Global Networking Opportunities

At ATD's 2018 International Conference & Exposition

About ATD International Conference & Exposition
This is the largest event for talent development professionals worldwide. It will provide you with the knowledge and strategies you need to effectively train and develop talent. You’ll gain insights into the latest trends, best practices, and new solutions for designing, delivering, and measuring learning programs.

Top Reasons to Attend:
- Largest conference in the field providing the most choices for your professional development.
- Over 300 top-rated educational sessions covering every aspect of the learning industry.
- Network with learning professionals from global leading companies including Amazon, Exxon Mobil, Apple, LEGO, Lockheed Martin and more.

"I think the biggest highlight of the ATD conference is basically the exposure, the world class content that we can potentially get from the whole event from the service and the programs that are being offered. I think it is really a one stop event for any learning and development professionals. If you only have one chance in a year to attend a L&D event this is one that you will definitely want to go to."

— Anton Widodo, Senior Marketing Manager, Singapore Training and Development Association


Register for the ATD 2018 International Conference and Exposition Today
Don't wait until it's too late! Book your registration and travel today. If you have any questions, reach out to

Opportunities to Network, Collaborate, and Learn

During the event, we will have several opportunities for international attendees to be recognized, learn with each other, network, and have fun! By attending this event, you will have access to the following activities and events:

Global Village

This is the home away from home for international attendees. Put your bags down, meet someone new, relax, and/or grab a cup of coffee!

International Reception & Recognition Ceremony

Get recognized for your commitment and dedication to furthering your learning as a global talent development professional along with receive a warm welcome from ATD's President and CEO, Tony Bingham.

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Certificate of Attendance

Bring a certificate back to your office to prove to your peers that you attended this global event to help further your career.

Networking Nights
Networking: May 6th 7-9pm

Attendees from the Asia Pacific region to relax and network. Located at Roy’s Hawaiian Fusion- 333 W Harbor Dr. San Diego, CA

Attendees from Europe get together and network. Located at the Wine and Culinary Center- 200 Harbor Dr. #120, San Diego, CA

Attendees from Latin America meet to relax and network. Located at Lou and Mickey’s- 224 5th Ave, San Diego, CA

Download the ATD 2018 Brochure
ATD is proud to serve the needs of our global community. Download the ATD 2018 International Conference and Exposition brochure in your language today!
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Join or Start a Delegation to Enhance Your Conference Experience!
The benefits of organizing a delegation include: reduced registration rates, delegation leaders receive one complimentary registration by registering 10+ participants, acknowledgment of your delegation during an ATD International event, and more.

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