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Thursday, March 3, 2016
9.00 am PST / 12.00 pm EST / 5.00 pm GMT

Intensive studies on the inside workings of IR teams around the world show a trend toward leaner budgets and fewer staff even while the demands on these teams keep growing. Join IR Magazine and Bloomberg for a webinar looking at how IROs are doing more with less as they make maximum strategic impact with reduced resources. Sign up for this complimentary webinar here.

Key topics include:

  • How IR departments are operating on increasingly lean budgets
  • The effect of shrinking team sizes
  • How to prioritize management’s time and target investors most efficiently
  • Why IROs are holding more investor meetings without their management teams

Short, sharp and packed with expert insight, this webinar will get you up to speed on these critical issues in just 30 minutes.

Register now to secure your place at this essential briefing. This event is free to attend.

Unable to attend the live webinar? Please register for the webinar and you’ll be automatically registered to receive a recording shortly after the webinar has taken place. 

Join us for a day of interactive discussion on the topics most important to IROs at this year's IR Magazine Think Tank  West Coast!

East Coast Think Tank

Format

Participant-driven and highly focused, our think tanks embrace an interactive format where you and your peers engage in heated debate over timely topics.

Between three and four industry leaders will introduce the topic before participants break out into small roundtable groups to discuss the issues. Each session concludes with a room-wide discussion.

Switching tables at the start of each session ensures maximum interaction and networking opportunities with all participants.

Event features

  • Interactive
  • Educational
  • Exclusive
  • Timely, relevant topics
  • Forum for open discussion
  • Guaranteed anonymity

 East Coast Think TankParticipants

Attendees are leading IR practitioners, many of whom have been highlighted in our IR Magazine Awards research over the years. Each participant is someone with an established track record and a strategic IR role within his or her company.

On Thursday, March 31, 2016 the IR Magazine Awards – US will honor excellence in the investor relations profession at Cipriani Wall Street. Since the annual event first launched in 1996, tens of thousands of analysts and investors have voted in the surveys behind the awards. The result: vital benchmarking information on which companies do the best IR. 

Over the last two decades the awards program has expanded to recognize more aspects of investor relations, particularly the contributions of senior management, as well as to identify the best IR by sector. In addition, the research now covers the perspective of winning companies in addition to the views of analysts and investors.

Book your seats or a table for the 2016 awards here!

Nominate your company for the People's choice award 2016!


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Bank of America Merrill Lynch cordially invites investor relations officers and treasurers to their 8th Annual Investor Relations Insights Conference. They will again be hosting their conference on the same day as our IR Magazine US Awards, which are also taking place in NYC. Make sure to mark your calendar to be in NYC on March 31 and spend this day of IR focused activities with us. Please note there is no cost associated with attending this conference.

Investor Relations Officers interested in attending the conference should contact Corporate Access.

Bank of America Tower
One Bryant Park
Corner of 42nd St. and 6th Ave.
New York, NY

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From 2015:

View the 2015 winners

View the 2015 event gallery here

View the 2015 US Awards highlights video

View the book of the night

On Wednesday, June 222016 London once again will host the annual IR Magazine Awards ‒ Europe. This internationally renowned event looks at the very best the IR community has to offer across the whole of Europe, celebrating the successes of those individuals and companies that are leading the way in the IR community in 2016.


View what to expect on the night!

 

View the 2015 winners!

 

IR Magazine Euro Leaders Think Tank

The IR Magazine Think Tank ‒ Euro Leaders will take place on June 22, 2016 in Central London. The think tank is an invitation-only event that enables senior IROs to discuss, debate and dissect topical issues affecting European IR.
 
Event format

The event’s unique format is far removed from the traditional conference set-up and provides an unparalleled opportunity for IROs to interact with their peers across Europe. 

The event is divided into four sessions and the format is as follows:

  1. Senior people – from IR, experts, top-rated IROs, the financial community and the professions – set the agenda by sharing their thoughts on session topics.
  2. Small roundtable groups of IROs discuss issues face to face.
  3. Each table gives feedback from its own discussion and shares ideas with the group as a whole.
  4. These four sessions are broken up by 10-minute high value case studies from top-rated IROs and trend analyses by macro-economists

Moderator

Neil Stewart, editorial director of IR Magazine, will be the host and moderator.

