Past Meetings

    Chicago Program | The Value of a Board for Early Stage Companies

    November 08, 2017
    5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

    TechNexus
    Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 1200
    Chicago, IL 60606

    Please join the Private Directors Association in Chicago on November 8th for a panelist discussion on The Value of a Board for Early Stage Companies.

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    International Conference | Locking the Cyber Security Door: What Private Board Members Should DO NOW

    November 01, 2017
    1:00 PM - 8:30 PM

    Bank of America N.A.
    135 S. La Salle Street
    Chicago, IL 60603

    Please join the Private Directors Association in Chicago on November 1st for the International Conference for Private Company Executives and Board Directors Locking the Cyber Security Door: What Private Board Members Should DO NOW.

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    Chicago Breakfast | What Every Private Company Director Should Know about Personal Liability, Risk, and D&O

    November 01, 2017
    7:30 AM - 9:30 AM

    Sugar Felsenthal Grais & Hammer LLP
    30 N. LaSalle Street, Suite 3000
    Chicago, IL 60602

    Please join the Private Directors Association in Chicago on November 1st for a panelist discussion on the topic “What Every Private Company Director Should Know about Personal Liability, Risk, and D&O”.

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    Detroit Program | Board Formation, Practices, and Board Member Selection in Private Equity

    October 18, 2017
    5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

    The Skyline Club
    2000 Towne Center
    Southfield, MI 48075

    Please join the Private Directors Association in the Detroit, MI, suburb, Southfield, on October 18th for a panelist discussion on Board Formation, Practices, and Board Member Selection in Private Equity.

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    Chicago Program | The Family’s View of Non-Family Board Members

    October 18, 2017
    5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

    Seyfarth Shaw LLP
    233 S. Wacker Drive, Suite 8000
    Chicago, IL 60606
    http://www.seyfarth.com

    Please join the Private Directors Association in Chicago on October 18th for a panelist discussion on The Family’s View of Non-Family Board Members.

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    International Webinar | Surviving A Breach: A Private Corporate Board’s TO DO NOW List

    October 17, 2017
    1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

    WEBINAR

    Please join the Private Directors Association on October 17th for a webinar on the topic “Surviving A Breach: A Private Corporate Board’s TO DO NOW List”.

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    Chicago Breakfast | The Board/CEO Relationship: Finding the Right Balance

    October 17, 2017
    7:00 AM - 9:00 AM

    Wintrust
    9700 W. Higgins Road
    Rosemont, IL 60018

    Please join the Private Directors Association in the Chicago suburb, Rosemont, on October 17th for a panelist discussion on the topic “The Board/CEO Relationship: Finding the Right Balance”.

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    Chicago Program | ESOPs as a Viable Liquidity Option for Sale or Succession

    September 27, 2017
    5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

    Winston & Strawn LLP
    35 W. Wacker Drive
    Chicago, IL 60601

    Please join the Private Directors Association in Chicago on September 27th for a panelist discussion on ESOPs as a Viable Liquidity Option for Sale or Succession.

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    International Webinar | “Is Your Board Cyber-Ready? What All Private Company Directors Should DO NOW about Cyber Risk”

    September 26, 2017
    1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

    WEBINAR

    Please join the Private Directors Association on September 26th for a webinar on the topic, Is Your Board Cyber-Ready? What All Private Company Directors Should DO NOW about Cyber Risk.

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    Chicago Breakfast Program | Importance of Onboarding

    September 14, 2017
    7:00 AM - 8:30 AM

    Crowe Horwath, LLP
    One Mid America Plaza, Suite 700
    Oak Brook, IL 60181

    Please join the Private Directors Association in the Chicago suburb, Oak Brook, on September 14th for a breakfast discussion on the Importance of Onboarding.

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    Detroit Program | The Role of Corporate/Advisory Board in Accelerating Company Performance

    September 12, 2017
    5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

    UHY Offices
    27725 Stansbury Boulevard
    Farmington Hills, MI 48334

    Please join the Private Directors Association in Detroit on September 12th for a panelist discussion on The Role of Corporate/Advisory Board in Accelerating Company Performance.

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    Second Annual Golf Outing

    August 08, 2017
    11:30 AM - 7:30 PM

    Rolling Green Country Club
    2525 E Rand Road
    Arlington Heights, IL 60004

    Please join the Private Directors Association in Chicago on August 8th for the Second Annual Golf Outing.

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    A Ravinia Night to Remember Featuring Stephen Stills and Judy Collins

    July 26, 2017
    5:30 PM - 10:00 PM

    Ravinia Festival
    418 Sheridan Road
    Highland Park, IL 60035
    https://www.ravinia.org/

    Please join the Private Directors Association in the Chicago suburb, Highland Park, on July 26th for a night at Ravinia Festival, featuring Stephen Stills and Judy Collins!

