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IR Magazine Forum & Awards – Small Cap US

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

OTC Markets, New York

About the event

The IR Magazine Forum & Awards – Small Cap US is IR Magazine’s best practice event in New York designed exclusively for CEOs, CFOs, IROs and advisors from small cap companies. Spanning multiple industries, the one-day conference focuses on key issues affecting small cap companies.

The conference will also boast an awards ceremony specifically tailored to small cap companies. The awards by nomination processing period is OPEN. Categories can be found below.

Why attend?

Timely event: with the year-end fast approaching, this event is perfectly positioned to help you take stock of the year-to-date, refocus and plan for 2019
  Benchmarking: it is a great opportunity to evaluate where you stand in comparison to your peers, how other small cap companies have managed and overcome similar situations
 Run lean: learn how to have maximum strategic impact with limited resources – do more with less, learn how seasoned IR professionals prioritise their team
 Unique format: our format enables participants to network extensively, discuss, debate and dissect topical issues
 Discover something new: learn about new technologies, innovations, and services that are available to help to transform your IR strategy, increase productivity and make better decisions
  Network with the community: meet with investors, analysts, experts, and peers

Conference Agenda

Please check back soon for agenda updates!


The IR Magazine Awards - Small Cap US  awards-by-nomination categories offers individuals and companies the opportunity to nominate themselves, free of charge, for two aspects of IR:  best investor engagement and best investor relations (by market cap; micro and small-cap). Click on the names below to find out more and view the criteria.

The nomination period is now open. Please click here to view nomination requirements and to submit your nomination form. Shortlisted companies will be announced early to mid August. Good luck!

Best investor engagement

Best investor engagement

This category is intended to recognize excellence and innovation in investor engagement, whether that is through hosting an analyst day, participating in investor conferences, hosting on-site meetings or using technology in an innovative way to engage investors.

Best IR by a micro-cap company (less than $500mn)

Best IR by a micro-cap company (less than $500mn)

Best performance by an IR team, which can include a CFO, CEO or other c-suite professional that contributes to the IR function of your company.

Best IR by a small-cap company ($500mn - $1bn)

Best IR by a small-cap company ($500mn - $1bn)

Best performance by an IR team, which can include a CFO, CEO or other c-suite professional that contributes to the IR function of your company.

Ben Ashwell, Digital editor, IR Magazine

Ben Ashwell is the digital editor at IR Magazine and Corporate Secretary, covering investor relations, governance, risk and compliance. Prior to this, he was the founder and editor of Executive Talent, the global quarterly magazine from the Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants. Before moving to the US, Ben was the vice president and editor at Executive Grapevine, overseeing a daily news website, ten annual supplements and HR Grapevine, the UK’s leading HR and talent management magazine.

Ben Ashwell

Digital editor, IR Magazine

Venue and location

Our 2018 event will be held at:

OTC Markets
304 Hudson Street
3rd Floor
New York, NY 10013

Book seats

The ‘corporate attendee’ rate is reserved for publicly listed companies only. All others will have to book under the ‘non-corporate’ rate. If you have any questions or need assistance with your booking, please contact

Early bird pricing available through August 31, 2018. Thereafter, the corporate attendee rate will be adjusted to $195; the non-corporate attendee rate to $295.

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