NIRI Atlanta to Host Second-Annual CFO Roundtable.
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 9, 2004
The Atlanta chapter of the National Investor Relations Institute The National Investor Relations Institute, known as "NIRI", is the professional association for investor relations professionals in the United States.
NIRI was founded in 1969 and has more than 4,500 members, both from the United States and other countries. (NIRI NIRI National Investor Relations Institute
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NIRI New Ideas Research Institute ) will host its second-annual CFO See Chief Financial Officer. roundtable this Friday, March 12, 2004. The panel discussion will include CFOs from area companies, including Tom Fanning from Southern Company, Jim Matthews from Georgia Gulf Corporation This article or section needs sources or references that appear in reliable, third-party publications. Alone, primary sources and sources affiliated with the subject of this article are not sufficient for an accurate encyclopedia article. , and Chet Popkowski from National Service Industries. The discussion will focus on the rapidly changing financial and investor relations Investor relations
The process by which the corporation communicates with its investors. environments, increased regulatory scrutiny and constant pressure for companies to perform.
This topic is a continuation of NIRI Atlanta's yearly theme entitled, "What's It Going to Take" to get the investment community and corporate America focused on the long term and away from meeting or beating quarterly Wall Street estimates.
The event will be held at Maggiano's restaurant in Buckhead. Registration will begin at 7:00 AM and the program will be start promptly at 7:30 AM and adjourn at 8:30 AM. To attend this event, please RSVP (ReSerVation Protocol) A communications protocol that signals a router to reserve bandwidth for real time transmission. RSVP is designed to clear a path for audio and video traffic, eliminating annoying skips and hesitations. by Wednesday, March 10, 2004. Cost is $40 for NIRI-Atlanta members and $50 for non-members. If you would like further information on this event, please visit the NIRI Atlanta Web site at www.niriatlanta.org.
NIRI Atlanta, founded in 1984, has more than 170 members from Atlanta's leading public corporations as well as consulting and vendor firms. Its purpose is to foster education, professional growth and networking among those in investor relations, financial and other related fields. NIRI Atlanta is one of the largest and most active chapters in the U.S., with exciting diversity among its ranks -- from Fortune 500 giants to small- to mid-cap companies. Monthly programs are offered to members at the Atlanta chapter's regular membership meetings.