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ATD is your go-to source for information about employee learning and talent development.

The Association for Talent Development (ATD), formerly ASTD, is the world’s largest association dedicated to those who develop talent in organizations. These professionals take the knowledge, skills, and abilities of others and help them achieve their full potential. ATD's members come from more than 120 countries and work in private and public organizations in every industry sector.

ATD supports the work of professionals locally in more than 125 chapters, international strategic partners, and global member networks.

Looking for experts, research, and data about the training investments and practices of organizations? We have information on key trends in the field such as:

  • Employee engagement
  • Linking learning to organizational results
  • Leadership development
  • Learning technologies
  • Mobile learning
  • Science of learning
  • Skills gap
  • Talent management
  • Workforce preparedness

Contact ATD Communications to be put on our press list or to set up an interview. Call 703.683.8192 or email: [email protected]. Subscribe to our RSS Feed so you'll be informed about the latest news from ATD.

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Journalists are invited to apply for press credentials to ATD's conferences.

* ATD Techknowledge, February 7-9, 2024; Los Angeles, California
* ATD 2024 International Conference & EXPO, May 19-22; New Orleans, Louisiana

To request press credentials:
Step 1: Send the ATD Public Relations department two to three copies of recent articles that you have written. You may send them by email, forward links to online articles, or send them by mail. The mailing address is below. If you are a blogger, please forward a link to the legitimate business blog(s) on which your work is posted and bylined.

Step 2: Provide an assignment letter from the editor or publisher you are working with explaining that you are attending the ATD conference in an editorial capacity on behalf of the publication.

Step 3: After the above items have been sent, the last step is to register online for a press pass at the link provided below. The form is brief and will take less than five minutes to complete.

After we receive your clips, assignment letter, and online press registration form, a member of the ATD communications staff will be in touch by email to confirm your information and your request for press credentials.

Please let us know if you have any questions.
Thank you!
Attention: Public Relations Department
1640 King Street
Alexandria, Virginia 22314
E:[email protected]

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The talent development community showed resiliency in the face of an ever-changing business climate. Tony Bingham, President and CEO of the Association for Talent Development shares a snapshot of ATD's performance and key accomplishments in 2023. Working together, we can create a world that works better. https://www.td.org #adultlearning #innovation #employee development #conquering change