HKIRA IR Awards are designed to encourage best practice IR at an industry level, ultimately raising status of the IR profession in Hong Kong. You are welcome to join HKIRA in promoting the IR standards in Hong Kong through sponsoring the HKIRA Investor Relations Awards.

As an Award Sponsor, you are not only contributing to the growth of the investor relations ("IR") profession, but also raising your company's profile and gaining strategic access to hundreds of IR professionals, industry participants and other potential clients.

We are glad to discuss with you any other sponsorship ideas and initiatives that may cater to your specific needs. For any enquiry about the sponsorship or for discussion of sponsorship ideas, please feel free to contact us at (852) 2117 1846 or email irawards@hkira.com.

Sponsors of the 9th IR Awards 2023


Founded in 1995, SPRG is one of the largest public relations networks in Asia-Pacific and the largest public relations consultancy in Hong Kong. Fueled by a workforce of 250 professionals from 18 offices across the region and working closely with its global affiliates, SPRG provides one-stop, integrated communications services to clients in over 165 cities globally.

SPRG has proven its expertise in investor relations, IPO and financial communications. Underscoring SPRG’s diverse yet exceptional corporate communications capabilities, it advises clients on public, investor, media and government relations, marketing and digital communications as well as issues and crisis communication management.

SPRG has garnered over 450 prominent awards in the client campaign and agency categories, including “Network/Agency of the Year” titles from PRovoke, Campaign/PRWeek, Marketing magazine, The Stevie® and Communication Director; all serve as testament to SPRG’s dedication to excellence. Visit www.sprg.asia for more information.



EDICO Financial Press Services Limited is a well-established financial printing company, which specializes in the production of financial transaction documents, such as IPO Prospectuses, Offering Circulars, Financial Reports, and Compliance Documents, etc., with the aim to offer the quality service in the financial market. Being a niche financial printer, we equipped with the most advanced systems in compiling all sorts of documents, while our renowned creativity team would serve the best and innovative ideas represent our client needs.

EDICO is a formed by a team of experience professionals who are aspired to perfection. We are committed to provide tailor-made printing solutions and to deliver outstanding customer services to all clients across the world. Our service centre located at Wheelock House, Central, will be open 7 days a week, 24 hours a day.

Passion and ambition are essential to success. We are motivated by our solid hierarchy of management team and closeness of the team is what enables us to perform with unparalleled quality and professionalism and go beyond your expectation.

Our Motto: “Your Choice, Our Pride”




S&P Global Market Intelligence is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI). We are the world’s foremost provider of credit ratings, benchmarks, analytics, and workflow solutions in the global capital, commodity, and automotive markets. With every one of our offerings, we help many of the world’s leading organizations navigate the economic landscape so they can plan for tomorrow, today.




Futu (Nasdaq: FUTU) is a leading digital fintech company. Futu provides services to more than 200 countries and regions and about 20 million users worldwide.

FUTU I&E is the corporate and institutional service brand under Futu Group, including 5 core services: employee stock ownership plans (ESOP), IPO promotion & distribution# and international placement services, IR & PR services, block trade & stock reduction/repurchase #, and institutional trading services#.

By Q3 2022, FUTU I&E has served more than 700 corporate clients*. We have provided IPO distribution and IR services to more than 300 companies and have assisted over 200 companies to go public in HK and US stock, including Meituan, Kuaishou, Xiaomi, Baidu, JD Health, Bilibili, etc. 527 companies chose Futu for ESOP services, and more than 1,100 companies opened Futu Page account.

*Source: Futu Q3 Financial Report

#Services provided by licensed subsidiaries of Futu Group




OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM) operates regulated markets for trading 12,000 U.S. and international securities. Our data-driven disclosure standards form the foundation of our three public markets: OTCQX® Best Market, OTCQB® Venture Market and Pink® Open Market.

Our OTC Link® Alternative Trading Systems (ATSs) provide critical market infrastructure that broker-dealers rely on to facilitate trading. Our innovative model offers companies more efficient access to the U.S. financial markets.

OTC Link ATS, OTC Link ECN and OTC Link NQB are each an SEC regulated ATS, operated by OTC Link LLC, a FINRA and SEC registered broker-dealer, member SIPC.

To learn more about how we create better informed and more efficient markets, visit www.otcmarkets.com.



Anchored by our experience in connecting more than 100,000 video endpoints in the professional community and more than 500,000 registered users to our video platform, the OpenExchange network bridges the worlds of real-time videoconferencing, video live-streaming, and searchable on-demand video archives and showcases. We make it easy to connect, create, disseminate, and discover information critical to investment and business decisions.

We specialize in high-end virtual and hybrid events, delivering an unmatched virtual experience for the benefit of participants, presenters, and meeting organizers. By combining established video technologies with our proprietary software and adding a service team who are experts in both the technology and our clients’ complex workflows, we help you deliver your message efficiently, effectively and securely.




