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    OTC 101 Seminar

    October 9-10, 2018
    Hotel du Pont, Wilmington, DE

    Seminar Overview

    Are you brand new to the OTC Industry and want to understand how the industry works? An industry professional looking for a refresher on the basics of OTCs? A service provider who wants to better understand the OTC industry to effectively work with your clients?

    CHPA’s OTC 101 seminar will equip you with the facts and tools you need to better understand the OTC industry in order to succeed. Whether you are brand new to the industry or interested in going “back to basics”, this seminar will cover:

    • The state of the OTC industry
    • Understanding the OTC consumer & key industry influencers
    • FDA oversight of OTC drug products, regulations, and classifications of drugs
    • Labeling regulations and requirements, including a deeper dive on the Drug Facts label and OTC Monograph System
    • The Rx-to-OTC switch process and why switch is an industry growth driver
    • Marketing and advertising OTC products, including claims substantiation and social media regulations
    • An overview on dietary supplements, medical devices, and cosmetics

    Who should attend?

    This seminar is open to all CHPA members and non-members. Both entry-level and seasoned professionals are invited to attend from all industry job functions, including: Business Development, Communications, Government, Legal, Marketing/Sales, Operations, Public Affairs, Quality, Regulatory, R&D, and Scientific.


    Tuesday, October 9th:
    12:00-5:30 p.m., including lunch. Program followed by a networking reception

    Wednesday, October 10th:
    8:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m., including breakfast.

    For a detailed agenda click here

    More information about our speakers can be found here

    Registration, Hotel and Travel Information:

    CHPA Member price: $995
    Non-member price: $1995

    Register Online
    2018 OTC 101 Registration Form

    Meeting Location

    Hotel du Pont
    42 W 11th St.
    Wilmington, DE 19801

    Hotel Reservations

    • The CHPA 2018 OTC 101 Seminar Group Rate of $199.00.
    • The room block release date is 3:00 p.m. Friday, SEPTEMBER 21, 2018, or sooner if the block sells out.
    • Hotel Reservations can be made here.

    Additional hotel and travel Information can be found here.

    Optional Monograph Workshop (Additional Fee of $199 Required for Members)

    An interactive workshop, Navigating the OTC Monograph System Online, will be held from 1:00-4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 10th, immediately following the OTC 101 Seminar. To register, please check the appropriate box and pay the additional fee when registering for OTC 101.

    Please click here for more information about the workshop.


    Farleigh Lichstein
    Senior Manager, Education

    Registration and Logistics Information:
    Shanae McFadden
    Manager, Meetings


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