theIRapp™ Presents Panel of Experts for Discussion on Mobile Communications' Impact on Investor Relations

Yankee Group, Sysco Corporation and Sandler O'Neill + Partners, L.P. to Look at "Mobile IR Communications-Today and Tomorrow"

Oct 23, 2012, 09:15 ET from theIRapp

NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As mobile devices continue to impact all aspects of society, including the communications by publicly traded companies, theIRapp™ ( is moderating a panel of investor relations, industry analysts and investment experts during the online event: "Mobile IR Communications – Today and Tomorrow."  The event will take place on October 30, 2012 from 12:30PM to 1:30PM EDT.

The webinar will address the growing importance the IR community faces in embracing mobile communications as they adapt to meet the shifting communications needs of investors. The free-to-attend event will explore the current landscape of the mobile industry, the paradigm shift currently taking place in IR communications, how the investment community is using mobile devices in their investment decision making process as well as provide practical tips and best practices on the development of a mobile strategy to engage investors.

Featured during the event will be a panel of experts who will each deliver their perspective on the impact mobile devices are having on public companies.  Following their presentations, participants will have an opportunity to pose questions to these professionals.

  • Neil Russell, Vice President, Investor Relations at Sysco Corporation
  • Richard Repetto, CFA Principal, Equity Research Sandler O'Neill + Partners, L.P.
  • Richard Karpinksi, Senior Analyst - Mobile, Yankee Group

Jeff Corbin, founder of theIRapp™, will moderate the event, which is co-sponsored by PR Newswire and Messagebank, LLC.

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About theIRapp™
theIRapp™ ( is a turnkey mobile investor relations application building solution available to all publicly traded companies listed on a U.S. stock exchange or the Toronto Stock Exchange.  It enables a company's investor relations information to be downloaded via Apple's App Store on the iPhone and iPad as well as Google Play for Android devices. theIRapp™ is a simple way for investors to engage with critical company and stock information.  theIRapp™ delivers easy sharing of content with colleagues and friends as a next generation IR solution for establishing transparency, building shareholder loyalty, and expanding an investor following.

By providing a company's ticker symbol and logo, a public company can have its own customized app available as a free download across millions of investors within a matter of weeks.  Through theIRapp™, retail and institutional investors have access to automated, real-time stock price information (via live data feeds), press releases, SEC filings, analyst coverage, corporate documents (fact sheets, presentations, etc.), videos, audiocast conference calls, upcoming events and company contact information. 

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