Another Successful NIRI Houston Program Year

I want to start by saying thank you for your confidence in me as your president for the last two years. I could not have succeeded without the support and hard work of our board and the ongoing mentorship of Scott Winters and Lee Ahlstrom. I am proud of what we have accomplished in the […]

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NIRI Nationals Texas Mixer – June 8

Come join your fellow Texan NIRI members during NIRI Nationals for a mixer on June 8th in the Monet 1 room.  You may even get to walk away with a $100 Bellagio chip!

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Beyond the Numbers: Providing Meaningful IR Communications via Social Media

By Marketwired Many investor relations officers (IROs) are comfortable tweeting the dates and times of their quarterly earnings calls, but it’s hard to stand out from the pack when using social media for the same announcements as everyone else. Savvy IROs are looking to expand their social-media conversations to offer a glimpse into the personality […]

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May President’s Corner: Expanding the NIRI Houston Board of Directors

This month I want to make sure that everyone is aware of the chapter vote for our new Board of Directors nominated to serve the 2014/2015 program year. We have a great slate this year with a better balance of IROs and Service Providers as well as years of experience in the field. I also […]

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Upcoming Events

N3 Happy Hour, Sponsored by Bloomberg – May 6It’s time for another NIRI Neighborhood Networking happy hour.  Come join your fellow NIRI members for food, drinks and networking as Bloomberg sponsors our May NIRI Neighborhood Networking event.  This event will be hosted at Maggiano’s Little Italy in the Trentino Room.  NIRI National Conference – June […]

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May 2014 Sponsor Spotlight: Moving Closer to Critical Mass: The Investment Community Embraces Sentiment

By Darin Wolter, Executive Vice President, Global Sales, Marketwired In 2013, Marketwired conducted a survey and reported that investors on Wall Street were catching on to social media. Approximately 70% of investors under the age of 40 believed the SEC ruling to allow companies to distribute through social media was beneficial. It was also 60% […]

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President’s Corner: Hot Topics & Opportunities

  Several events, topics and opportunities are hot and happening at NIRI.  IR Certification Program We were pleased to find out that the NIRI Board of Directors approved a proposal to launch an investor relations certification program. They have begun implementation plans and will offer a session at the NIRI Annual Conference to detail the […]

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Upcoming NIRI Events

Insights from a Senior IRO – April 15Craig Marshall, Head of North America Investor Relations at BP, will be stopping by to give us some insights he has gained from his career.  Craig has been in his role at BP since May 2013.  He previously served as Manager of Investor Relations at BP where he […]

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2014-2015 Program Sponsors

We’d like to send a huge thank you to our program sponsors for this year.  Bloomberg, Energy XXI and Marketwired were the first companies to participate in this new program and their support has helped us round out the remainder of this program year.  It is now time to look forward into the 2014-2015 program […]

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Optimize Your Investor Relations Program with Bloomberg

  Share price volatility, rapidly evolving financial markets, new governance requirements and an ever-more-intense media landscape all contribute to making this a turbulent time for Investor Relations Officers. In this article, we discuss how the Bloomberg Professional® service helps Investment Relations Officers: Stay ahead of analysts, investors and the media, Keep your firm’s senior executives […]

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