Events 


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Upcoming events

    • 24 Aug 2017
    • Plano Centre, 2000 E. Spring Creek Parkway, Plano, TX 75074

    2017 Southwest Learning Summit
    Sponsor & Exhibitor Registration Form


    SWLS 2017 sponsorship is full.

    Thank you for your interest in exhibiting your company and for supporting the ATD Dallas at the 2017 Southwest Learning Summit on Tuesday, August 24, 2017. By sponsoring the Southwest Learning Summit your company will impact our membership. The Summit will take place at the Plano Centre at 2000 E. Spring Creek Parkway, Plano, TX 75074.


    Sponsorship prices will increase on February 29th, by the amount of $250.


    If you purchase sponsorship for both the Southwest Learning Summit as well as the AXIS Awards at the same level, we will offer a 15% discount.



    Sponsor and Exhibitor Levels/Benefits

    Each exhibitor receives a carpeted 10 ft X 10 ft booth space, table, two chairs, and electricity. Lunch is also provided for two individuals.

    Additional equipment including any AV requirements may be arranged directly with the Plano Centre, at the exhibitor's cost. Wifi internet access is available for the day.


    No exhibit booths may be shared, as each booth is for one company only.  Additional exhibits at the same station will be billed at the full cost of exhibiting.


    Deadline Information

    Registration forms should be submitted as soon as possible.  The deadline is July 24, 2017 or until all exhibit space has been filled, whichever comes first. If you have questions please send them to info@tddallas.org


    Payment Information

    If you must pay by check, then it will need to be mailed to the ATD Dallas office within 96 hours of the time you receive of our approval email.  Mail to: ATD Dallas, 14070 Proton Rd., Suite 100, LB9, Dallas, TX 75244, 972-233-9107 ext 224.


    Cancellation Information

    If you need to cancel your sponsorship or exhibit booth at any time, please call the ATD Dallas office at 972-233-9107 x224.  Fees will be refunded, less a $50 administration fee, if cancellation is received by July 15, 2017.  After that time, no refunds will be issued.

    • 24 Aug 2017
    • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Plano Event Center (formerly Plano Centre), 2000 East Spring Creek Parkway, Plano, TX 75074
    • 17
    Southwest Learning Summit

    #SWLS2017

    Location: Plano Event Center (formerly Plano Centre)
    2000 East Spring Creek Parkway
    Plano, TX 75074


    Thursday, August 24, 2017
    8:00 AM - 4:15 PM
    Happy Hour to follow 4:15pm - 6:00pm



    What topics will be covered at Southwest Learning Summit?

    • Talent Management
    • Organizational Development
    • Innovative Learning Solutions
    • Managing Learning Programs and Teams


    Register early for the best prices:

    Regular – June 17 – August 23 
    Day of registrations will increase by $141. 

    Registration includes a light breakfast, snacks, a hot lunch, and happy hour.

    Contact the ATD Dallas office at info@tddallas.org for Group Corporate Registrations, for groups with 5 or more people.

    Deadline for a full refund, less a $50 administrative fee, is August 2, 2017.

    Deadline for a 50% refund, less a $50 administrative fee, is August 16, 2017.


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    SWLS 2017 Platinum Sponsors:





    SWLS 2017 Gold Sponsors:



    • 07 Sep 2017
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • 7-Eleven Corporate, 3200 Hackberry Road, Irving, TX 75063

    Oh Thank Heaven for 7-Eleven Training

    Hosted by ATD Fort Worth/Mid-Cities




    When

    September 7

    5:30 - 7:30 PM


    Where

    7-Eleven Corporate

    3200 Hackberry Road

    Irving, TX 75063


    Registration

    Free for members (includes dinner)

    $25 for non-members (includes dinner)


    Special Instructions


    For Parking: North side of the building in Visitor. The should enter through the main entrance of the building (not through the store). Upon checking in with security, there will be someone to escort you to the meeting area.


    Speakers

    Rob Zell, SPHR - Manager of Training Delivery

    John McFadden - Field Training Manager

    Rick Palmer - Learning Design & Development Manager


    Program Summary

    7-Eleven established its roots right here in Dallas back in 1927. Since then, 7-Eleven has grown to 55,000+ locations in 16 countries around the globe. 7-Excel University is the team that is responsible for the development, delivery, and tracking of learning across the United States and Canada. This panel discussion will allow participants to hear from leaders in 7-Excel University about the structure of the organization and how they align to support the brand. In addition, participants will have the opportunity to ask questions a variety of 7-Excel University team members including classroom trainers, Field Training Specialists, LMS administrators, and instructional designers.


    Rob Zell, SPHR

    Rob is currently the Manager of Training Delivery, responsible for the delivery of training based in the Store Support Center. This includes the onboarding of new franchisees and the development of our field teams. Rob is also responsible for leadership development across the organization. He has been in the field of learning and development for 23 years. He earned a Masters of Education from the University of Georgia. After teaching high school for 6 years, he switched careers supporting corporate learning in retail and restaurant organizations. Rob has held roles in design, development, and delivery of operations training and leadership development.


    John McFadden

    John is currently the Field Training Manager, responsible for training new corporate employees and new franchisees across the US and Canada. Prior to leading the Field Training team, John was in operations as a Market Manager in Dallas and Miami; he has been with 7-Eleven for five years. Prior to 7-Eleven, John worked at Starbucks and ExxonMobil in operations, merchandising, fuels, and accounting. John graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a BBA and has an MBA from Emory University. Although John is not as animated and entertaining as Rob, he promises that he will try not to put you to sleep.


