NACD Partners with Shelly Palmer to Educate Board Directors on Latest Tech Trends at Consumer Electronics Show

WASHINGTON, Nov. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), the authority on boardroom practices representing more than 17,000 board members, today announced it has partnered with award-winning technology expert ShellyPalmer™ to provide directors with an exclusive deep dive into technology trends at the upcoming 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (CES®) in Las Vegas. As part of NACD’s effort to help corporate board members understand how the latest innovations and megatrends affect their industries, ShellyPalmer will lead a curated tour to offer insights into the trends most relevant to business leaders, who are tasked with navigating their companies through an ever-evolving future.

“Directors must be more proactive than ever before in ensuring that their companies are alert to how innovations impact the company’s strategic plans,” said Peter Gleason, president and CEO of NACD. “Arranging curated tours, expert-led talks, and peer exchanges designed to hone in on the most relevant aspects of CES® for directors presents a significant value to board directors.”

Key trends at this year's CES® include how artificial intelligence, machine learning, chip/processing technologies, and sensor technologies have come together in applications to forever change the man-machine interface. Voice input and response, image and vision interactions, and biometrics will impact nearly every category of the products at the show. And digital assistants, computational photography, shoppable images, virtual environments, and biometric trackers will all be prevalent.

ShellyPalmer has been curating floor tours and executive experiences at CES®—the world’s most influential event on new trends and technologies—since 1996. Each year, thousands of C-suite executives, marketers, policy makers, government officials, technologists, thought leaders, and others take one of ShellyPalmer’s tours or attend one of their events.

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About NACD
The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) empowers more than 17,000 directors to lead with confidence in the boardroom. As the recognized authority on leading boardroom practices, NACD helps boards strengthen investor trust and public confidence by ensuring that today’s directors are well prepared for tomorrow’s challenges. World-class boards join NACD to elevate performance, gain foresight, and instill confidence. Fostering collaboration among directors, investors, and corporate governance stakeholders, NACD has been setting the standard for responsible board leadership for 40 years. To learn more about NACD, visit

Susan Oliver

Source:National Association of Corporate Directors