CCI at Baruch College/CUNY • New York, NY

Leaders Forum picSince 2001, CCI annually offers the Corporate Communication Leaders Forum, an intensive professional and academic experience in the current theory and practice of corporate communication. It combines presentations, case studies, site visits, and interaction with leading professionals and scholars for a unique professional development and continuing education opportunity. Join us to experience the best thinking in the current theory and practice of corporate communication.


Program Topics

2017 Leaders Forum company site visits include:

The Forum explores the following topics through a leadership lens:

The leadership role in corporate communication
Corporate  communication management
The current context for corporate communication practice
Corporate communication current practices and trends
Corporate communication in a global environment
Internal communication & employee engagement
Corporate communication & corporate crisis
Strategic uses of corporate communication research
Corporate communication & technologies
Ethics and corporate communication practice
Corporate communication & the changing media environment
Investor relations & the capital markets
Corporate communication & corporate reputation

See the 2016 Corporate Communication Leaders Forum agenda. 

The 2017 Leaders Forum Program will be posted October-November 2016.

Participant Profile

The FoIMG_7033 (cropped)rum is intended for corporate communication practitioners who have moved beyond functional responsibilities into greater leadership roles. Corporate communication executives from business, agencies, government, and nonprofit organizations are invited to nominate their upcoming communication leaders for this career opportunity. Practicing professionals, who desire a unique contribution to their professional development, are also encouraged to attend. We welcome English speaking communicators from around the globe. Enrollment is limited. In 2017, Forum participants will be joined by practicing professionals pursuing the Master in Mass Communication at the Wee Kim Wee School of Communication, Nanyang Technological University (Singapore), a CCI Academic Partner.

Program Venue


Sessions are conducted at CCI – Corporate Communication International at Baruch College/CUNY located at 55 Lexington Avenue (at 25th) and at area corporate headquarters. CCI has arranged accommodations at the Park South Hotel, three blocks from Baruch, in Manhattan’s Murray Hill section on 28th Street between Park Avenue South and Lexington Avenue.


To nominate an up and coming corporate communicator from your organization or to share Leaders Forum information with a colleague, invite them to view our brochure and to complete a registration form.


CCI Leaders Forum 2017 Registration
CCI Member Early Bird Registration (by 12/9/16) $2,250.00 USD Non-member Early Bird Registration (by 12/9/16) $2,750.00 USD
CCI Member Registration (after 12/9/16) $2,500.00 USD Non-member registration (after 12/9/16) $2,950.00 USD

**Fees do not include hotel reservations**

Register here.

 Hotel Reservation

Please make reservations by Friday, December 9, 2016 for the Forum block rate below.  Limited rooms available.  To make your reservation at the Park South Hotel, three blocks from the Forum site, please click here.

Park South Block Hotel Rates in USD (until Dec. 9, 2016)
Superior Queen $159.00* Superior King $169.00* Superior Double $179.00*

*14.75% City and State taxes + a $3.50 New York City occupancy tax per night.


2017 Leaders Forum Academic Partnerlogo_NTU Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information


Participant Feedback

CCI’s Corporate Communication Leaders Forum gives unparalleled access to some of the most experienced & trusted communications professionals in the field who are united in their absolute dedication to their roles & profession.

You will leave this Forum not only with a sharper skill set but inspired to be the best you can be.I highly recommend this program to anyone in communication who is looking to broaden their horizons in all aspects of communication strategy and execution.It was a true revelation that corporations and government organizations face and tackle very similar challenges in communication.

This Forum was an excellent opportunity to learn about the latest trends and best practice in corporate communication.

The Leaders Forum is a well-executed and insightful platform where communication practitioners from all over the world can gather, network, and share best practices.

Well done! Wonderfully organized, culturally-diverse high-level leadership building corporate communications course. Provided a needed jolt to start thinking and behaving more strategically as a leader and counselor.

Excellent – challenging learning … took us places we could not go by ourselves.Enjoyed the real-time examples from leading practitioners.

Excellent, excellent, excellent! It was amazing to have access to the top leaders in our industry. Site visits added fantastic value to the program. This forum brings together theory and practice in a useful, motivating way. Thank you for an incredible experience!