Peer-Driven Events Meaningful real-world advice and exclusive networking

events hosted

2019 Events

Board Leadership Program members can attend all Corporate Board Member events complimentary as part of their comprehensive membership.

Cyber Risk Forum

March 4, 2019 | San Franciso, CA

The 4th annual Cyber Risk Forum will explore emerging trends, prevalent threats and strategic opportunities surrounding cyber security. Developed exclusively for CEOs and board members, the program will help participants successfully understand, devise and implement enterprise-wide cybersecurity strategies.

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Board Committee Peer Exchange

April 1, 2019 | New York, NY

The Board Committee Peer Exchange provides an exclusive opportunity for board committee chairs, lead directors, chairmen of the board and general counsel to share insights and solutions in an intimate, off-the-record setting to ensure a forum for candid, in-depth discussions.

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New Director Workshop

April 1, 2019 | New York, NY

This focused, half-day workshop will bring new directors quickly up-to-speed in the boardroom and help participants provide value to their boards while staying current amid corporate governance developments.

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15th Annual Boadroom Summit

April 2-3, 2019 | New York, NY

The Boardroom Summit will provide an unparalleled opportunity to share ideas and exchange solutions to today’s greatest board leadership and governance challenges.

Through a mix of energizing keynotes and panels, interactive breakouts, and roll-up-your-sleeves committee workshops, participants will gain actionable best practices and guidance to make an immediate impact in their boardrooms.

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Disruptive Tech Summit

June 10-11, 2019 | Boston, MA

The inaugural Disruptive Tech Summit will take CEOs and Board Members beyond the buzzwords and theoretical promises to understand the practical business applications and strategies to embrace disruption. 

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Building Better Boards: Committee Series

September 10-11, 2019 | Chicago, IL

The Building Better Boards: Committee Series is a 2-day, 3-program event that allows attendees to tailor their participation to their individual board role. Each committee program will feature impactful agendas and interactive peer-driven activities to deliver fresh, first-hand solutions that will better prepare directors to fulfill their committee responsibilities.

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West Coast Board Committee Peer Exchange

November 19, 2019 | San Diego, CA

The West Coast Board Committee Peer Exchange is open to all directors serving on the Audit, Compensation, Nominating/Governance Committees, as well as Lead Directors, Chairmen of the Board and General Counsel. This on-day event will kick-off with a special keynote speaker, after which attendees will divide into small groups based on their role and company size.

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Experience the Corporate Board Member Difference

Online Training Convenient and comprehensive on-demand learning

Director Fundamentals Knowledge Center

Enhance board effectiveness from day one with Corporate Board Member's online suite of foundationational learning tools, available exclusively to Board Leadership Program members.

The Director Fundamentals Knowledge Center is an innovative resource for public company boards that provides directors with a multi-faceted learning experience through concise guidebooks and interactive training courses. The goal of the knowledge center is to arm new directors with the fundamental training needed to be an effective director from day one.

Training Guides

Director Fundamentals Guide
  • Role of the Director
  • Board Structure & Operations
  • Compliance
  • Disclosures & Reporting
  • Boards & Shareholder Engagement
Audit Committee Fundamentals Guide
  • Committee Responsibilites
  • Committee Operations
  • Oversight of Financial Reporting
  • Oversight of Internal & External Auditors
  • Risk & Compliance
  • Response Readiness
Compensation Committee Fundamentals Guide
  • Committee Responsibilities
  • Committee Operations
  • Methods of Compensation
  • Peer Group Development
  • Director Compensation
  • Shareholder Engagement
  • Regulatory Matters
Nominating/Governance Committee Fundamentals Guide
  • Committee Responsbilities
  • Committee Operations
  • Oversight of Board & Committee Composition
  • Oversight of Board Function & Evaluations
  • Succession Planning

Online Training Courses

User-friendly and easy to access.

Online training courses are accessed directly via the BLP members-only website. No additional login or LMS required.

Comprehensive and concise.

Learning objectives are developed from important concepts from each training guide and courses typically take 30 to 60 minutes to complete.

Scenario-based activities.

Each activity is a simulated situation that a director could encounter in the boardroom, creating the opportunity for the user to apply concepts learned to real boardroom issues.

Feedback and scoring.

Answer feedback and course gamification keeps users engaged and working to beat a benchmark score. Users can download a certificate of completion when the course is completed to prove proficiency.

Onboarding Just Got Easier.