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Leadership Experiences


We don’t offer buzzwords or academic ideas about how to lead – we help you step out of the day-to-day so that you can shift perspective, change how you think, and gain the insights that make good leaders great.

Our experiential programs, offered by our partner Experience to Lead, take you to locations where you will be immersed in powerful life-changing stories from leaders of today and yesterday. You relate the narrative to your real-life business situations, and sharpen your leadership edge. 

• Renew your commitment to “show up” as the leader you want to be,
• Tackle your teaming conundrums, and
• Get fresh insights into your organizational challenges and experience lasting change

Choose from our Public Programs or partner with us to design a Private Program. Best of all, every experience is flexible and always customized to fit your goals and challenges…at no extra charge. Watch the video to learn more or explore specific programs below:

  • ApolloImmerse yourself in the stories of the men and women of NASA who built the country’s space program from the ground up.
  • Brace for Impact - Experience the Miracle on the Hudson, Flight 1549 (the “Sully” story). 
  • GettysburgFocus on your leadership priorities and strategic intent filtered through rifle fusillades and cannon blasts that echo down the ages
  • Gold MedalHigh Performance. Agility. Resilience. Gain unique business leadership and performance insights from Olympic athletes and coaches.
  • NormandyJourney with us through the strategic development, deployment, and action of the D-Day landings and refresh your capabilities of managing complexity and leading in chaos.
  • Waterloo - Be captivated by Napoleon’s worst moments on the historic battlefields of Waterloo. Stand where Wellington and Blücher ultimately triumphed and changed the course of history.

Visit our partner site, Experience to Lead, to see where our leadership experiences can take you. 

Member Discount

All members of The Conference Board receive $500 off any public program.

Learn more or get in touch

Please contact Jeff Jackson with questions at +1 516 554 5599 or

Our Partner

This executive development program is brought to you by The Conference Board, in association with Experience to Lead. Experience to Lead was formed in 2015 with a team from The Conference Board. 

Learn more about the Experience to Lead team here.