APP still going strong after 29 years

The Australian Pharmacy and Professional Conference & Trade Exhibition, which includes the Pharmacy Guild’s Annual National conference takes place again at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre. Thankfully, one of the biggest and most popular trade exhibitions in Australia is far better known by its three-letter acronym (TLA), APP.

We’ll simply call the venue the ‘Convention Centre’ – GCCEC is just too much of a mouthful!

It’s come around far quicker this year than the previous 28. The 2018 Commonwealth Games took centre stage on the Gold Coast, leaving just a 10-month gap between conferences.

Transforming pharmacies into community health hubs 

In November 2018, the Pharmacy Guild of Australia’s (PGA) George Tambassis and David Quilty called for Australian pharmacies to   

‘embrace an innovative…commercially resilient, service & care-oriented business model …’

This is the CP2025 Vision. At the heart of this vision is to transform pharmacies into Community Health Hubs through digital enablement & automation technology.

myPak Solutions supports 4 of the PGA’s 9 growth pathways:

  • Medication Management
  • Digital Enablement
  • Automation
  • Operational Efficiencies

Something for everyone

This year, more than 70 local and international speakers in as many sessions present to thousands in the industry. In fact, over 6,000 people are registered to attend. Around 450 exhibitors are ready to tell you the latest news about how their business can grow yours. 

For pharmacists, APP is the opportunity to learn more through the education program as part of Continuing Professional Development. That too has a TLA… CPD!

For pharmacy owners it’s an occasion to gain insights into global and local trends and initiatives, a chance to learn how to continue to improve the community pharmacy business model. Wandering the exhibition hall during session, morning-tea and lunch breaks, the latest products, services and industry developments can all be seen in the same venue. Many will inspire community pharmacies to help deliver better patient health outcomes.

For exhibitors like us, months of preparation gives way so we can finally meet with current and potential customers. Our time to showcase myPak Solutions complete Dose Administration Aids solution – Software, Consumable packs and Automation, along with exciting new offerings, all designed to improve patient medication adherence. 

Visit Stand 36/37 – Live Automation Demos & Exclusive Competition

Not only do we have LIVE DEMOS of the Japanese made ALPACA Automation Robot, we have an EXCLUSIVE APP competition. The winner will walk away with 50% off the RRP of ALPACA, a prize valued at $65,000. Conditions apply.

So, be sure to come along and meet our team at Stand 36/37 (near Trade Entry 2).

The winning ticket will be drawn at our stand during the tea break on Sunday, March 10th at 10.45am.

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