NIRI Virtual Chapter Wins Five Awards, Including Best Overall Chapter, at 2009 Annual Conference

HOLLYWOOD, FL –(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Virtual Chapter of the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI) won several awards at the 2009 NIRI Annual Conference held in Hollywood, FL earlier this month. for In recognition of the chapter’s continued strength and leadership position within the NIRI organization, top honors included Best Overall Programming, Best Member Services (Large Chapter), the NIRI Chairman’s Award and the prestigious Best Overall Chapter Award (Large Chapter). In addition, outgoing Virtual Chapter President (2008- 2009) Ann Storberg received the Chapter “Superstar” award, in recognition of her leadership and dedication.

“These awards are a testament to the level of commitment put forth by all the Virtual Chapter Board members and Committee volunteers during the 2008- 2009 year, and I congratulate them on a job well done,” said Storberg. “Throughout cheap MLB jerseys the year, our members benefited from high-caliber programs, enhanced professional development and networking opportunities through unique program venues and state-of-the-art technology platforms. Looking ahead, I’m confident that our award-winning reputation can grow even stronger through the leadership of incoming Chapter President Chris Kettmann. Chris has what it takes to continue moving the Virtual Chapter forward.”

The Virtual Chapter is the second-largest NIRI chapter and includes members from all across the U.S. and around the globe. Member services and communication are enhanced by the chapter’s innovative Online cheap nfl jerseys Community, where investor relations cheap NBA jerseys professionals Team? connect with fellow practitioners from the convenience of their computer. Through the Online Community, chapter members can connect with their peers, share knowledge by participating in oneon- one private discussions or group events, participate in online polls, share files, and set Jean up meetings using an integrated calendar.

Another innovative service provided by the Virtual Chapter is monthly “Virtual Ally” chat sessions. The Virtual Ally sessions allow members A to connect in an open forum with industry peers, sharing knowledge and knowhow on topics of Do interest within their Reality industry as well as the practice of IR.

The Virtual Chapter’s award-winning programs provide members with a variety of opportunities for educational and professional development throughout the year. Recent program topics included sell-side model innovations, career strategies, website best practices, strategies for dealing with difficult market environments, an economic outlook, and global trends in investor relations. In addition to its Online Community, Virtual Ally chat sessions, strong programming, and newsletters, the Virtual Chapter hosts a “live” event each year at the NIRI national conference.

Virtual Chapter Board members and Committee volunteers have remained focused on cheap Cleveland Browns jerseys continuous improvement, technology enhancements and strong member services that have supported the chapter’s strong wholesale NBA jerseys growth over the past seven years.