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Location: Plano Event Center 

2000 East Spring Creek Parkway, Plano, TX 75074

The Southwest Learning Summit (SWLS) brings together those who are passionate about learning and talent development in the workplace. Come join us to: 

  • Elevate your knowledge and skills by getting access to the latest trends, topics, thought leaders, resources, and vendor partners
  • Network with peers from across the many Talent Development disciplines, including Learning & Development, Organizational Development, Coaching, Leadership Development, Learning Technology, Instructional Design, Sales Enablement, Employee Experience, People Operations, and more!
  • Connect with innovators, savvy teams, business leaders, and industry-changing vendors
  • Have fun exchanging ideas with like-minded professionals and learning together as a community


Why Attend #SWLS2022?

We're glad you asked.

Block your calendar for professional development on Thursday, November 3!

Plan to attend the learning event making Dallas the talent development capital of the world.

Event Highlights

  • Keynote Speaker(s)
  • Engaging Concurrent Sessions
  • Whova App to plan your day and interact with other attendees
  • Happy Hour to end the day with prizes and networking
  • Professional Headshot Photographer (additional cost)

Who Should Attend?

Anyone who wants to focus on their professional development!  This annual conference offers unparalleled opportunities to learn and network.  Get to know other professionals in your area and contribute to developing an active and vibrant local talent development community.

#SWLS2021 Attendee Survey Insights

  • They highlighted the “quality interaction” and “networking opportunities” with others, “relevant keynote,” and the “diversity of thought and opinion”
  • Sessions were described as “unique,” “informative,” and “excellent”
  • 100% of survey respondents plan to return to #SWLS2022
  • 96% plan to encourage others to join them at #SWLS2022

Not to humble brag, but it's a pretty awesome annual event. But don't take our word for it. Register and find out for yourself!


Registration Details

If you are ready to connect, learn, and join us for this amazing conference, then click the register button!  Register early to enjoy advanced, discounted pricing!


Event Pricing (Regular Rates)

  • ATD Dallas Member Registration – $279.00
  • Affiliate/National Member Registration – $289.00
    Registration for National ATD members as well as other ATD chapters. Please contact the ATD Dallas office at info@tddallas.org for the registration code.
  • Non-Member Registration – $319.00
  • Student – $119.00
    For those enrolled in an accredited university program.
  • Group Corporate Registrations – Contact the ATD Dallas office at info@tddallas.org to register a team of 5 or more.


#SWLS2022 Schedule

Southwest Learning Summit provides opportunities to learn through two keynote experiences and three breakout sessions.  There is also time to get a professional headshot, visit with our vendors, and network with your peers!

7:15 AM Registration Opens
7:30 AM Professional Headshots Available (for a fee)
8:00 AM Conference Begins / Morning Keynote
9:15 AM Concurrent Session #1
10:25 AM Coffee Break with Sponsors
10:50 AM Concurrent Session #2
12:00 PM Lunch & Announcements
1:10 PM Afternoon Keynote Panel
2:30 PM Dessert with Sponsors / Networking Time
3:05 PM Concurrent Session #3
4:15 PM Conference Closing / Door Prizes
4:30 PM Happy Hour Begins
6:00 PM

Happy Hour Ends

For a more detailed view of the day and session line up, view the SWLS 2022 Agenda.



Click here to view all SWLS Sponsorship Levels!

Thank you to our Sponsors for their participation and support of this event!

Gold - Keystone Partners
Gold - Accel 5
Gold - Blinkist
Gold - Training Pros
Gold - SMU Cox School of Business
Gold - UT Dallas Organizational Behavior, Coaching, and Consulting

Bronze – ICF North Texas

Bronze - Udemy


Interested in Becoming a Sponsor?

We'd love to feature you at the region's BIGGEST learning event of the year. Get in on the action, exhibit for the day, & connect with decision makers, influencers, and TD innovators from across the DFW metroplex and beyond!

Interested in #SWLS2022 Sponsorship?  Find additional details here or contact sponsorship@tddallas.org.


14070 Proton Rd. - Suite 100
Dallas, TX 75244

Email: info@tddallas.org

Phone: 972-233-9107 ex. 224

Fax: 972-490-4219

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