Corporate Board Member Network Membership

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COUNCIL

$2,995/year

Reg. $3,995/year

This all-inclusive membership offers everything you need to ask great questions on rapidly-changing topics, make informed decisions, raise your profile, connect with new board opportunities and drive the success of your organization. Join a dynamic community of board members and tap into a world of peer networking opportunities, best-in-class events, rich educational tools and credentialing programs, insightful research, expert advice and much more.

Full board membership available*

NETWORK

$995/year

Reg. $1,295/year

This slimmed-down membership offers opportunities to enhance your leadership skills, hone your knowledge and expand your network through access to exclusive peer group events and thought leadership resources, as well as discounts on best-in-class events, online training courses and credentialing programs.

Full board membership available*

* Empower your full board with the resources they need to lead confidently, stay ahead of rapidly changing regulations and best practices and govern responsibly with a corporate network or council membership. To order by phone or inquire about pricing, please call Amy Tkaczyk at 203-405-8831 or email her at atkaczyk@chiefexecutivegroup.com.

Join our Community of Empowered Directors

Enhance Your Leadership Skills, Unlock Opportunities and Drive Your Organization’s Success with Corporate Board Member Network

Congratulations on your successful career as a board member in the corporate world. Your strategic thinking, leadership skills and industry knowledge have established you as a respected figure. We commend your commitment to making a meaningful impact and your dedication to professional growth. 

However, as a director, you are currently faced with unprecedented challenges. These include enduring effects of inflation, Covid-related health policies, rising shareholder activism, cybersecurity threats, evolving regulatory landscapes and the rapid growth of technology-driven innovation. 

Fortunately, directors at many non-competing organizations have already wrestled with these issues and are willing to share their expertise so you can leverage their successes to lead more confidently through disruption and uncertainty.    

These experienced directors are part of the exclusive Corporate Board Member (CBM) Network, a community designed to elevate your board experience and expand your network. Join this community of accomplished board members, where you’ll find a unique opportunity for knowledge-sharing, collaboration and networking. 

As a member, you’ll access a diverse network of influential board members, engage in insightful discussions, share experiences, learn from professionals who have successfully navigated corporate governance challenges and unlock new board opportunities. 

As a forward-thinking professional, we understand your desire to stay informed about emerging trends. CBM Network provides exclusive access to top-notch events, cutting-edge insights, thought leadership and expert-led webinars, helping you stay ahead of the curve and gain a competitive edge. 

The CBM Network is dedicated to empowering you on your board journey. Join our community of accomplished board members committed to driving success and making a difference. 

Build Connections & Gain New Perspectives

CBM Network isn’t just another membership organization. It’s a dynamic, engaging community of board members dedicated to driving success and fostering growth. We understand the value of learning from others’ experiences, and our members are eager to share their innovative ideas and fresh perspectives based on their boards’ successes and mistakes. With this access, you can save time, focus on the most impactful initiatives and avoid risks while staying ahead of the curve on new board opportunities and best practices. 

  • Directors Forum: The premier event that provides public and private company directors and aspiring directors who have completed our Director Fundamentals program exclusive access to case-study-based sessions, intimate networking activities and attendee-driven conversations, all in a shorter and more focused 1 ½ day experience. 
     
  • Board Risk Oversight Forum: Learn how to identify strategic advantages in risks and turn them into opportunities. Our annual half-day event will provide unparalleled insights from industry experts to enhance your risk oversight strategy.
  • Ask-the-expert and Board Briefing sessions: Gain valuable insights and network with industry leaders and peers in monthly 60-minute virtual interactive sessions. These member-only sessions include 30 minutes of expert presentations followed by a lively Q&A on critical corporate governance topics, including global business trends, regulatory changes, emerging risks and more. 
     
  • Peer Exchange Roundtables: Quarterly virtual members-only meetings run by subject-matter experts and experienced facilitators and discuss committee-based topics such as compensation, audit and nominating/governance over the course of 60 to 90 minutes. 
     

Gain More Knowledge & Lead with Confidence

CBM Network is committed to providing timely, relevant and trustworthy content so you’ll have the knowledge to make informed decisions and confidently guide your board. With exclusive access to the latest governance updates and board leadership best practices from leading experts, you can stay ahead of changing trends and regulations, navigate uncertainty and lead confidently.  