    Rick Palmer

    Rick is currently the Learning Design and Development Manager, responsible for the development of training content for store and field teams. He also oversees development of training solutions for enterprise initiatives. Over the past 20 years, he has held leadership roles in training, operations, quality assurance, and human resources. He has consistently demonstrated success in the retail, education, insurance, hospitality, financial services and healthcare industries. He received BA in Psychology and MA in Speech Communication from Southwest Texas State University. He has also held leadership roles in the Fort Worth/Mid-Cities ATD Chapter including President and VP of Technology.


    Connect with 7-11

    http://corp.7-eleven.com/corp/home


    Connect with Rob:
    ttps://www.linkedin.com/in/trainingpro/


    Connect with John:
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/john-mcfadden-82869a5/


    Connect with Rick:
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/rickpalmer/



    • 08 Sep 2017
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas, 6001 Summerside Drive, Dallas, TX 75252
    • 47

    Dallas ATD Learning & Development Special Interest Group

    Hosted by: Ana Nemer, Linda Gasaway and Julie Mitchell 


    Training Solutions to Large-scale, Technology System Development


    Friday, Septemeber 8, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Facilitator: Melissa Liu


    Large-scale, technology system deployment must have a comprehensive, effective training program in place to be successful. This will ensure their employees are properly trained to do their job and the organization’s expensive investment returns significant business values.


    The participants should be able to:

    • Gain an in-depth understanding of the training planning and development process for the deployment of a large technology system organization wide.
    • Develop a comprehensive training plan that will accommodate the training needs of various areas and roles and communicate the plan to stakeholders for their buy-in.
    • Leverage available resources to develop a wide array of hybrid training, communication resources, and meet the deployment timeline.


    About the facilitator:



    Speaker : Melissa Liu

    Company : Instructional Design Consultant, Children’s Health System of Texas


    Melissa Liu is an Instructional Design Consultant and certified Epic Principal Trainer at Children’s Health System of Texas. She has a Master of Education degree in Education Technology from Texas A&M University. Over the past 17+ years, she has worked in corporate training, higher and secondary education as Associate. Director of Education Technology, Training Manager, Instructional Designer/Consultant, and high school computer science teacher. In her current position, she has developed a variety of hybrid training for Office 365 including SharePoint, the Epic Healthcare Systems and other technology systems and applications), and taught SharePoint and Epic physician and staff training classes organization wide. Melissa has an extensive experience of web development, LMS/HRMS management, computer programming, video production, social media implementation, and mobile & gamification development.



    Where:

     

    6001 Summerside Drive

    Dallas, Texas 75252

    Location host: Donna Tharp, Adult Education Manager


    When: 12:00pm - 1:00pm

    You are welcome to arrive early and get settled prior to the start of the meeting.


    All members of ATD Dallas are welcome to attend any SIG any time. Non-members are welcome to join us for up to 2 complimentary sessions. After that, to provide ongoing chapter support to the SIG, you will need to join ATD Dallas by paying the annual dues of $115. 


    Questions? Contact 972.233.9107 ext. 224 or email info@tddallas.org.


    Why do you want to attend the January Lunch & Learn SIG meeting?

     

    Because…  You will learn principles that work from the best-selling book, Five Dysfunctions of a Team.

    Because… A cohesive team will:

    • ·         Make better, faster decisions as people are aligned and on-board
    • ·         Leverage the skills, talents and opinions of all team members
    • ·         Ensure conflict becomes productive and healthy versus draining and damaging
    • ·         Focus on the results versus self-interest and politics
    • ·         Create a competitive advantage and sets your organization apart
    • ·         Eventually become “A Best Place to Work”

     

    Join us for this interactive, engaging SIG where we will explore the behaviors that create a high performing team, give you practices to bring to your own organization and insight as to why this concept has been embraced and widely accepted around the world. 

     

    About the speaker:

    Mary Anne (Wihbey) Davis, founder of Peak Performance Solutions, has been an active member of ATD for many years. She has served on the board and has clients in every industry. Mary Anne and her husband, Roy Davis, are on the front line of bringing relevant programs, tools and products to their clients around the U.S., Mexico and Canada. They are proud to say four Texas clients have been voted best place to work!

    • 13 Sep 2017
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • nThrive, 5543 Legacy, Plano, TX 75024


    ATD Dallas Technology SIG

    Hosted by Leslie Lingle

    Rockin' Webinars
    Deliver Webinars that Energize Participants


    Wednesday, September 13th, 2017 @ 12pm
    Facilitator: Brian French



    Too many webinars are just plain boring, where the participant passively sits back and either multitasks, only halfway listens, or even falls asleep (yes, it happens). Discover how to develop and deliver webinars that fully engage participants through discussion, activities, and exercises that invite active participation. In this classroom-based session you will participate in a simulated virtual environment and learn how to sequence webinars to keep the pace flowing and create interactivity to maintain attention. Come find your groove and learn how to rock on!


    Objectives: At the end of the session, the participants should be able to…


    • Detail techniques for increasing interactivity within webinar-based delivery.
    • Explain how to sequence the content for shortened attention spans.
    • Describe tips on how to personalize the experience for the learner.
    • Articulate the benefits of using live video of the instructor.

    About the speaker:


    Brian L. French

    President, Harmonic Learning


    Brian L. French is an L&D professional with 30 years of experience in the development and delivery of learning and development programs.


    He is the Founder and President of Harmonic Learning, LLC, a Leadership and Professional Development company that provides developmental programs in the areas of Communication, Leadership, and Teaming. The company also provides services for business and L&D, including the design, development and delivery of instructional webinars.


    Brian was previously manager of Leadership Development for Verizon, where he managed the design, development and delivery of enterprise-wide leadership development programs.


    Brian has been producing virtual courses and teaching via video since 1996. He's used many collaboration tools through the years and loves the challenge of making the most out of whatever technology is in use. During his years with Verizon, Brian became known as the 'Webinar Guy' as he produced and hosted weekly leadership development sessions for up to 500 participants.


