The Americas Peer Networks

  1. Mergers & Acquisitions Executives Council

    Allows senior-most executives involved in mergers and acquisitions to share best practices to help their companies’ M&A activities fuel top and bottom line growth. Members value the confidential dialogue, expert speakers and benchmarking opportunities.

Corporate Leadership

  1. Business Continuity & Crisis Management Council

    This unique forum provides a confidential space for senior executives to tackle critical issues on the strategic direction of business continuity/crisis management. Members value the in-depth conversations that develop during and between meetings.

  1. Business Performance Council

    Driving performance excellence requires an understanding of every organizational function. Senior executives engage in confidential and frank dialogue to ensure they are abreast of current trends regarding the alignment of quality with the business plan.

  1. Chief EH&S Officers' Council

    We live in an era of increasingly limited resources and achieving our corporate EH&S goals has everything to do with sustainability. This private forum allows senior leaders to share best practices for integrating EH&S into global business strategies.

  1. Contributions Council

    This exclusive forum for organizations giving over 10M in cash annually, allows corporate foundation heads to discuss critical issues in a confidential setting. Members advance corporate philanthropy practices and underscore its importance to society.

  1. Contributions Council II

    Members are foundation leaders from organizations giving between 1-10M in annual cash givings. The confidential network allows members to develop best practices and discuss cutting-edge issues in philanthropy, social involvement, and citizenship.

  1. Council for Six Sigma Executives

    Offers senior executives a forum for the candid exchange of ideas and strategies on implementing and sustaining their Six Sigma initiatives. Members value the confidential dialogue, expert speakers and benchmarking opportunities.

  1. Council of CFOs

    This Council serves as a forum for senior executives who share common functional responsibilities, including but not limited to, a varied mix of the following: finance, tax, audit, treasury, accounting, and controller, as well as other internal services.

  1. Council of Chief Audit Executives

    This council, for heads of internal audit, explores a range of issues that enhance members' ability to monitor and assess business processes and risks. The confidential forum encourages intimate dialogue and relationship building.

  1. Council of Chief Legal Officers

    Executives engage in strategic discussions on high level challenges currently facing general counsels. Members value the confidential dialogue, expert speakers and benchmarking opportunities afforded at the private peer meetings.

  1. Council of Chief Privacy Officers

    This Council is uniquely designed for heads of privacy. Confidential meetings allow members to share and collaborate in a trusted setting. Agendas are member-driven ensuring timeliness and relevancy.

  1. Council of Corporate Security Executives

    The Council provides an exclusive forum for chief security executives. Members engage in thoughtful peer exchange and best practices development on security management issues. Because of the confidential setting, the trust that develops is significant.

  1. Council of Corporate Treasurers

    The Council provides a forum for corporate treasurers to engage in candid, off-the-record discussions that explore topics relevant to the members. Members value the confidential setting and the level of strategic conversation that develops at meetings.

  1. Council of Financial Executives

    This Council is one of the most prestigious forums that exist for bringing together CFOs of multinational companies to discuss current issues and challenges. Because of the confidentiality that governs the meetings, members develop a incredible trust.

  1. Council of Senior International Attorneys

    This Council allows executives to discuss the unique legal issues that arise as companies conduct business globally. Members meet privately and value the strategic idea exchange and relationships that develop during the small and intimate meetings.

  1. Council on Corporate Communications Strategy

    Executives engage in strategic discussions on corporate reputation, employee communications, traditional and social media relations, crisis management, community relations and more. Members value the confidential dialogue, expert speakers and benchmarking

  1. Council on Corporate Communications Strategy II

    Executives engage in strategic discussions on corporate reputation, employee communications, traditional and social media relations, crisis management, community relations and more. Members value the confidential dialogue, expert speakers and benchmarking

  1. Council on Corporate Compliance and Ethics

    Executives engage in strategic discussions on high level challenges currently facing chief ethics and compliance officers. Members explore emerging issues and trends and value the confidential dialogue, expert speakers, and benchmarking opportunities.

  1. Council on Social Media

    Social media is an ever-changing and critical component of communications and marketing strategy, so convening with peers is incredibly important. Members meet three times a year to discuss challenges they’re currently facing and best practices.

  1. Digital Strategy Council

    Allows senior executives to systematically analyze the profound impact of new information technologies on corporate strategy, marketing, and product development. Members value the confidential dialogue, expert speakers and benchmarking opportunities.

