This article appeared in the June 2013 edition of the Listed @ ASX newsletter.
Here is a wrap-up of recent events ASX has held or attended, and coming events for your diary in 2013.
ASX Spotlight, New York and London
28 February, Le Parker Meridien, New York
7 March, Andaz Hotel, London
Our thanks to all participants in the ASX Spotlight Conferences in New York and London. There was a record turnout for the New York event, with more than 255 delegates hearing first-hand the investment opportunities presented by a selection of emerging Australian companies and find out more about the attractiveness of the Australian equity market overall.
In addition to presenting, ASX-listed companies met many key investors during an intensive one-on-one meetings program; more than 260 were held by investors over both days of the conference.
Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC)
3-6 March, Toronto
ASX was again delighted to be an exhibitor at PDAC, the world’s largest mining conference and trade show. Our giveaways were well received and flew off the shelves.
ASX Spotlight Asia
14 May, Island Shangri-La, Hong Kong
16 May, Ritz Carlton Hotel, Singapore
Our thanks to all who took part in the ASX Spotlight Conferences in Hong Kong and Singapore. There was a good turnout in both cities, with at least 322 delegates overall. They heard first-hand the investment opportunities presented by a selection of emerging Australian companies and more about the attractiveness of the Australian equity market.
ASX-listed companies, as well as presenting, met many key investors during an intensive one-on-one meetings program – 261 were held over both days of the conference.
See more from past conferences at www.asx.com.au/spotlight
ASX Investor Relations Hot Topics 2013
21 May, Allens Linklaters, Melbourne
22 May, ASX, Sydney
23 May, QV1 Conference Centre, Perth
ASX, in conjunction with the Australasian Investor Relations Association (AIRA), is holding a series of free education forums in 2013 entitled ‘Investor Relations Hot Spots’. The forums are half-day training sessions that address the particular needs of listed companies outside the S&P/ASX 200 that require an understanding of investor relations tools/techniques in the listed environment.
They are run by AIRA and co-hosted and sponsored by ASX throughout Australia. All ASX-listed companies outside the S&P/ASX 200 will have the opportunity to send one representative to one forum free. Numbers will be restricted to 50 per event, on a first-come, first-served basis.
The next series will take place in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Perth between 17-25th September.
Latin America Down Under
29-30 May, Sheraton on the Park, Sydney
Latin America Down Under was a two-day event held at the Sheraton on the Park, Sydney. Following the format of its highly successful African counterpart, Latin America Down Under provided a rare opportunity for governments, companies, suppliers, media and investors to network and share their stories and experiences.
Coming events in 2013
Diggers and Dealers
5-7 August, The Goldfields Arts Centre, Kalgoorlie
ASX is again exhibiting at the Diggers and Dealers conference, which combines presentations by listed mining and exploration companies with a large exhibition area housing exhibitors from the mining, exploration and service sectors.
The delegation is made up of mining and exploration companies, brokers, bankers, investors, financiers and mining service industries. A 70-strong media contingent will ensure the proceedings will be widely reported.
Africa Down Under
28-30 August, Pan Pacific Perth and Novotel Perth Langley
The positive, changing face of the African continent is continuing to attract the lion’s share of global exploration dollars as prospectors zoom in on its untold mineral riches. The action is taking place hard and fast and there could not be a better time to explore the options and hear the stories from the people who are unlocking the wealth of the continent.
ASX Spotlight Asia
29 October, Ritz Carlton Hotel, Singapore
31 October, Island Shangri-La, Hong Kong
ASX has hosted successful conferences in Hong Kong and Singapore for the past six years and is now seeking expressions of interest from companies with a market capitalisation of between $150 million and $2 billion that are interested in participating in this multi-city event. To register your interest, please email email@example.com.
About the author
Emily Maxwell is Marketing Campaign Manager, ASX.
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