What is Summit?

The Largest, Most Sought-After Forum For Board Members to Connect, Collaborate, and Celebrate

For more than 30 years, thousands of directors from across the globe have gathered at the NACD Summit to learn, be inspired, and connect with their peers. Summit is where the greatest minds in corporate governance convene to take on the critical issues facing boardrooms today, collectively shaping the future of exemplary board leadership.


Journalists from some of the most prominent names in media attend and report on the ideas you’ll hear at Summit. If you’re a member of the press interested in obtaining media credentials or want to learn more about Summit, please reach out by submitting a media inquiry. Past Summits have been covered in the following media outlets:


NACD empowers more than 21,000 directors to lead with confidence in the boardroom. As the recognized authority on leading boardroom practices, NACD helps boards strengthen investor trust and public confidence by ensuring that today's directors are well prepared for tomorrow's challenges.

World-class boards join NACD to elevate performance, gain foresight, and instill confidence. Fostering collaboration among directors, investors, and governance stakeholders, NACD has been setting the standard for responsible board leadership for more than 40 years. Learn more