  1. Emerging Markets Mergers and Acquisitions Council

    The Council provides senior executives in charge of Mergers and Acquisitions for Emerging Markets, including Asia, with a network of professional peers.

  1. Global Council of Investor Relations Executives

    Senior investor relations officers of large-capitalization companies in both Europe and the United States share best practices in a confidential and member-driven forum. Members value the intimate and candid conversations that develop in the meetings.

  1. Global Council on Business Conduct

    Executives responsible for shaping global ethics and compliance programs discuss current issues and challenges facing corporations globally. Members value the confidential dialogue, expert speakers and benchmarking opportunities.

  1. Global Operational Excellence Council

    We provide a global forum for sharing state of the art practices and successful implementation strategies to achieve and sustain business excellence.

  1. Global Social Investing Council

    Advances the practice of cross-border corporate social responsibility and strategic philanthropy on a global scale through continuous dialogue on latest trends, issues and solutions encountered, as well as inspiring practices.

  1. Governance Center

    The Conference Board Governance Center brings together a distinguished group of senior corporate executives from leading world-class companies and influential institutional investors in a non-adversarial setting.

  1. Product Stewardship and Regulatory Affairs Council

    This Council provides members a forum to exchange ideas and best practices about product regulatory matters as well as how to lead their companies through the evolving landscape of regulatory compliance and product responsibility.

  1. Strategic Risk Management Council

    The Council offers a forum for senior most executives charged with risk management oversight to meet regularly and exchange ideas on the development, implementation and ongoing management of ERM. Members value the confidentiality and benchmarking ability.

  1. Sustainability Council I - Implementation and Execution

    How can you translate zero waste into Wall Street plaudits? That is the focus of this Council. Learn how you can contribute to your company's bottom line while driving your company's sustainability strategy.

  1. Sustainability Council II - Products, Technologies, and Solutions for Sustainability

    This Council will focus is on how you super-please your customers: delivering products, services, and solutions that help customers reduce their footprint.

  1. The Quality Council

    The Council provides a means to transfer information, share insights and successful peformance excellence and quality practices in a confidential setting with an esteemed group of peers. Members head up the quality function in their organizations.

Economy & Business Environment

  1. China Council – U.S.

    The China Council convenes senior executives of US companies who have a strategic interest in China and are concerned with developments affecting China’s economic outlook, its policy and regulatory regime, and its engagement with the global economy.

  1. Council for CMOs

    The CMO is arguably the least understood executive in the C-suite by both the outside world and internal audiences. We focus on marketing challenges in business transformation,including growth,reputation management,change management and talent engagement.

  1. Council of Strategic Planning Executives

    The Council is designed for the senior most executive responsible for strategic planning organization wide. It provides a private forum for exchange of relevant ideas and issues. Members value the confidentiality and high level focus of the discussions.

  1. Council on Change Management

    Our mission is to advance the practice of change management by creating new thought leadership and developing capabilities for extraordinary performance.

  1. Council on Competitive Intelligence

    Provides a platform for intensive, off-the-record exchange of ideas and experiences in competitive intelligence/analysis activities. Members value the expert speakers, benchmarking, and ability to develop best and next practices.

  1. Council on Corporate Brand Management

    This Council provides state-of-the-art discussion focused on key branding issues and management practices. Members are the senior most executive responsible for managing the corporate brand. They value the confidential and trusted network year-round.

  1. Council on Innovation

    Executives responsible for corporate innovation meet privately to discuss how innovation can be fostered throughout a company. Members value the confidential dialogue, expert speakers and benchmarking opportunities afforded by the intimate group forum.

  1. Council on Marketing Research

    The Council provides an opportunity for senior executives to meet for candid, off-the-record exchange of ideas and experiences. Members value the intimate forum, expert speakers, and ability to leverage the collective expertise year-round.

  1. Customer Experience Council

    Executives responsible for maximizing value for both the customer and the bottom line engage in candid and confidential discussions. Members value the opportunity to share best practices and develop innovative strategies in a confidential setting.

  1. Emerging Markets Human Resources Council

    The Council provides an exclusive network for human resources professionals to exchange insights and to explore and better understand the HR challenges and opportunities relating to business development and growth in emerging markets.

