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Chapter Event Listings


NIRI Los Angeles - Proxy Season Planning – Insights on Hot-Button Issues and Shareholder Voting Patterns – December 3, 2014

• Joint program with the Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professional
• Get a real-time update on aggregated voting trends and the issues and proposals driving shareholder behavior
• Learn how to leverage big data for insights into actionable information to benchmark your company’s voting results against your industry to better plan for the proxy season ahead

NIRI Philadelphia - Are You Ready for the 2015 10-K/Proxy Season? – December 4, 2014

Join NIRI Philadelphia and Blank Rome for a luncheon seminar to discuss hot topics for the upcoming proxy season, followed by the NIRI Philadelphia "Celebrate the 2014 Holidays" Social.
About the NIRI Philadelphia/Blank Rome Seminar:
The NIRI Philadelphia/Blank Rome "Are You Ready for the 2015 10-K/Proxy Season?" event is a complimentary luncheon seminar (1:00 - 4:15pm), followed by a cocktail reception (4:15 - 5:30pm) at the Top of the Tower (on Arch St between 17th & 18th). Many local investor relations and legal professionals will be in attendance. If you would like to register for the Blank Rome seminar, please go to"Are You Ready for the 2015 10-K/Proxy Season?".

The NIRI Philadelphia Chapter Holiday Social will immediately follow the NIRI Philadelphia/Blank Rome cocktail reception.  Mix and mingle with your colleagues and peers in this fun, relaxed setting with open bar and heavy hors d'oeuvres.


NIRI St. Louis – Social Event – December 4, 2014

Catch up with your colleagues at St. Louis NIRI's December social event! Enjoy great food and educate your palate by sampling a variety of wines. Meet new members, reconnect with friends, and hear the latest chapter news. 

NIRI Boston – Holiday Social – December 9, 2014

Celebrate the season with your NIRI Boston friends and colleagues at the historic Hampshire House, a turn-of-the-century mansion in the heart of Beacon Hill where generations of Bostonians have wined, dined, and danced the night away. Enjoy seasonally inspired cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and desserts in a festive holiday setting.

NIRI Chicago - Putting Together the Pieces: 2015 Outlook – December 9, 2014

So many factors could affect corporate profitability and investor decisions in 2015, including possible changes in Fed policy on inflation, interest rates and Treasury buyback programs; political instability in the Mideast, Ukraine and North Korea; emerging market growth rates; Congressional stalemates and the November elections.

What’s in store for the coming year? Our panel of experts will discuss these and other developing issues, as well as how they put together these puzzle pieces to arrive at their calendar year 2015 forecasts.

NIRI Kansas City - Annual Holiday Event – December 9, 2014

Join us for a relaxing holiday evening as we celebrate the end of 2014 and prepare for the many challenges to come in 2015. Enjoy a festive networking event with your chapter colleagues and friends at a traditional holiday dinner.

Location: Brio Tuscan Grille, 500 Nichols Road, in the  Plaza                            
Dinner: 5:30 p.m. Hors d’oeuvres  and wine; 6:15 p.m. Dinner

RSVP:   By Wednesday, December 3, 2014, via e-mail to  

NIRI Orange County – Tantalizing Talk, Holiday Toasts and Toys for Tots   – December 9, 2014

Ready for some holiday cheer?  Take a break for a happy hour with your fellow IR peers. Come to network and step into the holiday spirit.  Bring an unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots and you’ll get a raffle ticket to win a fabulous prize.

Bring a friend or family member as a guest for only $10! 

NIRI Rocky Mountain - Expert Analysis on Global Economic Conditions and Equity Market Trends – December 9, 2014

Join Dr. Frank Hatheway, Chief Economist at Nasdaq, as he shares his knowledge of critical global economic trends. Dr. Hatheway will also discuss the important changes taking place in equity markets, including the impact of the midterm elections on the U.S. economy and capital formation, and will explain what these changes mean for IROs, issuing companies and shareholders.

NIRI Central Ohio – Holiday Social – December 10, 2014

Join us at this Euro-style food and cocktail venue for some holiday cheer, appetizers and libations, courtesy of NIRICO.

This event is open to NIRI members and prospective members, so feel free to invite guests who might be interested.

Email Karen Kaiser at 

NIRI Rocky Mountain – Toast the Holiday Season with NIRI!– December 10, 2014

Join us for a return of one of our favorite events of the holiday season: our December social!  The event  will again be held at the award-winning Ocean Prime downtown, this year in the Blu Lounge on the main level facing Larimer Street. Admission includes two drinks of your choice and plenty of appetizers. Come mingle with your peers, nosh and raise a glass to a successful 2014!

Please bring a friend – or at least a colleague - with you!

NIRI Atlanta – Holiday Party - December 11, 2014

Join us at Local Three Kitchen and Bar for our annual holiday party! 

NIRI Connecticut/Westchester – Holiday Event – December 15, 2014

Mark the date on your calendar to mingle with your peers and enjoy a cup of Christmas cheer. 

