NIRI and IR Magazine have announced a new strategic partnership that will bring the programming and education initiatives of both organizations closer together. 

Marking IR Magazine’s 30th anniversary and NIRI’s 50th, this continuing partnership is designed to promote awareness of the IR profession across the United States and improve the ever-increasing standard of excellence throughout the region. 

Furthering both organizations’ dedication to providing ongoing education, best practices, and insight for IR professionals throughout North America, NIRI members and IR Magazine’s event attendees alike will receive a wealth of opportunities and benefits. 

NIRI members are now able to earn Professional Development Units (PDU) credits at IR Magazine educational events, including forums, think tanks and webinars. PDUs are used by holders of the Investor Relations Charter (IRC)® for certification renewal purposes. 

Members will also receive discounted ticket prices at all IR Magazine events taking place throughout 2019. A list of upcoming IR Magazine events can be found here.

IR Magazine is excited to be strengthening our long-standing relationship with NIRI,” says Ben Ashwell, editor of IR Magazine. ‘With us both celebrating significant anniversaries this year, we are excited to be moving forward with our new strategic collaboration.”

“Through this strategic collaboration, NIRI members will have greater access to quality education and resources,” said NIRI President and CEO Gary A. LaBranche, FASAE, CAE.  “Together, NIRI and IR Magazine will continue to advance the IR profession.”

About NIRI
Founded in 1969, NIRI is the professional association of corporate officers and investor relations consultants responsible for communication among corporate management, shareholders, securities analysts and other financial community constituents. The largest professional investor relations association in the world, NIRI’s more than 3,300 members represent more than 1,600 publicly held companies and $9 trillion in stock market capitalization.  Through its collaborative community, NIRI advances engagement in the capital markets and drives best practices in corporate disclosures, governance, and informed investing.

About IR Magazine
IR Magazine is a publication of IR Media Group, a business media company renowned for its magazines, websites, events and research. Originally launched in 1988 by the Economist Group, IR Magazine is known for providing quality insight and a global perspective.  IR Magazine, available both in digital and hard copy format, helps investor relations professionals globally 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 including award ceremonies, forums, think tanks, and webinars around the world.


Ted Allen, NIRI, Vice President, Communications and Member Engagement, 703-562-7681

Paul Campbell, subscriptions account manager, IR Magazine, +44 20 8004 5337