Annual Conference Sponsors

National Strategic Partners

          Business Wire

Platinum Sponsors

          CNW Group
          Corbin Advisors
          Nasdaq Corporate Solutions

Gold Sponsors

          TD Bank Group

Silver Sponsors

          Blender Media
          Craib Design & Communications
          CST Trust Company
          Donnelley Financial Solutions

Find out how you can raise your profile and connect with CIRI members and the CIRI community through sponsorship.

CIRI acknowledges the following organizations that are providing special support for the 2017 Conference.

National Strategic Partners:

Business Wire

Contact:  Greg Blazina
                Regional Manager, Eastern Canada
Phone:    (416) 593-0208

Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company is the global leader in press release distribution and regulatory disclosure. Investor relations professionals around the globe turn to Business Wire to simultaneously deliver material news to all market participants via thousands of news sources. Business Wire also provides state-of-the-art IR website services, as well as SEDAR, EDGAR and European regulatory filing fulfillment. With a local bureau in Toronto and 28 more around the world, Business Wire offers unparalleled local service backed by global reach. For more information, visit us at or contact us at 416.593.0208 or

Platinum Sponsors:

CNW Group

Contact: Laurie Smith
Vice President, Customer Marketing
Phone: (416) 863-5399

CNW is a COMPREHENSIVE provider of shareholder communications services and is the only company commercially endorsed by the TSX for the quality of its newswire and financial webcast services. We deliver bilingual, 24-hour, expert service for accurate, timely distribution of financial and material news.

Now a Cision company, CNW provides additional services to broaden the importance of IR:

• Monitor conversations around your brand, issue or initiative online and in the news
• Gather valuable insights about your competitors or about trends impacting your industry
• Engage with influencers to strengthen or repair brand reputation

Bring a new depth of active intelligence to your company. Visit for more information.

Corbin Advisors

Contact:   Rebecca Corbin
                Founder and CEO
Phone:     (860) 321-7309

Corbin Advisors is a specialized investor relations (IR) advisory firm with a track record as a strategic advisor and catalyst for positive, thoughtful change. Our proprietary approach combines shareholder research, investor engagement and communication strategies to unlock embedded value for public companies. Leveraging deep experience across sectors, market-caps and company situations, we engage with public companies on both high-level strategy and tactical execution.

Our comprehensive services include perception studies, investor targeting and marketing, investor presentations, investor days, specialized research, and retainer and event-driven consulting. Inside The Buy-side®, our industry-leading research publication, is covered by news affiliates globally and regularly featured on CNBC.

To learn more about us and the results we help our clients achieve, visit

Nasdaq Corporate Solutions

Contact:   Lisa Davis
                Director, Marketing
Phone:    (416) 342-8651

Nasdaq Corporate Solutions helps organizations manage and master the two-way flow of information with their audiences. Around the globe, market leaders use our technology, analytics and consultative services solutions to help maximize the value of their work – from investor relations and corporate governance to public relations and communications.

To meet the information needs of investor relations professionals, Nasdaq Corporate Solutions offers a suite of IR content, analytics, advisory services and communications tools to:

  • Gain insight into market developments and institutional investor activities
  • Understand investor opportunities and risks
  • Define and prioritize outreach
  • Communicate with key stakeholders through webcasts and IR websites
  • Measure the impact of your IR program.

Gold Sponsors:


Contact:   Sophia Doulaghsingh
                Associate Director
Phone:     (416) 863-7865

Scotiabank is a leading provider of equity sales and trading services to a broad range of corporate and institutional clients. We work closely with our clients to provide tailored solutions to their investment objectives. Our platform delivers market intelligence, innovative ideas, corporate access, trading analytics and quality execution and settlement capabilities to support those solutions. With operations around the world, we are positioned to provide sales, trading, structuring and advisory services for the spectrum of equity products, including: cash equities, global prime services, equity research and derivative products to a global audience.