    Bring your own ideas, questions, and challenges to see the demonstration and join in the discussion!


    Location: 

    nThrive

    5543 Legacy Dr

    Plano, TX 75243

    Front desk: 972-361-8001


    *Feel free to arrive at 11:45am to network and get settled prior to the meeting start.


    Bring your own lunch or visit the Cafeteria in the building if you want to pick up a lunch. (They have great food!)


    All members of Dallas ATD are welcome to attend any SIG any time. All non-members please feel free to join us for up to 2 sessions at a SIG. After 2 sessions, to provide ongoing chapter support to the SIG, you will be expected to join Dallas ASTD by paying the annual dues of $115. 


    Questions? If you have any questions please contact the ATD Dallas office at 972-233-9107 ex224 or email info@tddallas.org.

    seonghwan.hwang@gmail.com
    • 19 Sep 2017
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Urban Crust, 1006 E. 15th St., Plano, TX 75074
    • 36

    ATD Dallas Chapter September Happy Hour


    Networking, appetizers and one free drink are in your future at this event.

    SAVE THE DATE! MORE DETAILS TO COME!


    September 19, 2017

    5:30 PM - 7:30 PM


    Location: 
    Urban Crust
    1006 E. 15th St.
    Plano, TX 75074

    Joining us? Tweet about it using

    #ATDDallas.

    • 25 Sep 2017
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • SMU in Plano: 5236 Tennyson Parkway, Building 4, Room 107, Plano, TX 75024
    • 15

    ATD Dallas Career Development SIG

    Hosted by Laurie Barnett



    Your First 90 Days


    September 25, 2017 6:30-8:00pm
    Facilitator: Susan Brookshire



    The first days in a new position are critical.  In fact, your real start date is the minute you accept a new position.  So what should you do in the first 90 days to set yourself up for success?  In this workshop we’ll look at some key strategies for ensuring an effective transition to your new role and / or new company.  By the end of the session, you will be ready to develop your own 90-day Action Plan that will ensure everyone is aligned around a common definition of what success looks like, provide you with confidence for the path forward, and set you up for ongoing success in your new role. 


    Still looking for your next new opportunity?  This workshop is for you too!  90-day Action Plans are a great way to set yourself apart from the competition and make it easier for the hiring manager to envision YOU in the role.


    About the facilitator:


    Susan Brookshire is known for being a results-driven business partner. She has created and implemented impactful leadership, management and professional development workshops for several organizations.


    Susan currently works as a Career Consultant for the University of Texas at Dallas. As 2014 ATD Dallas chapter President, she had to hit the ground running in order to quickly make a meaningful impact on our chapter.

    Where: SMU in Plano

    Just 1 mile east of the Dallas North Tollway in Plano. Find directions here.

    5236 Tennyson Parkway

    Room #107

    When: 6:30-8:00pm
    You are welcome to arrive early to network and get settled prior to the start of the meeting.


    All members of ATD Dallas are welcome to attend any SIG any time at no charge. Non-members are welcome to join us for up to 2 complimentary sessions. After that, to provide ongoing chapter support to the SIG, you will need to join ATD Dallas by paying annual dues of $115.


    Questions? Contact 972.233.9107 ext. 224 or email info@tddallas.org.

    • 04 Oct 2017
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Webinar

    Using Data Visualizations to Tell Your Story


    Presenter: Janine Kurnoff



    When: Wednesday, October 4th
    11:00AM - 12:00PM CST


    Location: Virtual Webinar

     

    Webinar Description:


    Data provides the crucial evidence behind your ideas. Used correctly, it will elevate your story. Used incorrectly, it will cause confusion or misinterpretation of your message and stall decision-making. Why? Because brain science shows that data appeals to our left brain, where we use logic and reason, while visuals trigger our right brain, where emotion and feeling are located.

    Join us for Using Data Visualization to Tell your Story presented by Janie Kurnoff from The Presentation Company. During this webinar, Janie will arm you with best practices for visualizing data. Janie trains the world’s top brands such as Facebook, Hewlett Packard, Instagram, Nike and Oracle on how to strategically communicate their ideas through storytelling and data visualization.


    In this webinar, you’ll learn how to:

    • Tell a story with data that helps your audience quickly understand your message
    • Think “outside the chart” using photography, icons, oversized text and more
    • Identify the most common pitfalls with charts and graphs


    Presenter:


    Janine Kurnoff is an expert in visual storytelling. She’s been featured in magazines such as Inc. and Forbes and spoken at numerous conferences for the Association of Talent and Development, Stanford University, and the Association of Change Management Professionals.


    Janine believes that many talented business people are unable to move their careers forward because they don’t know how to communicate strategically. Instead, they lead with facts, data, and lots of bullet points.


    That’s why, two decades ago, Janine founded The Presentation Company (TPC), and has spent nearly two decades developing practical techniques and tools to solve this problem. She knows that to be truly heard, you must wrap your ideas and data into a compelling visual story – one that contains the right combination of logic and emotion. When you do, any presentation can be transformed into a confident, persuasive, and memorable narrative.


    TPC trains teams – from sales to engineering – on data visualization and visual storytelling at some of the world’s top brands, including Facebook, Nike, Instagram, Cisco, MetLife and Hewlett Packard, offering communications workshops such as Crafting Strategic Visual Stories, Influencing with Visuals, and Presenting Data Visually. Its mission is to help people — regardless of their role — pull together captivating and results-driven presentations.



    Click here to register for this free, one-hour webinar
    • 12 Oct 2017
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Carrabba's Italian Grill, 17548 Dallas Parkway, Dallas, TX 75287
    • 38

    ATD Dallas Sales Enablement SIG

    SIG Hosts: Cathy Howard, CPLP & Bob Britton



    Making Training Stick: Working with Sales Leaders and Sales Representatives


    Registration will be open closer to the meeting date.


