CNBC Councils Membership and Autorenewal Terms & Conditions

In addition to the CNBC Terms and Conditions located at, the following terms will govern the Executive Councils Membership and Autorenewal. Capitalized terms not defined herein will be given the terms defined in the CNBC Terms and Conditions.


Membership in CNBC Councils (the “Corporate Membership”) is by invitation only, and subject to CNBC LLC’s (“CNBC”) discretion. Applying for Corporate Membership does not guarantee admission. Each company that is approved for and joins the membership (“Corporate Member”) may designate one executive (subject to CNBC approval) as its representative. If the designated executive departs the Corporate Member company, the Corporate Member retains the Corporate Membership and may designate the departing executive’s successor as its representative, subject to CNBC approval.


Unless otherwise specified, all events offered in connection with CNBC Councils are on the record for journalistic and editorial purposes. No video or still cameras are permitted inside the events. Video and audio recordings are strictly prohibited, as we consider the audio and video content of our events to be copyrighted. This policy applies to all event attendees.

By attending CNBC’s event Corporate Member grants CNBC the right to photograph, film, or make audiovisual recordings of Corporate Member’s employees, officers, directors, agents, and other representatives’ voice and likeness (the “Materials”). CNBC may use, edit or display such Materials in any media or platform now known or hereafter devised, with no claim to compensation or attribution.

Corporate Members are responsible for their own travel and accommodations in connection with any events.


Corporate Member understands and agrees that CNBC may share its representative’s personal information (e.g. name, likeness, contact information, corporate name and logo) to other CNBC Councils members, including without limitation, via access to the membership portal received as a benefit of membership. Corporate Member and/or its representative may request removal of such information by emailing [email protected]. The use of the portal by Corporate Member and its representative(s) is subject to the terms found within the CNBC Terms and Conditions, including without limitation the Conduct and Acceptable Use provisions.


Corporate Member hereby grants to CNBC and each of CNBC’s respective licensees, franchisees, service providers and agencies, a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free license to use and incorporate Corporate Member’s name and logo (“Marks”) on CNBC’s owned and operated websites and platforms, solely in connection with CNBC Councils, and to exhibit, distribute and otherwise exploit such Marks, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised throughout the universe in perpetuity in connection with CNBC Councils. All rights in and to the Marks not expressly granted herein are reserved by the Corporate Member, including without limitation, ownership of the Marks.
Corporate Member hereby warrants and represents that it is the sole owner or holder (or the authorized representative of the sole owner or holder) of the rights granted herein, that it is authorized to enter into accept this agreement, that the consent of no other person or entity is required to enable CNBC to use the Marks as described herein, and that such use will not violate the rights of any third parties.


Notwithstanding any subscription terms in the CNBC Terms and Conditions, the following terms will apply to the autorenewal of CNBC Councils Corporate Membership.

Credit Card Billing and Autorenewal

Corporate Member expressly agrees that CNBC is permitted to bill a yearly membership fee, any applicable tax and any other charges Corporate Member may incur in connection with the Corporate Membership. As used in these Terms, “billing” shall indicate a charge or debit against a valid credit card or debit card (“Payment Method”). YOU REPRESENT AND WARRANT THAT YOU HAVE THE LEGAL RIGHT TO USE THE PAYMENT METHOD YOU PROVIDE. The membership fee will be billed at the beginning of the Corporate Membership and on each periodic renewal thereafter unless and until Corporate Members cancel its Corporate Membership. CNBC will provide Corporate Member with written notice of each upcoming renewal at least 60 days prior to the end of the current membership period. CNBC will automatically bill the Payment Method approximately 30 days prior to the end of the current membership period. All fees, taxes, charges and debits are nonrefundable. There will be no refunds or credits for partially used periods. Corporate Member must cancel the Corporate Membership before it renews each period in order to avoid billing of the next period’s membership fees to the Payment Method.

CNBC may change the fees and charges in effect, or add new fees and charges from time to time, but CNBC will give Corporate Member advance notice of these changes by e-mail. To change the Payment Method, please contact [email protected]. If the Payment Method reaches its expiration date and/or CNBC are having difficulties billing the Payment Method, Corporate Member will receive a seven (7) day grace period during which time the Payment Method must updated, however, Corporate Member’s continued use of the Corporate Membership constitutes authorization for CNBC to continue billing that Payment Method and Corporate Member remains responsible for any uncollected amounts. If a charge to the Payment Method is denied for any reason, CNBC shall have the right to terminate or suspend access to the Corporate Membership.


Corporate Member may cancel the Corporate Membership at any time, and cancellation will be effective at the end of the applicable period during which Corporate Member notifies CNBC of cancellation. CNBC DOES NOT PROVIDE REFUNDS OR CREDITS FOR ANY PARTIAL-PERIOD MEMBERSHIP PERIODS OR UNUSED SERVICES, UNLESS OTHERWISE REQUIRED BY APPLICABLE LAW.

To cancel, contact [email protected].

CNBC reserves the right to discontinue and cancel the Corporate Membership at any time. CNBC reserves the right to terminate Corporate Member’s account for any reason or no reason.

CNBC Councils Community Guidelines

CNBC Councils bring together C-suite executives across sectors and industries in key functional areas to exchange ideas with peers, leverage trusted, curated information from CNBC, and raise their profiles through thought leadership opportunities. Participants agree to the following community guidelines:

•            Participants will use the directory and Slack channel to contribute thoughtfully to peer conversations, and not for sales pitches and commercial activity.

•            Participantswill not send mass messages to the entire community for sales or commercial purposes.

•            Participants agree to not share information about off-the-record conversations and events, including who attended the event, what was said, etc. Key takeaways may be used privately as a resource but not for attribution.

The CNBC Councils Member Directory, Member Portal, Slack Channel, and Events contain confidential information intended for the use of members of CNBC Councils. Its use for solicitation or other commercial purposes is strictly prohibited, and we request that you do not make it available to anyone outside the CNBC Councils community.