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Members of The Conference Board gain access to our global experts who provide insights and perspectives informed by our nonpartisan, data-driven research and international network of executives. Briefings are exclusive to members and provide senior executives and their team with a deep dive into a topic area with our experts, providing a forum for questions and in-depth discussion. Explore our ever-growing portfolio of briefings below.

Consumer Dynamics
Expert Briefings

Sustainable Consumption in Asia-Why Is it Important, and Do Consumers Care?

Will COVID-19 be a setback for sustainable consumption, or will it instead accelerate changes in consumer preferences in favor of sustainability-related attributes?

C-Suite Challenge 2020: CMO/CCO Views on Long-Term Impacts of COVID-19

This research features the views of CMOs/CCOs on long-term impacts of COVID-19 on topics relating to management & organization, and customers & customer interaction. 

Consumer Attitudes About Data Practices

Customer data can be a gold mine for marketers—but how can both marketers and consumers best benefit?

The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on US Consumption in the Short and Long Terms

As we continue to wrestle the pandemic for longer than expected, how will consumer spending evolve in the near term, and what will be the long-term effects?

Looking at Data Privacy as an Asset: C-Suite Challenge 2020 Results

This year’s survey, beside the hot button issues looking inside the organization and at the external environment, includes questions on a specific topic: data privacy.

Consumer Dynamics Report

This quarterly report leverages data from The Conference Board Global Consumer Confidence Survey, an online survey of 32,000 consumers in 64 countries, conducted in collaboration with Nielsen.

Consumers Attitudes about Sustainability, Part 2: How Sustainability Features Influence Consumers Choices

Which sustainability features attract consumers to sustainable brands, reasons for them to not buy brands with sustainable features, and where they rank sustainability features among their buying criteria.

Consumers Attitudes about Sustainability, Part 1: How Consumers Define Sustainability and View Organizations Sustainability Efforts

What consumers around the world mean by “sustainability” and how they view business sectors’ and policy makers’ sustainability efforts.

Our Experts


Lynn Franco

Director, Economic Indicators and Surveys
The Conference Board


Denise Dahlhoff, PhD

Senior Researcher, Consumer Research
The Conference Board


Allen Li

Associate Economist, CCI


John Forsyth

Leader of the Consumer Dynamics Institute
The Conference Board


Gad Levanon, PhD

Vice President, Labor Markets
The Conference Board


Siqi Zhou

Associate Economist
The Conference Board China Center for Economics and Business


Vanessa DiMauro

Leader Networks
Senior Fellow
The Conference Board Marketing and Communications Center

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Jake Beniflah, Ph.D.

Senior Fellow, Marketing & Communications Center
The Conference Board