10 Reasons to Join Us

The ARFI team is doing the utmost to provide Russian community with up-to-date information, analytics and leading industry cases. We cannot advance in our field quickly enough without support from issuers and other interested market members. Here you can learn about the advantages of corporate membership in ARFI. Dear colleagues, welcome to the community!
  • Reason # 1. Status and reputation in the professional community
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    With ARFI corporate membership you get a status of a full-fledged member of the national IR Association and a Certificate thereof.

    Reason # 1. Status and reputation in the professional community
  • Reason # 2. News and profile of your Company on ARFI’s new website
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    Use all the opportunities of our new, modern website to provide your potential customers with information about your services and competences. Add client cases and your most important news/press releases to your company’s profile!

  • Reason # 3. Influence on ARFI’s projects and growth directions
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    Corporate membership enables you to take part in the formation and promotion of the current agenda of the community as well as exert influence on ARFI’s plans and growth directions, advance your own interests and understand interests of other members of the community. You can find a Plan of ARFI’s Events for 2017 in the attached PDF file (please, see page 8; it is in Russian only).

  • Reason # 4. Immediate access to ARFI’s conference materials
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    Get immediate access to ARFI’s conference materials (videos, presentations) right after the event has ended and the materials have been published

     

    Representatives of issuers

    ARFI members

    Non-members

    In-person / distance participation in ARFI’s events

    free

    free

    Access to presentations demonstrated at ARFI’s events    

    right after the event has ended (applies to the participants as well)    

    in a month after the event has ended, through ARFI Analytical channel at SlideShare      

    Access to full videos of ARFI’s events

    right after the videos has been published in ARFI’s Video Archive

    not available 


  • Reason # 5. Access to the audience of IR Association
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    With its initiatives ARFI encompasses:

    • More than 8,500 IR, financial communications and corporate finance experts

    • Markets in Russia and in 9 contiguous countries

    • Representatives of more than 4,200 different companies from all the sectors

    800+ количество участников официальной группы АРФИ в сети Facebook

    790+ количество участников официальной группы АРФИ в сети LinkedIn

    850+ количество участников официальной группы АРФИ в сети Twitter

    In comparison, at the moment ARFI has managed to find 800+ IR experts in Russia and nine contiguous countries (670+ in the Russian Federation).

  • Reason # 6. Expert promotion
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    • Organization of interviews on TV-channels (including federal ones)
    • Organization of interviews on relevant topics for mass media (Interfax, Thomson Reuters, BNA PRIME), monthly ARFI Herald, ARFI groups in social networks
    • Opportunity to take part in ARFI’s events as a moderator
    • Participation in ARFI Herald creation (monthly) as an editor of your own section/column in Herald, publication of your analytical materials in Herald
    • Reputation strengthening due to your participation in ARFI Herald creation as well as in the working process of ARFI’s working teams
    • Invitation of active IR Association members to international IR events held by foreign IR Associations: NIRI (US), IR Society (UK), DIRK (DEU) etc. as ARFI representatives

    Reason # 6. Expert promotion
  • Reason # 7. Discount for participation in ARFI’s commercial events
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    Corporate members are given 40% discount for participation in ARFI’s commercial initiatives:
    • Participation in public ARFI’s events (speakers’ presentations, moderation of panel discussions, information provision in the form of rollups and handouts).
    • Publication of marketing messages on ARFI’s website / in ARFI Herald / Analytical channel of ARFI on the international web portal SlideShare / in ARFI official groups on Facebook and LinkedIn.
    An interesting fact: ARFI Analytical channel is rated as one of the top 5% most viewed channels in the world (according to SlideShare). 
  • Reason # 8. Access to full videos of ARFI’s events
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    Our archive comprises videos of 17 events held by ARFI with a total running time of 79 hours (both in Russian and English languages). Corporate members of ARFI are granted full access to the Video Archive. 
  • Reason # 9. ARFI Knowledge Database (the best international IR practice)
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    ARFI Knowledge Database is our new infrastructure project. It consists of four big sections [up-to-date IR content and its representation]: 
    • ANNUAL REPORTS,
    • IR SECTIONS OF WEBSITES,
    • CORPORATE PRESENTATIONS,
    • CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY REPORTS (CSR).

    Each section is divided into categories. Knowledge Database content is published at the new ARFI’s website - http://ideas.arfi.ru.

    RUS & ENG – interface of the Knowledge Database and comments to cases are available both in Russian and in English.

    Content of this project is directly connected to the corresponding Contests of NP “ARFI”:

    • ARFI International IR-cases Contest (annual ARFI’s project); in 2017 it will be conducted for the ninth time,

    • ARFI International Corporate Websites IR Sections Contest (annual ARFI’s project); in 2016 it was conducted for the first time,

    • Moscow Exchange Annual Reports Contest. NP “ARFI” annually presents a nomination “The best strategy and investment attractiveness representation of the company in the annual report”; in 2017 it was conducted for the nineth time.

    Reason # 9. ARFI Knowledge Database (the best international IR practice)
  • Reason # 10. Recommendations on the use of services (business leads) of corporate ARFI’s members
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    Recommendations on the use of services (business leads) of corporate ARFI’s members (service providers and consulting firms) for potential customers.