Annual Conference Sponsors

National Strategic Partners

          Business Wire

Platinum Sponsors

          Corbin Advisors
          IR Magazine
          Nasdaq Corporate Solutions
          TMX Group Ltd.

Gold Sponsors

          TD Bank Group

Silver Sponsors

          Blender Media
          CPA Canada
          Craib Design & Communications
          CST Trust Company
          Donnelley Financial Solutions
          New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)

Find out how you can raise your profile and connect with CIRI members and the CIRI community through sponsorship.

CIRI acknowledges the following organizations that are providing special support for the 2017 Conference.

National Strategic Partners:

Business Wire

Contact:  Greg Blazina
                Regional Manager, Eastern Canada
Phone:    (416) 593-0208

Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company is the global leader in press release distribution and regulatory disclosure. Investor relations professionals around the globe turn to Business Wire to simultaneously deliver material news to all market participants via thousands of news sources. Business Wire also provides state-of-the-art IR website services, as well as SEDAR, EDGAR and European regulatory filing fulfillment. With a local bureau in Toronto and 28 more around the world, Business Wire offers unparalleled local service backed by global reach. For more information, visit us at or contact us at 416.593.0208 or

Platinum Sponsors:


Contact: Laurie Smith
              Vice President, Customer Marketing
Phone: (416) 863-5399

CNW is a COMPREHENSIVE provider of shareholder communications services and is the only company commercially endorsed by the TSX for the quality of its newswire and financial webcast services. We deliver bilingual, 24-hour, expert service for accurate, timely distribution of financial and material news.

Now a Cision company, CNW provides additional services to broaden the importance of IR:

• Monitor conversations around your brand, issue or initiative online and in the news
• Gather valuable insights about your competitors or about trends impacting your industry
• Engage with influencers to strengthen or repair brand reputation

Bring a new depth of active intelligence to your company. Visit for more information.

Corbin Advisors

Contact:   Rebecca Corbin
                Founder and CEO
Phone:     (860) 321-7309

Corbin Advisors is a specialized investor relations (IR) advisory firm that partners with C-suite and IR executives to drive long-term shareholder value. We bring third-party objectivity as well as deep best practice knowledge and collaborate with our clients to execute sound, effective investor communication and engagement strategies. Our comprehensive services include perception studies, investor targeting and marketing, investor presentations, investor days, specialized research, and retainer and event-driven consulting.

Inside the Buy-side®, our industry-leading research publication, is covered by news affiliates globally and regularly featured on CNBC.

To learn more about us and our impact, visit

IR Magazine

Contact: Ian Richman
Phone: (212) 430-6861

IR Magazine is an award winning publication of IR Media Group, a business media company renowned for its magazines, websites, events and research.

IR Magazine, available both in digital and hard copy form, helps investor relations professionals globally to achieve more in their IR programs, benchmark their efforts and connect to their peers in the IR community. In addition to reporting the latest developments, writing in-depth features, producing research reports and broadcasting podcasts, IR Magazine hosts events around the world.

Our region-specific awards have been the definitive hallmark of IR excellence and best practice for more than 20 years now, while our think tanks offer a unique opportunity for high-level executives to share ideas with their peers and with our expert panels. IR Magazine also hosts conferences and webinars as part of our commitment to providing ongoing education to the IR community. Visit

IRspace, a new social network and resource site from the publishers of IR Magazine, is now live. Membership is free and restricted to corporate IR professionals and senior management at listed companies only.

To apply for free membership, please visit
To learn more, please visit
Twitter: @IRMagazine | LinkedIn group: IR Magazine

Nasdaq Corporate Solutions

Contact:   Mike McGuire
                Head of PR Sales, Canada
Phone:    (416) 941-5825

Nasdaq Corporate Solutions offers an integrated suite of market intelligence, analytics, communications, and collaboration solutions that support investor relations, communications and corporate governance professionals.

Our suite of IR content, analytics, advisory services and communications tools are designed to help you:

  • Turn your company’s interactions into actionable intelligence
  • Understand investor opportunities and risks
  • Define and prioritize outreach
  • Communicate with key stakeholders through news distribution, webcasts and IR websites
  • Measure the impact of your IR program

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 to learn more.

Gold Sponsors:


Contact:   Sophia Doulaghsingh
Phone:     (416) 863-7865

Scotiabank is a leading provider of equity sales and trading services to a broad range of corporate and institutional clients. We work closely with our clients to provide tailored solutions to their investment objectives. Our platform delivers market intelligence, innovative ideas, corporate access, trading analytics and quality execution and settlement capabilities to support those solutions. With operations around the world, we are positioned to provide sales, trading, structuring and advisory services for the spectrum of equity products, including: cash equities, global prime services, equity research and derivative products to a global audience.