Key features

The key feature of the think tank format is its interactive, informal nature, which allows attendees to have frank, open discussions in the knowledge they can talk freely because none of their comments will be attributed.

View the 2015 winners!


View the event photos!


It all starts with the research

Extensive independent research is at the foundation of our awards. Our research team will canvass more than 150 analysts and investors to uncover the standout IR professionals in Brazil. This research forms the basis for the awards and one of the best benchmarks for IR in the region.

But it's not all facts and figures

The IR Magazine Awards‒ Brazil are a great opportunity to network with your peers, entertain your clients and, above all, have some fun while celebrating the IR community's successes.

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The IR Magazine Think Tank will be return to Palo Alto for the second time in 2015. Join us for a day of interactive discussion on the topics most important to IROs!

East Coast Think Tank

Format

Participant-driven and highly focused, our think tanks embrace an interactive format where you and your peers engage in heated debate over timely topics.

Between three and four industry leaders will introduce the topic before participants break out into small roundtable groups to discuss the issues. Each session concludes with a room-wide discussion.

Switching tables at the start of each session ensures maximum interaction and networking opportunities with all participants.

What's new this year?

  • High-caliber keynote speakers
  • Mobile event app
  • Improved format
  • Sector roundtables

Event features

  • Interactive
  • Educational
  • Exclusive
  • Timely, relevant topics
  • Forum for open discussion
  • Guaranteed anonymity

 
East Coast Think TankParticipants

Attendees are leading IR practitioners, many of whom have been highlighted in our IR Magazine Awards research over the years. Each participant is someone with an established track record and a strategic IR role within his or her company.


VIEW THE 2016 AWARDS WINNERS!

View the event photos!

VIEW THE 2016 AWARDS NOMINEES!

The gala dinner for the IR Magazine Awards – Canada, took place on February 4, 2016. It remains the Canadian IR community’s largest annual gathering and was an evening of unforgettable celebration and networking for investor relations officers along with their senior managements, advisers and analysts.  

For the last quarter-century the IR Magazine Awards have honored excellence in investor relations around the world. Across North America, Europe and Asia, tens of thousands of analysts and investors have cast their votes and given their opinions in our investment community surveys. The result: vital benchmarking information on which companies do the best IR. 

In recent years the awards program has expanded to recognize more aspects of investor relations, particularly the contributions of senior management, as well as to identify the best IR by sector. In addition, the awards research now covers the perspective of winning companies in addition to the views of analysts and investors.

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You’ve attended the IR Magazine Awards  Canada in the past and examined the Investor Perception Study  Canada to benchmark your company against others in the market. The next step is to gain insights you can use to get your company onto the stage next year. Attend the IR Magazine Canada Investor Perception Seminar to discuss IR trends and practices with your peers.


Take what you learn back to your company and develop a clear plan for managing shareholder and analyst communications this year. Use actionable insights to demonstrate the tangible value that effective IR can bring to your company. And who knows, next year, your company might just walk away with an award!

Format

In this highly interactive seminar, you will be able to participate in three panel discussions with other IROs from across Canada. Review the most significant issues you face as an IR professional in Canada, and learn how others are planning to overcome them. The seminar is participant-driven and highly focused.

Industry leaders will introduce each topic before participants break out into small roundtable groups to discuss the issues. Each session concludes with a room-wide discussion.

Switching tables at the start of each session ensures maximum opportunity to interact and network with all participants.

Event features

  • Interactive
  • Educational
  • Exclusive
  • Timely, relevant topics
  • Forum for open discussion


Participants

Attendees are leading IR practitioners, many of whom have been highlighted in our IR Magazine Awards research over the years. Each participant is someone with an established track record and a strategic IR role within his or her company.

This year you can book your seats online here. Take advantage of the early bird offer before it expires on Friday, December 18! Hopefully you can join us for the Awards that evening as well.

The webinar slides are available here

The recording is available here

Thursday, January 14, 2016
9.00 am PST / 12.00 pm EST / 5.00 pm GMT

Join IR Magazine and Nasdaq Corporate Solutions for a complimentary webinar that discusses a special report on activism that acts as a resource for investor relations teams that want to track activist activity, understand how activists think and prepare their company for engagement.

