Today's businesses require bold, visionary leadership.

Digital technology continues to disrupt organizations worldwide—as well as entire industries—transforming the global economy and changing the required DNA of today’s top executives. An ever-shifting business climate that commands constant innovation also demands a new breed of leadership. 

Executive search and leadership advisors are poised to help leaders across all industries move beyond the sustainable innovation models of yesterday. AESC's Global Conference is the premier event for our profession and will deliver critical content to help trusted advisors, and the clients they serve, stay at the forefront.

Join us in New York on April 10 & 11, 2018. On April 10, AESC will host its Boutique and Independent Firm Forum followed by our Global Conference on April 11. This event is open to clients, AESC Members and nonmembers. 

Experience an immersive program of inspired speakers, thought provoking sessions, provocative questions and networking with global peers. Register to explore:

  • Today’s disruptive brands and the leaders driving them.
  • The D’s of disruption: digital and diversity.
  • The innovative organization of tomorrow.
  • Leadership for a new age: The DNA of tomorrow’s C-suite executive.
  • What’s now, new and next for our profession.
  • And much more!


Join AESC on April 10 for our Boutique & Independent Firm Forum
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Elevate your brand and become a conference supporter. Group rates are available for April 10-11 and April 11. Reserve yours today.  


AESC recognizes individuals in the field who demonstrate excellence in the practice of executive search and leadership consulting.

Submit a nomination by January 19.


Be a part of the conversation!



  • Bryan Ackermann

    "The Disruption from Government Rules and Regulations"

  • Matt Beaudreau

    “Crossing the Generational Divide: The Millennial Challenge”

  • Megan Goril

    "The Disruption from Government Rules and Regulations"

  • Karen Greenbaum

    "The Next Wave: Executive Talent for the Next Generation”

  • Liz Hilton Segel

    "Winning the modern growth triathlon by building the muscles that matter"

  • Sheena S. Iyengar

    “The Art of Choosing”

  • David Peters

    "The Disruption from Government Rules and Regulations"

  • Rebecca L. Ray

    "The Conference Board C-Suite Challenge 2018”

Stay tuned for additional speaker updates.



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The Empire Hotel

The Empire Hotel is offering exclusive rates for AESC Global Conference attendees! Take advantage of this discount and book now.

To make a reservation click here. Please reference the AESC to receive the group discounted rate of $219 (Standard Queen) or $239 (Superior King).

The above rates are valid until March 9, 2018. Rates are exclusive of taxes. All reservations have a 72 hour cancellation policy. Late cancellations and No Shows will be charged by the hotel for one night’s accommodation.

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New York, NY 10023