A one-of-a-kind networking and peer-to-peer learning experience!

March 29-30, 2022
Ponte Vedra, FL

BONUS! Participation fulfills your
bi-annual event attendance requirements for ACCD credentials.

We are excited to return to Ponte Vedra for our annual directors event. Don’t miss the chance to catch up with old friends and meet a new group of director peers.

The Directors Forum provides an opportunity for you to learn alongside your director peers. Participate in highly engaged conversations, informative case studies and interactive panels facilitated by sitting directors, veteran board advisers and esteemed professors. You’ll address the most pressing issues facing boards today, and leave with new perspectives to overcome the specific challenges confronting your respective boardrooms.


Strengthen your board oversight capabilities with insights and lessons from seasoned board directors

Expand your network by making new connections with a cross-industry group of executives and board members

Examine the lessons learned from recent board crises and ensure your board is equipped to avoid these same mistakes

Achieve one of the foundational requirements for earning your Professional Director Credentials

Analyze the Key Learnings from the Boardroom Crises of Boeing, Tesla and Theranos

Harvard Business School professor, Guhan Subramanian, will lead you through three separate boardroom crises, analyzing the problem in each scenario and helping you identify the missteps made by each of these boards. Case studies to be reviewed include:

Guhan Subramanian
Joseph Flom Professor of Law and Business, Harvard Law School;
Douglas Weaver Professor of Business Law, Harvard Business School

Reconnect with old friends you haven’t seen since pre-pandemic, and meet new directors to expand your network.

Catch up with friends and make new acquaintances through a variety of networking and social events including:

  • A pre-event Golf outing
  • Coffee and mentoring for new Directors
  • Networking Lunches
  • Awards Celebration & Networking Reception
  • Networking Breakfast
  • Peer-to-peer Learning Experiences
  • and more…

Oceanfront Golf at Ponte Vedra Inn & Club

Event participants will have the opportunity to network with their peers during a round of golf at the prestigious oceanfront courses located at the Ponte Vedra Inn & Club property, renowned as one of the golf capitals of the East Coast. The Ocean Course and Lagoon Course each feature a distinct seaside links atmosphere. Meandering lagoons, undulating fairways, elevated Bermuda greens protected by steep-faced bunkers and a prevailing sea breeze create a challenging but compelling course. 


Clint Allen Distinguished Director Award

Each year the American College of Corporate Directors recognizes a member who stands out in the public company director community and enjoys respect and admiration from colleagues and peers. Join us at the Directors Forum as we unveil the 2021 winner and celebrate this year’s honoree!


Ponte Vedra Inn & Club

Setting the Standard of Excellence for Iconic Florida Beach Resorts Since 1928

AAA Five-Diamond rated Ponte Vedra Inn & Club is the picture of quiet grandeur, grace, stateliness, and story. Room block available with discounted rate of $329/night. Book via the link below or by calling 888.839.9145.

We will put together a golf outing pre- and/or post-event for interested attendees.


Early Bird Rate

Available until December 31
$ 2,495 Use Code ACCDearly
  • Case Studies
  • Onsite Event Attendance
  • Meals & Receptions
  • Distinguished Director Award Celebration
  • Credits Toward Your Professional Director Credentials

Standard Rate

Available until March 29
$ 2,995
  • Case Studies
  • Onsite Event Attendance
  • Meals & Receptions
  • Distinguished Director Award Celebration
  • Credits Toward Your Professional Director Credentials


“The two day executive training forums are wonderful for coming together and covering topical subjects, superbly presented by professionals at the pinnacle of their fields.”
Gregory Quinlan, Director and CEO, Ansett Aircraft Spares & Services, Inc.
“The presentations were delivered by the leading educators and top professionals in their field. The challenging breakout sessions always hone my strategy skills and often surprise me during the critique period with the actual case studies.”
David Hurley, Chairman Emeritus Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum | Director, Aviation Partners Boeing, Inc
“You always have the best speakers, and the Forum leaders, all Professors at prestigious business schools, really challenge the group. I never come away from an ACCD event without learning something important.”
W. Dabaghi, Managing Member, Maxima International

Earn Professional Director Credits

Since 2008, the American College of Corporate Directors credentials have represented the “Gold standard” in corporate director education, and those executives who earn them are highly valued in the board community. To earn American College of Corporate Directors Professional Director status, a director must accumulate a set number of credits.

The Directors Forum serves as the foundation of your Professional Director Credential pathway. Whether you are seeking your first Professional Director credential or your Executive Masters Professional Director Credential, the Directors Forum is a foundational requirement for every level, earning you 10 credits.