The webinar focuses on the following areas:

  • 2015 – an overview
  • Thinking like an activist – is your company vulnerable?
  • Preparing your company for engagement
  • What happens when an activist joins the board?
  • New activist tactics for 2016 and beyond

This is part of IR Magazine’s program of content-driven webinars. Short, sharp and packed with expert insight, the webinar will bring you up to speed on this critical issue in just 30 minutes.

View the 2015 winners!

Download the conference presentations!


View the event gallery here! 


View the 2015 awards nominees!

The IR Magazine Awards & Conference ‑ South East Asia 2015 took place on December 4 in Singapore. Delegates from companies all over Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines will have the chance to come together with their peers to discuss issues relating to investor relations, corporate governance, shareholder needs and the role of senior management in IR. 

Coupled with the morning conference will be our exclusive lunchtime awards ceremony. This annual event honors the South East Asian companies and individuals doing the best job of communicating with investors and analysts – in the opinion of those investors and analysts themselves. 

IR Magazine Awards & Conference ‑ South East Asia 2015 were held at:
Singapore Exchange
SGX Centre 1, Level 2
2 Shenton Way
Singapore 068804 



The IR Magazine Awards & Conference  Greater China 2015 took place on December 2 in Hong Kong. Delegates from companies all over Greater China - mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan – had the chance to come together with their peers to discuss issues relating to investor relations, corporate governance, shareholder needs and the role of senior management in IR.

The Awards
Coupled with the morning conference was our exclusive lunchtime awards ceremony. This annual event honored the Chinese companies and individuals doing the best job of communicating with investors and analysts – in the opinion of those investors and analysts themselves.  

IR Magazine Awards & Conference ‑ Greater China 2015 were held at:
Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong
5 Connaught Road Central, Hong Kong
+852 2522 0111

Global IR Forum 2015

New York, UNITED STATES

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

GIRFJoin IR Magazine and NIRI for a special event bringing together issuers and service providers from around the world to network and learn about international targeting strategies.

  • Learn successful targeting strategies for different regions
  • Network with senior-level IROs from your industry based in other countries
  • Meet fund managers, buy-side analysts and sell-side analysts with a global outlook

Global IR Forum

Date:               November 17-18, 2015 (with an opening cocktail reception on November 16)
Location:        Wells Fargo
                       150 E. 42nd Street
                       Concourse Level
                       New York, NY 10017

                     

This two-day seminar will bring together issuers and service providers* from around the world to network and learn about international targeting strategies.

The Global Investor Relations Forum is being organized and hosted in New York City by the National Investor Relations Institute and IR Magazine, two of the world's longest established, largest and most respected IR organizations.

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

  • Industry roundtables
  • Regional targeting workshops
  • Vendor showcase

In keynote presentations, panel discussions and small group workshops, participants will address key issues around marketing to investors internationally, including: 

  • Tailoring targeting strategies for different regions
  • Global institutional fund flows and trends
  • Leveraging the sell side for non-deal roadshows
  • Measuring the results of global IR outreach
  • ETFs, algorithmic trading and market structure
  • Regional views of environmental, social and governance factors


Global Top 50 awards reception


A celebration of the world’s best investor relations programs according to surveys of analysts and investors for the IR Magazine Awards in Europe, Asia, North America and Brazil. The Global Top 50 will be celebrated with an awards reception on the second evening of the conference.

VIEW THE 2014 WINNERS!

The webinar slides are available here

The recording is here


Wednesday, October 28, 2015
9.00 am PDT / 12.00 pm EDT / 4.00 pm GMT

Join IR Magazine and Kingsdale for a complimentary webinar in which senior IROs and industry experts discuss the findings of a new report, published by Kingsdale, on the highlights of this year’s proxy season, important developments in governance, and the trends that will matter in 2016.

Key topics include:

  • Finding the balance between short term and long term shareholders’ interests
  • Taking a nuanced approach when dealing with increasingly sophisticated activists
  • Getting prepared for increasing "wolf pack" activist attacks
  • Shareholders and the Board - the win-win formula of enhanced engagement
  • The importance of understanding the policies and practices of your larger institutional shareholderss

This is part of IR Magazine’s program of content-driven webinars. Short, sharp and packed with expert insight, the webinar will bring you up to speed on this critical issue in just 30 minutes.

