This article appeared in the December 2011 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 2012.
By Sara Lewis, ASX
Small to Mid Caps, Asia
Our Small to Mid Caps conferences continue to go from strength to strength. The second multi-city conference in Hong Kong and Singapore provided an intensive but productive week of meetings and promotional activity for each of the 16 companies participating.
The standout achievement of these conferences is always the number of targeted one-on-one meetings arranged between CEOs of ASX-listed companies and key institutional investors; more than 250 meetings took place over two days, showing the high level of interest from Asian investors in Australian companies.
See more from past conferences at www.asx.com.au/smalltomidcaps
Participate at a future conference
If you represent a company with a market capitalisation between $150 million and $2 billion and are interested in participating in a conference in 2012, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Our New York and London conferences in March 2012 are now fully subscribed but we are taking expressions of interest for our Asian event in Singapore on 22 May and Hong Kong on 24 May. There will also be a further Asian event in October 2012 (dates to be confirmed).
AIRA Conference and Awards
30 November, Sydney
ASX exhibited at the Australasian Investor Relations Association (AIRA) conference recently, which focused on the ‘Expanding Role of IR’ among Australia’s listed companies.
ASX recently launched a new web page www.asx.com.au/listedservices to help companies find out more about the expanding suite of IR products and services ASX has available. Make sure you visit the page to find out more about each of the services, many of which are free.
At the AIRA Awards that immediately followed the conference, ASX was proud to sponsor the award for Best Investor Relations by a company in the S&P/ASX Emerging Companies Index.
Coming events in 2012
The Road to an IPO in Australia
Listing forum for US venture capitalist and life sciences companies
9 January, San Francisco
With both Reva Medical and GI Dynamics listing on ASX in the past 12 months, ASX is taking its ‘Road to an ASX IPO’ Workshop to San Francisco to host an event during the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference, the world’s largest healthcare program.
There will be speakers from Bell Potter and Inteq Limited, in addition to ASX, and those attending will be taken through the entire listing environment in Australia and get the chance to hear first-hand insights from CEOs of life sciences companies that have recently gone through this process.
Find out more, or register to attend, at www.asx.com.au/sanfran
Mining Indaba Conference – ‘Road to an ASX IPO’ Workshop
6–9 February, Cape Town
ASX is expanding its presence at the 2012 conference and is exhibiting in addition to repeating its popular ‘Road to an ASX IPO’ Workshop. The workshop will take place on Monday 6 February from 2.45–4.45pm. As well as two experts from ASX, the workshop will also feature industry professionals from Norton Rose, PwC and Patersons. Registration for the workshop will be available through the Mining Indaba website shortly.
If you are attending the Mining Indaba Conference, please drop by the ASX stand to find out more about the services it offers listed companies and to collect your limited-edition ASX soft toy – our 2012 Olympic-themed swimming platypus will certainly become a collector’s item!
Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC)
4-7 March, Toronto
ASX will again be exhibiting at PDAC, the world’s largest mining conference and trade show. The ASX stand will be at booth 2726 in the Investors Exchange. If you are attending PDAC, please visit the stand. www.pdac.ca
ASX Small to Mid Caps, New York and London
1 March, Sofitel Hotel, New York
8 March, Andaz Hotel, London
Now in its fifth year, the ASX Small to Mid Caps Conference New York already has a full program of ASX-listed companies ready for another intensive schedule of meetings and presentations with New York’s investment community. Most of the presenting companies have chosen to attend the London conference the following week.
Mines and Money, Hong Kong
20-23 March, Hong Kong Conference and Exhibition Centre
ASX will be exhibiting at Mines and Money Hong Kong for the first time. The ASX stand will be located at booth J16, so if you are attending the conference please don’t forget to pay a visit.
ASX Small to Mid-Caps Small Caps, Asia
22 May, Ritz Carlton Hotel, Singapore
24 May, Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Hong Kong
ASX has hosted successful conferences in both Hong Kong and Singapore for the past four years and is now seeking expressions of interest from companies with a market capitalisation 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. There will also be a further Asian event in October 2012 (dates to be confirmed).
About the author
Sara Lewis is Marketing Manager, ASX.
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