2017 Essentials of IR Program Sponsors

CIRI Ontario
Contact: Meghan MacNicol, Chair, CIRI Ontario
VP Corporate Access, TD Securities
Phone: (416) 307-8016

CIRI Ontario is one of four local chapters of the Canadian Investor Relations (CIRI), a professional, not-for-profit association of executives responsible for communication between public corporations, investors and the financial community. The organization has 200+ members and hosts more than a dozen professional development, networking and social events each year, including CIRI Ontario’s Mentorship Program. The Mentorship Program pairs leading IR professionals (mentors) with those fairly new to IR and is an opportunity for existing IR professionals to connect with different leaders in their profession. Visit CIRI.org to learn more about upcoming CIRI Ontario events and the Mentorship Program.

CST/D.F. King
Contact: Nancy Tencer
Director, Marketing & Communications
CST Trust Company
Phone: (416) 682-3897

Headquartered in Canada, with offices in Toronto, Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver, CST Trust Company (CST) provides issuers global solutions through local access points. CST and its affiliate, American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, LLC (AST), provide comprehensive stock transfer, corporate trust, ownership intelligence, proxy solicitation and employee plan services to more than 8,000 public issuers and over 5 million shareholders. Together, CST and AST serve clients located throughout North America that range in size from initial public offerings to Fortune 100 companies. The organization provides fully integrated services to financial market participants around the globe.

D.F. King is a globally recognized leader in proxy solicitation, financial communications and corporate governance consulting. With unparalleled experience in merger votes, proxy contests and tender/exchange offers for corporate control, the firm has advised corporations, shareholder groups, investment bankers and securities lawyers since 1942. Internationally and domestically, from cross-border acquisitions to bankruptcy reorganizations, D.F. King has played a role in many of the highest-profile corporate transformations of the past 70 years.

NYSE Group Ltd.
Contact: Sandy Salah Cowburn
Regional Head
Phone: (650) 461-6966

NYSE Group is a wholly owned subsidiary of Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE: ICE), operator of the leading global network of exchanges and clearing houses. NYSE Group operates multi-asset exchanges and a range of related data products and technology services. The company’s equity exchanges – New York Stock Exchange, NYSE MKT and NYSE Arca – trade more U.S. equity volume than any other exchange group. NYSE is the global leader in capital raising for listed companies, including the majority of technology IPOs globally since 2012. The company’s equity options markets, NYSE Arca Options and NYSE Amex Options, offer complementary market models.

TMX Group Ltd.
Contact: Loui Anastasopoulos
Managing Director, Company Services, Equity Capital Markets
Phone: (416) 947-4717

TMX provides a suite of products and services designed to meet the unique needs of companies listed on TSX and TSXV. From market data and shareholder analytics, to corporate trust and transfer agent services, TMX delivers expertise from our 160+ years serving public companies.

Visit www.tsxcompanyservices.com to learn more.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Network face-to-face with 45-55 IROs new to the profession from across Canada during our highly popular two-day Essentials of Investor Relations (IR) Program. Program attendees are responsible for developing and implementing IR strategies, and they depend on IR service providers to maximize the effectiveness of their IR programs. Join us for this event to make sure today’s IROs know how your products and services can help them be more effective.

Opportunities include:
  • Moderator Opportunity - Monday Lunch
  • Networking Reception on Monday - SOLD!
  • Networking Dinner on Monday - SOLD!
  • Moderator Opportunity - Tuesday Lunch - SOLD!

Click here for more information on all of the sponsorship opportunities available.

Get Your Organization Invovled!


Questions about sponsoring or exhibiting at the 2017 Essentials of IR? Please contact Yvette Lokker.

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