The webinar slides are are available here

The recording is here

Wednesday, October 7, 2015
8.00 am PDT / 11.00 am EDT / 4.00 pm BST

IROs in the financial sector face unique challenges related to market volatility, regulatory requirements, IR team structure and senior management involvement, to name but a few. Proactively addressing these concerns can help you tackle the issues before they arise.

Join IR Magazine and Bloomberg for a complimentary webinar in which senior IROs and industry experts will discuss latest trends in the financial services industry and across the investor relations profession. Learn the best ways to manage these challenges and maintain cutting-edge IR programs, drawing on IR Magazine’s global research into the sector.

The webinar will also profile highly ranked IR teams and debate the macro challenges facing banks, insurers and other financial companies.

Key topics include:

  • Best practices of senior IROs when dealing with financial sector challenges
  • Analysts' and investors' views of IR within the sector
  • Vital characteristics that set apart the industry’s top IR performers
  • A comparison of IR in the financial sector and IR in other sectors


This is part of IR Magazine’s program of content-driven webinars. Short, sharp and packed with expert insight, the webinar will bring you up to speed on this critical issue in just 30 minutes.

East Coast Think Tank

Format

Participant-driven and highly focused, our think tanks embrace an interactive format where you and your peers engage in heated debate over timely topics.

Between three and four industry leaders will introduce the topic before participants break out into small roundtable groups to discuss the issues. Each session concludes with a room-wide discussion.

Switching tables at the start of each session ensures maximum interaction and networking opportunities with all participants.

What's new this year?

  • High-caliber keynote speakers
  • Mobile event app
  • Improved format
  • Sector roundtables

Event features

  • Interactive
  • Educational
  • Exclusive
  • Timely, relevant topics
  • Forum for open discussion
  • Guaranteed anonymity

 
East Coast Think TankParticipants

Attendees are leading IR practitioners, many of whom have been highlighted in our IR Magazine Awards research over the years. Each participant is someone with an established track record and a strategic IR role within his or her company.

East Coast Think Tank

Format

Participant-driven and highly focused, our think tanks embrace an interactive format where you and your peers engage in heated debate over timely topics.

Between three and four industry leaders will introduce the topic before participants break out into small roundtable groups to discuss the issues. Each session concludes with a room-wide discussion.

Switching tables at the start of each session ensures maximum interaction and networking opportunities with all participants.

What's new this year?

  • High-caliber keynote speakers
  • Mobile event app
  • Improved format
  • Sector roundtables

Event features

  • Interactive
  • Educational
  • Exclusive
  • Timely, relevant topics
  • Forum for open discussion
  • Guaranteed anonymity

 
East Coast Think TankParticipants

Attendees are leading IR practitioners, many of whom have been highlighted in our IR Magazine Awards research over the years. Each participant is someone with an established track record and a strategic IR role within his or her company.

The IR Magazine Think Tank will be return to Palo Alto for the second time in 2015. Join us for a day of interactive discussion on the topics most important to IROs!

East Coast Think Tank

Format

Participant-driven and highly focused, our think tanks embrace an interactive format where you and your peers engage in heated debate over timely topics.

Between three and four industry leaders will introduce the topic before participants break out into small roundtable groups to discuss the issues. Each session concludes with a room-wide discussion.

Switching tables at the start of each session ensures maximum interaction and networking opportunities with all participants.

What's new this year?

  • High-caliber keynote speakers
  • Mobile event app
  • Improved format
  • Sector roundtables

Event features

  • Interactive
  • Educational
  • Exclusive
  • Timely, relevant topics
  • Forum for open discussion
  • Guaranteed anonymity

 
East Coast Think TankParticipants

Attendees are leading IR practitioners, many of whom have been highlighted in our IR Magazine Awards research over the years. Each participant is someone with an established track record and a strategic IR role within his or her company.

VEJA AQUI OS VENCEDORES!

VER FOTOS!

A base do IR Magazine Awards Brazil  é uma abrangente pesquisa independente. Nossa equipe conduz essa pesquisa com mais de 100 analistas e investidores para identificar os profissionais de RI de destaque no Brasil. Essa pesquisa forma a base da premiação e é também uma das melhores referências sobre a atividade de RI no país.

