AESC Forums

Executive Research Forums

AESC Executive Research Forums focus on sharing best practices, emerging research techniques and tools, and different approaches to the challenges faced by executive search and leadership consulting professionals. View past events.  


Boutique and Independent Firm Forums

The Boutique and Independent Firm Forum (BIFF) provides a venue for boutique, small and sole proprietor member firms to share best practices and exchange solutions to common challenges. The forum is a noncompetitive environment where members contribute openly as much as they feel comfortable sharing in facilitated discussions. Discussion topics range from client development and marketing, to operational issues around running a firm, all focused on trends in the executive search and leadership consulting profession.

The AESC management team has been closely monitoring the COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation for all AESC events and programming. Our top priority is the safety and well-being of our members, staff, partners and relations within our communities. We want to keep you as up-to-date as possible regarding currently scheduled programs and our preparation plans. View the Coronavirus Protocol here.


What previous attendees say about the Executive Research Forum:

  • "Listening to such personalities on the future of the search industry was an eye opener. Overall great experience."

  • "Very good opportunity to listen to the experiences of the speakers and participants."

  • "The whole experience was good. Very informative."

  • "Great networking opportunity and a good learning on how to take on some of the most difficult searches undertaken by leading search firms."

  • "It was a great platform to network and interact with some of the industry veterans."

  • "Very good opportunity to listen to the experienced persons and younger generation at one place."