Location: Singapore Exchange, SINGAPORE
Date: Thursday, December 6, 2012
Now in its eight year the IR Magazine Awards & Conference – South East Asia 2012 is one of the most anticipated events of the year for the IR industry in Asia. IROs from Singapore, Indonesia and other countries in the region get the unique opportunity to gather and discuss pressing issues, learn from each other’s best practices, and celebrate their achievements in the awards ceremony.
At this year’s conference, as well as the usual format of guest speakers, we introduced something new and interesting to the audience. The event started with the Singapore Exchange opening ceremony and we also introduced the think tank format to Asia for the first time.
The think tank format is similar to a panel plus roundtable discussion: attendees sit in the roundtable and participate in heated debate over timely topics. The panelists of each session also act as session leaders joining each table’s discussion. The think tank format is unique: there are no speeches or presentations, just discussion groups.
Senior executives from these listed companies have attended in the past:
Adora Energy, Bank Negara Indonesia, CapitaLand, CIMB Group, DBS Group, Keppel Corporation, Kinergy, OCBC Bank, SingTel, Singapore Airlines, Singapore Exchange, Tenaga Nasional Berhad, ThaiBev, UOB Group, Vale Indonesia
The Investor Relations Professionals Association (Singapore) or IRPAS is an association set up in 2006 by leading investor relations (IR) practitioners with the primary objective of promoting awareness of, and best practices in IR. IRPAS is run by IR Officers (IROs) for IROs and strives to help all IR professionals to improve their IR through education, training and social networking events. In 2009, IRPAS has embarked on a new programme, the IRPAS Seminar Series, in which IRPAS plans to organise IR training seminars that are tailored to the Asian market. In addition, IRPAS also facilitates the sharing of IR knowledge and best practices by working with prestigious institutions and partners to provide research and information for its members.
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In addition to offering a fully integrated value chain from trading and clearing, to settlement and depository services, SGX is also Asia’s pioneering central clearing house. Headquartered in Asia’s most globalised city, and centred within the AAA strength and stability of Singapore’s island nation, SGX is a peerless Asian counterparty for the clearing of financial and commodity products.
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Ipreo is a global leader in providing market intelligence tools, real-time analysis, advisory services and technology solutions to investor relations professionals throughout the world. With dedicated teams in Tokyo, Hong Kong, and Beijing, Ipreo services hundreds of corporate clients in Asia, along with the prominent top-tier investment banks, sell-side broker dealers, and institutional investors. We recognize the numerous demands that IROs have to meet in their position as the interface between the investment community and their Boards, and as such, Ipreo is committed to supporting investor relations professionals in Asia with the highest quality solutions.
Nomura is a leading financial services group and the preeminent Asia-based investment bank with worldwide reach. Nomura provides a broad range of innovative solutions tailored to the specific requirements of individual, institutional, corporate and government clients through an international network in more than 30 countries. Based in Tokyo and with regional headquarters in Hong Kong, London and New York, Nomura employs more than 27,000 staff worldwide. Nomura’s unique understanding of Asia enables the company to make a difference for clients through three business divisions: retail, asset management and wholesale (global markets and investment banking). Learn more at www.nomura.com.
Orient Capital is a global leader in share ownership analysis, market intelligence, investor communication, proxy solicitation and shareholder management technology.
We are the largest analyser of share registers globally and the dominant provider of equity ownership analytics in multiple markets. We help listed companies identify and track their shareholders, as well as their behaviour, using either local ownership disclosure provisions or our own proprietary methodologies.
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More than 5,000 companies worldwide rely on the IR services of Thomson Reuters, making us the largest provider of IR solutions in the world. Our full suite of services includes desktop, tablet and mobile solutions; advisory services; IR webcasts; and IR websites. More IR officers rely on our solutions than any other provider because only Thomson Reuters offers the IR community with:
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Our multimedia services include Multimedia News Release, Live Webcast, Virtual Event and Mobile Event App. Email email@example.com to know more on the above mentioned solutions.
OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM) operates Open, Transparent and Connected financial marketplaces for 10,000 U.S. and global securities. Through our OTC Link® ATS, we directly link a diverse network of broker-dealers that provide liquidity and execution services for a wide spectrum of securities. We organize these securities into marketplaces to better inform investors of opportunities and risks – OTCQX®, The Best Marketplace with Qualified Companies; OTCQB®, The Venture Stage Marketplace with U.S. Reporting Companies; and OTC Pink®, The Open Marketplace with Variable Reporting Companies. Our data-driven platform enables investors to easily trade through the broker of their choice at the best possible price and empowers a broad range of companies to improve the quality and availability of information for their investors. To learn more about how we create better informed and more efficient financial marketplaces, visit www.otcmarkets.com.
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BNY Mellon acts as depositary for more than 2,100 American and global depositary receipt programs, acting in partnership with leading companies from 67 countries (a 62% market share). With an unrivaled commitment to helping securities issuers succeed in the world's rapidly evolving financial markets, the company delivers the industry's most comprehensive suite of integrated depositary receipt, corporate trust and stock transfer services. Learn more at www.bnymellon.com/dr.