Mas não são somente fatos e números 

O evento de premiação IR Magazine Awards Brazil é a oportunidade perfeita para fazer networking com seus pares, entreter seus clientes e, além de tudo, se divertir e comemorar os êxitos da comunidade de RI.


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View the 2015 winners!


View the event photos!


It all starts with the research

Extensive independent research is at the foundation of our awards. Our research team will canvass more than 150 analysts and investors to uncover the standout IR professionals in Brazil. This research forms the basis for the awards and one of the best benchmarks for IR in the region.

But it's not all facts and figures

The IR Magazine Awards‒ Brazil are a great opportunity to network with your peers, entertain your clients and, above all, have some fun while celebrating the IR community's successes.

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IR Magazine Awards - Europe 2015

On June 30, 2015, London once again hosted the annual IR Magazine Awards ‒ Europe. This internationally renowned event looks at the very best the IR community has to offer across the whole of Europe, celebrating the successes of those individuals and companies that are leading the way in the IR community in 2015.

View the 2015 winners!

View the event video!

View the event photos!



View the 2015 awards short lists!


The IR Magazine Awards are the leading international awards honoring excellence and leadership in investor relations. The IR Magazine Awards ‒ Europe comprise the largest gathering of leading investor relations practitioners from across Europe. This annual event brings together the industry’s elite performers for a night of unrivaled celebration. Attendees are given a fantastic opportunity to network among their peers and top industry advisers to make the connections needed to excel in investor relations.


How the winners are chosen?



IR Magazine Euro Leaders Think Tank

The IR Magazine Think Tank ‒ Euro Leaders will take place on June 30, 2015 at Bloomberg's London offices. The think tank is an invitation-only event that enables senior IROs to discuss, debate and dissect topical issues affecting European IR.
 
Event format

The event’s unique format is far removed from the traditional conference set-up and provides an unparalleled opportunity for IROs to interact with their peers across Europe.
Neil Stewart, editorial director of IR Magazine, will be the host and moderator.
 
The event is divided into four sessions and the format is as follows:

  1. Senior people – from IR, the financial community and the professions – set the agenda by sharing their thoughts on the session topics.
  2. Small roundtable groups of IROs discuss issues face to face.
  3. Each table gives feedback from its own discussion and shares ideas with the group as a whole.

Key features

The key feature of the think tank format is its interactive, informal nature, which allows at-tendees to have frank, open discussions in the knowledge they can talk freely because none of their comments will be attributed.

View this year's agenda and panelists here.

Join us for a day of interactive discussion on the topics most important to IROs at this year's IR Magazine Think Tank  West Coast!

East Coast Think Tank

Format

Participant-driven and highly focused, our think tanks embrace an interactive format where you and your peers engage in heated debate over timely topics.

Between three and four industry leaders will introduce the topic before participants break out into small roundtable groups to discuss the issues. Each session concludes with a room-wide discussion.

Switching tables at the start of each session ensures maximum interaction and networking opportunities with all participants.

Event features

  • Interactive
  • Educational
  • Exclusive
  • Timely, relevant topics
  • Forum for open discussion
  • Guaranteed anonymity

 East Coast Think TankParticipants

Attendees are leading IR practitioners, many of whom have been highlighted in our IR Magazine Awards research over the years. Each participant is someone with an established track record and a strategic IR role within his or her company.

View the 2015 winners!

View the 2015 event gallery here!

View the US Awards videos!

View the book of the night!


On Thursday, March 26, 2015 the IR Magazine Awards – US celebrated 20 years of honoring excellence in the investor relations profession at Cipriani Wall Street. Since the annual event first launched in 1996, tens of thousands of analysts and investors have voted in the surveys behind the awards. The result: vital benchmarking information on which companies do the best IR. 

Over the last two decades the awards program has expanded to recognize more aspects of investor relations, particularly the contributions of senior management, as well as to identify the best IR by sector. In addition, the research now covers the perspective of winning companies in addition to the views of analysts and investors.
 

Contact information

For more information about any of our events, please contact:

AMERICAS
Connie Blackman

INTERNATIONAL
Ewa Karczmarz