Membership in NIRI provides IR professionals and corporate communicators with all the resources and information they need to succeed in today’s challenging economic climate.

NIRI offers various online learning, networking, and information resources -- including the IR Competency Suite, frequent webinarseGroups discussion forumseMeetups virtual gatherings, and a COVID-19 Crisis Resource Library -- that members can access while working remotely.  

The many benefits of membership include:





  • Free webinars with insight from leading IR practitioners and industry experts. Webinar archives are available for replay.
  • Online learning offerings, including NIRI's new IR Competency Suite of courses. 
  • Convenient Educational Programs include seminars, conferences, and webinars — all at reduced rates or free for members.
  • The NIRI Annual Conference is the largest global annual gathering of IR executives delivering a unique mix of information-packed educational sessions, renowned keynote speakers, and networking opportunities.



NIRI's online Membership Directory list allows you to network with members by industry and location. NIRI Chapters are located in all major U.S. financial centers, with regional chapters and the Virtual chapter representing broader areas. Chapters provide convenient local professional development, education, networking, and leadership opportunities.

eGroups is NIRI's private social networking forum where members can share advice on best practices, new trends, and IR services. This platform includes special forums for chapter officers, Senior Roundtable members, and CFOs and finance professionals.  Members also can gather via video conference to discuss IR challenges through NIRI's new eMeetups platform

NIRI also offers various programs to recognize accomplished IR professionals, including NIRI Fellows and 40 Under 40


NIRI is the Advocate for IR and maintains close relationships with the SEC, key committees of Congress, NYSE, Nasdaq, securities industry associations, and public policy institutions. To learn more, please visit the Advocacy Call to Action page

NIRI membership dues are not refundable, but one may transfer a membership to a colleague.  For more details on NIRI membership terms, please visit the Membership FAQs page

NIRI does offer a Member/Career Transition Program for members who lose their jobs.