International Networking

International Networking Opportunities Abound at ATD 2017

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

The ATD 2017 International Conference & Exposition is the largest event for talent development professionals worldwide. It provides attendees with the knowledge, strategies, and solutions they need to effectively train and develop talent.

ATD offers several special programming to support international attendees, groups, and delegations that attend conference. For instance, the ATD Global Village is the center of networking and rest for international attendees. It is a comfortable home-away-from-home where attendees from all over the world can relax, reunite with old friends and colleagues, and engage in discussions that bring about change and open up new possibilities. In addition, ATD offers simultaneous interpretation of the general sessions and selected educational sessions in Japanese, Korean, and Mandarin.

Here’s a review of key networking events for international attendees and delegation. 

International Orientation 

This session is held the first day of the conference and gives attendees tips on how to best benefit from the conference.  

International Networking Events 


Networking is a great way to share ideas and knowledge about the region and ATD conference. The following events include a dinner reception and interactive networking activities. Attendees range from learning and development executives to specialists and trainers. 

  • Dragon Night: A fun night for international attendees from the Asia Pacific region to relax and network. 
  • Iber-Americano Night: Attendees from Latin America meet to relax and network 
  • European Night: Attendees from Europe get together and network.  

International Reception 

This reception is a celebratory networking event for all international participants. You will meet your peers from all around the world, the ATD International team, ATD’s CEO, and board members. 


Register for ATD 2017 today to join colleagues from around the globe at the top conference for talent development professionals.

About the Author

Fatine Mamouni is a senior coordinator for ATD Global. She supports the International department as the primary point of contact to all international inquiries. She works with international delegations through the registration process and manages the global village. Contact Fatine at [email protected]

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