    Thursday, October 12, 2017

    6:00PM - Networking & Sign-In
    6:30PM-8:30PM Presentation



    Facilitator: Larry Thompson


    Carrabba's Italian Grill 
    17548 Dallas Parkway
    Dallas, TX 75287


    Come join us for next Sales Enablement SIG meeting.

    Who is the target audience?

    • Learning and talent management professionals who support sales organizations
    • Non-members will be asked to join the chapter after attending 3 meetings

    The event allows the group to share best practices on topics. This round table session will discuss…


    • Strategies for working with senior leadership to build effective programs
    • Best practices for designing, developing, and delivering training for sales organizations
    • Helping both leaders and sales reps participate in training events and change behavior in the field


    About the Presenter:


    Larry Thompson has a background in Sales, Training, Customer Relations, Human Resources, and Operations. He has served in key leadership positions in several Fortune 500 companies as well as starting and operating his own company for 10 years. Notable positions include: District Manager of Sales/Service for Xerox, National Director of Operations for BancTec, and Senior Manager of Leadership Development for T-Mobile.

    Larry provides coaching services and builds programs for leadership and people development. He is a certified executive coach and trained in Covey’s 5-Choices. In addition, his accreditations include the Emotional and Social Competency Inventory (ESCI), Inventory of Leadership Styles (ILS), Organizational Climate Survey (OCS), DiSC, and Myers Briggs Type Indicator.


    Planning to attend the event?

    Please register to help us know headcount. Go to the restaurant’s party room. We encourage you to order food or a drink because the room has been provided at no charge.


    For questions or more info, please contact Cathy Howard (cathyhowarddallas@gmail.com).  Join our LinkedIn group, ATD Dallas Sales Enablement SIG. 

    • 17 Oct 2017
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Rent-a-Center, 5501 Headquarters Dr., Plano, TX 75024

    Engage, Equip, and Empower for Success


    Presenter: Megan McKee

    Facilitated by: Joanne Hix


    Tuesday, October 17, 2017
    5:30pm-7:30pm


    During this session Megan McKee and her Team of learning experts from Rent-a-Center will share best practices on how to utilize and manage multiple teams at each stage of the instructional design process.  We’ll shake things up at this chapter meeting and get you up and moving! We will rotate through stations, each representing a stage in the instructional design process. You will walk away with tips and techniques on how to build and sustain partnerships across departments and teams to accomplish strategic operational goals. You don’t want to miss this action-packed chapter meeting!


    Be prepared before the meeting to download a conference app, which will facilitate the case study and help us navigate from station to station. Being prepared before the meeting will allow us to make the most of our time together. More details to come closer to the meeting date.


    Presenter: 

    Megan McKee, Rent-A-Center
    Director of Training & Development


    Megan McKee is currently the Director of Learning and Development for Rent-A-Center, where she oversees training and support for multiple lines of business in the US, Canada, and Puerto Rico for over 20,000 employees. Formerly the director of Amplifi University at Amplifi Commerce and manager of education implementation and design quality for Children’s Health Dallas, Megan holds a PhD in Applied Technology Performance Improvement from the University of North Texas. She has presented at numerous learning conferences, and has published several articles. With her guidance Rent-A-Center has placed in the Training Top 125 for best learning organizations for three consecutive years.


    Event Location: 

    Rent-a-Center
    5501 Headquarters Dr.
    Plano, TX 75024

    Registration:
    Members - Free
    Non-Members - $25



    • 23 Oct 2017
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • SMU in Plano: 5236 Tennyson Parkway, Building 4, Room 107, Plano, TX 75024
    • 23

    ATD Dallas Career Development SIG

    Hosted by Laurie Barnett



    Positioning Yourself and Negotiating for Jobs, Promotions or Contracting


    October 23, 2017 6:30-8:00pm
    Facilitator: Russ Yaquinto




    Are you ready for your ideal employment arrangement? Do you feel uncomfortable with bargaining for what you want? Are you skilled in negotiating without blowing the deal?


    Though we may be in a favorable market, it can still feel intimidating to be in the job hunt, let alone asking for something more! In this workshop, we will review the key strategies for securing your ideal position and relevant work conditions. You will learn:

    • How to handle compensation discussions
    • How to powerfully conclude an interview
    • How to position yourself for getting a great offer
    • How to respond appropriately to the offer
    • How to negotiate for what you want


    About the facilitator:


    Russ Yaquinto is an accomplished human development specialist who helps professionals and leaders achieve their ideal career. As a Master Certified Coach and Certified Career Coach, he guides individuals and groups in confidently going after what they want. Whether they have been downsized, are searching for a new career, aspire to advance within their current company, or are considering entrepreneurship, Russ facilitates their transition.

    Where: SMU in Plano

    Just 1 mile east of the Dallas North Tollway in Plano. Find directions here.

    5236 Tennyson Parkway

    Room #107

    When: 6:30-8:00pm
    You are welcome to arrive early to network and get settled prior to the start of the meeting.


    All members of ATD Dallas are welcome to attend any SIG any time at no charge. Non-members are welcome to join us for up to 2 complimentary sessions. After that, to provide ongoing chapter support to the SIG, you will need to join ATD Dallas by paying annual dues of $115.


    Questions? Contact 972.233.9107 ext. 224 or email info@tddallas.org.

    • 14 Nov 2017
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, 2200 N. Pearl St., Dallas, TX 75201
    Dallas Chapter Meeting: Strategic Outlook at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas & Expert Panel


    Presenter: Susan Frear

    Facilitated by: Joanne Hix


    Tuesday, November 14, 2017
    5:30pm-7:30pm


    SAVE THE DATE! TOPIC TBA!


