SOURCE: NIRI Orange County

NIRI Orange County

June 20, 2011 18:14 ET

NIRI OC Invitation to Attend Its 2011 IR Achievement Awards

Award Ceremony and Dinner Event on Thursday, June 30th

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - Jun 20, 2011) - The Orange County Chapter of the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI OC) invites you to attend its 2011 Investor Relations Achievement Awards Ceremony and Dinner in recognition of investor relations professionals representing Los Angeles, Orange and San Diego counties. At this special event you can expect to see examples of excellence in IR communications from a wide range of Southern California companies. Join us on Thursday, June 30th at 6:00 p.m. for cocktails and viewing of the entries with dinner served at 7:00 p.m. at Andrei's Restaurant in Irvine. Online registration is available at www.IRAA2011.org.

For its 18th year, NIRI OC expanded its program to acknowledge the broader range of investor communications in today's changing market. We are pleased with the positive response to our new program with participation from more than 25 companies, including over 60 entries across all categories.

Award categories include:

  • Printed Annual Report / 10-K Wrap
  • Online Annual Report
  • Shareholder Letter
  • IR Website
  • IR Presentation
  • Earnings Release

We welcome and look forward to your attendance for an evening of fun and conversation with your peers. NIRI OC's final event of the season is an opportunity to recognize the contributions made throughout the year by IR professionals and those that service the industry. It promises to be an enjoyable evening for all.

Our Distinguished Judges this year represent a diverse range of experience offering their insight and perspective in their area of expertise, therefore maximizing the value of feedback to each entrant's IR program. We wish to thank them for their time and support: Abernathy MacGregor; B. Riley; C. K. Cooper & Co.; CMg Design; Fine Communications; Leedom Asset Management; Mar Vista Investment Partners; PINT; RAMP; Registered Investment Advisors; Retail Investors; ROTH Capital; Stephens, Inc.; Stoyan Design; Wedush Morgan Securities; and Zu.

We would also like to thank our current sponsors for their continued support: Curran & Connors; Georgeson; NasdaqOMX; Wells Fargo Shareowner Services; D.F. King & Company, Inc.; BusinessWire; Hunter Graphix; and Marketwire.

If you have any questions about the 2011 IR Achievement Awards, please contact Tammy Perry at 949.632.8021, tammy@selahcommunications.com. Please visit www.IRAA2011.org for more details and to register online.

About NIRI Orange County
Founded in 1969, NIRI is a professional association of corporate officers and investor relations consultants whose strategic management responsibilities integrate finance, communication, marketing and securities law compliance to enable the most effective two-way communication between a company and the financial community and other constituencies. This communication ultimately contributes to a company's securities achieving fair valuation. NIRI has over 3,500 members representing more than 2,000 public companies in 32 chapters around the country. For more information, visit www.niri.org. The Orange County Chapter of NIRI (NIRI OC) was established in 1990. The NIRI OC chapter holds regular and special meetings and networking events throughout the year, featuring programs on topics of professional interest to investor relations practitioners such as capital markets, social media, economic discussions and other IR-related topics.

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