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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 2024 BEST Winners
View the List of 2024 EIP Winners

Watch the video recaps of previous award winners:

2023 Awards
BEST Winners - Recap Video
EIP and Advancing Talent Development Winners - Recap Video

2022 Awards
EIP, BEST, Advancing Talent Development Winners - Ceremony Video