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Throughout the year, editors of The Wall Street Journal host exclusive, invitation-only conferences that fuel dynamic discussions with global experts on the most pressing topics of our time.

The World’s Most Influential Leaders.

The Wall Street Journal's executive conferences convene the most successful business leaders from finance, technology, government and policy to spark creativity and impact change.

CEO Council
Barack Obama
President of the United States
CEO Council 2013
CFO Network
Indra Nooyi
Chairman and CEO, PepsiCo
CFO Network 2014
CIO NETWORK
Ray Kurzweil
Director of Engineering, Google
CIO Network 2014
CIO NETWORK
Meg Whitman
CEO, Hewlett-Packard
CIO Network 2013
ECO:nomics
Bill Gates
Technologist, Business Leader, Philanthropist
ECO:nomics 2012
WSJD LIVE
Tim Cook
CEO, Apple
WSJDLive 2014
VIEWPOINTS
Denise Morrison
President and CEO, Campbell Soup Company
Viewpoints 2014
HEARD on the street LIVE
Jes Staley
Managing Partner, BlueMountain Capital
Heard on the Street Live 2013

2015 Executive Conferences

Throughout the year, editors of The Wall Street Journal host exclusive, invitation-only conferences that fuel dynamic discussions with global experts on the most pressing topics of our time.

CEO Council
November 16-17, 2015
The Four Seasons
Washington, D.C.
An unrivaled platform for the world’s leading CEOs to debate and deliberate on action plans for addressing key business and public policy issues alongside top policymakers and other key thought leaders.

CEO Council

The Wall Street Journal CEO Council annual meeting brings together the world’s leading global CEOs and the most senior policymakers to debate and decide on action plans for addressing key business and public policy issues.

The unique format of the CEO Council annual meeting inspires unusually dynamic discussions including member-only task force sessions. The focus will be on actions business can take to forge a new partnership with government, to address pressing economic and social problems, and to restore public confidence.

ceocouncil.wsj.com

Sponsor Benefits
  • Print & digital ads in CEO Council Journal Report
  • Customizable onsite presence
  • Ad within conference program book
  • Logo in promotional ads, on website and signage
  • Event passes for CEO and 2 senior executives
CIO Network
February 1-2, 2016
The Ritz-Carlton | Half Moon Bay, CA
A forum for CIOs and CTOs to develop concrete strategies for meeting the challenges of today’s world of rapid innovation and increasing threats.

CIO Network

The invitation-only CIO Network brings together chief information and technology officers from the world’s largest corporations to identify challenges in technology, new opportunities for innovation and best practices in strategic leadership.

CIO’s will engage in working task-force sessions to discuss, deliberate and present globally vital issues that impact technology leaders, including global technology trends, cyber security imperatives, finding and retaining A+ talent, and much more.

cionetwork.wsj.com

Sponsor Benefits
  • Full registration and participation for global CIO/CTO and 2 additional senior executives
  • Print and digital ads in CIO Network Journal Report
  • Customizable onsite presence
  • Ad within conference program book
  • Logo in promotional ads, on website and signage
  • Opportunity to host and moderate luncheon roundtable discussion
CFO Network
June 15-16, 2015
Park Hyatt Hotel | Washington, D.C.
Leading global CFOs, economists, policymakers and regulators gather to discuss pressing issues and determine top priorities for strategic financial leadership in challenging times.

CFO Network

The Wall Street Journal CFO Network, a membership of chief financial officers from the world’s top corporations, convenes in Washington each year for its annual meeting to debate and develop a strategic agenda for financial leadership.

Senior Journal editors will lead interviews with top government officials, CEOs, and global economic experts. Members will follow up with group sessions that challenge the CFOs to develop specific action items on key issues of interest.

cfonetwork.wsj.com

Sponsor Benefits
  • Full registration and participation for global CFO and 2 additional senior executives
  • Print and digital ads in CFO Network Journal Report
  • Customizable onsite presence
  • Ad within conference program book
  • Logo in promotional ads, on website and signage
ECO:nomics
April 6-8, 2016
The Bacara Resort | Santa Barbara, CA
Thought leaders across several industries, such as energy, environment, infrastructure and technology, gather to uncover real solutions for the most pressing imperatives at the intersection of business and the environment.

ECO:nomics

ECO:nomics is The Wall Street Journal’s forum for leaders at the intersection of business and the environment across various industries including energy, environment, infrastructure and technology.

The powerful conference will provoke thought, bolster new perspectives and uncover real solutions for the future of business and the environment through powerful presenters, deep dive discussions and hours of networking opportunities.

economics.wsj.com

Sponsor Benefits
  • Full registration and participation for 6 senior executives or clients
  • Print and digital ads in ECO:nomics Journal Report
  • Customizable onsite presence
  • Ad within conference program book
  • Logo in promotional ads, on website and signage
  • Opportunity to host luncheon roundtable discussion
WSJDLive
October 19-21, 2015
The Montage | Laguna Beach, CA
A vibrant, international technology conference that explores compelling tech opportunities in an environment of unparalleled discussion, debate and global discovery.

WSJDLive

WSJDLive brings together a diverse group of the brightest and most sought-after leaders, both established and emerging, from across the globe.

Presented in a range of dynamic formats, conversations tackle topics such as imminent innovations, smartest strategies and top tactics that will determine which companies will ultimately win.

wsjdlive.wsj.com

Sponsor Benefits
  • Full registration and participation for 3 senior executives or clients
  • Print and digital ads in WSJDLive Journal Report
  • Customizable onsite presence
  • Ad within conference program book
  • Logo in promotional ads, on website and signage
  • Opportunity to host luncheon roundtable discussion
Converge
July 29-31, 2015
Four Seasons Hotel | Hong Kong
The Journal and f.ounders are proud to present a cutting-edge view of how the tech revolution is unfolding across Asia by bringing together top technology leaders and luminaries from both East and West.

