SOURCE: TalkPoint


April 01, 2010 12:28 ET

NIRI-Chicago Presents "Career Planning -- What Should I Be Doing to Look Ahead?" Webcast on April 8 Using TalkPoint Technology

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - April 1, 2010) - The Chicago Chapter of the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI-Chicago) and TalkPoint, a leading provider of webcasting and Internet broadcasting, today announced the webcast, "Career Planning -- What should I be doing to look ahead?," to be broadcast on Thursday, April 8 at 3 pm (Central Time) using TalkPoint's interactive audio solution.

Moderated by Steven P. Eschbach, CFA, VP of Investor Relations at Integrys Energy Group, Inc., this webcast will help guide your career planning strategies in today's rapidly changing environment. With mergers, acquisitions and consolidations of corporate staff, how do you prepare for your next role? Learn from the panelists how to expand your career development opportunities and what you should be doing to plan for your future.

The panelists include:

  • Matt Bud, Chairman, The Financial Executives Networking Group
  • Jean Cardwell, President, Cardwell Enterprises
  • Smooch Reynolds, Founder and CEO, The Repovich-Reynolds Group

"Webcasts are great vehicles for bringing relevant programming to our members," said Patty Paul, President, NIRI-Chicago. "We have worked with TalkPoint on previous webcasts and have found their services to be an ideal fit for our events."

"We take pride in being affiliated with a respected organization like NIRI," said Nicholas Balletta, CEO of TalkPoint. "TalkPoint is pleased to provide the technology behind this event, and help NIRI in its mission to educate and inform IR professionals."

Visit the NIRI-Chicago website to learn more about this webcast and to register.

About NIRI-Chicago

The Chicago chapter of the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI-Chicago) works to advance the practice of investor relations and meet the growing professional development needs of those engaged in the field. The members of NIRI-Chicago include corporate officers, consultants, service providers, academics and others involved in the practice of investor relations, which is a strategic management responsibility that integrates finance, communication, marketing and securities law compliance. NIRI-Chicago is one of the largest NIRI chapters in the United States and the recipient of several NIRI awards for large chapters, including Best Chapter, Best Special Events and Best Communications. For more information, visit

About TalkPoint

TalkPoint provides Web-based audio and video webcasting solutions that enable companies and organizations to communicate more effectively. TalkPoint's easy-to-use applications incorporate audio, video, slides, and other interactive elements to deliver high-impact presentations cost effectively. TalkPoint offers both self-service and full-service solutions.

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