The Conference Board offers valuable insights into how the Middle East fits within the global economy. A major recent report - "Managing Beyond Oil" - reviews productivity in the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council, and outlines the implications for companies.
The Middle East Business Leaders' Council, formed in 1999, convenes local business leaders who are Associates of The Conference Board with representatives of multinational enterprises to discuss regional issues.
Researchers from The Conference Board make regular presentations in the region about corporate governance, human resources and economic development issues. We provide the opportunity for companies to understand this complex, fast-changing region and will tailor individual programmes to suit specific corporate requirements.
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Global Business Conduct Council
Senior 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.
Global Investor Relations Executives Council
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.
More and more, companies are looking to joint ventures: to help topline growth, allay local fears about loss of intellectual property to foreign competitors, and to help companies enter new international markets.(Conference KeyNotes, April 2017)
There are two kinds of companies: those that have been hacked and those that don’t know it yet. Cyber risk is not just an IT concern, but a crucial business issue.(Conference KeyNotes, April 2017)
How Will Work Change as We Digitalize the Workplace?
03 May, 2017 03:00 PM CET [15:00] (Brussels), 09:00 AM ET [09:00] (New York), 01:00 PM UTC [13:00]
Join us as Bonnie Cheuk, global head of digital, Euroclear, illustrates why digital transformation is not about automation, but rather about how we achieve business objectives with a new model, enabled by the new technologies available. HRCI, SHRM, and CPE credit available
09 May, 2017 12:00 PM ET [12:00] (New York), 04:00 PM UTC [16:00]
In this webcast, we will discuss corporate concerns and issues regarding immigration in the current regulatory environment. This Governance Watch program is hosted by Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP and The Conference Board Governance Center. CPE and CLE credit available.
Who Should Attend:
Current and prospective board members of public and private companies, nonprofit organizations, and family businesses; CEOs and other C-suite executives; Corporate Governance professionals; Corporate attorneys; Immigration attorneys; Immigration policy professionals