BEST Awards and the Learn From the BEST Conference

The BEST Awards recognize organizations that demonstrate enterprise-wide success as a result of employee talent development. We are looking for organizations that get it: They use talent development as a strategic business tool to get results.

ATD recognizes BEST winners and encourages the sharing of BEST practices via the Learn From the BEST conference.

Learn From the BEST is a unique conference, where practitioners are the presenters.

  • Hear firsthand how your award-winning peers identify needs and use talent development programs to solve real business problems.
  • Gain insights that will benefit your work and your organization.

The 2017 BEST award application will open on Jan. 15, 2017. Deadline for submission will be March 31, 2017.

Best of the BEST

ATD’s Best of the BEST Award goes to companies that have won BEST 10 or more times. ATD bestowed the first Best of the BEST Award in 2015 to TELUS, the Canadian telecommunications company. Read more about the exceptional talent development work TELUS is doing.

See this week's featured BEST winner.

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About ATD

ATD (Association for Talent Development) is the world’s largest association dedicated to the talent development profession. Our members come from more than 120 countries and work in public and private organizations in every industry sector.