Defining Best in Class IR

Monday, June 11, 2018 | 4:20PM - 5:20PM | Room: Lafleur 1&2  |   Concurrent Round 3

 |  Alex Paris, CFA | Stephanie Diaz | Andrew Beja, CFA | Gregg Lampf, IRC |

Earning the trust and respect of internal and external audiences is a professional motivation for investor relations professionals. In addition to implementing best practices, what can be done to earn top honors and create value for issuers? In this session, key members of the financial community – analyst, investor and executive – discuss the characteristics that define award winning IR programs and reveal the professional qualities of the most respected IR professionals. Gregg Lampf of Ciena Corporation, an award winning IRO, will ask candid questions to discover what drives analysts and investors to nominate IR professionals in IR Magazine and Institutional Investor awards.

Learning Objectives: 
  • Learn the key components to building a respected IR program
  • Explore the role of IR strategy in creating an IR program that is trusted by the financial community and other key audiences
  • Discover what it takes to earn the votes of investors and analysts in Institutional Investor and IR Magazine rankings