  1. Emerging Markets Supply Chain Management Council

    The Council provides senior supply chain decision makers in emerging markets with a network of professional peers who meet regularly to exchange ideas, best practices, and innovations related to the supply chain and logistics functions.

  1. Global Business Services Council

    The Global Business Services Council is one of the first communities focused on serving the specific needs of the senior-most leaders working across business functions on a global basis.

  1. Global Operational Excellence Council

    We provide a global forum for sharing state of the art practices and successful implementation strategies to achieve and sustain business excellence.

  1. Information Research and Management Council

    Members are corporate librarians who explore timely issues involving the strategic management of internal and external information resources. The Council provides a confidential forum for idea exchange and collaborative problem solving.

  1. Product & Services Development Council

    As front-line leaders in product/service development, we integrate and use market trends, user needs, technology, internal systems, investments & innovation methods in stages from market research through production and launch.

  1. Project Management Council

    We discuss ways to manage projects across your organization in order to minimize bureaucracy and maximize benefits.

  1. Purchasing and Supply Leadership Council

    Chief procurement officers engage in strategic discussions of best practices and issues critical to the success of a company’s purchasing organization. Members value the confidential dialogue, expert speakers and benchmarking opportunities.

  1. Supplier Diversity Leadership Council

    The Council meets three times a year to discuss the challenges that face supply chain organizations. Members are heads of the supplier diversity practice in their companies. They value the confidential forum and benchmarking opportunities.

Human Capital

  1. Business/Education Council

    Are new graduates ready to work? That question is the cornerstone of this collaborative group. Executives discuss issues in workforce readiness and the effectiveness of business and education partnerships. Members value the confidential discussions.

  1. Corporate Well-Being & Strategic Health Leadership Council

    As leaders in the field of Well-Being and Healthcare management, we play a critical role by making well-being a core business strategy that ultimately saves lives, reduces health care costs, enhances productivity and inspires higher levels of engagement.

  1. Council for CEOs and Presidents

    This Council is exclusively for CEOs and COOs of mid market companies. Members meet to discuss issues related to corporate strategy, change management, mergers & acquisitions, succession planning, CEO/board relationships, and economic trends.

  1. Council for Division HR Leaders

    Heads of human resources for major subsidiaries and divisions of companies across a variety of industries meet privately to discuss current challenges facing HR practitioners. Members value the confidential dialogue, expert speakers, and benchmarking.

  1. Council for Mid-Market Human Resources Executives

    HR executives in mid-market and not-for-profit organizations are required to function both operationally and strategically. In these candid and confidential meetings members gain a broader perspective and shared experiences for unique issues in this role.

  1. Council of Global Diversity & Inclusion Executives

    Executives engage in strategic discussions on issues and challenges currently facing chief diversity officers. Members value the expert speakers, benchmarking opportunities, and ability to shape best and next practices in diversity.

  1. Council of Talent Acquisition Executives

    As talent acquisition leaders, our goal is to develop and implement strategies and tactics that enable our companies to hire the right talent at the right time.

  1. Council of Talent Management Executives

    The Council, specifically for heads of talent management, including succession planning, provides an exclusive forum for the best minds to debate current issues and develop new trends. Members value the confidential and trusted network year-round.

  1. Council of Talent Management Executives II

    This Council provides senior most executives responsible for talent management a confidential forum for idea exchange and collaborative problem solving. Members value the strategic and high level discussions that occur at the three annual meetings.

  1. Council of U.S. Diversity & Inclusion Executives

    This Council, specifically for chief diversity officers, allows for confidential exchange of ideas and collaborative problem solving. Members meet three times a year and network between meetings finding value in the high level peer network.

  1. Council on Change Management

    Our mission is to advance the practice of change management by creating new thought leadership and developing capabilities for extraordinary performance.

  1. Council on Compensation

    This council, for the senior most compensation executive, allows for private discussions on current issues and challenges. Members value the expert speakers, benchmarking opportunities, and ability to share strategies and develop best practices.

  1. Council on Compensation II

    This council, for the senior most compensation executive, allows for private discussions on current issues and challenges. Members value the expert speakers, benchmarking opportunities, and ability to share strategies and develop best practices.

  1. Council on Executive Coaching

    This Council, dedicated to sharing, creating and implementing best practices and protocols that will drive business results, helps senior leaders develop within their organizations. Members value the confidential meetings and expert speakers.

