The World's Largest Community of IR Professionals

As the largest association for investor relations practitioners, corporate communicators, and other professionals involved in capital markets engagement, NIRI is dedicated to your advancement. As a member of NIRI, you will have access to a wealth of benefits, including:

  • A wide range of educational programs, publications, and more
  • Valuable discounts on seminars and professional development offerings, including the NIRI Annual Conference
  • Access to exclusive online communities where you can connect with other IR, communications, and finance professionals

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.  

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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’s more than 2,800 members represent over 1,350 publicly held companies with more than $7 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.


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Membership Requirements 

Our only requirement for membership is that the applicant is practicing or employed in a profession related to investor relations and/or corporate communications at the time of application.

Please note that NIRI membership dues are not refundable, but one may apply to transfer a membership to another person. For more details, please see NIRI's Membership FAQs page

Current members who become unemployed are eligible to apply for NIRI's Career Transition program, which provides for a suspension of national dues for up to 12 months after the completion of a member's paid membership term. 

Membership Types

NIRI offers five membership categories:

  • Corporate
  • Consultant
  • Service Provider
  • Affiliated
  • Academic

Please review the type for which you qualify under Membership Types 

Diversity & 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.