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A unique solution for uniquely challenging times.

The Conference Board Councils give you access to an elevated level of conversation you won't find anywhere else. When you join, you become part of a select group of senior executives who occupy similar roles at the world's leading companies and organizations. Through both in-person meetings and rich connections you can tap any time, you will gain insights beyond your industry, region or point of view. You get the rare chance to talk peer-to-peer in confidence about issues, explore solutions, and develop lasting relationships. The result: cutting-edge ideas that change your perspective, jump-start progress and save you time.

Are you looking for practical solutions that you can implement right away?

Enduring relationships with trusted peers are the core of the council experience. Enhanced by our global, enterprise-wide reach, these relationships span the world and extend the value of council membership. Confidential peer dialogue provides you with a broader perspective and shared experiences, as well as access to specific knowledge and best practices.

Councils are invitation-only and limited to 40 members who are carefully vetted to ensure a right fit. Council seats are available for individuals or corporate members for a fee.

Discover why these are the meetings you will never want to miss.

The Conference Board Councils are a unique resource designed to address your needs as a senior executive. Councils are:


Members drive the content, ensuring that their pressing issues are incorporated in discussions


No vendors are eligible, ensuring an intimate environment conducive to candid peer exchange

Invitation Only

Access an exclusive invitation-only community of true peers who are at your level


Members span industries and regions, allowing for a high-level discussion and a wealth of ideas on common challenges


In person and virtual meetings are held under the Chatham House Rule and group size is limited, ensuring meaningful interaction among members

Cutting Edge

Members share actionable answers that save you the time of researching solutions on your own and cutting edge information on how other companies are managing similar challenges

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