  • Corporate Board Member magazine: The leading source of news, analysis and expert advice for directors and senior executives of public or private companies. With a 20-year history of excellence, this trusted publication provides a wealth of information and insights to help corporate boards navigate the complex challenges of modern governance. 
  • Corporate Board Member eNewsletter: A trusted source of weekly news, analysis and expert commentary for directors and senior executives of public or private companies. 
  • Archived research reports and webcasts: An archive of searchable research reports and whitepapers
  • Director Confidence Index: A forward-looking indicator of sentiment among the governance community, providing valuable insight for directors planning for future business outcomes. It’s a monthly survey that captures information relating to economic performance, business outlook, topical issues relevant to public companies and more. 
     
  • What Directors Think: The survey reflects input from over 800 public company directors nationwide on their views on core issues facing every board leader today, outlining the risks of driving change without clear objectives to mitigating competitive threats with proactive strategic moves. It offers real-life snapshots into US boardrooms—allowing you to gain actionable insights from a broad mix of industries. 
     
  • Library of on-demand recordings: Never miss a beat with full access to every recording in our library— making it easy to stay ahead of the curve on your own schedule (no travel required)! This includes all peer exchange roundtables, ask-the-expert and board briefing sessions, plus recordings of our Directors Forum and Boardroom Summit.
     
  • Corporate Board Member Network monthly updates: A monthly newsletter that keeps the community informed about upcoming events, resources and other information they may need to succeed in the boardroom. 
     

Raise Your Profile & Access Opportunities

Whether you’re looking to strengthen your existing board positions or develop your profile for new opportunities, we provide exclusive benefits to drive your career growth and success. Participating in invitation-only events with experts and peers and completing our professional director credentialing programs will give you public recognition and valuable insights and connections to take your career to the next level. 

  • ACCD Professional Director Credential Recognition: Earn Professional Director Credential recognition to showcase your commitment to board leadership and gain visibility among potential board recruiters. Your achievements will be highlighted by a digital badge on LinkedIn and the Corporate Board Member magazine’s listing of Professional Directors.
  • Video conference invitations: Exclusive invitations to virtual video calls with renowned industry experts and peers that will help you promote yourself and test your agility in the boardroom. 
     
  • Editorial Roundtable invitations: Network with the Corporate Board Member magazine editorial staff on important governance issues through exclusive invitations to editorial roundtables. You might even get mentioned in the publication, raising your profile and credibility among your peers.
     

Enhance your Skills & Gain More Trust

CBM Network provides a unique opportunity to gain access to our best-in-class educational tools and credential programs. By earning industry-recognized professional director credentials, you’ll acquire new skills and develop existing ones, essential to succeeding in the boardroom and gaining stakeholder trust. With our program, you can ensure you have the leadership and governance skills to make informed decisions, drive growth and increase profitability, ultimately leading your organization to success. 

  • American College of Corporate Directors Professional Director Credentialing: Directorship has evolved into a complex responsibility requiring specific knowledge and skills, and companies increasingly need qualified executives to ensure good governance and oversight. An ACCD credential is a powerful way to demonstrate leadership, expertise and compliance. With five different credential levels, there is a program for every director
  • Credentialing resources: Directors can access comprehensive checklists, sample questions and best practice assessments to determine if they are adequately prepared for board positions through ACCD’s Professional Director Credentialing online resources. 
     
  • Director Fundamentals: Fiduciary duties are the cornerstone of US corporate governance. Directors must understand the legal, regulatory and ethical frameworks in the modern corporate environment. The Director Fundamentals program provides an overview and refresher for new and existing directors and offers scenario-based exercises to test knowledge and reinforce key learning objectives.
     
  • Audit Committee Fundamentals: Audit committee members must stay up to date on a variety of topics and regulations, including financial reporting, risk and compliance and operations. This online course provides an overview and refresher with content from PwC’s Governance Insights Center. Scenario-based exercises help test knowledge and reinforce learning objectives.
     
  • Compensation Committee Fundamentals: Compensation committees should follow best practices to ensure their programs are effective. This online training course provides an overview and refresher with content from FW Cook. Scenario-based exercises help test knowledge and reinforce learning objectives. 
     
  • Nominating/Governance Committee Fundamentals: In the current environment, nominating and governance committees must prioritize the quality of their nominees. This online course provides an overview and refresher with content from Spencer Stuart. Scenario-based exercises help test knowledge and reinforce learning objectives. 
     
  • Cyber Security Oversight: With the increasing importance of cybersecurity, understanding the oversight expectations for corporate boards is essential. With expert instructors who have extensive experience in cyber security and corporate governance, the course offers an in-depth learning experience, including interactive presentations, case studies and group discussions. Upon completion, board members will be well-equipped to identify and assess cyber risks, develop effective cyber security strategies and ensure their organizations are well-prepared to prevent, detect and respond to cyber-attacks.
     
