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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.
For 2025 Recognition Application Opens: May 24, 2024 | Deadline: July 24, 2024

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

For 2025 Recognition Application Opens: August 15, 2024 | Deadline: October 18, 2024

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

For 2025 Recognition Applications Open: October 2024 | Deadline: December 16, 2024

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

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.