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    Chicago Program | 50 Businesses in 50 Years: Building Companies through Professional Ownership

    June 21, 2017
    5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

    Bank of America N.A.
    135 S. LaSalle Street
    Chicago, IL 60603
    https://www.bankofamerica.com/

    Please join the Private Directors Association in Chicago on June 21st for a panelist discussion on 50 Businesses in 50 Years: Building Companies through Professional Ownership.

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    Detroit Breakfast Program | TechTown Tour

    June 08, 2017
    8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

    TechTown Detroit
    440 Burroughs Street
    Detroit, MI 48202

    Please join the Private Directors Association in the Detroit on June 8th for a tour of TechTown.

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    Chicago Suburb Program | CEOs & Business Owners Protect Your Business in the Age of CyberRisk

    June 07, 2017
    7:00 AM - 9:00 AM

    Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
    2850 Golf Road
    Rolling Meadows, IL 60008

    Please join the Private Directors Association in the Chicago suburb, Rolling Meadows, on June 7th to discuss CEO’s & Business Owners Protect Your Business in the Age of CyberRisk.

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    Chicago Program | Independence and Diversity on Family Boards

    May 24, 2017
    5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

    Perkins Coie LLP
    131 S. Dearborn Street, Suite 1600
    Chicago, IL 60603
    http://www.perkinscoie.com

    Ticket sales for this event are sold out.

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    Detroit Program | Building a Board

    May 16, 2017
    5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

    Merrill Lynch
    39001 Twelve Mile Road
    Farmington Hills, MI 48331

    Please join the Private Directors Association in the Detroit suburb, Farmington Hills, on May 16th to discuss Building a Board.

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    Chicago Program | Directors in Distressed Situations: War Stories Do's and Don'ts

    April 26, 2017
    5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

    The Northern Trust Company
    50 S La Salle Street
    Chicago, IL 60603
    https://www.northerntrust.com/

    Please join the Private Directors Association in Chicago on April 26th for a panelist discussion on Directors in Distressed Situations: War Stories Do's and Don'ts.

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    Charlotte Program | A Framework for Governance

    April 12, 2017
    5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

    Crown Club at Spectrum Center
    333 East Trade Street
    Charlotte, NC 28202

    Please join the Private Directors Association on Wednesday, April 12th, in Charlotte, NC.

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    Detroit Program | Transitioning a Family Business

    April 04, 2017
    5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    Butzel Long
    150 W Jefferson Ave #100
    Detroit, MI 48226

    Please join the Private Directors Association on Tuesday, April 4th, in Detroit, MI.

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    Chicago Program | Managing the Gap: How Private Companies Adopt Public Company Best Governance Practices

    March 22, 2017
    5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

    Grant Thornton LLP
    171 N. Clark Street #200
    Chicago, IL 60601

    Please join the Private Directors Association in Chicago on March 22nd for a panelist discussion on Managing the Gap: How Private Companies Adopt Public Company Best Governance Practices.

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    Chicago Roundtable | Board Members & the Insolvent Companies Whose Boards They Serve

    March 15, 2017
    12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

    Sugar Felsenthal Grais & Hammer LLP
    30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 3000
    Chicago, IL 60602
    http://www.sfgh.com/

    Members only are welcome to join the Private Directors Association in Chicago on March 15th for a Roundtable Program. Limited to the first 20 registrants.

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    Chicago Program | Transitioning the Family Business to a Formal Board Structure

    February 15, 2017
    5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

    Willis Towers Watson
    71 S Wacker Drive, 26th Floor
    Chicago, IL 60606

    THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT.

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    Charlotte Program | The Value of Private Boards to High Growth Mid-Market Companies

    February 07, 2017
    5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

    Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein
    401 S Tryon Street #3000
    Charlotte, NC 28202

    Please join the Private Directors Association in Charlotte, NC, on Tuesday, February 7th.

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    Detroit Program | Legal Responsibilities and Liabilities of Private Company Boards

    January 26, 2017
    5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

    The Skyline Club
    2000 Town Center, Suite 2800
    Southfield, MI 48075
    http://www.clubcorp.com/Clubs/Skyline-Club-Southfield

    Join the Private Directors Association in Detroit on January 26th for a panel discussion on Legal Responsibilities and Liabilities of Private Company Boards.

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    Chicago Program | The Boards Role in Choosing Between Private Equity and Strategic Buyers

    January 25, 2017
    5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

    University Club of Chicago
    76 East Monroe Street
    Chicago, IL 60603

    Attendees will leave this panel discussion with insights into the buyout criteria used by business owners and a greater understanding of how boards can impact these decisions.

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    Founder & Chapter Leaders Meeting

    January 11, 2017
    1:30 PM - 7:30 PM

    US Bank
    190 South LaSalle Street, 40th Floor
    Chicago, IL 60603

    This is an invitation only meeting. Founders, Board Members, and Committee Members are invited to attend by invitation only.

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