NIRI: The Association for Investor Relations

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. NIRI is the largest professional investor relations association in the world with members representing over 1,500 publicly held companies and $12 trillion in stock market capitalization.

Definition of Investor Relations

Investor relations is a strategic management responsibility that integrates finance, communication, marketing and securities law compliance to enable the most effective two-way communication between a company, the financial community, and other constituencies, which ultimately contributes to a company's securities achieving fair valuation. 

NIRI Mission Statement

Advance and elevate the professional practice of investor relations. 

NIRI Vision Statement

NIRI aims to be the leader in providing indispensable education, networking and support for the investor relations (IR) community that results in management and the investment community valuing IR professionals as essential partners in providing long-term stakeholder value. NIRI is a growing community that supports networking and advancement of the interests of IR professionals.

Diversity and Inclusion

NIRI welcomes everyone regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, or disability. NIRI is committed to providing a safe, productive, inclusive, and welcoming environment for attendees, volunteers, staff, and others engaged in programs, meetings, events, and activities, including chapter programs. Diversity is valued in governance, speaking, thought leadership and other roles within NIRI. 


Access the current NIRI W-9 form.