What is Corporate Directors Forum?

Corporate Directors Forum was founded in 1991 with the purpose of helping directors become better directors.

If you are a director of a company board or member of the management team, advise boards, plan to be a director, or are looking to build your own board, Corporate Directors Forum provides board-focused peer networking and director education in corporate governance “best practices” for those committed to continuous learning.

Mission Statement:

To help directors, and those who support them, build more effective boards through continuous education and peer-networking.

Vision Statement:

We deliver governance knowledge and foster connections that empower business leaders to achieve success for the benefit of their stakeholders.

We know that being a director is a challenging and important job — we provide tools to assist directors excel in the boardroom:


  • The highest quality in director education
  • Candid “lessons learned” from boardroom insiders
  • Straight-from-the headlines corporate governance developments
  • “A look around the corner” insights from industry thought-leaders
  • Opportunities to both listen and engage
  • An invaluable peer network
What are our Core Values and Beliefs?

We believe that boards of directors are strategic assets of corporations, education makes better directors, better directors make boards more effective, and more effective boards make better corporations.

Becoming a member is easy!