If you are a member of your local chapter, you know how important face-to-face connections are to sharing best practices and growing your network. At ATD 2017, connect with world-renowned thought leaders and industry luminaries to expand your network!


Chapter members are invited to:

  • Establish a chapter team and receive a discounted conference registration.
  • Pick up a chapter member ribbon and Power Member pin.

Chapter leaders currently serving on their local ATD chapter board are invited to:

  • Attend Chapter Leader Day on Sunday, May 6.
  • Join us for the Chapter Leader Reception on Tuesday, May 8.
  • Take advantage of the Chapter Leader Lounge.

Not a chapter member yet? Locate the chapter nearest you.

ATD chapters provide local networking and professional development opportunities for talent development professionals across the United States. The leadership structure of these chapters varies widely and allows for numerous involvement options.


If at least five members of your chapter attend the conference, your chapter qualifies for chapter team pricing!

  • Chapter team discounted rates are $1,425 (ATD members) and $1,725 (nonmembers) per person.
  • Chapter teams will be established when at least five registrations from the chapter are received.

Already registered for the conference? To join your chapter's team, please contact Natasha Porter at to have the difference in registration price refunded.


Monday-Wednesday (EXPO hours)

Stop by the Chapters Booth at ATD Central to learn more about ATD chapters, how you can benefit from getting involved in your local talent development community, and the value of Power Membership (Chapter Membership + ATD Membership = Power Membership!).

Chapter members: We’ve got something extra special for you! Stop by the booth to pick up a chapter member ribbon and your Power Member pin.



Sunday, May 6
8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Chapter Leader Lounge (Room 26A)

Chapter leaders are invited to this unique opportunity to learn from, share with, and meet fellow chapter leaders, your chapter relations manager (CRM), and the National Advisors for Chapters (NAC). Plan to arrive in San Diego by Saturday night so you don’t miss this exclusive event!


  • Chapter Leader Breakfast 8-8:30 a.m.
  • Chapter Leader Day Program 8:30-11:30 a.m.
  • Chapter Leader Lunch 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
  • (Chapter leaders are welcome to stay for lunch and continue the networking or take their boxed lunch with them to the concurrent sessions beginning at 11:45 a.m. - Please indicate this on your RSVP.)
  • Register today!

    CHAPTER LEADER RECEPTION (West Mezzanine Terrace)

    Tuesday, May 8
    5:30 - 6:30 p.m.


    Current chapter leaders are encouraged to use the Chapter Leader Lounge (Room 26A) as their home base throughout the conference.

    Lounge Hours
    Sunday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
    Monday-Tuesday: 9:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
    Wednesday: 9:30 a.m.–3 p.m.

    • Network with other chapter leaders and gather ideas for growing and sustaining your chapter.
    • Recharge your batteries.
    • Enjoy morning coffee Monday through Wednesday from 9:30-11.
    • Drop in during “Power Hour” on Monday and Tuesday from 2-3 p.m. to enjoy refreshments and open-forum discussions.
    • Meet your CRM and the NAC.

    Questions? Contact your CRM.