    Event Location: 

    Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
    2200 N. Pearl St.
    Dallas, TX 75201


    Registration:
    Members - Free
    Non-Members - $25


    Description:


    More details to come!   


    • 05 Dec 2017
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Omni Dallas Hotel at Park West, 1590 Lyndon B. Johnson Fwy, Dallas, TX 75234


    ATD Dallas AXIS Awards Gala




    AXIS 2017:  Celebrating Those Who Lead the Way


    AXIS Awards is an annual gala event celebrating all who lead the way in talent development!  AXIS recognizes the excellent talent work being done in organizations across the DFW Metroplex and the professionals who are committed to developing an organization’s most important resource – it’s people!


    We invite you, your friends and colleagues to join us for this signature event on Tuesday, December 5, 2017!


    Highlights include:

    • An Entertaining Awards Ceremony
    • Volunteer Appreciation
    • Highlights of the Best in Talent Development
    • Gourmet Appetizers and Dinner
    • Open Bar
    • Door Prizes, and
    • Great Networking!


    Date: Tuesday, December 5, 2017

    Time: 6 PM to 9 PM

    Location: Omni Hotel Park West (1590 Lyndon B Johnson Fwy, Dallas, Texas 75234).

    Parking is free and dress is business attire.


    Tickets for local ATD Chapter members are just $70 per person; non-member tickets are $80 per person. Companies can purchase a VIP Table of 8 for $800, which includes prime location at the event and reserved high-boy during cocktails or a Reserved table of 8 for $680.


    Come join us and build new connections with experts and influencers in our field, and ignite your thinking with new approaches for growing talent.  


    **Interested in helping ATD Dallas plan an event like this? Fill out our Volunteer Form.

    • 05 Dec 2017
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Omni Dallas Hotel at Park West


    Sponsor Form




    ATD Dallas AXIS Awards recognize innovative organizations that achieve results in workplace learning and talent development. The AXIS Awards are open to small and large private, public and not-for-profit organizations from the DFW area.


    As an evolution of Best Place to Learn awards, the AXIS Awards are predicated on the idea that an axis is a steady point around which momentum occurs.  In successful organizations, talent development teams serve as the axis, cultivating organizational momentum and the core of their business—the talent.



    For more information, please contact sponsorship@tddallas.org or call Tracy Oosterman at 404-803-0020.
    • 01 Mar 2019
    • ATD Dallas Headquarters


    ATD Dallas Sponsorship and Advertising



    Click here to view more details about each level!



    Sponsorship Levels


    Chapter Sponsorship

    • Gold - $4500
    • Silver - $2000
    • Special Event - $1200
    • Meeting - $750
    • Meeting Co-Sponsor - $500
    Additional Sponsorship

    Website
    • 3 Months - $750
    • 6 Months - $1200
    • 12 Months - $1750

    E-Blasts
    • 6 Months Rectangle (160x300px) - $1000
    • 12 Months Rectangle (160x300px) - $1500
    • 6 Months Square (125x125px) - $600
    • 12 Months Square (125x125) - $900
    For more info contact Tracy at: sponsorship@tddallas.org 

