Join us at the largest director forum in the world September 21–24, 2019 in Washington, DC.

About Summit

NACD's Global Board Leaders’ Summit, the largest and most influential director forum in the world, attracts more than 1,800 attendees from across the globe. The Summit is where the greatest minds in governance convene to take on the most important issues facing today’s boardrooms and collectively discover the future of exemplary board leadership.

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What to expect from Summit 2019

Inspiring Speakers

Inspiring Speakers

We handpick our speaker lineup to feature the world's leading directors, who are the leading subject-matter experts in their fields, as well as top CEOs from the Fortune 500, to arm directors with tools and solutions to help them manage the unique challenges and opportunities facing boardrooms today.

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Networking Opportunities

Networking Opportunities

Our ability to facilitate networking is one of the primary reasons thousands of our members attend Summit year after year. From peer exchanges to celebratory receptions, Summit provides a multitude of networking opportunities in various formats to help you make connections.

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Educational Breakout Sessions

Educational Breakout Sessions

Our programming is carefully curated to focus on hot-topic issues, like cybersecurity and the emerging technologies that will directly impact your company and your work as a director. Not only will directors gain knowledge to safeguard their boards from potential risks, but they will also walk away with groundbreaking ideas that will shape their company’s future.

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