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Kenes Group Celebrates 50 Years of Excellence

Geneva, Switzlerland, January 19, 2015 – Kenes Group Ltd., a leading Professional Conference Organizer (PCO) and Association Management company, today proudly announced the company’s golden anniversary, celebrating 50 years of service to clients around the world. Founded in 1965 by Gideon Rivlin, one of the pioneers in the global PCO industry. Over the last five decades, Kenes has successfully managed over 3,000 international conferences in 110 countries, with more than 115,000 participants per year.

With a team of over 300 professional, multi-cultural, multi-disciplinary employees in 16 Kenes offices on four continents, Kenes is best recognised for its unique services offering – global expertise with a personal, local touch. The company boasts 120 long term and returning clients, amongst them, some of the world’s leading medical and scientific associations and societies.

 

 

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 Kenes Founder & President, Gideon Rivlin and Dan Rivlin, Kenes CEO; Kenes Group offices

“2015 is an important milestone for Kenes, our employees and our clients around the world,” said Dan Rivlin, CEO. “Our reputation speaks for itself and has resulted in a high percentage of long term and returning clients. We anticipate that 2015 will be a good year for the Group as a whole. It does, as always, depend on us. This is no ordinary place of work and we are fortunate to have a team of dedicated professionals – some of the best in the business. Together we have made a difference and we will continue to make our impact for the benefit of ourselves and our clients,” he added.

Kenes will mark its golden anniversary with a host of international employee and client events and activities in all of their offices worldwide. The 50th anniversary has been marked by launching a new corporate website, www.kenes.com and will continue its celebrations throughout the year to honour past and present employees, many of whom have been with Kenes for over two decades.

 

For more information, contact:
Rose Wolfe
Marketing Communications Manager
Tel. +41 22 9080488 Ext. 916
Email. rwolfe@kenes.com

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Bidding Farewell to 2014 with Record-Breaking Abstract Submissions

Geneva, Switzlerland, December 24, 2014 – Kenes Group Ltd., a leading Professional Conference Organizer (PCO) and Association Management company, today announced record-breaking year-end statistics for several 2015 Kenes-managed conferences.

The list cites the overwhelming number of congress abstracts submitted for ECCMID, the 25th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, 25-28 April 2015 in Copenhagen. A milestone 4,000 abstracts were submitted for ECCMID, a valued Kenes client.

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In addition, a record 1,100 abstracts were received for WFO - British Orthodontic Society (BOS), in association with the World Federation of Orthodontists (WFO), the 8th International Orthodontic Congress, 27-30 September 2015 in London. WFO congresses are hosted in different global locations every year. Kenes is proud to be serving WFO for this important event.

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Lastly, a landmark 480 abstracts were received for NeuPSIG 2015, the 5th International Congress on Neuropathic Pain, May 14-17, 2015 in Nice. Nice has fast become a popular conference destination and for Kenes, a preferred location of choice for many of its clients, including the recent Kenes-hosted NMDPD, the 10th International Congress on Non-Motor Dysfunctions in Parkinson’s Disease and Related Disorders, Dec. 4-7, 2014.

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“We attribute this overwhelming support and involvement from congress participants to Kenes’ powerful strategic marketing, and in particular, online marketing and social networking campaigns,” comments Dan Rivlin, Kenes CEO. “Kenes Marketing is our dedicated, in-house media agency with a proven track record in increasing visibility to enhance our clients’ ROI. The results speak for themselves and we are proud that our clients have surpassed their goals. We are confident that all of these events will be part of a very successful 2015.”

 

For more information, contact:
Rose Wolfe
Marketing Communications Manager
Tel. +41 22 9080488 Ext. 916
Email. rwolfe@kenes.com

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Kenes’ New e-Posters Launched at NMDPD 2014: Yields Impressive Response

Geneva, Switzlerland, December 9, 2014 – Kenes Group Ltd., a leading Professional Conference Organizer (PCO) and Association Management company, today announced the overwhelming success of its new e-posters, a result of Kenes’ recent cooperation with ESTENSIS and Zehndetails who developed the product, Das Terminal. Introduced at NMDPD 2014, the 10th International Congress on Non-Motor Dysfunctions in Parkinson’s Disease and Related Disorders in Nice, France (Dec. 4-7, 2014), Kenes’ uniquely innovative and attractive e-posters were one of the highlights of the event.

Proof that scientific posters and interactive content are the future of the conference management industry, NMDPD participants were intrigued by the hi-tech look and feel of the e-posters and the new, ultra-attractive, interactive terminals. The new e-poster terminal includes a 60″ flat screen (approx. 150cm) mounted on a slim stainless steel stand with an iPad touch controller to manage the e-poster software. The system boasts a friendly user interface supported by an iPad touch screen to control the big screen. Supported by a powerful search engine, posters are easy to search/locate and can even be emailed to interested conference delegates or access email contact with authors, where authors control permission via the e-poster’s back office.

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“Kenes has always been a pioneer in innovative technology solutions, anticipating the ‘next big thing’ and delivering it to our events,” said Yiftah Amit, Kenes VP Sales. “Our objective is clear – to enhance the participants’ experience. Our new e-posters will be implemented into several congresses during 2015 and 2016.”

 

For more information, contact:
Rose Wolfe
Marketing Communications Manager
Tel. +41 22 9080488 Ext. 916
Email. rwolfe@kenes.com

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53rd ICCA Congress in Antalya Hosted by Kenes Turkey Hailed “The Best ICCA Event Ever!”

Geneva, Switzlerland, November 13, 2014 – Kenes Group Ltd., a leading Professional Conference Organizer (PCO) and Association Management company, today announced the overwhelming success of the recently held 53rd ICCA Congress in Antalya, Turkey. Hosted by Kenes Turkey, the company’s subsidiary office in Istanbul, the four-day event was held Nov. 1-4, 2014, at Antalya’s prestigious Cornelia Diamond Golf Resort & Spa and Susesi Hotel, who combined their services to the 53rd ICCA Congress in partnership.

ICCA, the International Congress and Convention Association, represents the main specialists in organising, transporting, and accommodating international meetings and events, and comprises 1,000 member companies and organisations in over 90 countries worldwide.

 

 

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Martin Serk, ICCA CEO, comments, “Sadik Caglar and his team at Kenes Turkey pulled out all the stops for this event. The programme, the venue, accommodations, on-site logistics and management – everything was delivered to perfection. Kenes Turkey is to be commended for a job well done.” ICCA presented a letter of thanks and a certificate of appreciation to Kenes Turkey.

“We are honored to receive this high level of recognition from our colleagues at ICCA,” said Sadik Caglar, General Manager, Kenes Turkey. “We were very proud to hold this milestone event in our beautiful country. Its success is attributed to the Kenes Turkey team whose dedication and commitment is second to none.”

The 54th ICCA Congress will be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1 October – 4 November 2015. For more information, visit the website at: www.iccaworld.com.

 

For more information, contact:
Rose Wolfe
Marketing Communications Manager
Tel. +41 22 9080488 Ext. 916
Email. rwolfe@kenes.com