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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. 

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.

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.

TIME:  11.00 am PST / 2.00 pm EST / 7.00 pm GMT

In partnership with

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How IROs, investors and analysts are using social media for market intelligence

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Here’s your chance to get the inside scoop on what senior IR executives across the country think about one of today’s hottest topics: how issuers and the investment community are using social media as a source of actionable intelligence. 

On November 7, IR Magazine and Marketwired present "Mining social," a webinar to guide you through the insights distilled from recent invitation-only IR Magazine Think Tanks in the US and Canada where senior executives from diverse corporate functions including heads of IR, corporate secretaries and general counsel discussed the most pressing issues of the day.

The high-level but practical content will include a strategic overview as well as give you:

  • Insight into how senior IR executives view the changing role of social media
  • Real-life examples of how other organizations are using social media for IR
  • Tips for incorporating social media intelligence in your own organization


Our panel of speakers included:

  • Kurt Heinemann, chief marketing officer, Marketwired
  • Neil Stewart, editorial & research director, IR Magazine  
     

Sign up today and find out how social media is being used for market intelligence.

This is part of IR Magazine’s online program of complimentary, 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.




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How is your IR program handling social media?

View the recording here of ‘A social media road map for investor relations’.

You may be looking at social media for the first time after the SEC approved these channels for IR. Or maybe you plan never to tweet, but you need to begin listening to what’s being said about your stock. Whatever your status, this webinar will break down social media into simple, straightforward steps, from assessing your resources to monitoring and potentially supplementing your existing disclosure.

Discussion topics included:

‒ Quick-fire case studies of different levels of adoption

‒ Using web analytics to identify crises, trends and key influencers

‒ How to measure the reach of your online communications

‒ Reports to senior management on market sentiment
 

Our panel of speakers included:

  • Kurt Heinemann, chief marketing officer, Marketwired
  • Neil Stewart, editorial & research director, IR Magazine 

 

View the recording now to listen back to this essential briefing and find out how you can master the art of social media for your IR program.

This is part of IR Magazine’s online program of complimentary, 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.



Complimentary webinar
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. EST

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Join Ryan Work, Senior Director of Government Affairs at McGraw-Hill Companies, and Neil Stewart, Editorial & Research Director at IR Magazine, for an in-depth discussion on:

  • What to expect from an SEC in transformation
    • New leadership and a new focus means a changed SEC and a potential for increased enforcement.

  • Dodd-Frank
    • A year into implementation, what have been the biggest effects on issuers coming from the Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, and what is still to come? From increased accountability and a look at transparency, to pay-for-performance, clawbacks and pay ratios.

  • Political disclosure
    • Regulatory, policymaker and shareholder scrutiny is on PAC and executive political contributions. In this age of increased accountability and transparency, what does this mean to IR?

Speakers:

Ryan Work,
Senior Director, Government Affairs
The McGraw-Hill Companies

Neil Stewart
Editorial and Research Director
IR Magazine

Host
Mark Fenton 
Vice President, Global Access
S&P Capital IQ

Time:
Europe: 4.00 pm GMT / 5.00 pm CET / 6.00 pm EET
US: 11.00 am EST / 8.00 am PST

View the recording here!


Duration
: 30 minutes

According to the most recent IR Magazine Global Practice Report, 71 percent of European companies and 76 percent of North American companies provide earnings guidance. Giving guidance and managing earnings estimates are becoming increasingly difficult with macro and business factors whipsawing due to the global economic crisis.

Join our upcoming free webinar to hear from our expert panel about how you can meet these increasingly difficult challenges, and find out what forecasting insights the buy side wants from you and the sell side.

In this free online seminar, you will:

  • Learn practical guidance strategies to suit unpredictable market conditions
  • Find out what the buy side wants and expects from you in terms of guidance
  • Gain best practice tips around sell-side earnings estimates

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

The Panel:

Chris Bailey, head of global direct investments, Close Brothers Asset Management
Gunhild Grieve, head of London IR office, RWE
Jason Whitaker, application specialists, Bloomberg

Sign up to secure your free place at this essential briefing and find out what you need to know about the latest guidance and earnings estimates best practice.

 

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Time
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12.00 noon – China / Singapore / Malaysia / Hong Kong
9.30 am – India
11.00 am – Indonesia (Jakarta) / Thailand
1.00 pm – Japan / Korea
3.00 pm – EDT Australia

Duration: 1 hour

In these times of economic uncertainty, it’s more important than ever to demonstrate ROI and justify the value of your role. Effective communication with senior management is vital for your IR department to get the support it needs to succeed.

Join our latest webinar, which will focus on Asian companies, to find out how to assess the value of your investor relations and communicate it to your C-suite.

In this free educational online seminar, you’ll discover:

  • Practical ways to measure your IR performance
  • Strategies to demonstrate your department’s value to the C-suite and investors
  • How to manage communicating negative feedback to senior management.

