ATD Membership

Your go-to resource for your talent development career.
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Do Your Job Better, Instantly

When you join ATD, you belong to the strongest community of talent development professionals in the world. Your membership unlocks immediate and unparalleled access to a treasure trove of actionable tools and templates, step-by-step how-to guides and articles, and a network of peers and proven solutions to help you tackle your toughest on-the-job challenges.

Why Should I Join ATD?

Are you ready to take your career to the next level? Do you want to connect with like-minded professionals, gain access to invaluable resources, and stay at the forefront of your industry? Joining ATD can empower you on your journey to success. Here's how:

Forge Meaningful Connections: As a member of ATD, you'll have the opportunity to connect with a diverse community of professionals who share your passion and ambition. Exchange ideas, collaborate on projects, and network with individuals who can provide fresh perspectives and insights.

Stay Informed and Inspired: The professional landscape is constantly evolving. Stay ahead of the curve with our exclusive access to cutting-edge research, industry trends, and expert insights. ATD keeps you informed, inspired, and equipped to tackle challenges with confidence.

Access Resources that Elevate: Unlock a treasure trove of resources that will propel your career forward. From webinars and videos to whitepapers and best practice guides, ATD provides a wealth of tools designed to enhance your skills and knowledge.

Professional Development: Lifelong learning is essential for professional growth. ATD offers a plethora of opportunities for skill enhancement and career advancement. Attend conferences and courses that are tailor-made to address talent development industry challenges.

Drive the Profession Forward: Contribute to the growth and progress of the talent development industry by supporting ATD's initiatives.

Unparalleled Support: When you become a member of ATD, you're not just joining an organization – you're becoming part of a supportive community dedicated to helping you succeed. Benefit from the collective knowledge, experience, and camaraderie that only ATD offers. Additionally, all members have free, unlimited access to our Professional Development Specialists who can offer one-on-one assistance for making the most of ATD learning opportunities.

Elevate your career, expand your horizons, and make a lasting impact. Join us today and embark on a journey of growth, connection, and achievement with ATD. Your future self will thank you.

Membership For You or Your Whole Team
Have a team of 5 or more? Save more and get more with an enterprise membership.
Benefits At A Glance
  • Templates and Tools Library
    200+ templates, tools, book summaries, and checklists to save you time at work.
  • 20-Page How-To Guides
    400+ deep dives into crucial industry topics with actionable tools you can use right away.
  • Videos and Webinars
    2,000+ videos and conference session recordings, and 600+ archived webinars to build skills quickly.
  • Annual State of the Industry Report
    Provides trends in the profession to help benchmark your organization’s practices against the industry’s best.
  • Research Whitepapers
    80+ data-driven insights and key findings from the latest research reports.
  • 10-Minute Case Studies
    30+ stories about how top-performing industry organizations tackle specific challenges.
  • Magazine Subscription
    13 issues of an award-winning magazine, plus digital archives, to help you stay current on the industry’s top trends and topics.
  • Members-Only Newsletters
    A quick review of industry news from around the globe and immediate access to the newest member benefits.
  • Members-Only Discounts
    Hundreds of dollars in savings on courses, conferences, and publications.
  • Online Talent Development Body of Knowledge (TDBoK)
    a comprehensive collection of concepts, definitions, methodologies, and examples that lay the foundation and guiding principles for the profession.
  • Unlimited Advice
    Our Professional Development Specialists provide one-on-one guidance to help you make the most of ATD learning opportunities.
  • Digital Membership Badge
    Showcase your membership in email signatures or digital resumes, and on social media sites such as LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter!
  • 99 Micro Courses (Professional Plus Only)
    Professional Plus members have exclusive access to 99 adaptive micro courses that assess your knowledge base and tailor content in real-time to your unique learning needs.
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More Ways to Join
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), young professional (35 years of age or younger), or a team of 5 or more? We have membership options for you!
What Does ATD Membership Give Me Access To?
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Talent Development Body of Knowledge

Online publication that serves as a comprehensive collection of concepts, definitions, methodologies, and examples that lay the foundation and guiding principles for the profession.

Templates and Tools Library

Don't reinvent the wheel! Save time by using these 200+ quick, actionable templates and tools to get the job done.

Benchmark $499 Value!

Annual State of the Industry Research Report

The digital version of ATD’s annual research report is included with membership. This report is a great way to benchmark your organization against the industry.

TD Magazine

Our award-winning magazine reports on and examines industry trends. Members receive 12 issues per year and access to the publication’s digital archives.

TD at Work Guides

Each issue offers a deep dive on a crucial topic in talent development. Having unlimited access gives you essential, topic-specific resources no matter what challenges come your way.

Research Whitepapers

These data-driven reports highlight insights and key findings from our full research reports at a glance.

Library of Videos, Webinars, and Conference Session Recordings

Access to ATD's webinar and video archive allows you to quickly build your skills and competencies on critical topics and emerging trends.

10-Minute Case Studies

A curated collection of proven talent development case study solutions from top performing organizations around the world.

Member Discounts

Members always pay the lowest price and can find deep discounts on publications, research reports, conferences and courses.

Unlimited Access to Professional Development Specialists

This free resource gives you one-on-one guidance to make the most of ATD learning opportunities. Schedule your appointment today!

Capabilities Self-Assessment

Take the self-assessment to measure your skills and knowledge in personal, organizational, and professional capabilities. Then, use your results to build a personalized Learning Plan from ATD Resources that will close knowledge and skill gaps to prepare you for the next step in your career.

Micro Courses Professional Plus Members Only

99 Micro Course Library

Professional Plus members have exclusive access to 99 adaptive micro courses that assess your knowledge base and tailor content in real-time to your unique learning needs.

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