You Mean Markets Don’t Always Go Up? – IR Insights and Best Practices for Navigating a Market Downturn

Tuesday, June 4, 2019 | 1:30PM - 2:30PM | Room: Grand Sonoran E  |   Business Insights & Capital Markets

 |  Kelly Hernandez, IRC | Richard Yerganian | Barbara Gasper | Sally J. Curley, IRC |

If you have not been working in the IR profession for 10 years or more, you have never experienced a market that doesn’t just keep going up. Come hear from seasoned professionals IROs and investors who have been through not just the good, but also the bad and the ugly of market fluctuations. What types of unique challenges and opportunities come with market recessions, and what can you do now to prepare for the inevitable end to the longest bull run in history? This session will bring together a panel of seasoned experienced IROs as well as buyside investors who have been through one or more significant market downturns, both from an IRO perspective as well as an investor perspective, to discuss how their thought processes, outreach, messaging, and practices change when “the sky is falling” on Wall Street.

Learning Objectives:
  • Consider the implications of a market recession on your role as an IRO
  • Gather best practices from seasoned professionals for practicing IR during a market downturn
  • Learn techniques to plan and prepare yourself and your IR strategy for the next recession