Our Global Equity Corporate Access team works closely with corporations in their efforts to communicate strategy and new developments to the Global investor community. Our skilled team utilizes the expertise of our top-ranked research team, sales & trading professionals and desk sector specialists to connect corporate management teams with their institutional shareholders and the global investment community. Arranging more than 6,000 one-on-one meetings each year, the team is recognized as a leading provider of tailored non-deal roadshow programs, strategic planning, industry conferences, customized tours, panels and group meetings. Contact us at

TD Bank Group

Contact:   Gillian Manning
                 Vice President, Investor Relations
Phone:     (416) 308-6014

The Toronto-Dominion Bank and its subsidiaries are collectively known as TD Bank Group ("TD" or the "Bank"). TD is the sixth largest bank in North America by branches and serves more than 25 million customers in three key businesses operating in a number of locations in financial centres around the globe: Canadian Retail, including TD Canada Trust, TD Auto Finance Canada, TD Wealth (Canada), TD Direct Investing, and TD Insurance; U.S. Retail, including TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank ®, TD Auto Finance U.S., TD Wealth (U.S.), and an investment in TD Ameritrade; and Wholesale Banking, including TD Securities. TD also ranks among the world's leading online financial services firms, with approximately 11 million active online and mobile customers. TD had CDN$1.2 trillion in assets on January 31, 2017. The Toronto-Dominion Bank trades under the symbol "TD" on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges.

Silver Sponsors:

Blender Media

Contact:   Arash Adnani
                 President & GM
Phone:     (604) 682-3588

Blender Media is a full-service digital agency specializing in the capital markets, and is a leader of investor marketing in North America. We have worked with over 500 publicly traded companies on all major stock exchanges including NYSE, NASDAQ, and TSX. We make it our priority to guarantee your website’s compliance as well as visually showcasing your company’s story to ensure you stand out in the crowded marketplace.

At Blender, we keep design, development, website management, online marketing, and mobile solutions all under one roof. This process ensures both a seamless experience for you as well as for your website users. We make it our job to know what’s current in design, development, and investor marketing so we can bring innovative ideas to your website and investor strategies. Whether it’s designing your website to showcase your investment story or being your support behind the scenes to ensure compliance, your objectives are ours.

Craib Design & Communications

Contact:   Courtney Craib
Phone:     (416) 363-5206 ext.222

Designed to deliver.

Craib is an industry-leading, full service design and communications agency specializing in Investor Relations (IR) and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). For over four decades, Craib has been delivering creative and award-winning integrated IR and CSR solutions for some of North America’s most notable companies. Our experience has helped to inform “The Craib Difference”, our expert approach to communications, strategy, planning, design and implementation.

Our content-driven, research-based design methodology is ingrained in everything we do. We offer the valuable perspective that can only come from systematically reviewing hundreds of the world’s leading corporate reports and websites annually for Craib’s benchmark-setting AR and CSR Trends surveys. Our findings in compiling these reports, combined with the wealth of experience in creating award-winning communications materials for our own clients, puts us in an informed position to work with you to develop compelling corporate communications and stakeholder engagement materials.

Craib’s team consists of leading designers, IR strategists, CSR specialists, editors, account managers, production specialists, developers and proofreaders. We are detail-oriented, solution-focused and dedicated to executing amazing results.

Donnelley Financial Solutions

Contact:   George Smola
                 Director, Canada Region
Phone:     (416) 619-2183

Donnelley Financial Solutions (NYSE:DFIN) is the preferred global provider of financial disclosure solutions and analytics, helping our clients efficiently meet regulatory obligations and make more informed business decisions.

With unparalleled EDGAR and SEDAR filing expertise, XBRL experience and Venue® Virtual Data Rooms, we collaborate with more than 60,000 customers worldwide to facilitate regulatory compliance activities and due diligence, bringing the world’s largest financial transactions to market. RRD ActiveDisclosure streamlines content creation, review and distribution improving efficiency, governance and the overall quality of all financial reports. Business process outsourcing services, translations, translations solutions, and innovative technologies simplify content creation and distribution.

Our global platform, industry leading service organization and enduring financial stability offer a reliable, single-source solution for all of your integrated communications needs.

To learn more, visit

Conference Sponsorship Opportunities

Is Your Company Getting the Right Exposure?

Build your organization's brand year-round with existing and potential clients through print, online or in-person sponsorship and marketing opportunities. Gain access and exposure to CIRI's nearly 500 members that spend more than half a billion annually and a database of more than 5,000 individuals in the IR profession and related areas.

CIRI offers sponsorship opportunities through comprehensive marketing packages designed to maximize your organization's visibility and grow your client base.

For a complete listing of sponsorship opportunities and sponsor benefits, click here.

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