Accessible, affordable, and authoratative research for college and universities

The Conference Board is uniquely positioned to bridge the corporate and academic worlds by linking perspectives on the economy, management, and the role of business in society. As one of the world’s most widely quoted private sources of management and economic intelligence, we are one of the few truly global not-for-profit business institutions, with a track record for both innovation and objectivity.

As part of our mission to help businesses strengthen their performance and better serve society, we provide heavily subsidized educational associate memberships for colleges and universities.

Educators can choose from several special membership options:

Business & Economics Portfolio Our premier educational associate membership includes historical economic datasets — our most requested data, featuring the Consumer Confidence Index® and The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the United States — as well the 1000+ knowledge resources included in the research online collection. Site licenses are available for collegeand university libraries, faculty and administration departments, and individual faculty. To find out more, click here.

Business Management and Economic Resources Designed for presidents, deans, faculty, and other academic professionals. Benefits include unlimited access to our research, economic forecasts, and thought pieces. Memberships are offered on an individual basis and collegial memberships for up to three academics. To find out more, click here.


For more information on educational institution memberships, contact

USA Diane Mackie at +1 212 339 0448 or email
Asia +852 2804 1000 or email 

For Member Benefits Information

For U.S.A.based colleges and universites, call +1 212 339 0448 or

For Asia member benefits information, call +852 2804 1000 or