Why Attend

The NIRI Annual Conference is the must attend event for the investor relations community. The world’s largest IR education and networking conference keeps practitioners, counselors, and providers relevant with interactive sessions, industry breakouts and insight from today’s thought leaders and is your opportunity to connect with these key decision makers. Conference offers the most optimal opportunity to meet and learn from providers that help programs increase effectiveness and efficiency.

The highly-rated Experience Showcase is where IR teams can "outfit" themselves for the extreme elements in today's business environment. Meet best-in-class vendors who partner and extend the capabilities of your IR program.


 "Great event! I'm really impressed with the quality of the NIRI organization and the event. You have done so much to drive best-practices within our industry. Thank you!"

"It is absolutely worth travelling overseas to attend the conference!"

"I have so many great takeaways and had the opportunity to connect with so many influential peers."

See what makes the NIRI Annual Conference the must-attend event for investor relations.


Learn from the Experts and Your Peers

With dozens of sessions at different experience levels, NIRI19 will offer learning opportunities for IR professionals at every stage of their career and in a variety of learning formats. Hear from leading industry experts on the key topics that are shaping the future of IR and the capital markets. Attend breakout sessions and workshops for actionable tactics to help conquer real-world IR challenges. You’ll be able to choose from a broad range of topics so you can customize the learning you need.

Products and Services Discovery

NIRI's IR Services Showcase features exhibits and demos the most respected companies in the industry showcasing the products and services that can make your job easier. Invest time in the IR Showcase – our exhibitors are industry experts that can Discover new products, view live demos, and meet leading service providers who can partner with you and amplify the capabilities of your IR program.

Building Networks and Relationships

Come to NIRI19 to make connections, expand your network, and share experiences and best practices with your peers in the IR community. Whether it’s in the numerous networking receptions, in an interactive session, or at the coffee station during a break, NIRI19 is an unparalleled opportunity to collaborate, hear new ideas, and validate or change your perspectives. You may hear what others are doing and be inspired to implement something similar - or you could even hear another idea and realize you're already on the right track! You can find a mentor or become one, and even make connections to help you further your own career. Join the conversation now on Twitter.

Continuing Education and Professional Development

Maintain your IRC credential by earning up to 4 professional development units (PDUs) per day at NIRI19. NIRI19 attendance is typically accepted for CPE credits as well.

Prepare for the IRC Exam

Whether you are studying for the IRC exam now or considering taking it in the future, you’ll get all the resources you need at NIRI19. Meet with IRC credentialed peers, learn the criteria for certification and maintenance, and ensure you have the knowledge you need. NIRI19 education sessions are grounded in the 10 domains of the IR Competency Framework upon which the exam is based.

JW Marriott Desert Ridge

Enjoy learning and networking with your IR peers in and around the beautiful JW Marriott Desert Ridge in Phoenix, AZ. This stunning property offers endless opportunities for entertainment and relaxation outside of the conference activities. Take advantage of the five sparkling pools, lazy river and waterslide, kid’s activities and on-site fitness facility.  This premier resort also impresses with the award-winning Revive Spa and championship Wildfire Golf Club.

50th Anniversary Celebrations

NIRI will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of its founding in 1969 with commemorative activities throughout the conference and a special 50th Anniversary Celebration reception on Monday evening. Join us to celebrate 50 years of NIRI as we reflect on the past and look ahead to the future.