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TIDES USA: Oligonucleotide & Peptide Therapeutics


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May 14-17, 2024 | In-Person + Digital
Boston, MA, USAHynes Convention Center
May 14-17, 2024 | In-Person + Digital
Boston, MA, USA,
Hynes Convention Center


At TIDES USA, we are committed to running events which are both environmentally sustainable and socially responsible. From the innovative ways we interact onsite to the radical changes in the way we build our exhibition - here is a breakdown of how we are embedding sustainability in everything we do.

Download the New ConnectMe App for your premium event experience

Before you arrive in San Diego, grab your mobile device, turn on the camera and hover over the QR code or click here to download the ConnectMe App to unlock these benefits:

  • Access the latest agenda, live polling, speaker Q&A and Room Radar to see who else is sitting in the room with you
  • See who else is attending, create connections, book meetings, chat and video call
  • Play the at venue game to help us plant a Million Mangroves  – a project we can all enjoy supporting, as a part of our wider commitment to delivering a sustainable event (details below)
  • Interact with exhibitors and add content into your personal digital bag
  • Access digital copies of scientific posters


We believe a sustainable event focuses on three main aims...

Social responsibility

Health and Wellness - Top tips to keep yourself happy and healthy while you attend TIDES USA

  • Start your day right and join our Fun Run on Tuesday at 6:30am and our Sunrise Yoga on Wednesday morning at 6:45am
  • It can be tough being on your feet all day, wear comfortable shoes and take regular breaks.
  • Stay hydrated through the event with regular water breaks or healthy options like fruit juice or tea
  • All lunches will include vegetarian, vegan, and healthy options for attendees.
  • In all interactions and in every place we operate, Informa is committed to doing events ethically, lawfully, and with integrity 

Environmental responsibility

Top tips to be sustainable at this event

  • Ask exhibitors for digital brochures to avoid picking up materials you will dispose of
  • Ask exhibiting companies about their sustainability credentials
  • Consider opting for plant-based meals to reduce your environmental impact
  • We are supporting exhibitors to move away from disposable stands, ensuring materials can be re-used.
  • Use a reusable coffee cup and refillable water bottle
  • Hand in your badge and lanyard at the event and we will recycle them for you 

Inspiring Sustainability

TIDES USA aims to inspire sustainable development within the industry. Interested in getting involved? Here's how...

  • Tuesday May 9th: 12:20-12:50pm - Going Green: Sustainable Solutions in Oligonucleotide Manufacturing
  • Fill it Forward reusable water bottles. Each water bottle includes a QR code. Everytime you refill and scan the QR code, a donation is made to charities. Read more at
  • San Diego Rescue Mission Hygiene Kits: We have partnered with San Diego Rescue Mission to create hygiene kits for those in need. 

Fill It Forward - How it works

Pick up your Fill It Forward reusable water bottle and help give back to the community. Each time you fill your water bottle scan the QR code and help those in need.

May 14-17, 2024 | In-Person + Digital
Boston, MA, USA,
Hynes Convention Center


Our mission is to give our colleagues, the markets we serve, and our wider communities access to extraordinary people and diverse insights that brings us together and celebrates authenticity. Through our live and data-driven digital services, we cultivate connections, provide meaningful content, and strive to remain a global leader. We celebrate unique perspectives and sharing all ideas within a safe and transparent environment. We believe in sustainability and continuous learning as it strengthens everything from our people, our products and our markets. We understand that to be more, we need to do more. Together, we will continue to listen, innovate, and act as a driver of change to build a business that reflects the communities we connect.


FasterForward is TIDES' approach to sustainability, moving faster to become a zero waste and net zero carbon business. 

A series of activities and commitments carried out between 2020-2025 will ensure our events become ever more sustainable, delivering a truly positive impact to the markets we serve. We will also actively help our partners, customers and wider markets to achieve the same.

Our FasterForward commitments include:

  • Enable one million disconnected people to access networks and knowledge by 2025
  • Become carbon neutral across our events by 2025
  • Halve the waste generated through our events by 2025
  • Embed sustainability inside 100% of our events by 2025

See the full list of commitments and find out more >>