NIRI Houston - More Energy, Please: How Increasing Energy Use Is Creating A Richer, Freer World – December 16, 2014

Please join us for lunch with Robert Bryce, a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research and author of Smaller Faster Lighter Denser Cheaper: How Innovation Keeps Proving the Catastrophists Wrong.  If you attended NIRI-Houston’s screening of spOILed last year, you’ll recognize him as one of the interviewees.  Mr. Bryce has written five books covering everything from Enron’s bankruptcy to the digitization of drilling technology and the future of batteries.  

NIRI New York – Holiday Party – December 16, 2014

Please join NIRI-NY for our annual holiday party at Pulse Restaurant – Rockefeller Center.  We will be hosting a silent auction at this year’s Holiday Party to benefit Variety New York.

NIRI Silicon Valley – Holiday Party – December 17, 2014

Hold the date for our annual party. Domenico’s Winery, Redwood City.

NIRI Los Angeles - Holiday Social & One Voice Volunteer Event – December 18, 2014

• Meet and mingle with your IR counterparts to celebrate the holiday season
• Afterwards, join over 2,000 volunteers to sort food for needy families
One Voice is a non-profit organization helping families living at poverty level within our community. Each year they host a Holiday Food Program that provides Christmas food baskets, toys and books to 2,500 families.   

NIRI St. Louis  - Economic Outlook for 2015: Perspective from the St. Louis Federal Reserve – January 7, 2014

What is the financial outlook for the coming year, and how can companies best prepare? Hear from Kevin L. Kliesen, business economist and research officer at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis (Fed). Kevin's responsibilities include analyzing U.S. macroeconomic and financial market developments and trends, and reporting on economic conditions in the seven states of the Eighth Federal Reserve District. (Read more about Kevin and his recent economic papers at This meeting will take place at the St. Louis Federal Reserve facility downtown. 

NIRI Los Angeles - Social Media & Communications Best Practices + Meet/Greet Reception and Dinner with New NIRI President – January 12, 2015

Hear from and discuss with a panel of experts about latest trends and issues around social media and communications tools and practices.
Introduction to NIRI’s newly appointed president and annual update on NIRI’s focus, goals, and progress.

NIRI Cincinnati Tri State – Cybersecurity – January 14, 2015

Please mark your calendar for this upcoming meeting for the Cincinnati Tri-State NIRI Chapter. More details about the meeting will follow.

NIRI Chicago - Navigating the Corporate Governance Maze: Mitigating Risk in the Modern World – January 15, 2015

The economy is rebounding and corporate profits are up – yet corporate governance cannot be ignored as an important piece in how investors and other stakeholders value the business. Join our esteemed panel for a clear picture of the importance the Street places on good corporate citizenship, environmental issues and awareness, ethical behavior and sound corporate governance practices.

NIRI Atlanta - Corporate Governance and the Activist Investor - January 23, 2015

Please join us for breakfast featuring Jason Alexander, Managing Director, Georgeson.

The event will be held at The Home Depot from 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

NIRI Virtual – Virtual Café Chats - Corporate Access/NDRs – January 27, 2015

Share and learn new methods for managing broker-led and company-organized non-deal road shows. How are you and your IR peers working independently and with brokerages’ corporate access teams to ensure quality meetings and effective use of precious management time?

NIRI Houston - What I wish I knew then… Sell-Siders Turned IROs Share Lessons Learned from the Other Side of the Table – January 20, 2015

Join  Andrew Smith, Dynegy, Managing Director Investor Relations as he shares lessons learned at this interactive luncheon. Mr. Streit had 17 years of experience as a securities analyst. He held equity research and portfolio management positions at Thrivent Asset Management from 2000 – 2013.

NIRI Cincinnati Tri State – Market Structure Affects on Stocks – March 18, 2015
Please mark your calendar for this upcoming meeting for the Cincinnati Tri-State NIRI Chapter. More details about the meeting will follow.  

NIRI Virtual – Virtual Café Chats - Annual Reports – March 19, 2015

Share and learn about latest trends in annual report design exiting the 2014 annual report season. Topics will include migration to on-line vs. hard-copy; multi-media elements; social media utilization; print & delivery options.

NIRI Chicago - Leadership Skills: The Critical Piece of the Puzzle (Mini-Workshop) – March 20, 2015

Successful investor relations officers can meld strategy, finance, communications, marketing and compliance – but superb technical knowledge and skills will not necessarily land you a promotion or a better job in another field. Our workshop will focus on identifying the most important leadership skills for the next step in your career, how to develop and demonstrate those skills, and real-world advice from experts and senior practitioners. You’ll end the workshop with valuable knowledge that can help you “wow them” during executive searches and progress further up the career ladder. 

NIRI St. Louis - What’s New on the Web? – April 10, 2015

Elevate your IR web site to make it a strategic asset in investor communications! Panelists from Investis, Q4 Web Systems, and NASDAQ OMX will discuss best practices in IR web sites – going beyond the compliance function to make web sites a powerful component of an investor communications strategy.

NIRI Virtual – Virtual Café Chats - Board/IRO Interaction – May 28, 2015

Share and learn how IROs are evolving their interactions with, and reporting to, the board of directors, and how IROs are facilitating more direct contact between their board and institutional investors (not just with activists).