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Pharma Forum 2022
Delivered as a Hybrid Event September 11-21, 2022
In-Person: September 11-14 ● Virtual: September 20-21Bethesda, MD

Kathy Grau
Vice President, Program Operations at The CM Group


Kathy is a global meeting professional with 25+ years of industry experience. Having worked with medical device, pharmaceutical, financial services, and third-party meeting planning agencies, she understands meeting management from multiple perspectives. Kathy’s experience spans trade show management, event planning, operational management, and consulting. Kathy has experience with supplier management, global events, Cvent implementation on an enterprise level as well as building and evolving a strategic meetings management program.

Kathy is VP, Program Operations for The CM Group. The CM Group designs and executes programs for the life sciences industry with uncompromising standards and undeniable results. She oversees the teams that execute speaker programs, regional exhibits, product theaters, meetings and congresses.

Kathy is a member of the Global Business Travel Association’s Meeting Committee and Meeting Professionals International (MPI), New Jersey Chapter. She has served as President Elect, VP of Education as well as Director of Community Outreach for MPI NJ.

Agenda Sessions

  • Re-Engineering Your Supplier Partnerships

  • Senior Third-Party Planner — Collaborative Strategy Session

  • Re-Engineering Your Supplier Partnerships