  1. Council on Executive Compensation

    This Council is exclusively for executives with direct responsibility for the creation and implementation of executive compensation programs. Members discuss current trends in executive compensation as well as share and problem solve challenges.

  1. Council on International Compensation and Benefits

    Discussions focus on the policies and challenges connected with the salaries and benefits of international personnel, including local nationals as well as expatriates. Members value the confidential and high level dialogue that develops.

  1. Council on Learning, Development and Organizational Performance

    This council is exclusively for executive-level leaders of talent development, organizational development and learning for their member companies or firms. Members of the council are the most senior leaders of these functions within their organization.

  1. Council on Strategic Workforce Planning

    This council takes on the challenge of implementing and maturing SWP to maximize its benefit. Meetings are confidential and the emphasis is on relevant insights that members can use to manage risks and leverage talent.

  1. Digital Strategy Council

    Allows senior executives to systematically analyze the profound impact of new information technologies on corporate strategy, marketing, and product development. Members value the confidential dialogue, expert speakers and benchmarking opportunities.

  1. Diversity & Inclusion Leadership Council

    Executives engage in strategic discussions on D&I in the “New Normal.” Members value the confidential dialogue, expert speakers and benchmarking opportunities. Conversations help break down outdated norms and contribute to member companies’ success.

  1. Emerging Markets Human Resources Council

    The Council provides an exclusive network for human resources professionals to exchange insights and to explore and better understand the HR challenges and opportunities relating to business development and growth in emerging markets.

  1. Employee Benefits Council

    Executives engage in strategic discussions on current challenges and trends facing employee benefits. Members value the confidential dialogue, expert speakers and benchmarking opportunities afforded by the intimate peer group forum.

  1. Executive Compensation Management Council

    This Council is exclusively for executives with direct responsibility for the creation and implementation of executive compensation programs. Members discuss current trends in executive compensation as well as share and problem solve challenges.

  1. Executive Council for Talent and Organization Development

    This council is exclusively for executive-level leaders of talent development, organizational development and learning for their member companies or firms. Members of the council are the most senior leaders of these functions within their organization.

  1. Global Human Resources Council

    Allows senior most global HR executives to discuss current challenges and trends regarding the strategic and structural management of their firm's multinational human resources. Members value the confidential dialogue, expert speakers and benchmarking.

  1. Governance Center

    The Conference Board Governance Center brings together a distinguished group of senior corporate executives from leading world-class companies and influential institutional investors in a non-adversarial setting.

  1. HR Executive Leaders Council

    Executives engage in strategic discussions on challenges currently facing chief human resources officers. Members value the expert speakers, benchmarking opportunities, and ability to problem solve and share strategies unique to senior HR professionals.

  1. HR Operations Council

    The Council will provide a forum for HR operations leaders to discuss innovations and challenges in taking their organizations to the next level. Members value the confidential setting and ability to leverage each other year-round.

  1. Human Resources Council - Mexico

    Senior human resources executives convene in Mexico to discuss the issues most affecting their business today. Members value the confidential dialogue, expert speakers and benchmarking opportunities afforded by the intimate peer group forum.

  1. Internal Communications Council

    The Council on Internal Communications will explore strategies to enable its members to be at the cutting edge of what works today, and what they need to prepare for, as they move forward.

  1. Knowledge & Collaboration Council

    Executives engage in candid dialogue that seeks to advance the practice of learning and knowledge management and to underscore its importance to corporations. Members value the confidential discussions, expert speakers, and benchmarking opportunities.

  1. Leadership Development Council

    Senior executives engage in strategic discussions on emerging and best leadership development practices on a global scale. Members value the confidential dialogue, expert speakers and benchmarking opportunities the private network affords.

  1. Onboarding Talent Council

    Talent has emerged as one of the top challenges for organizations globally. This council allows for confidential and candid dialogue regarding onboarding best practices and innovations amongst senior most leaders.

  1. Research Council on Employee Benefits

    Executives engage in strategic discussions on current challenges and trends facing employee benefits. Members value the confidential dialogue, expert speakers and benchmarking opportunities afforded by the intimate peer group forum.

  1. Talent Management Leaders Council

    As talent managers, we are responsible for the strategic management of the flow of talent through our organizations, with the goal of achieving financial and operational success. Our jobs require thought leadership and a high level of strategic thinking.

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