An event designed for learning professionals & executives   •   Atlanta, GA
Conference February 12–14
Certificate Programs February 9–11
Expo February 12–13
Duke CE Leadership Experience February 12
Innovations in Training February 14 (pm)–15

Testimonials from 2017 Conference Attendees:



"I've been in the T & D field for 25+ years. This conference never disappoints. If you are new to the field or experienced, this conference will take your performance improvement initiatives to the next level. Don't miss this opportunity to network and learn from the best.”

Julie Mahlstedt, Training Director, Athene


“I would recommend attending a Training magazine Conference to every trainer. The networking and learning opportunities were limitless. I left the event feeling like I belong to a huge team of people who share my passion for bringing great information to life.”

Sue Aderhold, Director of Education, Great Clips


“This conference was extremely educational, up-to-date, and effective. If you are interested in exploring efficient and cost-effective ways to invest in your employees, I highly recommend you attend this conference.”

James Grover, Instructional Systems Design Engineer, Lockheed Martin


“This was the first Training magazine Conference I attended. After quite a bit of research, the Training magazine Conference looked like the most comprehensive gathering of training topics and professionals around and it delivered. The volume of expertise, ideas, and information on a multitude of training topics exceeded my expectations. I definitely made the right choice in attending this conference.”

Tracy Graham, Research Educator, Aurora Health Care


“I would suggest to anyone that is new to training and instructional design to attend this event, it was an invaluable experience, like a MasterCard commercial ‘Priceless’!!”

Donna Hudson, Instructional Designer, Air Force Services Activity


"The skills I gained and knowledge obtained at the Training 2017 Conference & Expo were remarkable. If you want to get up to the moment information on anything training related, this is the place to be."

Jody Sawchuk, Director HR & Training, Ameripride


“Great conference! Every session I attended can be applied to my job! Expert presenters, engaged presenters. 3-day certificate program was exactly what I needed to bring our training program up to industry standards for engagement and activity. Great job and I'll see you next year!”

Deron Warman, Instructional Design Specialist, US Air Force Services


“Even with 10 years of training experience, Training Conference 2017 provided me with tools that I can use to enhance my performance in my role at AB and provided nuggets of wisdom that I can apply in my personal life.”

Lori Hambrick, Principal Training Manager, Advanced Bionics


“This was a well organized and beneficial conference experience, I'd recommend this conference to any training professional who is looking to network, learn about new ways to reach their audiences, or who simply wants to brush up on their skills! Thanks for another meaningful experience!”

Karen Butterfield, Sales Development Leader, CarMax


“The Training Conference exceeded my expectations. The speakers were knowledgeable, engaging, and presented information to enhance delivery of training/educational material.”

Constance Carter, Education Coordinator II, Cook Children's Health Plan

“The Training magazine Conference & Expo is an opportunity to dig into the nitty gritty of the consulting and training world. It felt like I was attending a high-level laboratory class with fellow experts from around the world and we had the chance to geek out together and grow from one another.”

Megan Raphoon, Team Captain Coach, Quicken Loans


“Attending this conference is the highlight of my year. Every time I attend I make more connections and leave with a wealth of information to take back to my organization to create positive and lasting change.”

Hiliary Burns, Training Coordinator, Ames Laboratory


“Coming to this event was truly a ‘game changer’ for me. I feel empowered, energized and motivated and can't wait to apply what I've learned. I am now empowered to truly impact the learning experience for our audience, our customers in a big way. AWESOME experience!”

Patricia McDonald, Program Manager – Training, State of Hawaii


“In 3 days, Training magazine's conference equipped me with the confidence and tools to improve my training program's outcomes. I am going to begin looking at training as a part of a bigger picture for positive organization growth, and provide recommendations based on the ‘GTD’ method, Pike's Performance Solution Cube, and root cause analysis. This was by far the best conference I have ever attended in my 10 years in the training field.”

Krisdeena Jansen, Human Services Trainer, Iowa State University


“This was my first Training magazine conference and I loved it. I learned so much about training and leadership; I met so many great training professionals that are willing to help someone new to the industry find her way! I feel lucky that I was able to attend!

Benita Crook, Admin Sec/Training Coordinator, City of Las Vegas


“The Training magazine Conference was so much more than just a networking experience, it has been a (positive) game-changer in how I, and my colleagues, will conduct and develop all future eLearning for our mission partners! Excellent experience!”

Ruolph Lopez, Training Specialist-Learning Coordinator, United States Air Force Services Activity


Training magazine's Conference and Expo is an exciting and stimulating event, that allows you to learn, develop yourself, and network with individuals from around the world. A world class event!”

Timothy Cain, Trainer, ConServe


“Fabulous conference. Great speakers, practical learning you can apply to tomorrow's work. Creative choices of keynotes, but the best part is the 3-hour intensive workshops with hands-on experience.”

Jean Marrapodi, Senior Learning Architect, Illumina Interactive


“This was an outstanding opportunity to meet with other professionals who were passionate about training, learning and developing. The sessions covered a variety of topics that were relevant to the needs of my training organization. I came to the event excited to learn and left even more excited to implement my key takeaways. This was the best professional development event I've ever attended.“

Tammy May, L&D Consultant, Verizon


“The Training conference was a great experience. I wish I'd gone sooner but now I'm hooked. If you want to be inspired, get great ideas, learn, and have a great time, this is the place to be.”

Marla Cormier, Leadership and Development Specialist, Cashman Equipment


“I absolutely loved the 2017 Training Conference and would highly recommend it. I attended a 3-day certificate program as well received a Training Boot Camp certificate for my breakout sessions. I learned so much from amazing speakers on how to improve the delivery of our courses and even how to work through my fear of speaking in front of a group. Not to mention the great networking opportunities This has truly been one of the best learning experiences of my life and also made some lifetime friends.”

Carrie Thiessen, Training Coordinator, CREB®

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