Please register for the March 10 – 12 meeting no later than Friday, February 1st.
The HCPC is proud to sponsor the Spring 2019 meeting for the IoPP Drug and Pharmaceutical Packaging Committee. The HCPC organization is delighted to provide this opportunity for our HCPC member sponsors to network and engage with multiple packaging executives from leading pharmaceutical manufacturing firms over the course of 2 days. In addition, the HCPC is excited to participate with our members, DPPC members and other pharmaceutical supply chain stakeholders to determine and improve upon patient-centric packaging.
Individual HCPC Member Registration to attend all functions Sunday, March 10 to Tuesday, March 12, 2019, Cost $1500 (Please note an Individual HCPC Member Registration does not include scheduled networking but attendance at the reception(s), meals and participation in the Oct. 11th afternoon roundtable session.
Early Arrival Daytime Activities – various times dependent upon tour booking
Early Arrival Daytime Activity Options include:
Fort Sumter Tour, (cost $22.00 per person – 2018 pricing)
Historic Charleston Downtown Walking Tour (cost $22.00 per person – 2018 pricing)
Possible Private Pirate Tour – will be dependent upon number of people interested as it’s not normally offered on Sundays
Savor the Flavors of Charleston Food Walking Tour (cost starting at $65 per person – 2018 pricing)
More information on these tours is available below the agenda. Early arrivals will be required to designate their choice during the registration process. Activities may be subject to change, based upon quantity of attendees.
TBD based upon Attendee Demand and Availability, Selection is required during registration process
Tour the Fort that started the Civil War. Tour boats to Fort Sumter are provided by Fort Sumter Tours, the authorized concessioner of Fort Sumter National Monument. There are two departure locations at Liberty Square (340 Concord St., Charleston) and Patriots Point (40 Patriots Point Rd., Mount Pleasant). Each tour lasts approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes. The National Park Service highly recommends purchasing tickets prior to the day of your visit. For more information on the park concessioner, visit: www.FortSumterTours.com. 2018 pricing is $22.00 per person.
Patriots Point – Mount Pleasant
10:30am, 1:00pm & 3:30pm**
Savor the Flavors of Charleston Food Walking Tour
Join the Savors the Flavors Tour to walk, talk and taste your way through Charleston. This 2½ hour Charleston Food Tour will immerse you in the history and culture of the Lowcountry. You will discover how Charleston’s unique cuisine has evolved over the past 300+ years while sampling delicious specialties from local eateries, markets, bakeries, restaurants, and culinary landmarks. Prices starting at $65 per person ( reflects 2018 pricing.) Times Daily at 10 AM and 2PM, beginning at 18 Anson Street, Charleston.
Typical tastings include:
Historic Charleston Downtown Walking Tour
See Charleston’s main historical attractions as you learn about the city’s history during this walking tour. You’ll save time because your guide knows the fastest ways between landmarks, including historic St. Michael’s Church, and you can be sure you won’t lose your way while strolling the streets. With multiple tours offered daily, you’re also able to choose a time that best suits your schedule. Prices start at $22.00 per person.
The HCPC has reserved a room block at the Francis Marion Hotel located at 387 King Street. The website is: https://www.francismarioncharleston.com. When reserving your room on this site, type in the Group Code HCPC or HCPC Hosts the DPPC.
The conference rate is $189/night for a single or double traditional room. Attendees must make their own room reservations by visiting Francis Marion Hotel Reservations for HCPC Hosts the DPPC Meeting or calling (877) 756-2121 by Friday, February 15th 2019; you must identify yourself as attending the HCPC-DPPC conference to receive this rate. The Francis Marion hotel is on Marion Square, and is within easy walking distance to many of the historical sites and great restaurants located in Charleston. For those attendees planning to come in on Saturday, there are 10 rooms in the room block that have a negotiated rate of $189.00. As this is their busy time, they have granted us an additional 10 rooms for $279.00. These 20 rooms, 10 at $189 and 10 at $279 are available on a first come, first serve basis for that Saturday, March 9 night. After the 20 rooms are gone, additional Saturday night reservations can be available at $329.00 for that Saturday evening. Please note that the hotel rate includes a $10.00 additional fee to offset transportation costs to the Olde Exchange for the opening night reception.
The historic Francis Marion Hotel, named for the Revolutionary War hero Francis Marion, the “Swamp Fox,” has a long tradition of gracious service, elegant accommodations, and hosting splendid banquets and events dating back to its opening in 1924. The Francis Marion was the largest and grandest hotel in the Carolinas. The Francis Marion Hotel now combines 1920’s style and grace with 21st Century comfort and convenience in the heart of historic Charleston on Marion Square. Rising 12 stories, many of the Hotel’s 235 guestrooms and suites offer spectacular views of Charleston’s historic harbor, church steeples and legendary King Street. The Francis Marion Hotel, with its central downtown location, is an easy walk to the antebellum homes, magnificent gardens, antique shops and boutiques, and world-class restaurants.
The August 2018 issue of Travel and Leisure magazine listed Charleston, SC as the 10th Best city to visit GLOBALLY. It is Number One in the United States ranking and the only US city to make it to the Global list.
We hope you enjoy your stay and conference at the Francis Marion Hotel.
Exhibitor Logistics will be provided to HCPC member sponsors directly from Vicki Welch.
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