Exhibitors


Alliance Advisors - Booths 26/31
200 Broadacres Drive
Bloomfield, NJ 07003
973-873-7700
Website

Alliance Advisors is a multi-faceted shareholder communications firm specializing in proxy solicitation, corporate governance consulting, proxy contests, market surveillance and proxy management. Since its establishment in 2005 as an independent and management-owned firm, Alliance has built an extensive client roster of more than 500 corporate clients. We distinguish our firm by having an experienced staff, including former proxy advisory firm executives (ISS), and a complimentary suite of products and services unmatched in the industry today. 

 

 

AON Governance Services - Booth 55
425 Market Street
San Francisco, CA  94105
415-486-7232
Website

Aon’s experienced governance services team supports clients on all governance-related needs, helping companies stay ahead of evolving governance expectations. We leverage our investor, legal and proxy advisory experiences to assist clients in understanding and engaging with investors and proxy advisors; navigating equity plan models and share request proposals; understanding pay for performance alignment; conducting holistic governance reviews, including board-related and ESG considerations; and crafting the proxy and CD&A disclosure to address unique circumstances and maximize effectiveness. 

Argyle

Argyle - Booth 51
401 Park Avenue South, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10016
201-793-5400
Website

We are a creative communications firm offering end-to-end, in-house execution capabilities. Our experienced and passionate team is composed of attorneys, designers, project managers, thinkers and web developers. We collaborate together around a process that encompasses drafting, editing, designing and publishing across all digital and print channels. We are thrilled that communications prepared by Argyle have contributed to trustful relationships between our clients and their readers, whether investors, employees or other stakeholders. In turn, our commitment to our clients has resulted in meaningful long-term relationships with some of the most respected public and private companies in the world. 

AST & D.F. King & Co, Inc. - Booth 24
6201 15th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11219
888-267-8625
Website/AST Financial     Website/D.F. King

The AST Group is the leading provider of registry services and technology to financial market participants across North America. Its companies and divisions, which include American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, LLC (AST) and D.F. King & Co., Inc. provide comprehensive stock transfer and employee plan services to more than 8,000 public issues and over 5.5 million shareholders. The AST Group provides fully integrated services that include corporate proxy solicitation and advisory solutions, information agent, mutual fund proxy solicitation and advisory solutions, shareholder identification, asset recovery, and investment management offerings. 

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. - Booths 27/30
51 Mercedes Way
Edgewood, NY 11717
800-353-0103
Website

For corporations that are looking to simplify shareholder management, efficiently navigate regulatory and compliance requirements and gain further insights about their shareholders, Broadridge Financial Solutions Offers a uniquely flexible and customizable shareholder program. Broadridge's proven and trusted technology and service structure provides corporations the only single source solution for access to all shareholders, across a range of offerings - including comprehensive transfer agent solutions, data services, proxy processing, print solutions and annual meeting services. Broadridge provides issuers with the technology, data and expertise to capture inherent efficiencies and opportunities from their entire shareholder base. 

Center for Board Excellence

Center for Board Excellence - Booth 29
245 E. Friendly Avenue, Suite 240
Greensboro, NC 27401
336-881-1440
Website

Center for Board Excellence (CBE) is a leading provider of web-based products designed to advance corporate governance and ease the burden of corporate secretaries and general counsels. CBE's products are rapidly being adopted as the leading platform for conducting online board assessments, CEO assessments, D&O questionnaires, conflict of interest assessments, subsidiary tracking, and governance-related evaluations. At CBE, we know that great governance products must be cost efficient, innovative, compelling, and user friendly. 

Certified Equity Professional Institute (CEPI) - Booth 43
Santa Clara University
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053
408-554-2187
Website

Your accountant is a CPA.     Your lawyer passed the bar.     Only a CEP should manage equity-compensation plans.

The Certified Equity Professional Institute (CEPI) at Santa Clara University is the only certification body for equity compensation professionals. The CEPI curriculum covers accounting, corporate and securities laws, taxation, and plan design/administration, ensuring that CEP designees have achieved a required level of expertise in all relevant areas of equity-compensation. CEPs are trained to anticipate issues before they become problems. More than 65% of the Fortune 1000 companies have CEPs supporting their equity-compensation plans. Who is managing YOUR equity-compensation plan?

Citco Corporate Services Inc. - Booth 45 
701 Brickell Avenue, Suite 2600
Miami, FL 33131
305-577-0233
Website

Citco GSGS is a global service platform that ensures multinational companies and private equity firms meet their complex entity governance obligations at competitive fees. Citco GSGS provides a single point of contact for corporate secretarial and other governance services worldwide. Citco GSGS calendars and proactively completes annual statutory filings and performs ad-hoc services ranging from director appointments to incorporations. Citco is a pioneer in the field of corporate governance and is a trusted strategic partner of leading corporate legal departments.
 

