International Activities

Throughout the course of the conference, ATD Global has organized several opportunities for international attendees to be recognized, learn with each other, network, and have fun! By attending this event, you will have access to unique activities and events designed just for international attendees. Please note that some networking activities require separate registration and fees, as indicated below.

International Sponsors



  • Global Village
    Global Village

    A place to network, relax, enjoy complimentary refreshments, plan conference meetings and activities, post messages to connect with other attendees, and meet ATD Global staff.

    Saturday, May 18 | 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    Sunday – Tuesday, May 19 – 21 | 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    Wednesday, May 22 | 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

  • International Orientation 2018
    International Orientation

    An informative session for new and returning international attendees to network and learn how to get the most out of ATD 2019. This orientation is open to all registered attendees.
    Date/Time: Sunday, May 19 | 9:30 - 10:30am
    Location: Ballroom C (Level 3)

  • Speaker at Business Conference and Presentation
    Simultaneous Interpretation

    ATD provides simultaneous interpretation service for 40 selected sessions at the ATD 2019. The service is available in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean, and the service fee is $345 per person.

  • International Reception 2018
    International Reception

    Join ATD Global at a reception to network with peers and to meet ATD President & CEO, Tony Bingham and ATD Board of Directors. Drinks and hors d'oeuvres provided. *RSVP required

    Date/Time: Monday, May 20 | 5:30 - 6:30pm
    Location: South Pre-Function (Level 3)

  • Dragon Night 2018
    Dragon Night

    A networking dinner for attendees from the greater China region. Attended by 100+ attendees and guests. *Additional ticket required

    Date/Time: Sunday, May 19 | 6:30 - 8:30pm
    Location: Tony Chang, 619 H St NW, Washington, DC 20001

  • European Networking Night 2018
    European Networking Reception

    A networking activity for attendees from across Europe. Drinks and hors d'oeuvres provided. *Additional ticket required

    Date/Time: Sunday, May 19 | 6:30 - 8:30pm
    Location: Carmine's Italian Restaurant, 425 7th Street NW, Washington, DC 20004

  • Iberoamericano Night 2018
    Iberoamericano Networking Reception

    A networking activity for attendees from across Latin America. Drinks and hors d'oeuvres provided. *Additional ticket required

    Date/Time: Sunday, May 19 | 6:30 - 8:30pm
    Location: Carmine's Italian Restaurant, 425 7th Street NW, Washington, DC 20004

  • International Recognition Ceremony 2018 Tony
    International Recognition Ceremony

    Recognition ceremony and luncheon for ATD Global Strategic Partners, delegation leaders, and supporters for their supports and achievements during 2018-2019. *Attendance by invitation only.
    Date/Time: Tuesday, May 21 | 11:30am – 1:00pm
    Location: Archives Room, Marriott Marquis

Platinum Sponsors