msi’s Executive Forum has been a platform for some of the world’s foremost thought leaders to share the latest data and insights affecting our world. This event is a gathering for our teams, corporate attendees, and partners from around the world. It provides the opportunity to share knowledge and ideas, socialize and spend time together, network, learn, and much more. In 2019 the Executive Forum will be held at Rancho Mirage, Palm Springs CA from Sept. 25 – 27.


Jason Dorsey, Chief Strategy Officer at The Center for Generational Kinetics – Unlock The Power Of Generations


Dr. Tricia Wang, Global Technology Ethnographer and Co-founder of Sudden Compass – Demystifying Big Data & AI


  • Gender Pay Equity – Not Just the Law, It’s the Right Thing to Do
  • Examining Our Biases: Could We Be Leaving Business on the Table?
  • HR Trends Du Jour – Discovery, Design, Deploy
  • GDPR, We know what it is but where is it going?
  • Mobility + HR = Future-proofing your workforce!
  • So You Ask Yourself, Do I Feel Lucky Today? Risk Tolerance for Business Travel Compliance
  • Value your Values in an out of the Workplace
The msi forum was truly a quality event. I can tell msi really values their clients and provides very relevant speakers and topics. Everything was top-notch from the food to the venue. msi does a great job at balancing work related sessions and fun. Very well done, msi! ”
Sr. HR Executive - Retail
High energy, provocative and relevant thought leaders from inside and outside the relocation industry create a memorable learning experience resulting in easily implementable ideas.”
EVP - Transportation Industry
The value of this Forum is very high for our organization. Every year, without fail, we learn important information that is relevant to our industry. msi does an exceptional job of putting together this Forum every year and it is the best in the industry in my opinion. The quality of the speakers is unsurpassed and it is an excellent opportunity to network... ”
VP Customer Relations - Property Management
The planning, faculty and professional interaction is planned and executed so well! The content matter was relevant and useful, and the messengers were spot on in their delivery! The venue was perfect and most enjoyable.”
VP, Strategic Development - Hospitality


Parag Khanna, acclaimed global strategist and bestselling author – Connectography: Mapping the Future of Global Civilization


Chris Bashinelli, TV host and producer, actor, UN speaker, and National Geographic explorer – Tales from “The Stoop”: A Path to Global Citizenship


  • Building Cross-Cultural Competence in an Increasingly Global Workplace
  • Beyond Borders: Identifying and Developing Globally Adaptive Leaders
  • Understanding Work Styles: The Key to Impactful Workplace Interactions
Great actionable information that helps on so many levels. Great speakers...best speakers I have seen since I have started to come to the conference.”
Vice President, HR, Real Estate Investment Management Group
It always re-energizes me. It's great to network and see what is out there.”
Immigration Executive, Global IT Consulting Company
It was a very well organized event and the speakers were outstanding. ”
Global HR, Communications Company
Provides an opportunity to learn about emerging trends in expat services. ”
Director, Global Benefits, Technology Company


Dambisa Moyo, Ph.D

  • Is China the New Idol for Emerging Economies?


Adm. James Stavridis

  • Beyond the Horizon: 21st Century Global Security and Risk


  • Strangers in a Strange Land; How New Leaders Break Through
  • Mis-Classification in a Global “Gig” Economy: Compliance Tips for Managing International Independent Contractors, Freelancers and Employees
  • Global Talent Acquisition: Innovating Our Future Workforce
"It was an amazing event (as always) and very thought provoking! Great mix of partners, msi personnel and clients. For sure one of the best events in our industry! I am looking forward to the next event!"”
HR Executive, Technology Company
"a perfect balance of education, networking, and fun. I come away from this event inspired & equipped... to react to day-to-day challenges."”
Director of Talent, Food and Beverage Company
"the keynote speakers were excellent and topics very relevant. The forum topics were directly applicable to some of the challenges we are facing. I walked away with a wealth of knowledge and great networking opportunities to leverage going forward."”
HR Director, Insurance Company


  • Professor Ian Goldin
    • Navigating our Global Future


  • Bill Taylor
    • Don’t Let What You Know Limit What You Imagine: A New Agenda for Leaders


  • Cross Border Compliance – Navigating the Gray between Immigration and Tax Compliance
  • Managing the Multi-Generational Workforce: How Mindfulness, Company Culture, and Strengths Assessment Can Provide the Basis for Successful Succession Planning
  • The Science of Organizational Networks: How Understanding the Inner Workings of a Company’s Human Interactions can Yield Valuable Business Results
This is truly one of my favorite annual conferences. The forum provides me the opportunity to connect with friends, hear from an incredible lineup of keynote speakers, and learn about the latest trends in talent management.”
Director of Talent Management, Food and Beverage Corporation
"Amazing event! By far the best talent mobility event I have ever participated. Well done msi!!!"”
Talent Mobility Executive, Technology Company
The education is valuable and if there is a question you have not answered in one of the sessions, the knowledge is certainly in the room somewhere and can be readily obtained." ”
Director of HR, Corporate Education Company


Jared Cohen

  • The New Digital Age: Reshaping the Future of People, Nations and Business


Dr. Mansour Javidan

  • The Essential Attributes of Successful Global Leadership


  • GEO: Gateway to Rapid Global Expansion
  • Know Before You Go: International Expansion Best Practices
  • The Dis-United States of America: Managing the Intra-National Cultural Differences of Work and Life in the USA
“The Executive Forum was really incredible! The speakers were very engaging and thought provoking. All of the sessions added value for me as the lead at my company for recruiting talent into various new country locations in our quest for global expansion."”
Senior Corporate Recruiter, Environmental Construction
"I learned some great points that I can take back to my day job. And, the networking was awesome.””
Senior Recruiter, Software Solutions Company
“I thought it was excellent. The content was great and speakers were very knowledgeable. I walked away with a lot of new insight into capabilities and options for our global business units.” ”
HR Executive, Benefits Administration, Real Estate Investment Firm