Networking Events - Join the Fun
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These events offer just the right mix of location, quality time, and entertainment for colleagues and friends to enjoy together. Be sure to add these activities to your schedule.
NIRI Golf Classic
Sunday, June 9, 6:30 am - 1:15 pm, leave from Westin Diplomat
sponsored by Computershare | Georgeson
The NIRI Annual Golf Classic has become a favorite tradition for attendees and service providers alike. Great weather, non-stop networking opportunities and friendly competition, make for fun-filled day on the par 72, 18-hole award-winning championship golf course. Learn more and register. See final golf registration confirmation for more details.
Beach Volleyball
Sunday, June 9, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm, Westin Diplomat beach
sponsored by Computershare | Georgeson
Soak in the sun and play pickup volleyball games with NIRI attendees. We encourage good friendly competitive play but above all, we would like for all to have fun! Enjoy the game, make new friends and have a good time. All skill levels are welcome. We meet on the beach in front of the hotel at 10:00 am.
Global IR Summit and Reception
Sunday, June 9, 3:30 - 5:30 pm, Diplomat 1-3 (Level 2)
sponsored by Ipreo
Join your global peers for conversation on IR programs, and stay for a reception immediately following the 2 sessions:
Welcome Reception
Sunday, June 9, 6:00 - 8:00 pm, Services Showcase - Great Hall 3-6 (Level 3)
All meeting attendees and their registered guests are invited to the Services Showcase to take a first look at the latest innovations in IR products and services. Enjoy light appetizers and beverages as you walk the aisles and start conversations with company representatives there to help with your IR needs. Visit this grand opening featuring over 70 companies showcasing their latest IR products and services.
Yoga by the Beach
Monday, June 10 and Tuesday, June 11, 5:50 - 6:50 am, beach near fitness center
Free conference enhancement to refresh your mind and body! Join your colleagues for a yoga class. Meet 5:45am at the new Westin Workout Fitness Studio and proceed to south beach or south palm court (based on weather, backup is lower convention center lobby).
Morning and Afternoon Breaks
  • Monday, June 10, 10:15 - 10:45 am
  • Monday, June 10, 2:40 - 3:10 pm
  • Tuesday, June 11, 10:00 - 10:30 am
  • Tuesday, June 11, 2:05 - 2:35 pm
  • Find out how providers in the Service Showcase can help your IR program; purchase books from the NIRI Bookstore and have them signed by the authors; and, visit with the Senior Roundtable Steering Committee to learn more about this pretigious group. Services Showcase is on Level 3 in Great Hall 3-6.
    Book Signings
  • Monday morning: Investor Relations: Principles and International Best Practices in Financial Communications (2nd Edition), Anne Guimard
  • Monday afternoon: Investing Between the Lines, Laura Rittenhouse
  • Tuesday afternoon: World Class Communication, Virgil Scudder
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Breakfast Briefs, & Lunch and Learns
  • Monday Breakfast, June 10, 7:00 - 7:45 am, in the Services Showcase
  • Monday Lunch, June 10, 12:00 - 1:15 pm, in the Services Showcase
  • Monday Senior Title IR Lunch, June 10, 12:00 - 1:15 pm, see event confirmation email
  • Monday Warm-Up Reception, June 10, 4:30 - 5:00 pm, in the Services Showcase
  • Tuesday Breakfast Briefs, June 11, 7:00 - 8:15 am
  • Tuesday Senior Roundtable Member Breakfast, June 11, 7:00 - 8:15 am, see event confirmation email
  • Tuesday Breakfast, June 11, 7:00 - 8:15 am, in the Services Showcase
  • Tuesday Lunch and Learns, June 11, 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
  • Wednesday Breakfast, June 11, 7:00 - 8:00 am, in front of General Session (Grand Ballroom, level 2)
  • Evening Warm-Up Reception
    Monday, June 10, 4:30 - 5:00 pm, Services Showcase - Great Hall 3-6 (Level 3)
    Get ready for an evening of fun...stop by for a drink and meet up with your network in the Services Showcase.
    Signature Event: An Evening in the Islands
    Monday, June 10, 6:30 - 8:00 pm, Grand Ballroom (Level 2)
    sponsored by NASDAQ OMX
    Mix and mingle with the event sponsor, NASDAQ OMX, and your industry colleagues. Enjoy your evening as you are swept away to the sights and sounds of tropical breezes of the Caribbean and taste the authentic cuisine of the islands.
    Fun Run
    Tuesday, June 11, 5:50 - 6:50 am, in front of Westin Diplomat
    Whether you run or walk -- start the day on the right foot. The 5K begins just steps from the Westin Diplomat and follows a North/South route along South Ocean Drive. Meet at the new Westin Workout Studio for the police-escorted run.

    T-shirts, bibs, and run-time provided; and 1st place prizes will be given to the best times for men and woman runners. Don't miss out on this great event. Register now! and complete and bring with you the Fun Run/Walk Waiver Form.
    Services Showcase Reception
    Tuesday, June 11, 5:00 - 6:00 pm, Services Showcase - Great Hall 3-6 (Level 3)
    Join for a drink, your chance to win prizes, and your last chance to see how service providers can help you do your job. The Services Showcase Tour Giveaway winners will be announced (must be present to win).
    Taste of Hollywood
    Tuesday, June 11, 6:30 - 10:30 pm, leave from Westin Diplomat
    Back by popular demand!
    Enjoy the Best of Downtown Hollywood Dining with DestinationMeals©. Join your colleagues for a Taste of Hollywood at some of the best restaurants the area has to offer! FREE transportation provided by the City of Hollywood. A variety of restaurants and price ranges to choose from to accommodate every budget. Also check out th valuable offers at participating restaurants
    Event Information
    Round-trip transportation provided from the Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa starting at 6:30 pm to Anniversary Park in Downtown Hollywood. Last transport leaving from Anniversary Park back to Weston Diplomat Resort & Spa will be at 10:30 pm. For group information, contact Kelly Tortoriello at 954-767-2476.
    Group Beach Walk: sunrise along the beach
    Wednesday, June 12, 5:50 - 6:50 am, Westin Diplomat beach
    What can be more relaxing that a walk along the beach? Please join us for a sunrise walk with your peers on the beach as the sun peaks over the horizon. Enjoy the beautiful views of the ocean while having fun exercising, taking in the ocean air, and seeing the beautiful mansions along the way. Meet at 5:45 am at the new Westin Meet Workout Fitness Studio.
    Contact Tammy Dang ( with session inquiries, and Mike Hyatt ( with sponsorship and exhibiting inquiries.