 

Computershare - Booths 33-35
1290 Avenue of the Americas, 9th Floor
New York, NY 10104
212-805-7100
Website

Computershare (ASX: CPU) is a global market leader in transfer agency and share registration, employee equity plans, proxy solicitation, corporate governance and stakeholder communications. The company is renowned for its expertise in high integrity data management, high volume transaction processing and reconciliations, payments and stakeholder engagement. Our Governance Services group offers corporate governance and compliance solutions to help companies transform their business practices and stay ahead of ever-changing market dynamics. We address today's global compliance challenges through GEMS entity management, BoardWorks board portal, Section 16 regulatory filing solutions and registered agent services. Many of the world's leading organizations use us to streamline and maximize the value of relationships with their investors, employees, creditors and customers.


CSC - Booth 56
2711 Centerville Rd.
Wilmington, DE 19808
800-927-9800
Website

CSC® is the world’s leading provider of business, legal, tax, and digital brand services to companies around the globe. From keeping your business in compliance and streamlining operations, to protecting and promoting your brand online, we use our expertise and personal approach to help your business run smoother.  We are the trusted partner for 90% of the Fortune 500®, more than half of the Best Global Brands (Interbrand®), nearly 10,000 law firms, and more than 3,000 financial organizations. Headquartered in Delaware since 1899, we have offices throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific region. We are the business behind business.


 


CT Corporation - Booth 49
111 Eighth Avenue
New York, NY 10011
855-316-8948
Website

CT is the highest quality provider of corporate business compliance solutions and registered agent services. Our market leading information-enabled tools and software solutions enable our customers to manage corporate compliance efficiently and deliver results they require to succeed in an increasingly dynamic world. Our expertise and unparalleled service is deftly integrated throughout our domestic and international offerings, our tailored entity managment solutions, and our accurate and reliable corporate filings and business license services. CT is part of Wolters Kluwer, a market-leading information services company.


Diligent

Diligent - Booths 12/21
1385 Broadway, 19th Floor
New York, NY 10018
877-434-5443
Website

Diligent is the leading provider of secure corporate governance and collaboration solutions for boards and senior executives. Over 4,700 clients in more than 70 countries rely on Diligent to provide secure, intuitive access to their most time-sensitive and confidential information, ultimately helping hem make better decisions. Diligent's suite of corporate governance tools includes simplified solutions for producing, delivering and collaborating on board meeting materials, directors & officers questionnaires, board evaluations and secure messaging. 

 

Donnelley Financial Solutions - Booths 53-54
255 Greenwich Street
New York, NY 10007
212-341-7593
Website

Donnelley Financial Solutions provides software and services that enable clients to communicate with confidence in a complex regulatory environment. With 3,500 employees in 61 locations across 18 countries, we provide thousands of clients globally with innovative tools for content creation, management and distribution, as well as data analytics and multi-lingual translations services. Leveraging advanced technology, deep-domain expertise and 24/7 support, we deliver cost-effective solutions to meet the evolving needs of our clients. 

Equilar, Inc.

Equilar, Inc. - Booth 36
1100 Marshall Street
Redwood City, CA 94063
877-441-6090
Website

Equilar is the leading provider of board intelligence solutions. Companies of all sizes rely on Equilar for their most important boardroom decisions, including 70% of the Fortune 500 and institutional investors representing over $15 trillion in assets. Equilar offers data-driven solutions for board recruiting, executive compensation and shareholder engagement that bring together business leaders, institutional investors and advisors to drive exceptional results while ensuring sound corporate governance. The Equilar suite of solutions includes industry-leading board education symposiums, comprehensive custom research services and award-winning thought leadership. Founded in 2000, Equilar is cited regularly by Associated Press, Bloomberg, CNBC, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and other leading media outlets. 

Ernst & Young LLP - Booth 18
5 Times Square
New York, NY  10036
212-773-3000
Website

EY's Global Corporate Secretarial Compliance team combines its experience in delivering Global Legal Entity Compliance to clients with unprecedented innovation in delivery. This approach is enabling the team to provide truly scalable compliance services globally that provide a strong value proposition to clients. By aligning Corporate Secretarial compliance to Tax and Accounting compliance, EY's team is able to meet the compliance needs of all of the major stakeholders within our clients' organizations to become a true partner delivering effective Legal Entity Management. EY offers Corporate Secretarial Compliance in 140 countries worldwide where 695 offices provide a local framework to EY's global reach. 