  • Board Toolkit: A robust set of resources designed to provide directors with the knowledge and tools they need to effectively govern their organizations, including downloadable checklists, sample skill matrices, sample policies and templates and best practices from other boards and board advisors. 
     

MEMBERSHIP OPTIONS

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Network

Council

Peer Exchange Roundtables

Ask-the-Expert sessions

Board Briefing sessions

Boardroom Summit

40% Off

Directors Forum

40% Off

Human Capital & the Board

40% Off

Board Risk Oversight Forum

40% Off

On-demand recordings of all events and briefings

40% Off

Chief Executive Group conferences and virtual events

30%
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40% Off

Corporate Board Member magazine

Corporate Board Member weekly eNewsletter

Corporate Board Member Network monthly member update

Director Confidence Index

What Directors Think

Quarterly Topical Research Reports

Video Conference Invitations

Editorial Roundtable Invitations

ACCD Professional Director Credential Recognition

25%
Off

15%
Off

Board Toolkit

Director Fundamentals course

40%
Off

Audit Committee Fundamentals course

40%
Off

Compensation Committee Fundamentals course

40%
Off

Nom/Gov Committee Fundamentals course

40%
Off

Cyber Security Oversight course

40%
Off

Online Credentialing Resources

ACCD Credentialing

25%
Off

15%
Off

Discounts on partner services – theBoardList, BoardProspects

Research panel participation

Dedicated member services team

Council

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Public Companies

Network

Individual

Public & Private Companies

COMPARE BENEFITS

COUNCIL

NETWORK

Build and Strengthen CONNECTIONS

Peer Exchange Roundtables

Ask-the-Expert sessions

Board Briefing sessions

Boardroom Summit (public company directors only)

40% Off

Directors Forum

40% Off

Human Capital & the Board

40% Off

Board Risk Oversight Forum

40% Off

On-demand recordings of all events and briefings

40% Off

Gain More KNOWLEDGE

Corporate Board Member magazine

Corporate Board Member weekly eNewsletter

Corporate Board Member Network monthly member update

Director Confidence Index

What Directors Think

Quarterly Topical Research Reports

Raise Your PROFILE

ACCD Professional Director Credential recognition

40% off

Video Conference Invitations

Editorial Roundtable Invitations

Enhance Your SKILLS

Board Toolkit

Online Credentialing Resources

Director Fundamentals course

40% off

Audit Committee Fundamentals course

40% off

Compensation Committee Fundamentals course

40% off

Nom/Gov Committee Fundamentals course

40% off

Cyber Security Oversight course

40% off

ACCD Credentialing

15% off

More Value

Discounts on partner services – theBoardList, BoardProspects

Research panel participation

Dedicated member services team

$2,995/year

Reg. $3,995/year

Full board membership available*

$995/year

Reg. $1,295/year

Full board membership available*

* Empower your full board with the resources they need to lead confidently, stay ahead of rapidly changing regulations and best practices and govern responsibly with a corporate network or council membership. To order by phone or inquire about pricing, please call Amy Tkaczyk at 203-405-8831 or email her at atkaczyk@chiefexecutivegroup.com.

Note: These benefits and membership offerings are continually improved and updated to provide the highest value to our members.

PRAISE

Susan Fleming

Susan Fleming

Board Member, RLI Corporation

“I have been a corporate director for 25 years and, throughout that time, have participated in a wide variety of director education and networking. I have found the Corporate Board Member Network membership to be particularly valuable, as it provides a wonderful breadth of learning opportunities, many online, which get into specific, highly current topics that are relevant to today’s directors. I have attended numerous events in various formats and the quality has been excellent.” – Susan Fleming, Board Member, RLI Corporation

Become a CBM Network member and save at least 40% on your meeting registration!

Elevate your leadership game and drive meaningful change with CBM Network. As a member, you’ll have the tools you need to ask great questions on rapidly changing topics, make informed decisions, raise your profile, connect with new board opportunities and drive the success of your organization.

Save 40% on Boardroom Summit registration with a network-level membership or attend free at the council level. You’ll also receive discounts or free access to other top-notch events, training courses and credentialing programs – so you stay ahead of the curve.

More than that, you’ll join a dynamic community of board members and have expert advice, peer networking opportunities and educational tools at your fingertips. Don’t miss out on these incredible savings and opportunities – join the CBM Network today during your registration.