Renaissance Cleveland Hotel

Cleveland, Ohio


Midwest Investment Conferences offer a valuable touch point for professional service providers to reach targeted decision-makers at investment management organizations and public companies. Sponsorships help defray costs associated with holding the event and allow more participants to attend. 

Sponsors of this one-of-a-kind event enjoy the benefits of increased visibility among respected audiences, with an opportunity to increase brand awareness to both institutional investors and public-company executives. Sponsorships are available at several affordable levels, from Title to Contributing and will highlight your organization’s commitment to corporate transparency and the capital markets.



Business WireBusiness Wire

Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the global market leader in press release distribution and regulatory disclosures. Investor relations, public relations, public policy and marketing professionals rely on Business Wire to accurately distribute market-moving news and multimedia, host online newsrooms and IR websites, build content marketing platforms and provide audience analysis that improves engagement with specified target markets. Founded in 1961, Business Wire is a trusted source for news organizations, journalists, investment professionals and regulatory authorities, delivering news directly into editorial systems and leading online news sources, while boosting SEO and social media engagement via its multi-patented simultaneous NX Network. Business Wire has more than 30 bureaus worldwide to securely meet the varying needs of communications professionals and news consumers.



FactSetFactSet Research Systems Inc.

FactSet Research Systems Inc. combines integrated financial information, analytical applications, and client service to enhance the workflow and productivity of the global investment community. The Company, headquartered in Norwalk, Connecticut, was formed in 1978 and now conducts operations along with its affiliates from more than twenty-eight locations worldwide, including Boston, New York, Chicago, San Francisco, London, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Paris, Milan, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Dubai, Manila, Tokyo, Hong Kong, and Sydney.



Nasdaq OMXNasdaq

Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global foreign exchange markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 70 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to 3,700 listed companies with a market value of $9.3 trillion and over 17,000 corporate clients.



CFA InstituteCFA Institute

CFA Institute is the global association of investment professionals that sets the standard for professional excellence and credentials. The organization is a champion for ethical behavior in investment markets and a respected source of knowledge in the global financial community. The end goal: to create an environment where investors’ interests come first, markets function at their best, and economies grow. CFA Institute has over 138,000 members in 150 countries and territories, including 131,400 CFA charterholders, and 147 member societies.



Key Private Bank

Key Private Bank is a leading provider of wealth management solutions and advice to more than 24,000 high-net worth and ultra-high-net worth clients, including wealth advisory, investment management, trust administration, customized credit, family office and private banking services. Key's wealth management and CFX online trading platform combines the market insights of advisors located in each local market with a national team of wealth and investment strategists to deliver proactive and personalized expertise and advice to clients. Advisors also leverage partnerships with Key's business banking and capital markets teams to build wealth plans tailored to meet each client's specific need. Key Private Bank's wealth management platform is delivered by nearly 300 wealth advisors, located in 44 offices in 13 states across the United States. Key currently has $44.9 billion in AUM and $36.6 billion in AUA.



RR DonnelleyRR Donnelley

RR Donnelley is a global provider of integrated communications. The company works collaboratively with more than 60,000 customers worldwide to develop custom communications solutions that reduce costs, drive top-line growth, enhance ROI and increase compliance. Drawing on a range of proprietary and commercially available digital and conventional technologies deployed across four continents, the company employs a suite of leading Internet-based capabilities and other resources to provide pre-media, printing, logistics and business process outsourcing services to clients in virtually every private and public sector.



Clear Perspective GroupClear Perspective Group

Clear Perspective Group (CPG) is an employee-owned investor relations consulting firm that public companies engage to enhance their perception within the investment community. Clients range from less than $100 million to more than $10 billion in market capitalization and are listed on all major North American and European stock exchanges. CPG facilitates access to institutional investors seeking small- and micro-cap stocks that represent attractive investment opportunities. Regardless of industry, this is done by providing guidance on which investors to target, what information is important to them, and how best to present and disseminate that information. Companies that successfully implement IR best practices are rewarded with lower costs of capital, increased trading volume and higher relative valuations.



Kei AdvisorsKei Advisors

Kei Advisors LLC is an investor relations and business advisory firm that has developed a sophisticated methodology, the Pinnacle Value™ Process, to help client companies create optimum shareholder value.

We accomplish this by closing the information value gap that often exists between the market’s perception of a company’s value and the company’s strategic competence and operational effectiveness. Kei cultivates management’s and directors’ credibility and relations with investors and analysts while developing for its clients' value-enhancing strategies for addressing capital needs.

Our process, which is customized to our clients' needs, effectively allocates resources to achieve recognition by the capital markets of the intrinsic value inherent in the organization. In addition, our unique process provides the metrics for evaluating progress and achievement.



NIRINIRI Cleveland/Northern Ohio Chapter

The Cleveland/Northern Ohio NIRI chapter was founded in the 1960s and joined NIRI in 1976. Its primary focus is to promote the common interest of individuals engaged in the profession of investor relations, to foster high standards of ethical conduct, and to support the objectives of NIRI.

Membership in the NIRI Cleveland/Northern Ohio chapter is limited to members of NIRI in good standing. Members represent a variety of corporate and agency functions, including investor relations, finance, treasurer, corporate secretary, corporate planning, public relations and corporate communications, with titles ranging from account executive to vice president and president. As a result of their varied experience, chapter members provide a valuable resource for each other.