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"Boston is a hub for innovation, especially in the life science sector. We offer the best ecosystem for growing and supporting biotech companies. We are America's startup city and lead in venture capital... We are always excited for opportunities to share our work on a national and global stage."

Martin J. Walsh | Mayor of Boston

New Venue for 2019!

Boston Convention and Exhibition Center (BCEC)
415 Summer St
Boston, MA 02210

The following events take place at this location:

- AI Applications for Drug Discovery and Development
- BioPharm America
- BioProcess International Conference and Exhibition
- Biotech Week Boston Exhibit Hall
- Biotech Week Boston Festival Party
- Biotech Week Boston Networking Reception
- Cell & Gene Therapy Bioprocessing and Commercialization
- Microbiome Therapeutics
- Xcelerate Keynote Series
- Xcelerate Start-up Pitch Competition
- Xconomy Awards

Hotel Information

Westin Boston Waterfront

425 Summer Street
Boston, MA  02110
(617) 532-4600

Rate: $339 + tax & fees
Room block name: Biotech Week Boston
Cut-off date: 8/16/19

Located adjacent to the BCEC Convention Center.

Click Here for Google Map of Westin Boston Waterfront

Element Boston Seaport District

391-395 D Street
Boston, MA 02210
Phone: (877) 782-0151

Room block name: Biotech Week Boston

Rate: $319 + tax & fees

Cut-off date: 8/16/19

Click Here for Map of Element Boston Seaport District

Aloft Boston Seaport

401-403 D Street
Boston, MA 02210
Phone: (877) 462-5638

Room block name: Biotech Week Boston

Rate: $319 + tax & fees

Cut-off date: 8/16/19

Click Here for Map of Aloft Boston Seaport District 

Fun Facts About Boston

Did You Know?
  • The city’s nickname is Beantown due to the popularity of the baked beans in molasses among it’s early residents.
  • Boston is home to the first college in North America. Harvard was founded in 1636.
  • Happy Hours are against the law. The typical post-work drink deals have been banned since 1984.
  • The first US subway was built in Boston in 1897.
  • Boston is home to the first U.S. public beach, Revere Beach.
  • Every year on December 16, there is a reenactment of the Boston Tea Party.
Did You Know?
  • The largest art theft in world history occurred in Boston on March 18, 1990 when thieves stole 13 pieces, collectively worth $300 million, from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.
  • Candlepin bowling was invented in 1880 in Worcester by Justin White, a local bowling center owner.
  • Bostonians get the weather from a skyscraper. Colored lights on top of the old John Hancock Tower (now called 200 Clarendon) tell Bostonians the daily weather forecast. The options are solid blue, meaning it’s a clear day; flashing blue, signifying a cloudy day or clouds are coming; solid red, saying there’s rain coming; and flashing red, meaning snow is coming. In the summer, flashing red means the Red Sox game is rained out.

Did You Know?
  • Christmas was once banned. Bostonians couldn’t celebrate Christmas between 1659-1681. It was against the law because the Pilgrims believed it to be a corrupted holiday.
  • Fenway Park is the oldest original Major League baseball stadium still in use.
    It opened in 1912 and is home to the Boston Red Sox.
  • The Red Sox were not always called the Red Sox. Before owner John Taylor named them the Red Sox in 1907, the team was called the Americans.
  • The Red Sox have a patent on a color. Fenway Park is another American icon found in Boston. It’s Green Monster is so renowned, The Red Sox have actually patented the shade “Fenway Green.”