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IR Magazine Global Forum & Awards
IR trends and best practices

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - Thursday, October 3, 2019

Paris Marriott Champs Elysees Hotel, France

Latest speaker: Kurt Kuehn, Former chief financial officer and board member, United Postal Service and Sustainability Accounting Standards Board

About the Global Forum & Awards

The IR Magazine Global Forum & Awards 2019 is one of the biggest event in the international IR calendar, where heads of IR, senior management and the buyside head to Paris to participate in two days of discussions focused on the most pressing issues in IR.

This year we are covering three big themes; Research & targeting, ESG disclosure & engagement and the impact of technology on investor relations. The agenda is based on more than 60 hours of in-depth interviews with leading IR heads ensuring we cover the biggest issues facing public companies and shareholder communications today.

What’s more; on the evening of October 2nd we hold an awards presentation honoring the 50 top ranked IR teams in the world as voted by the investment community, many of whom will be in France for the two days.

A few reasons to come to Paris include:

Expand your network by meeting with leading IR heads from across the planet that will be in town for the global top 50 awards presentation

Understand the global trends and how IROs across all capital markets are responding to today’s challenges

Take ideas and initiatives back to the office with practically focused talks and presentations designed to help you advance the impact of your IR program

Your chance to access never-seen-before data with exclusive research setting the scene for many discussions

Exclusive insight from investors and IROs at State Street Global Advisors, Allianz Global Investors, Manulife Asset Management, Aecon Group, Summerhill Capital Management, Advice capital vision fund, Ubisoft, Swiftsure Partners and many more…

Agenda

Please click on session titles for detailed information.
Download agenda as a PDF

Latest speakers


Global Chief Investment Officer, State Street Global Advisors

Partner, Summerhill Capital Management

Board member and advisor, Advice capital vision fund

Chief investment officer, Swiftsure partners

Head of investor relations, Ubisoft

Senior ESG analyst, Allianz Global Investors

Vice president of corporate governance, State Street Global Advisors

Chief executive officer, Autralasian Investor Relations Association

Director of investor relations advisory, IHS Markit

Senior investment analyst, Manulife Asset Management

Editor-at-large, IR Magazine

Global Chief Investment Officer, State Street Global Advisors

Partner, Summerhill Capital Management

Board member and advisor, Advice capital vision fund

Chief investment officer, Swiftsure partners

Head of investor relations, Ubisoft

Senior ESG analyst, Allianz Global Investors

Vice president of corporate governance, State Street Global Advisors

Chief executive officer, Autralasian Investor Relations Association

Director of investor relations advisory, IHS Markit

Senior investment analyst, Manulife Asset Management

Editor-at-large, IR Magazine

Key speakers

Learn from international IR heads and investors including:


The Global Top 50

The Global Top 50 is our global ranking of IR excellence. The ranking is a celebration of the world’s best investor relations programs according to surveys of analysts and investors.

The winners and nominees in each sector are decided by applying the score achieved by each company in six categories of our regional awards research: Best IRO, Best corporate governance, Best financial reporting, Best investor meetings, Best use of technology and Best overall IR.

Click here to view the entire Global Top 50 list

Best in sector: communications

Best in sector: communications


Nominees

  • China Telecom

    Hong Kong

  • China Unicom (Hong Kong)

    Hong Kong

  • Singtel Group

    Singapore

  • T-Mobile US

    US

  • Verizon Communications

    US

Best in sector: consumer discretionary

Best in sector: consumer discretionary


Nominees

  • adidas

    Germany

  • Alibaba Group Holding

    China

  • Anta Sports Products

    Hong Kong

  • Best Buy

    US

  • The Home Depot

    US

Best in sector: consumer staples

Best in sector: consumer staples


Nominees

  • China Resources Beer

    Hong Kong

  • CP All

    Thailand

  • Health and Happiness H&H International Holdings

    Hong Kong

  • Thai Union Group

    Thailand

  • The Coca-Cola Company

    US

Best in sector: energy

Best in sector: energy


Nominees

  • EOG Resources

    US

  • PTT Exploration & Production

    Thailand

  • Schlumberger

    US

  • Thaioil

    Thailand

  • Total

    France

Best in sector: financials

Best in sector: financials


Nominees

  • Allianz

    Germany

  • Ayala Land

    Philippines

  • Citigroup

    US

  • JPMorgan Chase & Co

    US

  • RBC

    Canada

Best in sector: healthcare

Best in sector: healthcare


Nominees

  • AstraZeneca

    UK

  • Bangkok Dusit Medical Services

    Thailand

  • Boston Scientific

    US

  • Danaher

    US

  • Novo Nordisk

    Denmark

Best in sector: industrials

Best in sector: industrials


Nominees

  • Airbus Groupe

    France

  • China Communications Construction Company

    China

  • Deutsche Post DHL

    Germany

  • FedEx

    US

  • Honeywell

    US

Best in sector: materials

Best in sector: materials


Nominees

  • Agnico Eagle Mines

    Canada

  • BASF

    Germany

  • Lanxess

    Germany

  • PTT Global Chemical

    Thailand

  • Sherwin-Williams

    US

Best in sector: technology

Best in sector: technology


Nominees

  • ASML

    Netherlands

  • Chinasoft International

    Hong Kong

  • Microsoft

    US

  • Salesforce.com

    US

  • Tencent Holdings

    Hong Kong

Best in sector: utilities

Best in sector: utilities


Nominees

  • EDP – Energias de Portugal

    Portugal

  • Fortis

    Canada

  • Iberdrola

    Spain

  • Metro Pacific Investments Corporation

    Philippines

  • NextEra Energy

    US

Who attended in 2018?