Eversheds Sutherland - Booth 25
70 Great Bridgewater Street
Manchester M1 5ES, United Kingdon
+44 161 831 8258
Website

Eversheds Sutherland is committed to ensuring that companies are given the very best in legal entity management services. Across over 100 jurisdictions, our dedicated international team looks after the project management and coordination of all aspects of legal entity management, providing regular reporting and updates. Recognizing that a coordinated approach is essential, we use our strong track record of working with major global corporations to help ensure that our solutions are tailored, appropriate and straightforward. As part of a major law firm, we provide the certainty of consistency and a professional approach in this increasingly salient area of corporate law. 

Georgeson - Booths 33-35
1290 Avenue of the Americas, 9th Floor
New York, NY 10104
212-440-9800
Website

Georgeson is a global provider of strategic proxy solicitation, shareholder engagement and governance consulting services to corporations and investors seeking to influence corporate strategy. We’ve helped leading organizations develop and execute strategies designed to achieve vote outcomes and corporate objectives. Georgeson is dedicated to helping companies successfully manage every step of the proxy solicitation process, with expertise to handle everything from standard annual meetings to M&A transactions to complex and contested solicitations. We also help businesses communicate effectively with investors and proxy advisory firms.

In addition, Georgeson's unclaimed assets services help people claim their forgotten or lost assets including general ledger items, insurance policies, claims and other classes of unclaimed property. These same services help issuers satisfy federal and state abandoned property requirements, and reduce corporate servicing costs, escheatment obligations, fraud and audit risk. An unclaimed assets program demonstrates good governance and improves shareholder satisfaction, while reducing shareholder maintenance costs for the company. 



Intelligize, Inc. - Booth 19 
1920 Association Drive, Suite 200
Reston, VA 20191
888-925-8627
Website

Intelligize™ is the leading provider of best-in-class content, exclusive news collections, regulatory insights, and powerful analytical tools for compliance and transactional professionals. Intelligize offers a web-based research platform that ensures law firms, accounting firms, corporations and other organizations stay compliant with government regulations, build stronger deals and agreements, and deliver value to their shareholders and clients. Headquartered in the Washington,DC metro area, Intelligize serves Fortune 500 companies, including Starbucks, IBM, Microsoft, Verizon and Walmart, as well as many of the top global law and accounting firms.

In 2016, Intelligize became a wholly-owned subsidiary of LexisNexis®, a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions designed specifically for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting and academic markets.


Intertrust - Booth 13
Prins Bernhardplein 200
1097 JB Amsterdam
The Netherlands
+31 (0)20 521 4777
Website

When you come to Intertrust, you expect a focus on quality, personal service and attention to detail. You expect it delivered by highly professional people with uncompromising integrity. Intertrust is a global leader in delivering fund and corporate services, capital market solutions, private wealth and employee benefit solutions to multinationals, fund managers, financial institutions and business entrepreneurs worldwide. Intertrust’s clients include 70% of the Top 10 of the Fortune Global 500. Today, we have 2,500 specialists working from 41 offices in 30 countries, including the world’s most important financial centers. As a result, you get a world of local expertise working with you to meet your goals. 

Ipreo - Booth 20
1359 Broadway, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10018
212-849-5000
Website

Ipreo powers the networks that connect capital to ideas. We are a leading global provider of financial services technology, data and analytics, supporting all participants in the capital-raising process, including banks, public and private companies, institutional and individual investors, as well as research, asset management and wealth management firms. Our unique, cross-asset class solutions equip our clients with the information and tools they need for more effective decision-making and a more efficient workflow. Ipreo is private-equity held by Blackstone and Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division, and has more than 1000 employees serving clients in every major financial hub around the world. 


ISS Corporate Solutions - Booth 52
702 King Farm Boulevard, Suite 400
Rockville, MD 20850
301-556-0570
Website

Since 1997, corporate issuers have leveraged ISS Corporate Solutions' expertise in executive compensation, governance ratings, voting trends, and corporate governance research to build shareholder value through strong governance programs. ICS serves close to 1,100 companies each year in the U.S., Canada, U.K., Europe, and Japan, as well as other established and emerging markets worldwide. These industry leaders leverage ICS' resources, tools, and advisory services to help them design, manage, and measure their corporate governance programs in order to improve shareholder value and reduce risk. ISS Corporate Solutions is headquartered in Rockville, MD and also has offices in London and Singapore.