Past events

24 Jul 2017 Career Development SIG: You've Landed the Interview - Now What?!
18 Jul 2017 ATD Dallas Chapter July Happy Hour
14 Jul 2017 Learning & Development SIG: Designing Interactions for Adult Learning Programs
12 Jul 2017 HAS BEEN POST-PONED AND WILL BE RE-SCHEDULED Webinar: Communications Essentials for Talent Development Leaders
11 Jul 2017 ATD Dallas - President's Quarterly Town Hall (2nd Quarter)
29 Jun 2017 Webinar: Becoming Your Organization's Change Champion
26 Jun 2017 Career Development SIG: Strategies for Staying Optimistic and Motivated
23 Jun 2017 Management SIG: Practical Ways to Keep the SUCCESS in Succession Planning
21 Jun 2017 Sales Enablement SIG: Progress Over Perfection: How to Measure Sales Effectiveness
20 Jun 2017 ATD Dallas Chapter Meeting: Play to Learn, Learn to Play: Gamifying Team Member Training
16 Jun 2017 Webinar: The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team - Encore Presentation
14 Jun 2017 Technology SIG: The Most Effective Tools for Creating Engaging Videos Quickly
13 Jun 2017 2017 Level 1 Gamification Certification Workshop for Talent Development Professionals
02 Jun 2017 Learning & Development SIG: Back to Basics - Why Maslow Matters
22 May 2017 Career Development SIG: Stand Out from the Competition
19 May 2017 Management SIG: Not-Your-Boss' Coaching Techniques
16 May 2017 Lennox: Innovative Strategy for Onboarding Successful Territory Managers
16 May 2017 Webinar: Gamification for Learning and Development: Deconstructing the Psychology of Games to Engage Learners
10 May 2017 Technology SIG: Pizza Hut's AXIS Award Winning Gamification
08 May 2017 Webinar: Story Design: An Online Master Class Series
05 May 2017 Learning & Development SIG: Coaching as a Transformative Learning Process
02 May 2017 Webinar: The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team
28 Apr 2017 Management SIG: The Work of Leaders: Bridging the Chasm from Idea to Implementation
24 Apr 2017 Career Development SIG: Intentional Networking
17 Apr 2017 Breakfast with the C-Suite: Succession Planning - Perspectives from the C-Suite
13 Apr 2017 Webinar: How to Master the Power of Social Selling with LinkedIn
12 Apr 2017 Technology SIG: The Sheldonian Conundrum
07 Apr 2017 Learning & Development SIG: Aspire Higher!
04 Apr 2017 ATD Dallas - President's Quarterly Town Hall (1st Quarter)
27 Mar 2017 Career Development SIG: Make Your LinkedIn Profile Snap, Crackle and Pop!
24 Mar 2017 Management SIG: Diversity & Inclusion Strategies and Initiatives that Impact the Business
23 Mar 2017 Webinar: The Ideal Solution
21 Mar 2017 USPI: Innovations in Change Management
09 Mar 2017 Sales Enablement SIG: How to Design, Launch, and Manage an Impactful Sales Coaching Program
08 Mar 2017 Technology SIG: Design on a Dime (sort of!)
03 Mar 2017 Learning & Development SIG: Make it Stick
27 Feb 2017 Career Development SIG: Resume Tuning: Does Yours Need Some?
24 Feb 2017 Management SIG: Becoming Your Organization's Change Champion
21 Feb 2017 Breaking the Outdated Paradigms: The Future of Corporate Talent Development
08 Feb 2017 Technology SIG: The ReadyTech Solution: Hosted Online Training in a Virtual Classroom
03 Feb 2017 Learning & Development SIG: The Cycle of Metrics and the Learning Experience
23 Jan 2017 Career Development SIG: Ask the Experts Panel: Finding Your Next Position
17 Jan 2017 Annual Chapter Kick-off & Social
06 Jan 2017 The Ideal Solution
16 Dec 2016 ATD Dallas Special Interest Groups (SIGs): Holiday Luncheon
13 Dec 2016 ATD Dallas - President's Quarterly Town Hall (4th Quarter)
06 Dec 2016 2016 ATD Dallas AXIS Awards Gala
06 Dec 2016 2016 AXIS Sponsor Form
28 Nov 2016 Using Your Self Review to Direct Your Own Individual Development
15 Nov 2016 Talent: Competitive & Economic Trends
04 Nov 2016 The Art of Training
24 Oct 2016 Trends & Transition Tips for Training Pros
18 Oct 2016 Breakfast with the C-Suite / Exclusive Access to Executive Expertise
12 Oct 2016 Story Sound Tracks: Creating audio story tracks for training
07 Oct 2016 The Mindset that Creates a Culture of Engagement
27 Sep 2016 ATD Dallas President's Quarterly Town Hall
26 Sep 2016 Resume Strategies & Tips
20 Sep 2016 ATD Dallas September Happy Hour at Whiskey Cake
20 Sep 2016 2016 Articulate Live - Dallas
14 Sep 2016 Trivie, The Gamified Training Additive
09 Sep 2016 Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team
16 Aug 2016 2016 Southwest Learning Summit
16 Aug 2016 2016 Southwest Learning Summit Sponsor Form
02 Aug 2016 The Eskimo Already Has Ice: Going Polar to Research the Truth
25 Jul 2016 Demystifying Cover Letters and Emails to Get Results
19 Jul 2016 ACCESS to AXIS-Winning Expertise
13 Jul 2016 Show Your Work: How to Build an Online Portfolio
28 Jun 2016 ATD Dallas President's Quarterly Town Hall
27 Jun 2016 Intentional Networking
21 Jun 2016 ATD Dallas June Happy Hour at the Asian Mint
15 Jun 2016 Selling Ideas through Visual Stories
08 Jun 2016 Master the Unlimited Power of LinkedIn, the Largest Online Social Networking Tool to Find and Connect with Your Key Contacts and Prospects
01 Jun 2016 eLearning Design: Effective and Interesting
24 May 2016 Creating Your Executive Edge
23 May 2016 Coaching: Everyone Agrees It's Important, but Few Know How
18 May 2016 Reach New Audiences Through Online Training
11 May 2016 Super-Quick Visual Storyboards For eLearning
06 May 2016 365 Ideas To Go From Good To Great On TWITTER!
