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Orient Capital is a global leader in share ownership analysis, market intelligence, investor communication and shareholder management technology. The company is the largest analyser of share registers globally and the dominant provider of equity ownership analytics to listed companies in multiple markets. We help listed companies identify and track their shareholders, as well as their behaviour, using either local ownership disclosure provisions or our own proprietary methodologies. Orient Capital’s unique online platform miraqle is the tool through which we deliver all our ownership reporting, whether across the share register, underlying beneficial holders or employee shareholders. It comprises a constantly evolving series of integrated modules, each designed to assist companies to efficiently and accurately identify, profile, track, manage, target and engage with investors, potential investors and the wider investment community.

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ASX operates at the hearty of Australia’s financial markets. Our integrated listings, trading, clearing and settlement businesses provide customers with efficient access to and exchange of capital, management of risk, and provision of data and other solutions. ASX operates across multiple asset classes including equities, fixed incomes, commodities and energy.

ASX operates and invests in the infrastructure that promotes the stability and development of Australia’s financial markets, and advocates regulations that support investors and issuers, promote market integrity and strengthen Australia’s global competitiveness.

ASX’s vision is to be the world’s most respected financial marketplace.

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BNY Mellon is a global investments company dedicated to helping its clients manage and service their financial assets throughout the investment lifecycle. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, BNY Mellon delivers informed investment management and investment services in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. As of March 31, 2017 BNY Mellon had $30.6 trillion in assets under custody and/or administration, and $1.7 trillion in assets under management. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments. BNY Mellon is the corporate brand of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation.

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Chorus Call Rated #1 in eight International markets for Investor Relations conferencing, Chorus Call Australia is the provider of choice to hundreds of ASX and NZX listed companies. We are a conference bridge manufacturer with access to the best technology in the industry, as well as a range of market leading in-house systems. All front line services, operations and infrastructure are delivered on shore from our Australia and New Zealand based operations centres and data centres .

This gives Chorus Call Australia the edge in being able to provide the very best experience for our clients’ most important communications. With dedicated account management, highly trained operators and 24/7 local support, we provide a single point of contact for your entire event to ensure its success.

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Computershare is a global market leader in transfer agency and share registration, employee equity plans, proxy solicitation and stakeholder communications. We also specialise in corporate trust, mortgage, bankruptcy, class action, utility and tax voucher administration, and a range of other diversified financial and governance services. Founded in 1978, Computershare is renowned for its expertise in high integrity data management, high volume transaction processing and reconciliations, payments and stakeholder engagement. Many of the world’s leading organisations use us to streamline and maximise the value of relationships with their investors, employees, creditors and customers. Computershare is represented in all major financial markets and has over 14,000 employees worldwide.

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Designate has provided world-class strategic communications in collaboration with our clients since its foundation in 1992. As a result, we have proudly partnered with Australia’s greatest listed entities and continue to do so. A full service agency, we offer services from strategic consultation through to content application across all channels aimed at building/growing stronger connections between companies and their investors. Having benchmarked companies by local and global standards enables us to strengthen our knowledge to effectively blend insights with creative thinking. We always consider the standard and effectiveness of what you are saying in context to your markets perception and commercial objectives. Independently owned and based in the Sydney and Melbourne CBD’s, our team and processes are unparalleled. We are Australia’s leading independent corporate brand & communications group.

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Edison is an investment research and advisory company, with offices in North America, Europe, the Middle East and AsiaPac. The heart of Edison is our world renowned equity research platform and deep multi-sector expertise. At Edison Investment Research, our research is widely read by international investors, advisors and stakeholders. Edison Advisors leverages our core research platform to provide differentiated services including investor relations and strategic consulting.

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First Advisers is a specialist consultancy offering an integrated suite of professional services in investor relations, corporate communications, shareholder analytics and governance. Our state of the art CRM platform AccessIR enables clients to manage all aspects of their IR program including the delivery of our high quality beneficial ownership analysis reports.The FIRST Advisers team has been providing advice and support to Australian and New Zealand companies since 2000 on how best to target new shareholders, structure market sensitive announcements and deliver complex information to a wide range of stakeholders in the financial markets and investment community. We are also able to seamlessly manage multiple layers of communication that define multi-faceted and often fast moving transactions whether they are focused on a change in control, raising capital or listing on the market for the first time.

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FNZC is a leading full service, wholly locally owned, share broking and investment banking* firm. We’ve been active under various names for more than 50 years and have a formal strategic alliance with Credit Suisse, a relationship that has existed for more than 20 years. This alliance provides our clients with access to world class global research, industry expertise, global securities distribution, bank debt and underwriting capabilities.

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Forum 360 is a communications company dedicated to improving the measure of your relationship with your investors. Our mission is to help funds and listed companies like yours engage with advisers and investors, using the latest in virtual meeting technology. From your office, for no more than two hours, every marketing cycle and at scale. Booked from your website, your email or via our simple to use forum. Show your value proposition and receive feedback and analysis of data that actually relates to the meeting; from shopping interest through meeting to fulfilment.