Jordan Lawrence - Booth 50
702 Spirit 40 Park Drive, Suite 100
Chesterfield, MO 63005
636-821-2222
Website

Jordan Lawrence is the world leader in defensible risk assessments and solutions to help senior executives effectively address critical data privacy, cybersecurity and information control risks including:

• Records Retention Standards and Deployment

• Data Minimization for Email, ESI and Paper Records

• Data Inventory Development for Information Privacy and Litigation Readiness

• Third-Party Diligence for Cybersecurity Risks

• Human Factors of Cybersecurity Risks

Our innovative service delivery model provides project predictability, accuracy and speed.  Our industry benchmarking and world-class best practices are relied upon and proven defensible in the most vital areas of corporate risk. 

Kingsdale Advisors - Booth 46
745 Fifth Avenue, 16th Floor
New York, NY 10151
646-651-1640
Website

Kingsdale Advisors is a leader in strategic advisory, proxy solicitation and corporate governance services. We have advised on many of the highest profile proxy contests and have been engaged on some of the largest M&A transactions of the past ten years. Through our experience, we are uniquely positioned to advise and apply innovative strategies coupled with insightful analysis. With offices in New York and Toronto, Kingsdale is the strategic advisory firm of choice. 

Labrador - Booth 32 
530 Means Street, Suite 410
Atlanta, GA 30318
404-688-3584
Website

We bridge the gap between compliance and communication. Labrador pioneered transparent stakeholder communication by enhancing regulated documents over 25 years ago. We currently work with over 200 firms in Europe and the United States. Our clients include some of the world’s most recognizable brands. Three best Proxy Awards have been won by Labrador’s clients since 2012.

Our expertise includes:

Proxy Design • SEC disclosure • Compliance & Best Practices • Advisory • Plain Language • Governance & Compensation • Editing Software • Print & Digital Services • Translations

Our products include:

Proxy Statement • Annual Report and Form 10-K • CSR Reports • Code of Ethics • Investor Presentations 

Meetyl - Booth 37 
1 Sansome Street, Suite 3300
San Francisco, CA 94104
415-738-4110
Website

Meetyl is changing the way institutional investors and companies engage with each other.  Meetyl operates the world’s most powerful direct corporate-access platform, connecting more than 2,000 users across North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. In February, Meetyl launched a service dedicated to informing and connecting corporate governance professionals. CG Direct provides companies and investors with corporate governance contacts, policies and analytics to help users efficiently prepare, schedule and track engagement activity.  


Merrill Corporation - Booths 39-40 
One Merrill Circle
St. Paul, MN 55108
800-688-4400
Website

Merrill Corporation provides technology-enabled platforms for secure content sharing, regulated communications and disclosure services. Clients trust Merrill’s innovative applications and deep subject expertise to successfully navigate the secure sharing of their most sensitive content, perfect and distribute critical financial and regulatory disclosures, and create customized communications across stakeholders. With more than 3,800 people in 41 locations worldwide, clients turn to Merrill when their need to manage complex content intersects with the need to collaborate securely around the globe. 


Nasdaq Corporate Solutions - Booth 28
One Liberty Plaza
165 Broadway, 50th Floor
New York, NY 10006
Website

Nasdaq Corporate Solutions offers an integrated suite of market intelligence, analytics, communications, and collaboration solutions that support investor relations, communications and corporate governance professionals. Nasdaq Corporate Solutions is a unit of Nasdaq, Inc. and serves nearly 18,000 clients.

Nasdaq Corporate Solutions’ board portal platforms—MeetX and  Directors Desk—help streamline meeting processes, accelerate decision-making and strengthen governance. Used by public, private and non-profit organizations worldwide, including over half of the Fortune 500, MeetX and Directors Desk combine functionality with security features, ease-of-use and mobility.

 




Passageways - Booth 41
8 North 3rd Street
Lafayette, IN 47901
765-535-1880
Website

Passageways’ OnBoard meeting solution is a platform for boards, executive, and committee meetings that provides secure online collaboration, paperless processes, and document management. OnBoard facilitates digital agendas and document creation, and includes tools for meeting notifications, surveys, approval of initiatives, and electronic signatures. Agendas and documents may be securely accessed, reviewed, and marked with notes and annotations anytime, anywhere, from any device. OnBoard streamlines in-person and remote meetings that are focused, effective, and productive. 

PwC - Global Entity & Compliance - Booth 38
300 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10017
646-471-4389
Website

With a global network of corporate secretaries, lawyers and governance specialists across 160 jurisdictions, our Global Entity Governance & Compliance practice is ideally positioned to help ease the burden of managing a global footprint of legal entities. Not only can we help you with your day-to-day legal entity management - domestically, regionally and internationally - we can also help you adopt a more strategic and consistent approach to global entity governance across your organization.