03 May 2016 Is sales and sales leadership really all that difficult?
27 Apr 2016 Breakfast with the C-Suite / Creating Strategic Organizational Relationships
25 Apr 2016 Personal & Business Branding Workshop: Part 2
19 Apr 2016 ATD Dallas April Happy Hour at Blue Mesa in Addison
08 Apr 2016 Training Instructional Design (ISD) What IS good training design?
06 Apr 2016 Create a Well-Optimized LinkedIn Brand that Get Results
28 Mar 2016 Interview So You Will Be Heard
24 Mar 2016 Level 1 Gamification Certification Workshop for Talent Development Professionals
22 Mar 2016 ATD Dallas President's Quarterly Town Hall
15 Mar 2016 Change Management with Southwest Airlines
09 Mar 2016 AUDIO: The MOST Important Piece of Your Videos
08 Mar 2016 ATD Dallas Sales SIG Kickoff Event
04 Mar 2016 PASSIONATE PERFORMANCE Engaging Minds and Hearts to Conquer the Competition
22 Feb 2016 Personal & Business Branding Workshop
18 Feb 2016 Game the System™ The Basics of How and Why to Gamify your Training Programs
16 Feb 2016 BETTER TOGETHER: An Exclusive Look into Conifer Health's Organizational Development Strategy
05 Feb 2016 ...And Then, There Are Stories: Bringing Story-telling Center Stage in Training
25 Jan 2016 Start Your Year Right: Handling Career Development Challenges
19 Jan 2016 Drinks with a Twist
08 Jan 2016 Communicate and Train with Style: An Everything DiSC Based Approach
08 Dec 2015 ATD Dallas AXIS Awards Gala
08 Dec 2015 AXIS Exhibitor Sponsor Form
01 Dec 2015 Dallas ATD Special Interest Groups (SIGs): Holiday Luncheon
23 Nov 2015 Game Your System: Use Gamification to Leverage Motivation to Encourage Behavior Change
17 Nov 2015 Adobe eLearning Trends
11 Nov 2015 Using Adobe Captivate to Create Vignettes
06 Nov 2015 Thriving Beyond Survival
26 Oct 2015 The Intentional Job Search or Career Plan: Creating a Project Plan
14 Oct 2015 Building Better Facilitator Guides Faster with LeaderGuide Pro™
06 Oct 2015 ATD Dallas Town Hall: Delivering Membership Value in 2016
28 Sep 2015 Avoiding 7 Common LinkedIn Profile Mistakes
16 Sep 2015 BNY Mellon's Plan to Win: Driving a High Performance Culture
15 Sep 2015 How BioRAD Increased Learning and Development Value using Agile Techniques and Scrum Methodology
11 Sep 2015 The 50 Minute Coaching Hour©
09 Sep 2015 Streamline Testout Development and Standardize Documentation Templates
24 Aug 2015 Job Search and Weight Loss: Similar or Different?
18 Aug 2015 ATD Dallas Technology SIG to Resume in September!
18 Aug 2015 2015 Southwest Learning Summit
18 Aug 2015 2015 Southwest Learning Summit Sponsor & Exhibitor Form
28 Jul 2015 Quick Tips for Creating Interactive Scenarios for ELearning
27 Jul 2015 The Interview Exchange
16 Jul 2015 ATD Chapters - Dallas & Fort Worth Joint Networking Happy Hour
15 Jul 2015 Making an Impact by Helping Managers Understand The Work of A Leader
10 Jul 2015 We Need Management Training! Where do I start?
08 Jul 2015 Captivate Tips & Tricks (With an online connection!)
22 Jun 2015 How to Uncover Hidden Job Descriptions
16 Jun 2015 June Chapter Meeting: RAC - Top 125 Winner
10 Jun 2015 Create Educational Videos that Actually Work
05 Jun 2015 Managing Your Career: Being Ready to Jump on the Next Great Opportunity
19 May 2015 Talent Development Professionals Need to be Organizational & Industry Champions
13 May 2015 GoAnimate Video Creator
01 May 2015 Collecting and Understanding Metrics for Learning
27 Apr 2015 Resume Strategies & Tips
21 Apr 2015 The Culturetopia Effect - Creating High Performance and High Fulfillment
10 Apr 2015 Rules of Engagement
08 Apr 2015 Introduction to Brainshark
23 Mar 2015 Career Negotiating Nuggets
18 Mar 2015 Leader-Language: How to Choose Your Words to Get the Results You Want
17 Mar 2015 VHA - 2014 Best Place to Learn Winner - Leadership Development
11 Mar 2015 Partnering with Technical SMEs to Design Training
06 Mar 2015 Games Trainers Play
23 Feb 2015 Dallas ATD Career Development SIG
17 Feb 2015 First Dallas ATD Happy Hour for 2015
11 Feb 2015 Qualtrics Analytic Software
06 Feb 2015 Dallas ASTD Lunch & Learn
26 Jan 2015 Dallas ATD Career Development SIG
20 Jan 2015 January Chapter Meeting: Microsoft’s Vision on Improving Productivity with Technology
14 Jan 2015 Software & Technology SIG
09 Jan 2015 Dallas ASTD Lunch & Learn
12 Dec 2014 Dallas ASTD Lunch & Learn
09 Dec 2014 December Chapter Meeting: Best Place to Learn & Holiday Party
24 Nov 2014 Dallas ATD Career Development SIG
18 Nov 2014 November Chapter Meeting: Keep Them Out of the Classroom!
12 Nov 2014 Software & Technology SIG
07 Nov 2014 Dallas ASTD Lunch & Learn
27 Oct 2014 Dallas ATD Career Development SIG
21 Oct 2014 Third Dallas ATD Happy Hour for 2014
08 Oct 2014 Software & Technology SIG
07 Oct 2014 2-Day Workshop: Powerpoint for E-Learning & Building Interactive E-Learning with Storyline
03 Oct 2014 Dallas ASTD Lunch & Learn
22 Sep 2014 Dallas ASTD Career Development SIG
17 Sep 2014 Webinar: Use Brain Science to Spark Action
16 Sep 2014 September Chapter Meeting: A New Twist on Teambuilding
10 Sep 2014 Software & Technology SIG
05 Sep 2014 Dallas ASTD Lunch & Learn
25 Aug 2014 Dallas ASTD Career Development SIG
19 Aug 2014 2014 Southwest Learning Summit
19 Aug 2014 2014 Southwest Learning Summit Sponsor & Exhibitor Form
28 Jul 2014 Dallas ASTD Career Development SIG
15 Jul 2014 Second Dallas ASTD Happy Hour for 2014
11 Jul 2014 Dallas ASTD Lunch & Learn
