10 Reasons to Join Us
Reason # 1. Status and reputation in the professional communityShow Hide
With ARFI corporate membership you get a status of a full-fledged member of the national IR Association and a Certificate thereof.
Reason # 2. News and profile of your Company on ARFI’s new websiteShow Hide
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 directionsShow HideCorporate 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 materialsShow Hide
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
In-person / distance participation in ARFI’s events
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
Reason # 5. Access to the audience of IR AssociationShow Hide
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 promotionShow Hide
- 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 # 7. Discount for participation in ARFI’s commercial eventsShow HideCorporate 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.
Reason # 8. Access to full videos of ARFI’s eventsShow HideOur 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)Show HideARFI 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 # 10. Recommendations on the use of services (business leads) of corporate ARFI’s membersShow Hide
Recommendations on the use of services (business leads) of corporate ARFI’s members (service providers and consulting firms) for potential customers.