?

10 December 2024: 09:00 - 18:00

11 December 2024: 09:00 - 18:00

12 December 2024: 09:00 - 17:00

How can I get to the venue?

CPHI Middle East is taking place in at the Riyadh Front Exhibition & Convention Center Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Planning your trip well in advance will improve your experience of the show. Click HERE for all essential directions to the location, and to navigate the venue, to ensure you have a smooth journey.

Will there be a cloakroom facility at the event?

Yes, a cloakroom will be available next to the registration area.

Registration & attending CPHI Middle East

CPHI Middle East takes place from the 10-12 December 2024 at Riyadh Front Exhibition and Conference Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

You can register your interest here and we will inform you when registration opens

What is included in my pass?

Your pass will grant you free entry for this year's event. You can register your interest here and we will inform you when registration opens

Do I need a visa to attend?

Yes, here is the link where you can get your visa for Saudi Arabia:


Where do I find the schedule for the show?

The floor plan and speaker lineup is in process and will be uploaded to the website closer to the event. Stay tuned.

Which airlines fly to Saudi Arabia?

Here are some of the airlines that fly to Riyadh:



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