Converge

The Journal is teaming up with f.ounders to capture the energy and dynamism of the rapid changes across the region – and where Asia’s tech boom fits in globally. Our invitation-only event will bring together top speakers, investors and executives from both East and West, and present a cutting-edge view of how the tech revolution is unfolding across Asia – and who is poised to win and lose. Top technology executives will be interviewed onstage by WSJ editors.

converge.asia

Sponsor Benefits
  • Full registration and participation for 3 senior executives or clients
  • Print and digital ads in WSJDLive Journal Report
  • Customizable onsite presence
  • Ad within conference program book
  • Logo in promotional ads, on websites and signage
  • Opportunity to host luncheon roundtable discussion
Private Equity Analyst Conference
June 1-2, 2015
Essex House | New York, NY
Private equity’s most powerful investors and dealmakers convene to analyze the state of the industry and the future of private equity investing.

Private Equity Analyst Conference

Led by top editors from The Wall Street Journal, the Private Equity Analyst Conference offers participants unmatched expertise, superior connections and deep analysis of urgent issues and trends through focused conversations and dynamic interviews with private equity’s most influential players.

peac.wsj.com

Sponsor Benefits
  • Full registration and participation for 3 senior executives and 2 clients
  • Print and digital media package
  • Customizable onsite presence
  • Ad within conference program book
  • Logo in promotional ads, on website and signage
  • Opportunity to host luncheon roundtable discussion
Accelerating America's
Middle Market
September 28-29, 2015
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Headquarters
Washington, D.C.
A first-of-its-kind conference hosted by the United States Chamber of Commerce that will both celebrate and explore the opportunities and challenges facing the middle-market business community.

Accelerating America's Middle Market

Middle market businesses are at the heart of America’s economy, fueling $10 trillion in annual revenue and 1 out of 3 American jobs. The Wall Street Journal will hold a prestigious conference at the US Chamber of Commerce that will aim to both celebrate and support this business community. Top thought leaders, strategists and tacticians will galvanize the invitation-only CEO audience on stage, along with hands-on participation in issue-specific breakouts and roundtables.

Sponsor Benefits
  • Full registration and participation for the CEO and 3-5 additional senior executives
  • Print and digital ads in Middle Market Journal Report
  • Customizable onsite presence
  • Ad within conference program book
  • Logo in promotional ads, on website and signage
  • Opportunity to host luncheon roundtable discussion
Women in the Workplace
September 30, 2015
Park Hyatt | New York, NY
Partnering with Sheryl Sandberg and McKinsey & Company, The Wall Street Journal will thoroughly research the progress of women in the working world through a comprehensive study of over 350 corporations.

Women in the Workplace

With more than 1.6 million copies sold, Sheryl Sandberg’s "Lean In" sparked conversation and inspiration around helping women achieve career goals. The Wall Street Journal, "Lean In", and McKinsey & Company have come together to thoroughly research the progress of women in the working world through a comprehensive study of over 350 corporations. To debut the findings, we will host an invitation-only, gala event to discuss and debate live on stage with an audience of 200 senior executives and influentials across disciplines including business, policy, the arts, media and more.

Sponsor Benefits
  • Opportunity to deliver opening or closing remarks
  • Customizable onsite presence
  • Access to VIP area during networking receptions
  • Print and/or digital ads in Women in the Economy Journal Report
  • Full registration and participation for 10 senior executives and/or clients
  • Logo in promotional ads, on website and signage
Leadership Events Series
4x per year or more
New York, Washington, D.C., San Francisco
An exclusive executive event series where world-class leaders, policymakers and industry luminaries reveal key insights in dynamic, unscripted interviews.

Leadership Events Series

 

VIEWPOINTS
An exclusive executive breakfast event series, where top Journal editors lead unscripted interviews with world-class leaders generating an exchange of insights, opinions and unexpected answers. wsj.com/viewpoints

CAPITAL JOURNAL
Hosted by Washington Bureau Chief Jerry Seib, Capital Journal Live convenes those shaping our political economy. It’s here they discuss of-the-moment topics affecting our professional and personal lives.

TECH UNDER THE HOOD
Tech Under The Hood brings together influential technology decision makers with industry luminaries to discuss the short and long term implications of today's biggest technology innovations and new technology trends.

HEARD ON THE STREET LIVE
Featuring industry luminaries, Heard on the Street Live brings to life the cutting-edge analysis of the Journal's flagship financial column with in-depth discussion and debate.

Sponsor Benefits
  • Full registration and participation for 10 senior executives and 20 clients/guests
  • Opportunity to deliver opening or closing remarks
  • Ad within conference program book
  • Logo in invitations, on website and signage

The World’s Most Impactful Activations.

An executive conferences partnership with The Wall Street Journal offers sponsors the opportunity to deeply impact C-suite audiences in a more powerful way than ever before.

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  • BMW
    BMW showcased its premier i8 hybrid vehicle at WSJDLive and offered test drives of the i3 electric vehicle.
    LENOVO
    Lenovo technology was integrated throughout CEO Council featuring tablets given to each CEO for voting and Q&A, as well as touchscreens for registration and laptops for note-taking during task force sessions.
    NASDAQ
    Nasdaq-listed partner SolarCity hosted specialty cocktails during an ECO:nomics welcome reception that were branded and served on passed trays.
    ORACLE
    Oracle hosted a branded specialty coffee bar featuring cappuccino and espresso along with branded cups and mint tins during a CFO Network breakfast.