Press Release

Knipper announced as Executive Sponsor for Sample Compliance and Reporting Summit

Burlington, MA– January 9, 2015 –CBI is pleased to announce J. Knipper and Company, Inc. as the executive sponsor for the Sample Compliance and Reporting Summit, which will be held February 25-26, 2015, at the Hyatt Regency Penn’s Landing in Philadelphia. The summit is the premier event for sample compliance, accountability and reporting professionals to establish effective protocols to mitigate risk, increase efficiency and optimize the business value of sampling.

Anchored by conference chairperson Steve Gransden, Senior Vice President, Marketing of Knipper, the event will provide specific insight into the newly announced FDA guidance ACA6004 and its impact on sample data collection and reporting as well a special session to help understand the Impact of CIA’s and Sanctions Data on Sample Compliance.

Other critical issues and content covered includes:

  • Understanding and utilizing new technology platforms available for sample accountability and reporting
  • Optimizing sample data collection beyond reporting compliance to leverage trending and
    monitoring for use across the business
  • Benchmarking on the future of electronic sampling, direct to physician practices and future
    technological advances to the sample accountability process

Representatives from Celgene, Eisai, Inc., G&M Health, Otsuka, Porzio, Bromberg, Newman, Shire, Transition Patient Services and other leading organizations round out the highly interactive agenda.

For more information on the conference or to view the entire agenda, please visit For registration assistance, please contact John Kuchinski at 339.298.2112 or

About CBI

CBI, a UBM Advanstar Company, is the leading provider of market-driven, unbiased conferences for the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and healthcare industries. CBI offers specialized information presented in interactive formats by thought leaders and regulators. For more information, please visit

About J. Knipper and Company, Inc.

Founded in 1986, J. Knipper and Company, Inc., provides the healthcare industry with solutions in direct marketing, sampling, compliance, information technology and sales force productivity. Going beyond its roots in direct marketing fulfillment and sample distribution, J. Knipper and Company continues to offer innovative solutions to brand marketing and sales force challenges as well as robust and comprehensive compliance data services.

The Company has invested considerably in its physical and data infrastructure over the years. Knipper now maintains 1,000,000 square feet of facilities, including significant storage capacity for refrigerated product and controlled substances, along with an advanced data center protected for the secure and safe management of client data and application services. J. Knipper and Company has become the largest provider of sample accountability services in the US and is one of a handful of companies approved as an American Medical Association Database licensee.