Kenes Group

Kenes Group reveals new CEO and adds to leadership team

Israel-based global association and conference management specialist, Kenes Group has named Ori Lahav (pictured) its new chief executive officer (CEO). The appointment is part of a restructuring of the group’s management team. Lahav is only the third CEO in the history of Kenes Group. The last CEO change was made in 1999 when Dan Rivlin took the role from his father and founder, Gideon Rivlin. Dan...

Kenes Group delivers its largest hybrid event, AD/PD™ 2022

With more than 3,370 attendees, global PCO and event management specialists Kenes Group recently delivered the 16th International Conference on Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Diseases, simultaneously in Barcelona, Spain and virtually on the Kenes virtual platform VirtuOz. It was the largest hybrid event carried out to date by Kenes. On site delegates at the CCIB – International Barcelona Conven...

Caring for the community

PCMA EMEA regional director Jaimé Bennett offers some end of year thoughts to the association’s membership on its work during a testing year and highlights some key dates for the future:   It’s hard to believe we are drawing the curtain on 2021 after what can only be described as a momentous year. As we reflect on an exciting year for our industry, for PCMA and our EMEA community, I cannot qu...

Healthcare professionals increasingly satisfied with virtual events, Kenes study finds

A study by global event management specialist Kenes Group has indicated that healthcare professionals (HCPs) are keener to exchange knowledge virtually now than one year ago. The comparative study was undertaken to understand HCPs’ preferences for virtual events between 2020 and 2021. The study was undertaken in July 2021 and had 1,015 participants. All have attended at least one virtual eve...

A taste of association events to come

The Global PCO Kenes Group shares some insights on running association conferences again after the Covid-19 enforced hiatus. These events were held in Europe and the US, with proof of vaccination and negative PCR test results required in Paris, and attestation forms in Baltimore:   The first hybrid annual conference of the American Association for Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology (A...