Special Events

WPE is packed with exciting activities and special events!

President-Elect’s Silent Auction & Wine Tasting

This event is truly a presidential occasion! Raise your glass to departing CPhA President, Vinson Lee, and celebrate President-Elect, Veronica Bandy, at this fun annual event on Thursday, April 12! Enjoy delicious hor d’oeuvres, cocktails, and a variety of wine while bidding on silent auction items. All donations from the silent auction help support one of two great causes: The Salvatory California Pharmacy Museum -or- CAPSLEAD (California Pharmacy Student Leadership).


Awards Ceremony

Come celebrate the best in pharmacy at the CPhA Awards Ceremony on Friday following the keynote luncheon! This ceremony is presented each year at Exchange and is dedicated to honoring individual pharmacists and local chapters in California.


Progressive Networking Dinner (separate ticket purchase required)

Join us for a fun and intimate dining experience unlike any other! A fabulous three-course meal will be served as you journey your way through the evening. After each course everyone will rotate on to a different table and a different group of dinner guests, which enables you the opportunity to meet new people as the dinner progresses. Each rotation opens doors to new relationship building and new topics to be discussed. Over the course of the dinner, you will have the opportunity to discuss various topics. This special evening provides you the opportunity to dine and network with like-minded professionals. A separate ticket purchase is required for entry and includes dinner. 

Sponsored by PCCA


CPh-PAC Casino Night  (separate ticket purchase required)

Please join us at our First Annual CPh-PAC Casino night on Friday, April 13 from 7:00 – 10:00 pm! This is a great way to support CPh-PAC while having a great time with friends and colleagues. If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities, please contact Michelle Rivas at mrivas@cpha.com or 916.779.4517. A separate ticket purchase is required for entry and includes one drink ticket. 


Prescribing Exercise Class

Get your morning started with a fun one-hour workout! As health care professionals, it is just as important to live a healthy lifestyle as it is to promote it. Come learn and experience how exercise can be fun and start your morning right! Presented by Annie Ho, PharmD and Niki Saqueton on Saturday morning during WPE.


Student Pharmacist Film Festival

Pharmacy schools compete in the return of the WPE Film Festival! Plan to attend this friendly competition between CPhA-ASP Chapters as they showcase their creative film making talents on Saturday afternoon. A panel of judges will award prizes for the Most Illuminating, Best Picture with Most Impact, and Most Entertaining submissions.

See the 2017 entrants of the WPE Film Festival here!


Rejuvenation Station

Back by popular demand!
Take a break from continuing education at this exciting exhibit lounge on Friday evening and Saturday morning in the WPE Exhibit Hall! Access is free with conference registration.


Sponsored Party (ticket required)

You don’t want to miss the party of the year! Our generous sponsors invite you to come experience a night full of food, drinks, entertainment, and fun on Saturday evening! A complimentary ticket is included with all conference registrations, additional guest tickets available for purchase. Must be 21 or older.