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At the heart of Pharma

Thrive in the Middle East and Africa’s largest pharma market

Why CPHI Middle East?

Turning connections into endless opportunity

Emulate the innovation of the Middle Eastern pharma giants
Leverage regional networks and access the global supply chain
Forge year-round connections via digital and in-person solutions
Access to the event
CPHI Middle East
Your path to pharma innovation
CPHI Middle East is the region’s most complete pharma gathering, with key players forging strategic partnerships with regional drug manufacturers and global suppliers across the entire pharma value chain, unlocking unparalleled growth opportunities.


Exhibitors across every sector

Find your next business lead from these core pharma markets.

Machinery & equipment

Finished dosage

Packaging & drug delivery

Contract services



Integrated pharma

Natural extracts

Fine chemicals

The numbers
What you can expect
  • 30,000
  • 400+
  • 100+
    participating countries
  • 30,000
    sqm of exhibition space

Biotech and Pharma

Saudi Arabia: Poised for Biotech Leadership and Pharma Boom

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is rapidly emerging as a global leader in biotechnology with a comprehensive plan to achieve self-sufficiency in vaccine production, biomanufacturing, and genomics. In parallel, Saudi Arabia's pharmaceutical market has become the largest in the Middle East, reaching a value of 12.1 billion USD in 2023. Discover more about the booming biotech sector and the endless opportunities in the pharmaceutical market at CPHI Middle East.

Event journey
Get more from CPHI Middle East
The MENA region, which is the 5th largest pharma market in the world, makes Saudi Arabia an important international meeting hub for the pharmaceutical community. It is a hugely attractive region for multinational pharma companies as the region’s market growth rate is projected as 10%. The CPHI Middle East event will attract global suppliers of raw materials, machinery, packaging solutions and contract services and connect them with regional visitors, suppliers and production partners offering a huge business potential.
Before the event


Discover companies and products

Engage with like-minded professionals

Pre-plan and organise

Learn from industry leaders

At Riyadh Front Exhibition & Convention Center


Place yourself at the heart of pharma

Attend talks, panels and presentations

Experience the power of face-to-face

Become inspired to innovate

All year round


Develop connections and grow your business

Engage year-round on CPHI online

Turn missed opportunities into future partnerships

Access inspirational content sessions on-demand

Our Community
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In partnership with
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CPHI Middle East
Part of Tahaluf brand
Tahaluf is a strategic alliance between Informa PLC and the Saudi Arabian Federation for Cyber Security and Programming (SAFCSP). Other events under the alliance include the largest debut tech in the world, LEAP, as well as Global Health Saudi, CPHI
Pharma professionals at CPHI event
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