Join ATD

Welcome to the Association for Talent Development!
When you join ATD, you’ll unlock a world of professional opportunities that will empower you to reach your full potential. Our community is dedicated to supporting you on your journey toward career advancement and professional growth.

As a member, you'll gain access to a personalized Benefits Center with a broad range of practical tools and templates that will help streamline your work processes, saving you time and energy so you can continue doing the work you love. Our exclusive networking opportunities allow you to connect with talent development professionals from around the globe who share your passion for learning and development. Being a member enables you to expand upon the knowledge and skills you already possess and stay ahead of the curve in this ever-changing field.

Joining ATD means collaborating with a network of peers that believes in your potential and helps you achieve your goals. We look forward to welcoming you to our community and helping you succeed both professionally and personally as we create a world that works better.

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Membership Benefits to Take You Further
ATD provides you with a wealth of resources to help you find solutions to whatever challenge you're facing. Explore our member benefits below.

TD Magazine

Our award-winning magazine reports on and examines industry trends. Members receive 12 issues per year and access to the publication’s digital archives.

TD at Work Guides

Each issue offers a deep dive on a crucial topic in talent development. Having unlimited access gives you essential, topic-specific resources no matter what challenges come your way.

Research Whitepapers

These data-driven reports highlight insights and key findings from our full research reports at a glance.

TrendsSOIR $499 Value!

Annual State of the Industry Research Report

The digital version of ATD’s annual research report is included with membership. This report is a great way to benchmark your organization against the industry.

Templates and Tools Library

Don't reinvent the wheel! Save time by using these 200+ quick, actionable templates and tools to get the job done.

Library of Videos, Webinars, and Conference Session Recordings

Access to ATD's webinar and video archive allows you to quickly build your skills and competencies on critical topics and emerging trends.

10-Minute Case Studies

A curated collection of proven talent development case study solutions from top performing organizations around the world.

Micro but Mighty Professional Plus Members Only

99 Micro Course Library

Professional Plus members have exclusive access to 99 adaptive micro courses that assess your knowledge base and tailor content in real-time to your unique learning needs.

Member Discounts

Members always pay the lowest price and can find deep discounts on publications, research reports, conferences and courses.

Can I download a sample of ATD's member benefit content?
Answer: Yes! Fill out the adjacent form to receive a recently unlocked piece of member-only content.
Additional Membership Options
Are you a senior (at least 65 years of age), student (currently enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours per year at a college or university), or a young professional (35 years of age or younger)? We have membership options for you.
What Are Members Saying?
Thanks to ATD, I have a ready cadre of professionals to consult with and amazing access to online resources when needed. Name a new idea in L&D—I heard...
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My Favorite or Most Used ATD Member Benefit is TD magazine, TD at Work guides and the State of the Industry Report
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I’ve had countless valuable experiences as an ATD member. The most valuable is the overall network of L&D professionals. I am blessed to connect and...
My local Miami ATD chapter was active, and I learned much from the monthly presentations, many of which gave me practical tools and activities to apply in my...
Tools to Convince Your Boss
Use this email template to help your manager understand why an ATD membership is a cost-effective way for you to add value to your organization. Include the brochure to provide additional details.