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ATD Awards Programs

Recognizing Excellence in Talent Development
ATD has three awards programs recognizing excellence in talent development.
Show us your work. Be recognized for excellence.
The 2024 application is now closed. The deadline to submit was July 24. Entrants will be notified by December 31.

There are 13 categories to choose from to showcase your talent development successes.

The 2024 application period is open. The deadline to submit is October 27. Entrants will be notified by February 9.

The BEST Awards recognize organizations that demonstrate enterprise-wide success as a result of employee talent development.

Applications are now open! Deadline to apply: December 18, 2023

Talent Development: Champion, Thought Leader, Innovation, One to Watch, Outstanding Professional, TD for Good, and Dissertation.

Congratulations, ATD Award Winners!

View the List of 2023 BEST Winners
View the List of 2023 EIP Winners
View the List of 2023 Advancing Talent Development Winners

Watch the video recaps of this year's award winners:

BEST video

EIP and Advancing Talent Development Video

Past Winners:
Awards Ceremony 2022 Video
ATD was honored to recognize the 2022 Excellence in Practice Award, BEST Award, and Advancing Talent Development Award winners. Please join us in celebrating all of the winners in this video recording of the 2022 ATD Awards Ceremony, hosted during the ATD22 International Conference and EXPO. Watch the video.