Celebrates 75th Event Encouraging Direct Dialog Between CEOs and Shareholders

Evergreen and live, online conference series premiered in 2010: 2017 event dates announced

New York, NY, November 23, 2016/PRNewswire/ — PR Newswire, Vintage and BetterInvesting today released the 2017 calendar for, the evergreen online investor conference series that directly connects individual investors, institutional investors, advisors and analysts with CEOs and senior executives at public companies.

Next month’s event, December 1st, is the 75th in the history of the online roadshow portal & virtual trade show.

At each event, hosts up to 10 public companies in an engaging online environment. The conference series promotes a consistent, generally monthly, schedule as capital market are too dynamic to limit an equity’s real-time shareholder non-deal roadshow communications opportunities to only an annual or quarterly basis.

Fortune 500 companies and emerging growth companies alike have identified as a key tool within their investor relations mosaic. Aflac, Inc. and three-dimensional bioprinting technology company, Organovo, are both frequent presenters.


“Individual investors are a meaningful part of our shareholder mix and we are committed to consistent and transparent communications with them.”

“Since their 2010 inaugural event, Aflac has regularly presented directly to Main Street at We find their virtual conference platform to be both convenient and cost-effective and we’re pleased to congratulate them on their milestone 75th event.”

~ Daniel Bellware, Investor Relations Manager, Aflac




“ presentations are a fantastic way to reach a broad and diverse retail investor audience. It’s the leading technology platform and great format.” 

~ Steve Kunszabo, VP, Investor Relations
& Corporate Communications, Organovo


One of the strengths of is that its published annual calendar of events allows companies to strategically plan in advance as well as have the flexibility to join a monthly event at the last minute in concert with breaking new material developments at their company.

2017 schedule – to reserve a date, please click here:

  • January – No event
  • February 2, 2017
  • March 15, 2017: OTCQX Banks:
  • March 22 & 23, 2017: Deutsche Bank DR Event
  • April 6, 2017
  • May 11, 2017: OTCQX International
  • June 1, 2017
  • June TBD, 2017: Deutsche Bank DR Event
  • July 13, 2017
  • August 3, 2017
  • September 7, 2017
  • October 5, 2017
  • November 2, 2017
  • November TBD, 2017: Deutsche Bank DR Event
  • December 7, 2017

“When we first introduced the online roadshow series, it was, and still is, unique in the industry,” said co-creator John Viglotti, VP, Investor Relations Products and Services at PR Newswire. “Certainly, PR Newswire has an intrinsic understanding of news flow and news cycles, and giving public companies an easy online path to reach current and prospective investors with updated material news, other than waiting for the quarterly earnings call is, has proven itself for 75 events now,” Viglotti finished.

“Almost 80% of institutional investors watch online slide presentations. It’s the most compelling media format for a non-earnings event,” reports Bradley H. Smith, co-creator and PR Newswire’s & Vintage’s Director of Marketing. “In October alone, the portal has had over 2,000 individual presentations viewed. We’re thrilled that starting our 7th year with such strong momentum,” said Smith.

For more information:


About, created by BetterInvesting (NAIC) and PRNewswire, has been the only monthly virtual investor conference series that provides an interactive forum for presenting companies to meet directly with investors using a graphically-enhanced online platform. Designed to replicate the look and feel of location-based investor conferences, Virtual Investor Conferences combines PR Newswire’s leading-edge online conferencing and investor communications capabilities with BetterInvesting’s extensive retail investor audience network.

About Vintage

Vintage, a PR Newswire division, is a top-three provider of full-service regulatory compliance and shareholder communications services, delivered across our three practice areas: Capital Markets, Corporate Services and Institutional & Fund Services. Founded in 2002 and acquired by PR Newswire in 2007, Vintage has evolved to become the industry’s intelligent value choice. We deliver a flexible balance of people, facilities and technology to ensure that regulatory compliance and shareholder communications processes are efficient, transparent and painless. Services include IPO registrations, transactions, virtual data rooms, EDGAR & XBRL filing, typesetting, financial printing and investor relations websites.


About PR Newswire

PR Newswire, a Cision company, is the premier global provider of multimedia platforms and distribution that marketers, corporate communicators, sustainability officers, public affairs and investor relations officers leverage to engage key audiences. Having pioneered the commercial news distribution industry over 60 years ago, PR Newswire today provides end-to- end solutions to produce, optimize and target content — and then distribute and measure results. Combining the world’s largest multi-channel, multi-cultural content distribution and optimization network with comprehensive workflow tools and platforms, PR Newswire powers the stories of organizations around the world. PR Newswire serves tens of thousands of clients from offices in the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific regions.

Cision is a leading global media intelligence company, serving the complete workflow of today’s communication professionals.


Media Contact:
Bradley H. Smith
Director of Marketing, IR and Compliance Services
PR Newswire & Vintage
+1 201.942.7157

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