We offer efficient, scalable and proven solutions - a single point of contact, a clear cost structure, oversight and control across your global entity operations. 


QDiligence - Booth 44
1600 Golf Road, Suite 1200
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
800-820-0542
Website

QDiligence is the industry-leading service for digitally distributing and analyzing Directors and Officers (D&O) Questionnaires and Board Assessments. Our unique Service + Technology solution makes preparation and distribution up to 80% faster because QDiligence builds and maintains your fully customized digital questionnaires for you. Directors and Officers easily submit responses in minutes using any device, anytime from anywhere. Subscriptions include unlimited questionnaires and assessments with no per-user charges and QDiligence’s data security is ISO 27001 certified. Experience, security, ease-of-use and cost effectiveness are why many corporations, large and small, continue choosing QDiligence for digital D&O Questionnaires and Board Assessments.

 

Shearman & Sterling LLP - Booth 42
599 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10022
212-848-4000
Website

Shearman & Sterling advises boards and senior management on a broad range of governance matters, including shareholder activism, proxy access, shareholder engagement, anti-takeover defenses, board structure and operations, shareholder proposals, executive and director compensation and director self-evaluations. The firm’s lawyers include former SEC directors, former public company general counsel and board members and former federal prosecutors and senior government officials. Since 2003 the firm has published its annual Corporate Governance and Executive Compensation Survey, which examines the key governance structures and practices of 100 of the largest U.S. public companies.


Toppan Vintage - Booth 17
747 Third Avenue, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10017
212-596-7747
Website

Toppan Vintage is a leading international financial printing, communications and technology company dedicated to delivering a hassle-free experience with the highest quality accuracy, reliability and value for your organization’s financial printing and communications needs.  We are part of the world’s largest printing and communications company with over $13 billion in annual sales. We have the scale, financial strength and commitment to be the partner of choice for mission-critical projects, of any size, across the globe.

Despite our huge global reach, Toppan Vintage provides hassle-free, boutique-like service unmatched by any of our competition in the marketplace. This includes the industry’s only auto-pagination and strikethrough feature within a single-source typesetting environment.  Our U.S. operations, including company-owned conference, printing and fulfillment facilities, deliver a hassle-free experience for mission-critical content for capital markets transactions, financial reporting and regulatory compliance filings, investment companies and insurance providers. Toppan Vintage has been a pioneer and trusted partner in the United States, Asian and European markets for over three decades. Our recent acquisition of Vintage has greatly expanded our compliance services and bolstered our client base. We are a global player with best-in-class technology and service platforms.


Verbatim Global Compliance - Booth 9
2121 Main Street
Wheeling, WV 2603
304-231-2731
Website

Verbatim is the premier provider of subsidiary management services for major multinational companies. We are compliance professionals, armed with subject matter expertise, global jurisdictional reach, and a deep knowledge and understanding of today’s leading entity management software.  Verbatim has a singular focus on subsidiary compliance, so that our clients are free to concentrate internal resources on more strategically significant issues and opportunities. Our comprehensive approach to subsidiary governance is transparent, efficient, and reliable.  Whether relieving the burden of routine compliance activities or supporting complex, specialized compliance needs, Verbatim provides seamless, cost-effective, and efficient solutions. 

 


Wells Fargo Shareowner Services - Booth 23
1110 Centre Pointe Curve, Suite 101
Mendota Heights, MN 55120
800-767-3330
Website

A trusted provider for more than 80 years, Wells Fargo Shareowner Services knows how to expertly serve your company and its shareowners. Our clients have rated Wells Fargo as the industry's best for 16 of the past 17 years. Combine that with our innovative technology, robust controls, and the industry's most recognizable name, and you have the solution your shareowners need. Whether you're switching transfer agents, executing a complex corporate action, or taking your company public, start a conversation with Wells Fargo Shareowner Services today.



Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory US - Booth 48
100 South 5th St., Suite 700
Minneapolis, MN  55402
877-578-4100
Website

Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. is a leading global provider of intelligent information and digital solutions for the corporate legal market. We are excited to introduce Effacts - our simple, affordable, cloud-based legal management platform designed for small to mid-sized corporate legal departments. Plus, view a demo of General Counsel Navigator, our corporate research platform that allows you to pinpoint practical answers and tools across a wide-range of topics, and RBsourceFilings, our complete regulatory and SEC Filings Research solution tool.