Networking Events

Biotherapies Networking Breakfast

Saturday, Oct. 1 | 7:15am – 8:15am

Join others involved in the biotherapies community for a networking breakfast.

Space is limited and you must be pre-registered for this event through the online registration process.


New Member/First-Time Attendee Luncheon

Saturday, Oct. 1 | 12:45 pm – 2:00 pm

If you are a new AABB member or a first time Annual Meeting attendee, come and enjoy lunch while learning about all of the benefits of AABB membership. Whether you are interested in AABB committees, using social media, the AABB HUB, participating in a volunteer position, or finding out about educational opportunities - you’ll learn all about it here.

Space is limited and you must be pre-registered for this event through the online registration process.


Exhibit Hall Opening Reception

(Sponsored by Grifols Diagnostic Solutions)
Saturday, Oct. 1 | 5:15 pm – 7:00 pm

Learn more about approximately 150 companies with innovative products and services in the field of transfusion medicine, cellular therapies, patient blood management and related biological therapies while enjoying the vibrant atmosphere of great food and music. This will be your first opportunity to see many new products and services in our community while networking with peers and leaders.


Biotherapies Sizzling Topics Lunch

Sunday, Oct. 2 | 11:30am – 1:00pm

In this interactive session a panel of experts will discuss the differences across generations, barriers to job opportunities and challenges to maintaining a strong workforce. Different perspectives from a wide variety of cultural ethnicities and backgrounds and their impact in the healthcare field will be explored. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions and discuss their experiences with panel experts.

Space is limited and you must be pre-registered for this event through the online registration process.


Assessor Reception

Sunday, Oct. 2 | 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Join your fellow AABB Assessors and AABB Accreditation staff for a networking event. Connect in-person and enjoy an evening reception with drinks, food and fun. Take the time to network with the full accreditation team and share your experiences with assessors both experienced and new.

This is an invitation-only event and can be added through the online registration process.
Please contact accreditation@aabb.org with any questions. For information on becoming an AABB Assessor, please visit our website.


AABB Volunteer Celebration: Recognize Our Volunteers & Learn How to Get More Involved

Sunday, Oct. 2 | 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Are you a volunteer interested in connecting with other active contributors to AABB? Or are you a current or prospective member interested in starting your volunteer journey? Join us for a fantastic night of appetizers, drinks, celebration, and learning about the many ways you can become more involved in your Association! Take the time to network with colleagues, appreciate the accomplishments of AABB members and hear from some of the Association’s most experienced volunteers about how their involvement has impacted their careers!

RSVP for this Event Here


OneBlood Tour

Sunday, Oct. 2 | 6:00pm – 8:30pm

Are you exploring ideas for an exciting and novel adjacent line of business to expand your blood center’s mission? Join us for drinks and appetizers at OneBlood’s presentation and tour detailing the development of its three Transfusion Medicine Specialist Clinics. (Transportation provided).

This is an invitation-only event and can be added through the online registration process.