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Manufacturing M&A: Dealmakers Forum | March 24 | Online

This virtual, half-day program for manufacturing CEOs and CFOs will cover elements key to M&A success in this sector. Topics will include M&A deal market trends, tech-driven acquisitions to drive growth, M&A integration challenges and solutions, the human element and culture/talent considerations pre- and post-deal, joint ventures and divestures, and more. Learn More>

Healthcare Leadership Summit | April 20 | Online

The Covid-19 crisis has changed every industry in unprecedented ways, but none more than hospitals and health systems. The industry is at a crossroads as lingering effects of Covid-19 will persist in staffing, financial and operational challenges across the healthcare industry. Chief Executive Group will convene hospital and healthcare services CEOs, CFOs and Boards for a critical conversation on leadership and the future of the industry, arming participants with insights, strategies and tactics they can put to use immediately.

CEO Talent Summit | May | Online

Chief Executive’s 7th annual CEO Talent Summit will bring together CEOs and leading thinkers in an interactive, intimate environment to discuss strategies for building high-performing organizations with a focus on human capital, talent development, retention and corporate culture.

Banking Leadership Summit | June 29 | Online

The traditional banking model was already being challenged pre-Covid by persistently low interest rates, enhanced regulation and digitalization. We’ll convene CEOs, CFOs and Board Members of retail banks and credit unions for a robust, half-day exploration of the key drivers forcing change in the industry. Participants will gain solutions for how banking leaders can build resilient business models that proactively address changing consumer behaviors and redefine their value in today’s shifting market.

Smart Manufacturing Summit | September | Indianapolis

Chief Executive Group’s 9th Annual Smart Manufacturing Summit will offer fresh thinking on the opportunities and challenges facing mid-market manufacturing CEOs, as well as provide the ideal environment to discuss best practices and trends in global markets, quality, supply chains, talent issues and more.

CEO of the Year | October | New York, NY

Now in its 36th year, Chief Executive’s signature event is a must-attend and brings together over 200 high-powered and recognized CEOs for a day of learning—and an evening of celebrating our 2020 CEO of the Year. Past winners include Marriott’s Arne Sorenson, Lockheed Martin’s Marillyn Hewson, The Walt Disney Co.’s Bob Iger, Ford’s Alan Mulally, Boeing’s James McNerney, Jr., Microsoft’s Bill Gates and FedEx’s Fred Smith. View the 2020 Highlights>

Leadership Conference | November 4-5 | Phoenix, AZ

Now in its 23rd year, Chief Executive’s Leadership Conference is the one conference mid-market CEOs and other top executives rely on for guidance, tactics and strategies to help them accelerate revenue growth and profitability.

PE-Backed CEO Summit | Q4 | Boston

CEOs of private equity-backed companies face unique challenges. This one-day event will bring together PE-Backed CEOs and leading advisers in an interactive, online environment to discuss strategies for working within the constraints of shortened timelines to create value, preparing for the frequency of turnover, managing PE investors and navigating cultural challenges within a “flip” mentality.


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    Strategic Planning Workshop

    1:00 - 5:00 pm

    Over 70% of Executives Surveyed Agree: Many Strategic Planning Efforts Lack Systematic Approach Tips for Enhancing Your Strategic Planning Process

    Executives expressed frustration with their current strategic planning process. Issues include:

    1. Lack of systematic approach (70%)
    2. Laundry lists without prioritization (68%)
    3. Decisions based on personalities rather than facts and information (65%)


    Steve Rutan and Denise Harrison have put together an afternoon workshop that will provide the tools you need to address these concerns.  They have worked with hundreds of executives to develop a systematic approach that will enable your team to make better decisions during strategic planning.  Steve and Denise will walk you through exercises for prioritizing your lists and steps that will reset and reinvigorate your process.  This will be a hands-on workshop that will enable you to think about your business as you use the tools that are being presented.  If you are ready for a Strategic Planning tune-up, select this workshop in your registration form.  The additional fee of $695 will be added to your total.

    To sign up, select this option in your registration form. Additional fee of $695 will be added to your total.

    New York, NY: ​​​Chief Executive's Corporate Citizenship Awards 2017

    Women in Leadership Seminar and Peer Discussion

    2:00 - 5:00 pm

    Female leaders face the same issues all leaders do, but they often face additional challenges too. In this peer session, we will facilitate a discussion of best practices and how to overcome common barriers to help women leaders be more effective within and outside their organizations. 

    Limited space available.

    To sign up, select this option in your registration form. Additional fee of $495 will be added to your total.

    Golf Outing

    10:30 - 5:00 pm
    General’s Retreat at Hermitage Golf Course
    Sponsored by UBS

    General’s Retreat, built in 1986 with architect Gary Roger Baird, has been voted the “Best Golf Course in Nashville” and is a “must play” when visiting the Nashville, Tennessee area. With the beautiful setting along the Cumberland River, golfers of all capabilities will thoroughly enjoy the golf, scenery and hospitality.

    The golf outing fee includes transportation to and from the hotel, greens/cart fees, use of practice facilities, and boxed lunch. The bus will leave the hotel at 10:30 am for a noon shotgun start and return to the hotel after the cocktail reception following the completion of the round.

    To sign up, select this option in your registration form. Additional fee of $295 will be added to your total.