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ingage supplies state-of-the-art IR CRM systems to corporate issuers and to institutional investors. Specifically designed and architected for MiFID II, the cloud era and the latest IT security standards, ingage links corporates and institutions together directly and provides unique functionality in CRM, confidential direct feedback, corporate access, regulatory standard record keeping & reporting, mobility and on/off-line functionality.  ingage currently works for leading FTSE, DAX, AEX and ASX corporates as well as leading global asset managers and asset owners.”

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iReport is an integrated approach to communications geared around your investor relations calendar.

We help you create a more effective annual meeting, results announcement, roadshow or earnings call. Our creative team work closely with you to help with your overall event planning, presentation design, venue logistics and broadcast your event with our webcast brand Streamit. On the day our experienced technical team seamlessly manage all staging and technical aspects of your event.

iReport is your one-stop shop for all your communication and technical needs.

iReport is proud to partner with AIRA to direct and stage this Annual Conference and Awards Event since 2014. 

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KPMG is a global network of professional firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services across numerous industries. We operate in 155 countries and have more than 162,000 people working in member firms around the world. In Australia, KPMG has a long tradition of professionalism and integrity, united with our dynamic approach to advising clients in a technology-driven world. Our professionals assist organisations to understand their most important value drivers and work with them to help achieve tangible improvements in performance.  Our people combine strong technical capabilities and relevant industry experience to provide practical, useable advice.  KPMG Makinson Cowell is a specialist in advising companies on their interaction with institutional investors. It has a 25 year track record in the UK, and currently advises 40 percent of the companies in the FTSE100, as well as a range of European and Australian listed companies.

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Listcorp is changing the way Listed Companies engage with private investors. Through our publishing, distribution and analytics platform we’re enabling you to target private investors with engaging, educational content whenever you choose, and as often as you like. Your Company’s content is displayed at and through distribution partnerships with some of Australia’s largest Stockbrokers, is also instantly delivered to their websites for advisers and clients. And through the use of Listcorp’s investor tools - the tools we’ve built to enable Investors to use your information to make more confident investment decisions - we can provide you with data analytics to reveal how private investors perceive your Company as an investment opportunity, where they are in the investment process, and how they responded to your most recent news. Engagement with the increasingly important private investor community is now efficient and affordable. 

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Morrow Sodali is the leading global consultancy specialising in shareholder services, corporate governance, proxy solicitation and capital markets transactions. The firm provides boards with strategic advice and services on mergers and acquisitions, annual and extraordinary shareholder meetings, dissident and contested campaigns, shareholder activist initiatives and multinational cross-border equity and debt transactions. From headquarters in New York and London and nine offices in major capital markets, we have been serving more than 700 corporate clients in 37 countries for more than 40 years, including many of the world’s largest multinational corporations. As the only specialist and the most experienced, boards, management and active investors turn to us for professional advice and execution services to improve outcomes. On 21 March 2017, Morrow Sodali acquired a majority interest in Australia’s leading shareholder engagement and corporate governance advisory firm, GPS.

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Nasdaq Corporate Solutions, a business of Nasdaq, Inc., provides an integrated suite of market intelligence, communications, workflow and collaboration solutions for corporate executives and boards to nearly 18,000 corporate clients. Nasdaq Corporate Solutions helps IR professionals maximize the effectiveness and value of their IR programs through the premium content and functionality of Nasdaq IR Insight with the dynamic and rich data visualization-enabled dashboards of Nasdaq IR Analytics™ and the expert insights and stock surveillance data generated by a global team of Advisory Services analysts.

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Tangelo is an enterprise software solution that simplifies the process of writing, managing, and publishing annual reports, proxy statements, and other professional documents. Founded in the Netherlands, Tangelo now operates in Northwestern Europe, North America, and Asia-Pacific. Tangelo's cloud-based platform makes it easy to collaborate on a single source to produce print-ready PDFs and online interactive content. With tools like Excel worksheet integration, configurable user permissions, and automatic formatting according to custom style guidelines, Tangelo empowers teams to work better together, saving time and resources while creating polished documents. For more information visit

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WeConvene We understand the value of meetings between corporates, investors and the sell side. Since late 2012, we have been working to build the platform that empowers the world’s largest connected capital markets community around the investor meeting process. Our technology helps capital markets participants create, manage, discover, book and track all of their investor meetings efficiently – saving them both time and money. Our users manage over 2,000 Corporate IR and sell side events every month on WeConvene. Through our partnership with Bloomberg® we have the world’s largest buy side audience discovering and booking meetings on our platform every day. With five office locations, we are truly global. All of this is delivered via one easy-to-use website application.

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West Digital Media Solutions provides tools, technology, and intelligence to help investor relations professionals target the right audiences, reach across multiple channels, and monitor the impact of their messages. We help companies tell their investment story and share mission-critical communications with media, investors, employees, and key stakeholders. Our integrated suite of services includes press release distribution and regulatory filing; IR websites; webcasting and streaming; and media monitoring.

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