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ATD International Conference & Exposition Proposal Submission Instructions


Please follow the instructions below to submit your proposal.

  1. Select "Create Account" to start your submission on the RFP page. This year we are utilizing a new 2022 Request for Proposals (RFP) system. Any old username and contact information will not be carried over.
  2. Submit a proposal.
  3. Then sign the privacy notice.
  4. Start your proposal by selecting “Click here to begin a new proposal.” Please follow the submission guidelines.
  5. Complete all seven (7) tasks, speaker(s), proposal, presentation sample, additional programming, room set, equipment needs, preferred stage set survey.
  6. Proposals must be finalized and submitted online by 11:59 PM EDT on August 12, 2021. ATD does not accept late submissions.
  7. We welcome you view this video by the ATD 2021 Program Advisory Committee before submitting your proposal.
  8. If you need to modify a proposal before or after completing a submission, log into the submission website. Then select the proposal title to complete your submission. To withdraw a proposal view the "how to" instructions.
  9. Remember, you may submit up to two (2) proposals per individual or company. If more than two (2) proposals are submitted per individual or company, we will only consider the first two (2) submitted.
  10. All submitters will receive an email notification whether your submitted proposal has been accepted or declined.
  11. We suggest you keep a copy of your proposal(s) for your records. ATD will not send you a copy of your proposal(s).

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