Past Conferences

This year, the Private Company Governance Summit looks at lessons learned in risk management and ESG over the past year and explores how private company boards can become even more useful—and essential—to the success of the companies they serve.
  • Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 08:00
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  • Friday, June 11, 2021
The Character of the Corporation forum brought together top public company board members, as well as institutional shareholders and corporate governance thought leaders for a vigorous discussion on the issues surrounding the character and purpose of the corporation.
  • Wednesday, December 9, 2020 - 08:00
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  • Thursday, December 10, 2020
This year The Private Company Governance Summit delivered a unique and engaging experience that offered the same learning, knowledge sharing and networking opportunities as our traditional in-person conference. We’re excited that we are able to offer this new online program to you even after the
  • Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 09:00
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  • Friday, September 18, 2020
This is not a typical governance conference. This is a working event designed to deliver an outcome. Environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues are the most pressing topics for the nation's boardrooms today. Join Directors & Boards' exclusive forum — The Character of the Corporation — to
  • Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 07:57
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  • Thursday, November 21, 2019
How private companies and family-owned businesses can best leverage their board to drive growth, unearth blind spots and take the business to the next level.
  • Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - 08:06
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  • Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Business Disruption and the Effective Private and Family Company Board How can private and family businesses build an engaged and effective board of directors to copilot through today’s turbulence? Learn from experienced directors, business owners, investors and experts whose insights can help you
  • Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 10:30
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  • Friday, May 18, 2018
The Evolving Role of the Private Company Board May 10-12, 2017 Swissotel, Chicago, Illinois Reserve your seat at the governance conference for directors, owners, and advisors of family-owned, closely-held and private-equity owned businesses of all sizes.
  • Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 11:00
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  • Friday, May 12, 2017
Building The High Performing Private Company Board Reserve your seat at the governance conference for directors, owners, and advisors of family-owned, closely-held and private-equity owned businesses of all sizes. Session topics include: The Board’s Role in a Crisis Dealing with Conflicts of
  • Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 03:00
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  • Friday, May 13, 2016
Reserve your seat at the governance conference for directors, owners, and advisors of family-owned, closely-held and private-equity owned businesses of all sizes. Session topics include: How private and family CEOs work with their boards The private board’s role in company strategy Refreshing the
  • Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 23:00
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  • Friday, May 15, 2015