Promotional Toolkit

The Summit is unique in that it brings together the most influential minds in governance for four days of empowered learning. Do you have a colleague, client, or friend you think should attend? Let them know where you’ll be this September and share why they should join you.

Below are some resources to help you spread the word about Summit.


  • What: 2019 NACD Global Board Leaders' Summit

  • Theme: This year’s theme, SHIFT, is about harnessing innovation, culture, talent, disruption, capitalism, and more to respond effectively to accelerating change. SHIFT is about transforming our perspectives, profession, and approach to create positive change both in the boardroom and beyond it. 

  • When: September 21–24, 2019

  • Where: Marriott Marquis, Washington, DC

  • Who Attends: More than 1,800 corporate directors, key committee and board chairs, corporate officers and C-suite executives, shareholders, stakeholders, regulators, and legislators


The Global Board Leaders’ Summit is NACD’s annual conference and its largest event of the year. The most impactful director forum in the world, the Summit gathers more than 1800 attendees from across the globe to take on the most important issues facing today’s boardrooms.

At the Summit, the greatest minds in governance convene over four days of programming and collectively shape the future of board leadership through interactive sessions of networking events, hands-on workshops, keynote speakers, and more.

The 2019 theme, Shift, will focus on changing business realities and how you can anticipate and prepare for massive shifts in the global business environment, the transformation of cultural standards, and the disruption of business as usual due to emerging technologies.


  • Event Calendar: Add the Global Board Leaders' Summit to your group's internal event calendar.

  • Social Media: Promote it on social media. (See the instructions below.)

  • Email: Invite your peers to join you! (See the suggested email template below.)


Promote the 2019 Global Board Leaders’ Summit through social media! To make it easy, we’ve provided some samples to use for Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

Note: Always remember to use the hashtag #NACDSummit in your post! Also tag NACD in your posts so we can retweet or share them.

Twitter: @NACD

(280-character limit)

Facebook: @NACDVoice

  • Looking forward to seeing my fellow directors at the 2019 @NACD Global Board Leaders' Summit, Sept. 21–24, in Washington, DC! Not yet registered? Learn more by visiting NACD's website.

  • Can't wait to see our [INDUSTRY] peers at the 2019 @NACD Global Board Leaders' Summit, Sept. 21–24, in Washington, DC. @[COMPANY] is a proud partner of the Summit and will have representatives speaking at the following session(s): [INSERT SESSIONS]

  • We’re excited to partner with @NACD this year to share our insights with more than 1,800 directors. See what we’ll be speaking about at #NACDSummit here:

LinkedIn: @National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD)

(200 characters max)

  • The 2019 @NACD Global Board Leaders' Summit is taking place Sept. 21–24, in Washington, DC, and we are proud to be a partner of the event. Visit to learn more.

  • Attending the 2019 #NACDSummit this September in Washington, DC? Stop by our booth in the Insight Hub!

  • We are proud to partner with @National Association of Corporate Directors for the 2019 Global Board Leaders' Summit. This September, we will join 1,800 directors in Washington, DC, to address topics like [INSERT TOPICS]. Learn more here:



As a part of [INSERT SESSION] , I will be speaking on ________. I hope to see you at the Summit as we explore dozens of topics crucial to today's directors. Register here.

NACD's annual Summit is the world's largest and most influential gathering for the director community. The Summit brings together more than 1,800 boardroom leaders and industry stakeholders to tackle the largest issues facing today's boardrooms and collectively discover the future of exemplary board leadership. With a special focus on SHIFT, the 2019 Summit program will explore how businesses can adapt in a rapidly evolving business ecosystem and prepare for seismic changes in geopolitics, culture, and disruptive technologies.

With unprecedented networking opportunities, a powerhouse speaker lineup, and a packed agenda, the 2019 NACD Global Board Leaders' Summit is one event you won't want to miss.


The greatest minds in governance and the most dynamic, aspiring directors of our time will be gathering in Washington, DC, on Sept. 21–24, 2019, for four empowering days of learning and peer-to-peer exchange at the NACD Global Board Leaders' Summit.

I'm already registered to attend and I hope you can join me. Register here.


  • Sponsors, partners, and speakers that would like to put out a press release that highlights their role in the Summit are encouraged to do so.

  • We are also happy to provide content and a quote about your participation in the Summit. Please contact Susan Oliver at for more information.