Virtual congresses are here to stay - a series of four webinars addressing the most burning questions.

The rules of the game have changed, we need to adapt!

This second webinar in the series is presented by Inbar Caspi and includes a presentation, and then an interview with Maya Ravinsky, Sponsorship & Exhibition Strategic Consultant, who has just delivered an online congress successfully thousands of participants.

This second webinar in the series addreses the critical aspect of providing value to sponsors and exhibitors in the virtual model, covering specifically:

  • Avoid risking loss of financial support from the industry
  • Meeting industry’s objectives, needs, plans and strategies
  • Compensating for loss of physical component
  • Creating new opportunities and options
  • Join forces with relevant stakeholders


Inbar Caspi
Inbar Caspi

Consultant , Medical Associations Consultant

Inbar Caspi is association services and congress expert with more than 20 years of experience in consulting over 60 associations and managing more than 170 association congresses. She is the former Managing Director of Kenes UK. For the past 6 years, Inbar has been supporting Medical Associations that organise their congress in-house or wish to take more ownership on their key activity while reaching their goals for growth, profit, education and high level of service. In her new capacity, she has worked with and managed in-house the congresses of some of the largest associations in Europe such as the European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL), the European Academy of Neurology (EAN), the European Pain Federation (EFIC), and the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS).

Maya Ravinsky
Maya Ravinsky

Sponsorship & Exhibitions Consultant , Maya Ravinsky, Industry Relations and Sales

Maya is a professional fundraiser raising financial support for medical congresses from the pharmaceutical and medical devices industries. In the course of her work Maya initiates and implements new fundraising strategies and establishes long term agreements between associations and potential sponsors.

Over the last decade Maya managed to raise around 6 million Euro/year and increase revenue in a sustainable way.

Maya is a certified lawyer who specialized in private and public international law before specializing as a professional fundraiser.

For more than 12 years, Maya has worked in the PCO's (Professional Congress Organiser) sector pioneering fundraising techniques and strategies.

In 2006 Maya joined Kenes International as the Director of the Sponsorship and Exhibition Sales Department. Maya has managed a team of 10 fundraisers and was responsible for servicing more than 30 associations each year.

Maya’s passion for her job is fueled by her desire to assist associations in reaching their targets and achieve their objectives.

Over the past few years Maya acquired extensive knowledge in pharma/medical devices Industries regulations and she is actively involved in different professional forums.

The strategies Maya develops continuously evolve in alliance with the challenging regulatory environment that we all witness over the past few years.

What's included

  • Presentation
  • Interview
  • Q&A

Registration & Access Fees

To attend for no fee, register as a subscriber or member (both at no fee) and then register for the event.

Status Live After
Association Members No fee No fee
Association Subscribers No fee n/a
PCO/ AMC Subscribers £40 n/a
Associate Members £0 £0

Fees are in GBP, subject to 20% VAT and payment is only by card. 

After, is in the AAE Resource Centre from 48 working hours after the event, to allow time for preparation of the video, and is subject to recordings being successful.