IR Leader
March 16, 2021
CIRI is seeking your input on two research studies currently underway.

CIRI has transformed some member benefits to better meet your needs during this unusual time. In the coming year, you will see more transformation. To ensure we focus on what is most important to you, we need your feedback on what we currently provide, as well as potential new initiatives. Please take 20-25 minutes to complete the survey. Your feedback will be used to enhance member value for all CIRI members.

CIRI is currently studying the lessons learned from 2020 AGMs in order to understand and inform best practices for 2021. Please click here to complete the 10-minute survey.
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Each year, CIRI refreshes the National Board and Chapter Executives and recognizes investor relations professionals who make a significant contribution to the practice of investor relations. These bodies and individuals are nominated by you – their peers. As a member of the IR community and CIRI, we ask you to submit your nominations for these important positions and awards. Self-nominations are also welcome.

CIRI National Board - Seeking Two Directors

To read all the details and access the Nomination Form for your Chapter, click on the appropriate link below:

CIRI Alberta Executive - Seeking Two Executives
CIRI British Columbia Executive - Seeking One Executive
CIRI Ontario Executive - Seeking Two Executives
CIRI Quebec Executive - Seeking Eight Executives

To find out more information and access the Awards Nomination Forms, click on the appropriate link below:

CIRI Fellowship Program
The CIRI Fellowship Program recognizes leaders in the investor relations profession who, by their achievements, bring distinction to the profession and serve as role models for others. CIRI Fellows have made significant contributions to the advancement of the investor relations profession and to CIRI throughout their careers. Earning the designation of F.CIRI, the CIRI Fellow is the highest honour for investor relations professionals in Canada.

Belle Mulligan Award for Leadership in Investor Relations
The Belle Mulligan Award for Leadership in Investor Relations is given in honour of the late Belle Mulligan to recognize individuals who have shown singular leadership in one or more aspects of the practice of IR. These could include new or improved applications of technology, progressive approaches to disclosure, outstanding mentorship, or remarkable leadership in any other aspects of IR.

CIRI Award for Excellence in Investor Relations
The Award for Excellence in Investor Relations is given by CIRI to honour individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the investor relations profession and to the Institute.

All Nominations are open until March 22, 2021.
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