CNBC’S SARA EISEN TO REPORT LIVE FROM 2017 ICR CONFERENCE
Marks 11th Consecutive Year of Exclusive Coverage
New York, NY – January 9, 2017 – ICR, a leading strategic communications and advisory firm serving over 500 private and public company clients, today announced that CNBC, the world’s leading business and financial news network, will continue its tradition of serving as the exclusive broadcast sponsor of the ICR Conference for the 11th consecutive year. “Worldwide Exchange” and “Squawk on the Street” Co-Anchor Sara Eisen will broadcast live from the ICR Conference floor on Tuesday, January 10that the Grande Lakes Resort in Orlando, Florida.
Eisen will report live throughout CNBC’s Business Day programming providing real-time coverage on breaking news, from the more than 150 presentations that will be delivered to institutional investors, sell-side analysts, private equity professionals and investment bankers. CNBC will provide an insider’s view of this unique forum as well as an in-depth look at financial trends and strategic plans for the coming year. Top executives from leading growth companies will speak one-on-one with Eisen to provide their insight on corporate plans for 2017.
With more than 2,300 overall attendees, ICR’s three-day event will feature main stage presentations and smaller question and answer breakout sessions. It provides management teams with a rare opportunity to interact with many of the key stakeholders that can determine valuation and overall success in the capital markets including the financial media.
“We are proud to have CNBC back as the exclusive broadcast partner for our conference and look forward to another year of impactful reporting on-site at this premier growth company event,” said Tom Ryan, Chief Executive Officer, ICR. “We value our longstanding partnership with CNBC, a recognized world leader in business news, and their participation continues to underscore the prestige and importance of this unique event. The conference provides valuable insight into multiple industries and what’s ahead for the coming year, and we’re thrilled to have CNBC broadcasting it all in real-time to their viewers nationwide.”
Sara Eisen joined CNBC in December 2013 as a correspondent focusing on the global consumer. She is co-anchor of the 10 a.m. ET hour of CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” (M-F, 9-11 a.m. ET), broadcast from Post 9 at the New York Stock Exchange. In January 2016, Ms. Eisen was named co-anchor of CNBC’s “Worldwide Exchange” (M-F, 5-6 a.m. ET), which recently began broadcasting from CNBC Global Headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J. Previously, Eisen was co-anchor of “Bloomberg Surveillance” as well as a correspondent for Bloomberg Television, where she covered global macroeconomics, policy and business. She also previously hosted the Bloomberg Radio program, “On the Economy.”
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About The ICR Conference
The ICR Conference is a unique platform where public and private company management teams, institutional investors, sell-side research analysts, investment bankers, private equity professionals and select media connect with one another with the goal of understanding consumer trends and public company prospects as the year begins. The event is one of the largest investment conferences of the year, featuring presentations by more than 150 public and private companies, with attendance regularly exceeding 2,300. For more information please visit http://www.icrconference.com
Established in 1998, ICR partners with companies to optimize transactions and execute strategic communications programs that achieve business goals, build credibility and enhance long-term enterprise value. The firm’s highly differentiated service model, which pairs capital markets veterans with senior communications professionals, brings deep sector knowledge and relationships to more than 500 clients in approximately 20 industries. Today, ICR is one of the largest and most experienced independent communications and advisory firms in North America maintaining offices in New York, Norwalk, Los Angeles, Boston, San Francisco, Hong Kong and Beijing.
With CNBC in the U.S., CNBC in Asia Pacific, CNBC in Europe, Middle East and Africa, and CNBC World, CNBC is the recognized world leader in business news and provides real-time financial market coverage and business information to approximately 381 million homes worldwide, including more than 94 million households in the United States and Canada. CNBC also provides daily business updates to 400 million households across China. The network’s 15 live hours a day of business programming in North America (weekdays from 4:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. ET) is produced at CNBC’s global headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., and includes reports from CNBC News bureaus worldwide. CNBC at night features a mix of new reality programming, CNBC’s highly successful series produced exclusively for CNBC and a number of distinctive in-house documentaries.
CNBC also has a vast portfolio of digital products which deliver real-time financial market news and information across a variety of platforms including: CNBC.com; CNBC PRO, the premium, integrated desktop/mobile service that provides live access to CNBC programming, exclusive video content and global market data and analysis; a suite of CNBC mobile products including the CNBC Apps for iOS, Android and Windows devices; and additional products such as the CNBC App for the Apple Watch and Apple TV.
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