The voice of the director.


Since 1998, Corporate Board Member has been the leading resource for public company board education.

Through our mission to promote good governance at America's top companies, we believe all board members should have access to high-quality thought leadership that empowers them to lead with an innovative mindset so their companies can continue to thrive in the age of disruption.

The Corporate Board Member Institute is how we connect our community of 25,000 directors of publicly traded U.S. companies and give them direct access to leading governance experts, peer networking opportunities and a suite of best-in-class tools and resources specifically designed to enhance director performance.

Our Mission


Educate and develop public company directors through best-in-class events, training and content incorporating expert advice and peer perspectives that provide actionable insights and boardroom best practices.


Pioneer collaborative and innovative director education initiatives tailored to every director’s level of experience to encourage continuous learning regardless of experience.


Foster meaningful connections and deep relationship-building through in-person and virtual peer exchanges.


Nurture a public director community dedicated to the highest standard of ethics and governance to set the tone at the top of America's top companies.

How To Engage with the institute


Sharing experiences and networking with peers is a powerful way to learn.

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Fundamental training courses, webinars and videos available on-demand.

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Peer-driven research and best practices advice from experts and veteran directors.

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The leading publication for corporate directors, brought to you since 1998.

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All public company board members, general counsel and corporate secretaries are considered affiliate members of the Corporate Board Member Institute due to their current title or board status.


  • Subscription to Corporate Board Member magazine
  • Invitations to qualifying events
  • Weekly e-newsletter with the latest corporate governance news
  • Free online account - set up yours today!
    • Manage your magazine subscription, access digital copies of Corporate Board Member, research reports and white papers, manage online orders, and more.


Premium access and discounts to Corporate Board Member events and resources.

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Affiliate member benefits, plus:

  • 40% off all live and virtual events
  • 40% off all online training courses
  • Complimentary invitation to participate in one in-person peer exchange per year
  • Exclusive invitations to virtual members-only peer exchanges
  • Complimentary access to the Annual Corporate Board Member Institute Report: Strategic Governance in the Age of Disruption
  • Exclusive dinners and networking opportunities at events
  • Event concierge services


All-inclusive access to Corporate Board Member events and exclusive resources.

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Network member benefits, plus:

  • Complimentary attendance to all Corporate Board Member live and virtual events
  • Complimentary access to online training courses
  • Quarterly conference calls with expert speakers, plus call recordings and transcripts
  • Exclusive access to Director Perspectives white papers
  • Exclusive access to online learning, including training courses, webinars and event videos
  • Complimentary attendance to relevant Chief Executive events for CEO and C-Suite executives
  • Monthly Council Member Briefing
  • Annual Council Meeting – network with peers and lend your voice to help shape the Corporate Board Member Institute
  • Dedicated member services team

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