Monday, January 14 – Friday, January 18, 2019

CCI at Baruch College/CUNY • New York, NY

employers-forum-16-1296x652Since 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

2019 Leaders Forum company site visits include:

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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


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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 2018, 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 CCI Leaders 2019 and to complete a registration FORM


CCI Leaders Forum 2019 Registration
CCI Member Early Bird Registration (by 12/8/18) $2,250.00 USD Non-member Early Bird Registration (by 12/8/18) $2,750.00 USD
CCI Member Registration (after 12/8/18) $2,500.00 USD Non-member registration (after 12/8/18) $2,950.00 USD

**Fees do not include hotel reservations**

Register here FORM

 Hotel Reservation

Please make reservations by Friday, December 8, 2018 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. 8, 2018)
Superior Queen $139.00* Superior Double $149.00*

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

Participant Feedback

CCI’s Leadership Forum was unlike any “conference” I’ve participated in. You learn from, network, and engage with the best in the industry! Lessons learned are applicable to my job and career starting now.

The CCI Leaders Forum is an excellent opportunity for professionals and emerging leaders who are interested in learning about the different roles within corporate communications to either advance themselves through a greater understanding, or to transition into a different area of expertise within the greater corporate communications function.

The entire week was such a great experience and a wonderful opportunity to learn more about the communications industry today and network with some of the industry’s key leaders. I would highly recommend the CCI Leader’s Forum to any rising communications professional!

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!