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Put the Power of ATD Membership on Your Side
Are you looking for practical tools and templates to make your job easier? What about best practices from leading training experts and top companies to take your organization to the next level? Could you benefit from having new learning technologies explained in clear and understandable terms? Ready to expand your network? Join ATD today to put the power of membership on your side.
Membership Benefits You Can Rely On
Now more than ever community and connection are critical. ATD membership connects you to a global network of like-minded peers and provides you with a wealth of resources to help you find solutions to whatever challenge you're facing. Whether you're getting a handle on the transition to remote work, creating virtual training, or working on developing a learning barometer, ATD membership has the resources you need. Explore our member benefits below.
ATD Member Benefits 2021
ATD Members have open access to the most essential TD resources providing ready-to-use tools, analysis and insights.
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    Exclusive Discounts and Member Pricing
    Need to hone your instructional design skills? Is your company launching into mobile learning? ATD members benefit from discounts on premier professional development, including workshops, certificate programs, publications and conferences. No other organization offers the kind of professional development geared specifically to the needs of today’s talent development professionals.
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    Cutting-Edge Research and Insights
    ATD keeps its members up to date on the latest industry trends, resources, and best practices through articles, webcasts, blogs, and more. Members receive a monthly copy of TD magazine, ATD’s award-winning publication that keeps you updated on leading-edge content from the industry’s most sought-after thought leaders.

    Members can also benchmark their organization’s training practices against the industry’s best through the State of the Industry report, ATD’s yearly review of training and development trends. Members also have unlimited access to ATD research whitepapers.
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    Extensive Tools and Resources
    Need a template to manage your training projects? Trying to figure out the cost of developing a curriculum? Maybe you’re looking for a quick checklist or deeper insights from an industry leader? Members have unlimited access to a growing library (90+) templates, tools book summaries and checklists. These ready-to-use tools provide support when you need it and save you time from recreating the wheel. 90 were translated in Spanish!

    Want to know how someone else achieved their goals? A curated collection of 10-Minute Case Studies provide proven talent development solutions from top performing organizations around the world.
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    Unparalleled Professional Development for Professional Plus Members
    In addition to unlimited access to the essential talent development resources that come with Professional membership, Professional Plus members also receive expanded access to professional development with a 99 Micro Course library. Expand your foundational knowledge and dive deeper into your professional development with these adaptive online courses.
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    Networking Opportunities
    By joining ATD, you will be exposed to more ideas, more knowledge sharing, and more best practices from industry leaders and experts—ideas you can implement in your own work. You gain access to an unparalleled network of talent development professionals from peers to mentors to industry leaders. From our online member directory to our annual conference and country, state, and regional events, there are a variety of opportunities to meet, connect, and grow your network—and your expertise.
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    Webinars and Conference Session Recordings
    Want to relive an impactful conference session? Access hundreds of hours of ATD conference sessions on a variety of topics. Right now, members have been streaming Marcus Buckingham's keynote presentation from ATD's 2020 Virtual Conference.

    Looking for a way to gain insights into emerging topics? Quickly build your skills and competencies on critical topics with time-saving video guides. Members can attend live or visit the full archive of webinars.
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TD Magazine
Our award-winning magazine reports on and examines industry trends. Members receive 12 issues per year and access to the...
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Td at Work Guides
Each issue offers a deep dive on a crucial topic in talent development. Having unlimited access gives you essential...
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10-Minute Case Studies
A curated collection of proven talent development case study solutions from top performing organizations around the world.
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Annual State of the Industry Research Report
ATD’s annual research report detailing workplace talent development trends is valued at $499,...
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Library of Webinars and Conference Session Recordings
Access to ATD's webinar video archive allows you to quickly build your skills and...
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Templates and Tools Library
Access a growing library of templates and tools to save time and avoid recreating the wheel. You'll even find that...
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Weekly Members-Only Newsletters
Member newsletter contain essential articles, member-written content, and weekly tips to ensure you are getting the...
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*Professional Plus Member Exclusive* 99 Micro Course Library
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Discounts on Everything ATD
Members always pay the lowest price and can find deep discounts on publications, research reports, conferences and...
March is ATD Member Month
March is all about members. All month long, we will celebrate by sharing member stories, best practices, and lessons learned on td.org and ATD’s social channels. You won't want to miss exclusive access to the ATD Member Sale March 22 - 29.
Member Stories From Around the Globe
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...
I've been an ATD member for almost 25 years. I count my ATD friends as my most valued career relationships.
One of the things that ATD does a great job of is not only organizing the right resources, but also making them accessible and actionable.
It is through my ATD membership that I typically hear the latest thinking and ideas first.
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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.