Enterprise Iron provides the following Industry links for our customers. Each organization represents leadership and professional guidance in their respective industry and areas of service.
The Society of Professional Asset-Managers and Record Keepers (SPARK) is an inter-industry professional association servicing mutual fund companies, banks, insurance companies, investment advisors, third party administration, record keepers and benefit consulting firms in the retirement plan industry.
The Investment Company Institute (ICI) is the national association of U.S. investment companies, including mutual funds, closed-end funds, exchange-traded funds (ETFs), and unit investment trusts (UITs). ICI seeks to encourage adherence to high ethical standards, promote public understanding, and otherwise advance the interests of funds, their shareholders, directors, and advisers. Members of ICI manage total assets of $9.47 trillion and serve over 93 million shareholders.
SIFMA is a non-profit industry association that represents the shared interests of participants in the global financial markets. SIFMA members include international securities firms, U.S.-registered broker-dealers, and asset managers.
The Association represents the industry on regulatory and legislative issues and initiatives, and also serves as a forum for outreach, training, education, and community involvement. Member participation is the very core of who we are and the key to our effectiveness
Founded in 1875 and based in Washington, DC, the American Bankers Association brings together banks of all sizes and charters into one association. ABA works to enhance the competitiveness of the nation's banking industry and strengthen America's economy and communities. Its members – the majority of which are banks with less than $125 million in assets – represent over 95 percent of the industry's $13.6 trillion in assets and employ over 2 million men and women.
Over 850 financial services companies in more than 70 countries around the world turn to LIMRA first to help them build their businesses and improve their performance. These members rely on our 90 years of industry experience, along with resources in Research, Consulting, Assessment, Development, and Compliance and Regulatory Services.
IRI is a not-for-profit organization that brings together the interests of the insured retirement income industry, financial advisors and consumers under one umbrella. IRI works tirelessly to promote consumer confidence in the value and viability of insured retirement strategies and as a respected resource for financial advisors. IRI membership is designed to give you a competitive edge. Our official mission is to: encourage industry adherence to highest ethical principles; promote better understanding of the insured retirement value proposition; develop and promote best practice standards to improve value delivery; and to advocate before public policy makers on critical issues affecting insured retirement strategies.
ASPPA—the American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries—is the premier national organization for career retirement plan professionals. The membership is comprised of the many disciplines supporting retirement income management and benefits policy. Members are part of the diversified, technical, and highly regulated benefits industry. ASPPA represents the most committed individuals of the profession—those who have made a career of retirement plan and pension policy work.
Securities Industry News targets the global securities and financial markets and delivers original, time-critical news and analysis to senior decision makers in charge of operations, technology, processing services and compliance in the global securities and financial markets. From breaking news stories to forward-looking analytical pieces, Securities Industry News covers the technology involved in the securities processing chain from pre-trade analytics to post-trade clearance and settlement. By providing context and analysis to our news coverage, Securities Industry News strikes a distinctive note and supports knowledge sharing and open dialogue among broker-dealers, investment banks, asset managers and hedge funds.
With unmatched integrity and professionalism, Pensions & Investments consistently delivers news, research and analysis to the executives who manage the flow of funds in the institutional investment market. Since its founding in 1973, this continues to be the mission of Pensions & Investments, the international newspaper of money management. Written for pension, portfolio and investment management executives at the hub of this market, Pensions & Investments provides its audience with timely and incisive coverage of events affecting the money management business. Written by a worldwide network of reporters and correspondents, Pensions & Investments’ coverage includes business and financial news, legislative reports, global investments, product development, technology, investment performance, executive changes, corporate governance and other topics crucial to the people who drive the world of professional money.
The Benefits Group of SourceMedia provides up to the minute news and information for HR and Benefits decision-makers as well as brokers, advisers and consultants. No other media group delivers as much information to readers or exposure to advertisers looking to influence this audience. Through our magazines, websites, newsletter, web seminars and face-to-face events, the Benefits Group is the leading information resource for the ever changing HR & Benefits marketplace.
The American Benefits Council (the Council) is recognized as the preeminent advocate of employer-sponsored benefit programs in Washington, D.C.
Our members either sponsor directly, administer or service retirement, health and stock compensation plans covering more than 100 million Americans.
PlanSponsor.com is the nation's leading online resource for pension and retirement issues.
PlanSponsor, via its publishing, online, email newsletter and education assets, provides comprehensive news, content, research, training and e-commerce solutions to benefits and retirement decision-makers nationwide.
PlanSponsor's mission is to help these decision-makers, who oversee the welfare of millions of employees with trillions in retirement assets, navigate the complex world of retirement and provide the right solutions to their various constituencies.
The company's media vehicles include PlanSponsor Magazine, which has been providing authoritative coverage of the US pension industry for nearly a decade, PlanSponsor.com, and the Daily NewsDash and AdvisorDash email newsletter services. PlanSponsor Pathfinder, the company's exclusive search service, helps employers and their advisors select new retirement plan providers.