Our Global Equity Corporate Access team works closely with corporations in their efforts to communicate strategy and new developments to the Global investor community. Our skilled team utilizes the expertise of our top-ranked research team, sales & trading professionals and desk sector specialists to connect corporate management teams with their institutional shareholders and the global investment community. Arranging more than 6,000 one-on-one meetings each year, the team is recognized as a leading provider of tailored non-deal roadshow programs, strategic planning, industry conferences, customized tours, panels and group meetings. Contact us at

TD Bank Group

Contact:   Gillian Manning
                 Vice President, Investor Relations
Phone:     (416) 308-6014

The Toronto-Dominion Bank and its subsidiaries are collectively known as TD Bank Group ("TD" or the "Bank"). TD is the sixth largest bank in North America by branches and serves more than 25 million customers in three key businesses operating in a number of locations in financial centres around the globe: Canadian Retail, including TD Canada Trust, TD Auto Finance Canada, TD Wealth (Canada), TD Direct Investing, and TD Insurance; U.S. Retail, including TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank ®, TD Auto Finance U.S., TD Wealth (U.S.), and an investment in TD Ameritrade; and Wholesale Banking, including TD Securities. TD also ranks among the world's leading online financial services firms, with approximately 11 million active online and mobile customers. TD had CDN$1.2 trillion in assets on January 31, 2017. The Toronto-Dominion Bank trades under the symbol "TD" on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges.

Silver Sponsors:

Blender Media

Contact:   Arash Adnani
                 President & GM
Phone:     (604) 682-3588

Blender Media is a full-service digital agency specializing in the capital markets, and is a leader of investor marketing in North America. We have worked with over 500 publicly traded companies on all major stock exchanges including NYSE, NASDAQ, and TSX. We make it our priority to guarantee your website’s compliance as well as visually showcasing your company’s story to ensure you stand out in the crowded marketplace.

At Blender, we keep design, development, website management, online marketing, and mobile solutions all under one roof. This process ensures both a seamless experience for you as well as for your website users. We make it our job to know what’s current in design, development, and investor marketing so we can bring innovative ideas to your website and investor strategies. Whether it’s designing your website to showcase your investment story or being your support behind the scenes to ensure compliance, your objectives are ours.

Craib Design & Communications

Contact:   Courtney Craib
Phone:     (416) 363-5206 ext.222

Designed to deliver.

Craib is an industry-leading, full service design and communications agency specializing in Investor Relations (IR) and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). For over four decades, Craib has been delivering creative and award-winning integrated IR and CSR solutions for some of North America’s most notable companies. Our experience has helped to inform “The Craib Difference”, our expert approach to communications, strategy, planning, design and implementation.

Our content-driven, research-based design methodology is ingrained in everything we do. We offer the valuable perspective that can only come from systematically reviewing hundreds of the world’s leading corporate reports and websites annually for Craib’s benchmark-setting AR and CSR Trends surveys. Our findings in compiling these reports, combined with the wealth of experience in creating award-winning communications materials for our own clients, puts us in an informed position to work with you to develop compelling corporate communications and stakeholder engagement materials.

Craib’s team consists of leading designers, IR strategists, CSR specialists, editors, account managers, production specialists, developers and proofreaders. We are detail-oriented, solution-focused and dedicated to executing amazing results.

Donnelley Financial Solutions

Contact:   George Smola
                 Vice President & Managing Director, Canada
Phone:     (416) 619-2183

Donnelley Financial Solutions (NYSE:DFIN) provides technology and expertise to help companies deliver accurate and timely business communications to shareholders, regulators, and investors. A single point of contact helps you stay on top of the dynamic regulatory landscape and manage the logistics of your critical communications. Of course, we adhere to strict security protocols to protect your sensitive data.

With 3,500 employees in 35 service centers across 18 countries, including 4 locations in Canada, we provide thousands of clients with innovative tools for content creation, secure storage, management and distribution, as well as data analytics and multi-lingual translations services.

For more information,

Conference Sponsorship Opportunities

Is Your Company Getting the Right Exposure?

Build your organization's brand year-round with existing and potential clients through print, online or in-person sponsorship and marketing opportunities. Gain access and exposure to CIRI's nearly 500 members that spend more than half a billion annually and a database of more than 5,000 individuals in the IR profession and related areas.

CIRI offers sponsorship opportunities through comprehensive marketing packages designed to maximize your organization's visibility and grow your client base.

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