09 Jul 2014 Software & Technology SIG
23 Jun 2014 Dallas ASTD Career Development SIG
17 Jun 2014 June Chapter Meeting: Developing Leadership with Emotional Intelligence
11 Jun 2014 Software & Technology SIG
06 Jun 2014 Dallas ASTD Lunch & Learn SIG
20 May 2014 May Chapter Meeting: McAfee - 2014 Best Place to Learn Winner
14 May 2014 Software & Technology SIG
02 May 2014 Dallas ASTD Lunch & Learn
15 Apr 2014 April Chapter Meeting: Game the System
09 Apr 2014 Software & Technology SIG
04 Apr 2014 Dallas ASTD Lunch & Learn
18 Mar 2014 March Chapter Meeting: ASTD Discovery Roundtables
12 Mar 2014 Software & Technology SIG
07 Mar 2014 Dallas ASTD Lunch & Learn
18 Feb 2014 First Dallas ASTD Happy Hour for 2014
12 Feb 2014 Software & Technology SIG
07 Feb 2014 Dallas ASTD Lunch & Learn
21 Jan 2014 January Chapter Meeting: Ryan
10 Jan 2014 Dallas ASTD Lunch & Learn
08 Jan 2014 Software & Technology SIG
17 Dec 2013 December Chapter Meeting: Best Place to Learn & Holiday Party
11 Dec 2013 Software & Technology SIG
06 Dec 2013 Dallas ASTD Lunch & Learn
13 Nov 2013 Student Meeting: Facilitation of Global Learning
13 Nov 2013 Software & Technology SIG
12 Nov 2013 November Chapter Meeting
07 Nov 2013 Dallas ASTD Happy Hour
01 Nov 2013 Dallas ASTD Lunch & Learn
23 Oct 2013 Student Meeting: How to Plan a Live Web Presentation
18 Oct 2013 Register to win Free Admission to ASTD Training Certificate Program
15 Oct 2013 October Chapter Meeting: Best Practices in Blended Learning
09 Oct 2013 Software & Technology SIG
04 Oct 2013 Dallas ASTD Lunch & Learn
17 Sep 2013 Chapter Meeting: Retrain the Brain: Maximizing Brain Performance
11 Sep 2013 Student Meeting: Developing Learning in the Workplace
11 Sep 2013 Dallas ASTD Software & Technology SIG Lunch & Learn
06 Sep 2013 Dallas ASTD Lunch & Learn
21 Aug 2013 Dallas ASTD Software & Technology SIG Lunch & Learn
20 Aug 2013 2013 Southwest Learning Summit Sponsor & Exhibitor Form
20 Aug 2013 2013 Southwest Learning Summit
02 Aug 2013 Dallas ASTD Lunch & Learn
25 Jul 2013 Dallas ASTD Happy Hour
16 Jul 2013 Chapter Meeting: July 16 - STEP Up!
12 Jul 2013 Dallas ASTD Lunch & Learn
10 Jul 2013 Dallas ASTD Software & Technology SIG Lunch & Learn
18 Jun 2013 Chapter Meeting: ICE-cream Social & Learning Exchange
12 Jun 2013 Dallas ASTD Software & Technology SIG Lunch & Learn
07 Jun 2013 Dallas ASTD Lunch & Learn
19 May 2013 ASTD 2013 International Conference & Exposition
08 May 2013 Dallas ASTD Software & Technology SIG Lunch & Learn
03 May 2013 Dallas ASTD Lunch & Learn
26 Apr 2013 Coaching and Organizational Change
16 Apr 2013 Chapter Meeting: April 16 - Best Place To Learn: Leadership Development
10 Apr 2013 Dallas ASTD Software & Technology SIG Lunch & Learn
02 Apr 2013 Training Essentials Workshop
01 Apr 2013 Dallas ASTD Lunch & Learn
28 Mar 2013 Dallas ASTD Meet & Greet Happy Hour (and a half)
19 Mar 2013 Chapter Meeting: March 19 - Gamification
04 Mar 2013 Dallas ASTD Lunch & Learn
22 Feb 2013 From Backup Plan to a Foundation for Success Webinar
19 Feb 2013 Chapter Meeting: February 19 - Best Practices in Onboarding
08 Feb 2013 Dallas ASTD Lunch & Learn
15 Jan 2013 Chapter Meeting: JANUARY 15 - 12 Tips for Mastering the Four Dimensions of Engagement in the Virtual Classroom
07 Jan 2013 Dallas ASTD Lunch & Learn
04 Dec 2012 Chapter Meeting: DECEMBER 4 - Best PlaceS to Learn Awards
03 Dec 2012 Dallas ASTD Special Interest Group Happy Hour!
13 Nov 2012 Chapter Meeting: NOVEMBER 13 - Learning and Performance Innovation: Initiatives for Research and Practice
12 Nov 2012 Dallas ASTD Lunch & Learn
16 Oct 2012 Chapter LUNCH Meeting: OCTOBER 16 - Making Purposeful Connections
01 Oct 2012 Dallas ASTD Lunch & Learn
18 Sep 2012 Chapter Meeting: SEPTEMBER 18 - Social Media - So What?
14 Aug 2012 Southwest Learning Summit
17 Jul 2012 Chapter Meeting: JULY 17 - Five Commonly Asked Questions About Talent Management
19 Jun 2012 Chapter Meeting: JUNE 19 - Using Interactive Presentation Technology to Improve Training Outcomes
06 Jun 2012 Dallas ASTD CPLP Study Series
15 May 2012 Chapter Meeting: May 15 - How to Design Award-Winning Product Training with Single Source Publishing.
08 May 2012 A Trainer Skills Boot Camp Workshop By Peck Training Group
04 May 2012 One-day Chick-fil-A LEADERCAST at 1st Global, Inc.
17 Apr 2012 Chapter Meeting: Lunch and Leadership: So You Think You Know What a Leader Is?
20 Mar 2012 Chapter Meeting: Cracking the Culture Code: A Panel Discussion
21 Feb 2012 Chapter Meeting: Best Practices by the Best Place to Learn 2011
06 Dec 2011 Chapter Meeting: Best Practices and Networking
15 Nov 2011 Chapter Meeting: Going Mobile: Ensuring Mobile Learning Implementation Success
19 Oct 2011 Workshop: Intro to Sales Training Strategy/Intro to Sales Coaching
18 Oct 2011 Chapter Meeting: Sales Chaos: Defining a Genuinely New Approach to Sales Team Performance
21 Sep 2011 Workshop: Synchronous Trainer’s Survival with Jennifer Hoffman
20 Sep 2011 Chapter Meeting: Training On The Edge - How To Stay Ahead Of The Trends For The Next 5 Years
31 Aug 2011 Deadline for Nomination/Intent to Apply for Best Place to Learn
19 Jul 2011 July Chapter Meeting: Surviving the LMS
21 Jun 2011 June Chapter Meeting: Building a Case for Training
18 May 2011 WORKSHOP: e-Learning Design
17 May 2011 May Chapter Meeting: Employee Engagement: Pay Now or Pay Later

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