Here is a small sample of the 250+ people who joined the global IR forum in 2018:

Job Title Attendee Company Country
Investor relations officer Aegon Netherlands
Vice president of investor relations Agnico Eagle Mines Canada
IR Director Ahold Delhaize Netherlands
Vice president investor relations & corporate communications Aixtron Germany
Head of investor relations Akamai Technologies US
Director Corporate Development and Investor Relations Albemarle Netherlands
IR director Allterco Bulgaria
SVP, investor relations and communications AptarGroup US
IRO Arcadis Netherlands
Senior director investor relations ASM Technologies Netherlands
Head of investor relations AstraZeneca UK
IR officer BASF Germany
Head IR BMW Germany
IRO Cargotec Finland
Head of investor relations Caverion Corporation Finland
Deputy general manager China Aviation Fuel (Europe) UK
Director of investor relations and corporate communications Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Hong Kong
Investor relations officer Cisco UK
VP investor relations CN Canada
Director of investor relations and corporate access manager Credit Suisse Switzerland
Investor relations head Danaher Corporation US
Head of investor relations De La Rue UK
Executive vice president, head of investor relations Deutsche Post DHL Group Germany
Head of investor relations Dogus Otomotiv Turkey
Vice president of investor relations Dynex Capital US
Chief Financial Officer EDAG Engineering Group Germany
Head of Investor Relations First Abu Dhabi Bank United Arab Emirates
Investor relations officer Flow Traders Netherlands
Senior asset manager Frasers Property Europe Netherlands
Investor relations officer GALP Portugal
IR manager Gazprom Neft Russia
Group Chief Financial Officer Global Telecom Holding Germany
Global head of shareholders and investor relations Grupo Santander Spain
Head of IR Heineken Netherlands
Investor relations officer ING Netherlands
Head of investor relations Inter RAO Russia
IR Manager KBC Belgium
IR director Lomsko Pivo Bulgaria
Interim head of IR McCarthy & Stone UK
Head of investor relations Metro Pacific Investments Corporation Philippines
Head of investor relations MOL Group Hungary
IR director Monbat Bulgaria
Investor relations and strategic planning director Moncler Italy
Director of investor relations Nanobiotix US
Investor relations Nordea Bank Sweden
Director of asset management Pacific Basin Shipping Hong Kong
Investor relations officer Randstad Netherlands
Head of investor relations Roche Holdings Switzerland
Head of investor relations RWE UK
Head of investor relations Schneider Electric UK
Investor relations officer Signify Netherlands
Head of IR Sound Energy UK
Director of communications and investor relations Telefónica Deutschland Germany
IR Manager Telenet Belgium
Head of Investor Relations VOPAK Netherlands

Latest attendees

Reserve your place today to meet these people who have just signed up:


Cisco | Investor Relations

Hawaiian Electric Industries | EVP, CFO & Treasurer

Danaher | VP, Investor Relations & FP&A

Shell International | Senior Investor Relations Officer

Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group | Officer of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications

Aroundtown | Senior Analyst, Head of investor relations

Ferratum Group | Head of group communications and investor relations

Ferratum Oyj | Head of investor relations and fixed income

Mithra | Investor Relations Officer

Triglav Group | Head of investor relations

Aroundtown | Senior Analyst, Head of investor relations

Ferratum Group | Head of group communications and investor relations

Ferratum Oyj | Head of investor relations and fixed income

Mithra | Investor Relations Officer

Triglav Group | Head of investor relations


Venue & location

Paris Marriott Champs Elysees Hotel
70 Avenue des Champs-Elysees
Paris 75008
France

Accommodation
IR Magazine has arranged preferential rates for delegates at nearby hotels. View the hotels and rates by clicking here.

Sponsors

Sponsorship opportunities

Our events provide a unique opportunity to get in front of some of the most influential people in the IR community globally. As a sponsor, you will gain an extensive amount of exposure through a wide range of print and digital marketing materials, both pre and post event, as well as on the day itself. Additionally, you can use the event to align yourself with IR excellence and network with key decision makers from across the region.

Sponsoring the event will provide:

  • A chance to network with qualified, senior decision-makers in the IR community
  • Increased awareness and credibility through association with this leading event
  • New business opportunities through higher-brand presence among current and potential clients

To find out more about the benefits of sponsoring and the various packages available, email Sébastien Dutrieu or call on +44 77315 33165.

Past event attendees say

"This event provided a good opportunity to network whilst celebrating IR teams across Europe that are striving to deliver a professional service."

Paul Ferneyhough, REPSOL

"A very slick, enjoyable, five star event with excellent networking opportunities."

Abigail Herron, Aviva Investors

"Nice atmosphere and great place to network and meet other IR people"

Christian Stoehr, adidas Group

Book your seat

The passes below will provide you with full access to the two day conference, the awards presentation and the drinks reception. The ‘corporate attendee’ rate is reserved for IR professionals at publicly listed companies only. All others will have to book under the ‘non-corporate’ rate. Please note that these are our early-bird rates which expire on August 23, 2019. Any bookings made after this date, will be charged at the standard rate.

DISCOUNTED PASS
If you are a member of an IR association or society, you will receive €100 off the prices below*. Please contact your association to obtain the discount code or contact us if you have any problems securing this code. *Please note that these discount codes cannot be used in conjunction with any other offers.

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