TORONTO, Jan. 24, 2012 /CNW/ - The Canadian Investor Relations Institute (CIRI) today announced FPinfomart as a new National Strategic Partner. This is the highest level of sponsorship CIRI offers and demonstrates FPinfomart's dedication to the organization and the investor relations profession.
"We are grateful for the sponsorship we receive from industry service providers, like FPinfomart," said Tom Enright, President & CEO of CIRI. "Their support allows us to further our mandate to advance the practice of investor relations and the competency of our members as we adopt new initiatives to build greater member value and make a positive impact on the Canadian capital markets".
"Conversations about and between public corporations, investors, and financial institutions are happening across the media landscape and investor relations professionals need to understand what all of the data means," said Jonathan Harris, Managing Director, FPinfomart. "FPinfomart is proud to support the work of IR professionals through our monitoring, analysis and consulting services, and now, as CIRI's National Strategic Partner."
CIRI launched the National Strategic Partner program in 2004. FPinfomart is CIRI's fifth National Strategic Partner joining other investor relations service providers. CIRI offers several levels of sponsorship including National Strategic Partner, Platinum, Gold and Silver. To learn more, visit http://www.ciri.org/GetInvolved/SponsorExhibit.aspx.
CIRI is a professional, not-for-profit association of executives responsible for communication between public corporations, investors and the financial community. CIRI contributes to the transparency and integrity of the Canadian capital market by advancing the practice of investor relations, the professional competency of its members and the stature of the profession. With more than 650 members and four chapters across the country, CIRI is the voice of IR in Canada. For further information, please visit www.ciri.org.
FPinfomart, a division of Postmedia Network Inc., is a one stop resource for media monitoring, financial and corporate data and offers a complete, online media monitoring product covering print, newswires, blogs, and broadcast in a single integrated platform. FPinfomart Heartbeat adds tools for businesses to monitor billions of conversations and real time monitoring of the ever expanding social media universe.
For more than 25 years, FPinfomart has been an indispensable resource for information professionals, business communicators, knowledge workers, researchers - anyone who needs timely, reliable, in-depth news and business information. FPinfomart tools are available by subscription or on a pay-per-use basis. For more information, please visit www.fpinfomart.ca/welcome/ or phone 1-800-661-7678.
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Vice President, Communications & Professional Development
Canadian Investor Relations Institute (CIRI)
General Manager, Client Development and Marketing
FPinfomart at Postmedia Network Inc.