PR Newswire to Offer Additional Hands-On Educational Opportunities at the 2009 National Investor Relations Institute Annual Conference
Knowledge Sessions held at PR Newswire's booth (#713 & #715) during NIRI conference to provide actionable insight on XBRL, building brands and driving investment, and using your online IR presence to enhance stakeholder engagement

PR Newswire, the global leader in the dissemination of corporate news, is offering attendees of NIRI 2009, the foremost gathering of investor relations and financial communications professionals, additional educational opportunities to learn more about best practice investor relations, at the PR Newswire booth (#713 and #715).

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"Investor Relations professionals come to NIRI to learn," said Scott Mozarsky, executive vice president, PR Newswire. "There are a number of terrific sessions in the program for this year and we wanted to extend the educational opportunity to attendees in the exhibit hall as well. The topics we've chosen to discuss: XBRL, building brands and driving investment, and using your online IR presence to enhance stakeholder engagement, are all integral to being a successful IRO (investor relations officer) in today's economy. Our Knowledge Sessions will focus on making NIRI attendees smarter in their jobs, and helping them navigate this continually challenging environment."

Beginning Sunday, June 7 at 6:30pm, ET, stop by PR Newswire's booth (#713 and #715) to hear PR Newswire's EVP Scott Mozarsky and VP of Edgar Services Shawn Aruch share their insights on the following topics:

Disclosure Practices that Build Brands and Drive Investment

The regulatory environment is evolving. Are your disclosure practices keeping up with the latest trends? Learn how to adopt an integrated disclosure strategy that both meets regulatory obligations and maximizes opportunities to build brand and investor interest in your stock.

Leveraging XBRL to Communicate with Downstream Audiences

If you think XBRL is just about tagging, think again. Learn how to leverage XBRL to more effectively communicate with downstream audiences. Find out just how hungry disclosure points are for XBRL, and whether their ability to consume XBRL matches their appetite for it.

Maximizing Your IR Site to Drive Shareholder Engagement

Maximize the power of your IR site by transforming it into a 24/7, 365 days a year resource center for communicating, connecting and engaging with stakeholders. Experience the features and functionality that will help your site get noticed. Plus gain valuable tips on developing an effective push strategy to share your message with key audiences.

PR Newswire experts will also be on hand to educate NIRI attendees on how PR Newswire's industry-leading investor relations products and services can assist them in being more effective at their jobs.

PR Newswire's communication and compliance services help IROs communicate and engage with stakeholders while meeting regulatory requirements. PR Newswire is the preferred disclosure provider for thousands of listed companies, and its Vintage Filings division is one of the most active SEC filing and financial print providers in the United States.

About PR Newswire

PR Newswire is the global leader in innovative communications and marketing services, enabling organizations to connect and engage with their target audiences worldwide.

Through its multi-channel distribution network, audience intelligence, targeting, and measurement services, PR Newswire helps corporations and organizations conduct rich, timely and dynamic dialogues with the media, consumers, policymakers, investors and the general public, in support of building brands, generating awareness, impacting public policy, driving sales, and raising capital.

Pioneering the commercial news distribution industry 55 years ago, PR Newswire connects customers with audiences in more than 170 countries and in over 40 languages through an unparalleled network of offices in 16 countries across North and South America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East, and via unique affiliations with the leading news agencies across the globe. PR Newswire is a subsidiary of United Business Media Limited (UBM.L), a leading global business media company that serves professional commercial communities around the world. For more information, go to

CONTACT: Rachel Meranus, Vice President, Public Relations, PR Newswire, +1-201-360-6776 or

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CONTACT: Rachel Meranus, Vice President, Public Relations, PR Newswire,
+1-201-360-6776 or