The Panel:

  • Tim Craighead, Bloomberg Industries
  • Eva Chan, HKIRA and CC Land Holdings
  • Beate Melten, Citi
  • Suki Wong, Anta Sports Products

This is part of IR Magazine’s program of content-driven webinars. Practical, informative and packed with expert insight, the webinar will bring you up to speed on this critical issue in just 60 minutes.

 

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Effectively communicating with analysts is becoming increasingly important for IR professionals. Whether the number of analysts covering your stock is continuously rising or you are fighting to stand out from the crowd in your sector, establishing a productive relationship is paramount to IR.
 
This webinar will address how and why developing strong analyst relations is key to IR superiority. To excel at your job, you need to be able to take on these challenges, and you can find out the latest strategies on how to do this in our upcoming webinar.
 
Moderated by Neil Stewart of IR magazine, hear from our expert panel discuss:

  • How top IROs attract the right analyst coverage
  • What analysts expect from IR
  • How getting this interaction right will benefit you and your share valuation
  • How to get the most from sell-side sponsored roadshows and investor conferences

The panel:

  • Angus Yiu, SmarTone
  • Harold Woo, CapitaLand
  • Herald van der Linde, HSBC


This is part of IR Magazine’ new 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.

 

11.00 am EDT / 4.00 pm BST / 5.00 pm CEST
Duration: 30 minutes

The event recording is now available here.


Communicating with hedge funds is becoming increasingly important for IR professionals. Hedge funds have traditionally been short-term investors, but there are now increasing numbers of long-term funds.
 
Some IR teams are struggling to adapt to the increasing need to communicate with hedge funds and management in particular can be opposed to meeting with them. To excel at your job, you need to be able to take on these challenges, and you can find out the latest strategies on how to do this in our upcoming webinar.
 
Hear from our expert panel about:

  • how to differentiate between different types of hedge fund
  • there are more and more long-term hedge funds – how to deal with this development
  • how to get your management team to meet with hedge funds if they’re apprehensive.

 
This is part of IR Magazine’ new program of content-driven webinars. Short, sharp and packed with expert insight, you’ll be brought up to speed on this critical issue in just 30 minutes.

11.00 am EDT / 4.00 pm BST / 5.00 pm CEST
Duration: 30 minutes

The event recording is now available here.

Currency volatility. Fluctuating interest rates. Country risk. These macroeconomic factors and others have caught investors’ attention during the ongoing worldwide economic instability, and IROs are increasingly being asked to explain how these issues are affecting their company.
 
How do you cope with these new demands from analysts and investors? Find out in our webinar, where you will take away the latest strategies from our expert panel:

  • Joseph Brusuelas, senior economist,  Bloomberg LP
  • Daniel Lacalle, senior portfolio manager, Ecofin
  • Neil Stewart, editor-at-large,  IR magazine
  • Roddy Child-Villiers, head of investor relations, Nestlé


This is part of IR Magazine’ new program of content-driven webinars. Short, sharp and packed with expert insight, you’ll be brought up to speed on this critical issue in just 30 minutes.

Sign up to secure your free place at this essential briefing and find out what you need to do to satisfy investors’ demands for macroeconomic information.

10.00 am EST / 3.00 pm GMT / 4.00 pm CET
Duration: 30 minutes

The event recording is now available here.

You’re spending time and money blogging, posting and tweeting, but how useful is it? The debate is heating up, and some companies are talking about pulling away from social media while others are just starting to dive in. Before you make a move in either direction, take some time to talk to people who have used social media for IR. At this upcoming webinar, we talk to IR professionals who are leading the way in using social media for investor relations and find out what they’re getting out of it. Join us to share in their insight and experiences.

We’re excited to announce the expert panel of speakers for IR Magazine’ upcoming social media webinar:

• Andrea Wentscher, IR manager for retail investors, BASF
• Patrick Kiss, head of investor & public relations, Deutsche EuroShop
• Friederike Edelmann, director of investor relations, SAP

This is the first in a new program of content-driven webinars brought to you by IR Magazine. Short, sharp and packed with expert insight, you’ll be brought up to speed on industry developments and best practice in just 30 minutes.

Shareholder relations: Compliance or engagement?

  • The increasing need for dialogue with shareholders
  • Integrating face-to-face, web and other channels in the communications strategy
  • Using ‘full disclosure’ to identify new shareholders and how to communicate effectively with them
  • Examples of issuer distribution models - what are the legal and fair disclosure challenges?
  • The risks and rewards of different communications channels

Free to register. Visit this link to sign up. The webinar will be archived on www.irmagazine.com for one year, so even if you can't listen in live, you can still hear what was discussed.

Contact information

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

AMERICAS
Connie Blackman

INTERNATIONAL
Ewa Karczmarz