According to KPMG and others, “the boom is back.” M&A has reemerged as a leading growth strategy in the United States thanks to low interest rates, record stock prices, improving employment numbers and an abundance of cash. How can your company best prepare and execute communications strategies on its transactions, including mergers, acquisitions (more info)
Network and build relationships with your peers at this reception designed to help you meet and interact with other investor relations professionals. NIRI-Chicago networking receptions are open to NIRI-Chicago members and their invited guests.
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Registration & Networking
NIRI-Chicago will launch the NIRI Annual Conference in the finest Chicago style – with a boat cruise. Our pre-conference reception aboard the custom-designed luxury cruise vessel Chicago's First Lady will take the place of our usual annual meeting later in June. We embark at 4:45 p.m. from the dock of Chicago's First Lady Cruises, right across the street from the NIRI confe (more info)
(See summary at end of event page.) The capital markets have changed significantly over the last 10 years. To name just three trends: Long-term investors have shorter investment horizons, activism is on the rise, and foreign issuers are increasingly c (more info)
(See summary, presentation and handouts at end of event page.) Successful investor relations officers can meld strategy, finance, communications, marketing and compliance – but superb technical knowledge and skills will not necessarily land you (more info)
(See summary at end of event page.) IROs beware! In recent years, corporate governance advocates have upped their efforts to target S&P 500 companies on a variety of issues. As a result of their campaign efforts, more than 90% of those companies h (more info)
(See summary at end of event page.) So many factors could affect corporate profitability and investor decisions in 2015, including possible changes in Fed po (more info)