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 7th IR Awards 2021


SPRG is one of the largest public relations networks in Asia Pacific and the largest public relations consultancy in Hong Kong.

It has more than 290 professionals working from 15 wholly-owned offices, as well as an associate company in Australia, all providing clients with integrated communication services. With affiliates around the world and PROI Worldwide partners, SPRG can help clients access over 165 cities globally.

Since its founding in 1995, SPRG has proved to be an investor relations and financial communications specialist. It has also become a leader in IPO communications in Hong Kong. Furthermore, SPRG has more than 170 listed company retainer clients and maintains a highly diversified portfolio of multinational and local financial institution clients. Indicative of SPRG’s diverse yet exceptional corporate communications capabilities, it advises clients on public, investor, media and government relations, corporate and marketing communications, issues and crisis communication management, event management and digital marketing, as well as provides media and presentation skills training, design and content creation, and editorial support.

SPRG has garnered over 420 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.

For more information on SPRG and its services visit: www.sprg.asia



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”




Founded in 2000, Tricor Hong Kong has been the leading business expansion specialist in Asia. Our team of 700+ professionals serves over 10,000 clients across multiple industries, including 48% of listed companies and family offices from Hong Kong and China in full strength.

Tricor Hong Kong’s business expansion solutions include integrated business management advisory, corporate administration and secretarial services, trust and fiduciary services, and human resource consultation. Tricor Inside, our unique approach to business expansion, empowers companies to seamlessly maneuver from start-up to IPO and beyond.

Take your first step towards business success with Tricor. Join the industry leaders, and get to know more at www.tricorglobal.com.



Based in Boston, New York, London, Hong Kong and Seoul, OpenExchange video-enables the vital daily communications of the financial services and professional investment industry and its clients with advanced one-to-one, one-to-many, and many-to-many video technologies, tools and services. Anchored by its experience in connecting more than 100,000 video endpoints in the professional investment community and more than 500,000 registered users to its Knovio and OE VIZION video platforms, the OpenExchange Network bridges the worlds of real-time videoconferencing, video live-streaming, and searchable on-demand video archives and showcases, making it easy to connect, create, disseminate, and discover information critical to investment and business decisions. Inc. Magazine recently recognized OpenExchange as #183 in its Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing companies in America. For more information, please visit www.openexc.com and www.OpenExchange.tv.



Futu Holdings Limited (Nasdaq: FUTU) is an advanced technology company transforming the investing experience by offering a fully digitalized brokerage and wealth management platform. We provide investing services through its proprietary digital platform, Futubull, a highly integrated application accessible through any mobile device, tablet or desktop. As the preferred online brokerage for listing on the US & HK markets, Futu’s corporate service business brand – Futu I&E, continues to be your long-term new economy enterprise solutions partner. It provides IPO distribution, IR & PR, and one-stop ESOP management solutions.




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.




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.




EQS Group is a leading international provider of regulatory technology (RegTech) in the fields of corporate compliance and investor relations. In working with EQS Group, thousands of companies worldwide inspire trust by fulfilling complex national and international disclosure obligations, minimizing risks, and communicating transparently with stakeholders.

EQS Group’s products are pooled in the cloud-based software EQS COCKPIT. They ensure the professional control of compliance workflows in the fields of whistleblower protection and case management, policy management, insider list management and disclosure obligations. In addition, listed companies benefit from a global newswire, investor targeting and contact management, IR websites, digital reports, and webcasts for efficient and secure investor communications.

EQS Group was founded in 2000 in Munich, Germany. Today the group employs more than 350 professionals around the globe and has offices in the world’s key financial markets.




Champion Real Estate Investment Trust is a trust formed to own and invest in income producing office and retail properties. The Trust focuses on Grade A commercial properties in prime locations. It currently offers investors direct exposure to nearly 3 million sq. ft. of prime office and retail floor area. These include two Hong Kong landmark properties, Three Garden Road and Langham Place, as well as joint venture stake in 66 Shoe Lane in Central London. Since 2015, the Trust has been included in the Constituent of Hang Seng Corporate Sustainability Benchmark Index of Hang Seng Indexes.




Managed by Link Asset Management Limited, Link REIT is the first Real Estate Investment Trust listed in Hong Kong which has now developed into a leading retail-focused REIT in the world.

We invest and manage a diversified portfolio comprising retail facilities, car parks and offices. With our home in Hong Kong, our properties located in Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, London and Sydney. We seek to extend our portfolio growth trajectory and grasp expansion opportunities in different markets in pursuit of being a world class real estate investor and manager.

Asset management, portfolio management and capital management are three pillars of our management. We are committed to integrating Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) considerations into our strategy and daily operations.

We serve local communities by fashioning dynamic urban destinations that enhance our tenants' businesses, engage shoppers and visitors with delightful experiences, and promote a shared sense of community. We support local economies while enhancing value for Unitholders of Link REIT. This is driven by our Vision, Mission and Values, which determine how we conduct our business and ourselves with our stakeholders.

We are a retail-focused REIT, a world leader in terms of market capitalisation. We are a constituent stock of the Hong Kong benchmark Hang Seng Index, the Hang Seng Corporate Sustainability Index, and leading international indices Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index and FTSE4Good.




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 best defined by The Artisanal Movement, New World Group’s core business includes property development, property investment, roads, aviation and construction. Its operations in Greater China, especially the Greater Bay Area, had a total asset value of approximately HK$600.2 billion as at 30 June 2020. The Group’s two listed companies are NWS Holdings Limited (61%), and New World Department Store China Limited (75%). New World China Land Limited is wholly owned by the Group.