About ATD

The Association for Talent Development is a professional membership organization supporting those who develop the knowledge and skills of employees around the world. Members and customers are professionals who help others achieve their full potential by improving their knowledge, skills, and abilities in the workplace. They go by many titles: talent development managers, trainers, instructional designers, performance consultants, frontline managers, workplace learning professionals, and more. ATD’s members come from more than 120 countries and work in organizations of all sizes and in all industry sectors.


Interested in learning more about membership? You can also join a local chapter or find out about international membership.

About the local ATD Chapters participating

ATD Forte 2020 is a meeting of 6 local chapters of ATD. While you do not need to be a member of a chapter to attend the conference, if you do join, among the benefits of membership is $100 off the price of this conference. Click on the chapter logos below to learn more about membership in a local chapter of ATD.