Why Attend


We know that you’re facing a complex, ever-changing business environment. That’s why we handpick speakers and feature the world's leading directors, to help you learn from experts and directors who understand what you need to know to elevate your board performance. 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 own work as a director.


From workshops to celebratory receptions, Summit provides networking opportunities in a wide range of formats to help you make the connections that you want and need with the broader community of NACD members. These connections lead to new ideas, new opportunities, new leading practices, new partnerships, new companies, new friends, and new board seats.


Tailor your Summit schedule exactly to your needs. We took an integrated approach when we built the Summit agenda, to ensure that you will be armed with tools and solutions that can help you to manage the challenges and opportunities facing your boards and organizations.


With unique programming like Expert Insights and Board Committee Forums, Summit inspires you to think outside of the box about the work that you’re doing. You will not only gain knowledge to help you safeguard your boards from potential risks, but also walk away with groundbreaking ideas that will help to shape your company’s future.