EquitiesFirst is a global investor specializing in long-term equities-based financing. Proudly celebrating 20 years of pioneering progressive capital, we deliver liquidity solutions that are vital, transformative and move our partners forward by overcoming the limitations of traditional financing to provide efficient access to capital.




EQS Group, a leading international provider of regulatory technology (RegTech) in the sectors of investor relations and corporate compliance, was founded in 2000 in Munich, Germany, and has a comprehensive network of offices in the world's key financial markets.

EQS Asia has a team of enthusiastic professionals. Our stable and reliable team ensures that all projects are held smoothly.

Listed companies can benefit from our digital IR solutions, including Corporate IR websites development, IR APPs, Digital reports, Live stream webcasting, Virtual events, News distribution, etc. for efficient and secure investor communications.

To help thousands of companies worldwide to achieve sustainability, EQS provides a one-stop IR SaaS solution with the cloud-based software EQS COCKPIT, which includes Investor database, CRM, Mailing tools, Roadshow management. Corporate Compliance modules are also combined in COCKPIT to ensure the professional control of compliance workflows in the fields of whistle-blower protection and case management.




Tangelo empowers companies with a smarter, simpler way to produce custom corporate reports in-house, on the cloud, and in record time. Intuitive, cloud-based, and secure, the platform streamlines the reporting process while giving you greater control. Supporting the latest trends in effective shareholder communication, Tangelo makes it easy for you to comply with regulations, engage your audience, and create stunning reports.




Founded in 1996, we are Asia's leading digital investor relations company. Combining Investor Relations, Technology and Communications expertise, we help our clients engage with key decision makers globally through our exceptional IR experiences and our platform irasia.com.

Rated by TIME and Forbes magazines as one of the best websites for investment research, irasia.com is the world’s leading online specialist in Investor Relations information for the Asia-Pacific region.




ListcoPRO is a specialized consultant of Directors’ Training and advisory on Listing Rules Compliance and Corporate Governance.

Listing Rules Compliance
Under the current stringent enforcement regime by the regulators, our advisory team assists listed clients to set up practical internal control procedures and written policies to fulfil specific Listing Rules’ compliance requirement, particularly on inside information policy, notifiable and connected transaction compliance control procedures. Such services include one off health-check to identify potential high risk area of breach and outsourcing regular detective control functions.

Listco Directors’ Training/ CPD Training
We also offer listed companies CPD training programme and tailor-made in-house training courses on Listing Compliance to their directors and senior executives to meet relevant requirements from the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.




Link Real Estate Investment Trust (Hong Kong stock code: 823), managed by Link Asset Management Limited, is a leading retail-focused REIT in the world. Listed in 2005 as the first REIT in Hong Kong, Link has been 100% held by public and institutional investors and is a Hang Seng Index constituent stock. From its home in Hong Kong, Link owns and manages a diversified portfolio including retail facilities, car parks, offices and logistics assets spanning China’s Greater Bay Area (Hong Kong, Guangzhou and Shenzhen), Beijing and Shanghai, the UK’s London and Australia’s Sydney. Link seeks to extend its portfolio growth trajectory and grasp expansion opportunities in different markets in pursuit of its medium-term target Vision 2025.

For details, please visit https://www.linkreit.com



Founded in 1970, New World Development Company Limited ( "the Group", Hong Kong stock code: 00017) was publicly listed in Hong Kong in 1972 and is a constituent stock of the Hong Kong Hang Seng Index. A premium brand infused with a unique personality, New World Group’s core business areas include investment in property and property development, and investment in and/or operation of roads, commercial aircraft leasing, construction, insurance, hotels and other strategic businesses. Its operations in Greater China, especially the Greater Bay Area, had a total asset value of approximately HK$639.7 billion as at 31 December 2021. The Group's two listed companies are NWS Holdings Limited and New World Department Store China Limited. New World China Land Limited is wholly owned by the Group.

The Group is confident of the development of the country and has been actively seeking development opportunities. The Group’s existing investments in Mainland China span more than 20 regions.

The Group has a strong commitment to sustainable development and adopts a 3Ps approach to its daily business operations that involves maintaining a balance between making profit (Profit) and fulfilling the company's responsibilities towards the environment (Planet) and the community (People).

New World's brand personality is best defined by The Artisanal Movement, a cultural vision, a philosophy for living. In the age of machines, we want to celebrate something more human and kindle the artisan spirit in us. Through Collect, Connect, Collide, The Artisanal Movement becomes an incubator for ideas, and a channel for audiences to experience them.

Today, as our business evolves in step with the society, we look ahead to bring a new purpose to this vision: create shared values for all stakeholders in communities that we serve, in order to make a positive impact on the world.

It is our belief of using the power of business and innovation to give back to the society. Through three core areas – culture and creativity, sustainability, and social innovation - we will forge new paths that tie our business success to social progress.

Because together we create, we are artisans, we are CSV.