Investor Relations
Leadership Conference

September 11-12, 2019

Boston, MA 

Gain Actionable Insights from Top Municipal Professionals

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Wednesday, September 11th (BondLink Issuers & Speakers Only)

  • Networking Reception & Dinner

Thursday, September 12th (General Program begins after Issuer IR Bootcamp)

  • Investor Relations Bootcamp 
  • Keynote Speaker - Peter Hayes of BlackRock
  • Issuer & Investor Roundtable: Bond Sale Best Practices for Investor Engagement
  • Credit Ratings Approach: Investor Transparency & ESG
  • Hot Topic Discussion: How Investors Evaluate ESG Factors
  • Additional Thought Leadership Panels & Discussions
  • Issuer Showcase & Investor Networking 
  • Meals and Coffee will be provided

What to Expect

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Schedule of Events

Peter Hayes,
Managing Director, Head of Municipal Bonds 
BlackRock Global Fixed Income

When:

September 11th - 12th, 2019


Where: 

Seaport Hotel

1 Seaport Lane

Boston, MA 02210

Located near BondLink's offices, the Seaport Hotel offers easy access to Boston Logan Airport, plenty of rooming options, and a beautiful stage for our Annual IR Leadership Conference

• In-depth educational seminars for issuers, advisors, and investors;

• Unique research and insights from top experts;

• Valuable networking opportunities for buyers and sellers;

• Hands-on training covering the latest municipal IR best practices;

• And so much more!

Join us for BondLink's 2nd Annual Investor Relations Leadership Conference!

The IR Leadership Conference is the industry's #1 learning experience for advanced IR best practices specific to municipal finance. After the success of our inaugural event last year, we're excited to return to Boston and go even bigger with you in 2019!

Attendees will again be a mix of issuers, investors, advisors, and more top muni professionals. Get ready for insightful educational presentations, thoughtful panel discussions, and great networking sessions. We'll continue our tradition of an amazing forum for muni professionals to learn from your peers and acquire real knowledge to further elevate and enhance your execution.

Check out our preliminary itinerary below. Be sure to register now so you can stay informed and never miss any updates!

Keynote Speaker:

Hotel & Travel

We combined the best elements of last year's event with real feedback from attendees. Here's some of what you can expect in September:

Engaging the Muni Market

Engaging the Muni Market

Some Of Our Other Speakers

Richard Carter, 

VP of Fixed Income Products and Services

Fidelity Investments

 

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Eden
Perry, 

Head of US Public Finance

S&P Global Ratings

Tom
Doe, 

President

Municipal Market Analytics, Inc.

Nate
Harris, 

Co-Director of Municipal Research

Appleton Partners, Inc.

Stephen 
Winterstein, 

Municipal Bond Product Manager

MarketAxess

Akiko
Mitsui, 

Senior Analyst and Manager

Vanguard Municipal Credit Research

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Ben 
Watkins, 

Director of the Florida Division of Bond Finance

Alex
Laufer, 

Debt and Compliance Manager

City of Fort Worth, Texas

Tom
Vales, 

COO

ICE Bonds

Anand
Kesavan, 

Founder & CEO

Equitable Facilities Fund (EFF)

Glen
Anderson, 

Senior Research Analyst, 

Nuveen Asset Management

Harold
Burger, 

Analyst

Putnam Investments, LLC

Mike
Rowan, 

Managing Director Global Public, Project and Infrastructure Finance, 

Moody's Investor Services

Karen
Daly, 

Head of Public Finance and Financial Guaranty Groups, 

Kroll Bond Rating Agency

Doug
Benton, 

VP & Senior Municipal Credit Manager, 

Cavanal Hill Investment Management

Allen
Li, 

Managing Director - Portfolio Manager, 

Guggenheim Partners

And Many More!

BondLink has secured a discounted group rate at YOTEL Boston, a London-based hotel chain that shares our passion for innovation. Every room is packed with modern amenities that make the most of the space, while the SKY BAR upstairs offers amazing views of Boston’s Seaport District. The hotel is located close to many historic landmarks and is a short walk from all of the conference events.

The group rate is only $273 / night and can be booked through 
this link. For reference, the group discount code is 1909BONDLI.

Only a limited number of rooms available at this rate, so we encourage you to book ASAP to secure one before they’re all gone.

UPDATE: Reservations at our discounted Yotel group rate are now full. Thanks to all of you who booked a room! 

Why Attend?

UNIQUE

The conference will assemble the most diverse collection of prominent financial professionals in the country to discuss best practices around investor engagement.

Acquire specialized knowledge during in-depth panels, presentations, and conversations that you will not find anywhere else.

Gain relevant, applicable, and stimulating knowledge that can offer you new perspectives to immediately improve your performance.

Form lasting human connections during educational panels and networking sessions that will persist well beyond the limits of this conference. 

Boston, a City of History & Technology


Boston is widely known as a city steeped in history, but it was also recently ranked as the top global city for innovation. You can experience both of these incredible qualities that Boston has to offer, and more, while attending our IR Leadership Conference.

During the day, you’ll participate in some of the most cutting-edge conversations happening around municipal IR, cementing your position as a leader in this space.

Around the conference, you can explore the historical landmarks and beautiful cityscapes that Boston is known for. Between the amazing walking paths, first-rate museums, and iconic sporting venues, there’s something for everyone here. 

INSIGHTFUL

EMPOWERING

COLLABORATIVE

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