A busy week in the IR calendar containing both the annual IR Society Conference and the IR Magazine European Awards.
The title of the 31st IR Society conference, held on 20 June, was “A new world order: The ascent of IR”. Hosted by well-known journalist and broadcaster, Evan Davis, the day was attended by some 360 IR professionals and covered many of the challenges facing business today. RD:IR’s founder and MD, Richard Davies, moderated a session on regulatory change – how IR may be affected and how to respond.
On 21 June, IR Magazine Awards ‒ Europe honoured excellence in the investor relations profession. RD:IR sponsored and presented two awards at the event. “Best Annual Report (large cap)” was won by Royal Philips and “Best IR during a Corporate Transaction” was won by Unilever. Our congratulations go to all winners, a full list of whom can be found here