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Tools to Make Your Case

The benefits of ATD23 are advantageous and limitless, now it's time to outline them to your boss.  Most managers will be concerned about the return on investment—every dollar has to be justified and so does the time away from the office. We're are here to help you make the case.

Session and Exhibitor Worksheet

Build a worksheet to outline the sessions you will attend, and detail how these sessions will help solve any workplace challenges. Plus, list the exhibitors you plan to visit.


Investment Worksheet

When attending in-person there are additional costs. Summarize the cost with this worksheet to approximate the financial investment required for you to attend.


Additional Resources

Find additional resources to supplement your case? View and download resources below:

ATD23 Brochure

Earn ATD, SHRM and HRCI Credit Hours

ATD23 San Diego has been approved for recertification credit hours through the Association for Talent Development (ATD), Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), and HR Certification Institute (HRCI).  

ATD offers certification credits for Associate Professional in Talent Development (APTD) and Certified Professional in Talent Development (CPTD). View the full list of sessions that apply by downloading the document here.

SHRM to offer SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP professional development credits (PDCs). This program has been approved for 17 PDCs for in-person attendance and 30 PDCs for on-demand attendance. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit

The Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI) has been approved for 18.5 credit hours toward aPHR™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, PHRi™, GPHR™, and SPHRi™ recertification through HR Certification Institute’s® (HRCI®). For more information about recertification, please visit