Date: 4/5/2022
Event start time: 12:00 PM
Event end time: 5:00 PM
Category: Seminar
Price: Members: $395; Nonmembers: $595

The BIG I – Investor and Issuer Invitational Forum

2022 Theme: The Rise of Retail Investing

12-5 pm ET, April 5, 2022 (Virtual)


NIRI’s Investor and Issuer Invitational Forum™ (“The Big I”), engages public company stakeholders in a constructive learning experience on emerging issues common to investor and issuers, and creates opportunities for collaboration and ongoing dialogue. This annual Forum is a “deep dive” into a specific theme and invites presentations by leading thinkers and influencers with a variety of points of view as a prelude to discussion and dialogue.

Theme and Format:

The 2022 theme of The Big I is The Rise of Retail Investing. Leading topical thinkers and influencers will make a series of presentations throughout the afternoon examining this provocative subject from multiple angles, followed by moderated questions driven by audience engagement. Speakers will represent the diversity of views of the corporate stakeholder community. The event will be virtual, and registered attendees will have access via NIRI’s virtual platform.

Who Should Attend:

This forum will be of interest to anyone with a stake in the discussion, including C-suite executives, investor relations professionals, public relations, corporate secretaries, board members, communications counselors/advisors, investors, and others.

More Information:

The agenda is currently under development and will be published in advance of the event. Please contact the following NIRI staff with questions or for more information:

  • Content/Speakers: Shannon Potter, Vice President, Professional Development,
  • Sponsorship: Aaron Eggers, Vice President, Sponsor and Partner Relations,

Registration & Cancellation Policy:

All registrations are final and no refunds will be given. If you are unable to attend the program live, you will have access to the recorded sessions for up to 6 months. Sharing access to the virtual event platform is strictly prohibited. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Professional Development team at or +1 703-562-7700.

IRC credential holders can claim up to 4 professional development units (PDUs) for participating in this program. IRC-credentialed volunteers and speakers may also earn PDUs. More information is available at