Summit 2021 to be held December 2-3 returning to Montage Deer Valley

Now in its 21st year, Summit D&O Conference is a world-class directors and officers training and leadership conference dedicated to helping the boards of public, pre-IPO, and private companies improve corporate governance and best practices. Summit provides an opportunity for directors and officers to hear valuable information from nationally recognized experts and thought leaders on best practices and strategies to improve boardroom performance.Join your peers from around the country at the Summit Conference and discuss the challenges facing boards today. Hear from nationally recognized experts on how to most effectively deal with the challenges and complexities of new federal regulations and governance reforms.

Additional benefits include: CPE/CLE credits (9.5 hours awarded in past years) as well as NACD Fellowship Hours (6 hours.)


All the pieces are in place for another successful Summit D&O Training Conference. We are holding this year’s conference in-person at the Montage Deer Valley with a lineup of presenters that brings back favorites (Jeremy Andrus – Traeger CEO, Suzanne Vautrinot, Retired Air Force Major General ) as well as some strong new speakers (Brett Keller – Priceline CEO, Gary Crittenden – Executive Director HGGC, Paul Godfrey – Author & Marriott School Professor.)

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN for a great conference that will help you be a better board member while providing over 9 hours of CLE and CPE and 9 NACD Fellowship hours. Pricing is a bargain at $600. Comparable Director Education Conferences cost between $2000 and $6000.

Registration is open soon for: Summit 2021 Director & Officer Training Conference, December 2 – 3, 2021


The conference room block at the Montage is full but there is availability for King Suites and larger.

Other great options for lodging are as follows (updated 10/22):

Grand Lodge at Deer Valley

  • (435) 645-6528
  • this is an individually owned lodge with centralized room rentals
  • this property is just a couple blocks away from the Montage and is on Marsac Ave. also.
  • 2 studios are available at ~$258 with several other larger options with multiple bedrooms and kitchens for additional $

Goldener Hirsch Inn

  • (435) 645-6528
  • this is an individually owned property with more of a hotel feel and requires a 2 night minimum stay
  • this property is just a mile or so away from the Montage and offers easy access to the Montage
  • 11 rooms are currently available for a Wednesday-Thursday night ($1041 for both nights) or Thursday-Friday night ($1129 for both nights) stay

St Regis Hotel at Deer Valley

  • (435)940-5700
  • beautiful hotel – previous conference host
  • access to the Montage is a bit farther away and requires a 10-15 minute car ride
  • 20+ rooms are available each night with prices starting at $599 (though I did notice some availability via at $399 for Wednesday and Thursday)

Stein Eriksen Lodge

  • (435) 649-3700
  • beautiful hotel – previous conference host
  • this property is just a mile or so away from the Montage and offers easy access to the Montage
  • 20+ rooms are available for each night with rates starting at $560 (and we are looking at possible group rate discounts though I’m not sure yet what kind of a discount we might get)

If you are using a GPS or some kind of mapping device to find your way to the Montage Resort, please use the following address to enter into your mapping/GPS device:

Montage Deer Valley Resort
9100 Marsac Avenue
Park City, UT 84060

We recommend UBER or Lyft for transportation from the airport to the Montage.


Sponsors include the thought leaders in corporate governance and regulatory compliance.

Diversified Insurance, EY, and Latham & Watkins are the Title Sponsors of this year’s Summit Conference.

Summit is presented with the support and assistance of the NACD Utah Chapter and Brigham Young University.

Gold Sponsors include Bank of America, Donnelley Financial Solutions, Dentons, Durham Jones Pinegar,  Nasdaq, Protiviti, Stoel Rives, Wells Fargo, and Woodruff Sawyer.