Conference February 24–26
Expo February 24–25
Certificate Programs February 21–23
Learning Leaders Summit February 23
Innovations in Training February 26 (pm) – 28

Testimonials from 2019 Conference Attendees:

 

“The breadth of learning options available during Training 2019 covered every aspect of a Learning and Development organization.”
Kevin Wyatt, Leadership Development, BlueCross BlueShield of SC
 

“As a newbie in the training environment, this was the best conference to get me started!” 
Laura Drentlaw, Training Manager, Wenger Corporation


"It sounds cliche', the Training magazine 2019 Conference & Expo provided something for everyone! As a 12-year veteran of classroom facilitation and delivery, I learned new things, gained new tools and boosted my enthusiasm for my work!” 
Christopher Abernathy,Training & Development Specialist, Shelter Mutual Insurance Co.


“I learned things from this conference that will not only make me a better employee, but a better person in all areas of my life.” 
Shay McMullin, Training Coordinator, Brigham Young University
 

“I rediscovered my love to Learn, Learning at Training Conference 2019.” 
Jason Garrity, eLearning Content Manager, Rooms To Go


"I thoroughly enjoyed the Training Conference & Expo 2019; I came back home re-energized and back ‘in love’ with teaching/training.”
Kimberly Sullivan, Mortgage Training Manager, Commerce Bank Inc.
 

“I was completely amazed at the amount of things I learned in just a 3 day certificate program. So many things that will improve my productivity and make my job a lot easier!!”
Denise Beard, Business Analyst, EPB
 

“Training 2019 was one of the most enriching professional development opportunities. The quality and variety of content, combined with peer networking was most valuable.”
Jaclyn McKernan, Senior Learning Specialist, Barton Malow
 

“Training 2019 was so much more than I expected. Getting to learn and grow with others in the world of training was an invaluable experience. I not only have key takeaways from the conference content, but I also have new contacts to lean on and learn from moving forward.”
Kennedy Williamson, Manager, E-Learning Solutions, Cook Children's Health Care System
 

“This was my second time attending the Training Conference & Expo and I would recommend to anyone in the training field. There are so many sessions to go to that are extremely beneficial. “
April Smith, Training Coordinator, Yankee Farm Credit, ACA
 

"Training 2019 Conference and Expo was honestly the most comprehensive, most seamlessly run conference I have ever attended as a trainer. The amount of subjects covered and the quality of instructors and speakers was truly first rate. I would love to attend again! Thank you!"
Randy Freidus, Training & Development Specialist, Crown Uniform
 

“This was my first time at the Training magazine Conference and I highly recommend it. There were so many offerings that you got to 'choose your own adventure' and pick what worked for you! I found more effective ways to manage the training function. I left feeling both energized and overwhelmed ,but excited with what I can do to better my team and my organization.”
Jessica Malagisi, Manager, P & C Training and Ops Effectiveness, Grange Insurance
 

“Fantastic event across the board! Having been in the industry for many years, I wondered what more I could learn. Let me tell you, this conference was full of learning every day and had me thinking of application back on-the-job to support my organization and our staff. Each day, I was excited and energized by the speakers and topics. It was a very beneficial experience and well worth the time and financial investments. I look forward to attending this conference again in the future.”
Kara Stafford, Organizational Development/ID, Nationwide Children's Hospital
 

“The Training Conference provided me with a strong foundation and support network to help me on my journey as a new training manager. It brought together training professionals around the globe to share best practices, gave us insights into the next generation of training, and motivated us to inspire our teams to be the best they can be.”
Michelle Stallard, Training Center Team Lead, Rolls-Royce
 

“As a department of 1 person, I had not had the opportunity to collaborate or network with others in a training role since starting at my current company. In attending the Training magazine conference I was able to network, discuss challenges and opportunities and share ideas with those who are doing similar jobs to myself in other companies for the first time in 3 years!”
Brianna Makarevich, Sales Trainer, RISO Inc
 

“The Training Conference is a favorite of mine. It has just the right mix of sessions both for those new to the industry and for those who have been around for a while but are looking for what's new. Networking opportunities abound and everyone is very friendly. The speakers and presenters are almost all top-notch. I always get a ton of new ideas on how to deliver better learning at the Training Conference.”
Joe Ganci, President, eLearningJoe, LLC
 

“Attending the Training 2019 conference for the first time this year was not only motivational, but reinvigorated my childlike zest for learning. As trainers, we often don't get poured into as we are the ones doing the pouring; this conference was a much needed recharge.”
Breanna White, Project Manager, C&A Industries
 

"Enjoyed thoroughly this opportunity to reflect. Certainly all development workers would benefit from Training magazine Conference. I have always found it to be very inspirational and energizing. I always return to work with lots of ideas to improve our agency. It provides loads of information I can share with our mangers and leaders during our monthly leadership meetings, to last for an entire year. This conference is my all- time favorite. Always well organized, professional and helpful to me and others in our organization.”
Marta Morin, COO, Miami Cerebral Palsy Residential Services, Inc.


"The Training 2019 Conference & Expo is a world class operation that should not be missed by any individual/s responsible for the development and learning of their staff. This event provides countless ways to improve and enhance your current operations and it will challenge you to return to your office ready to take on any challenge.”
Greg Ruffino, Director of Training, Williams & Fudge, Inc.
 

“The Training 2019 Conference & Expo was a completely immersive and eye-opening learning experience.”
Christine Baines, Senior Manager, Professional Development & Quality, BellXcel
 

“The conference provided an excellent opportunity to learn from experts and network with peers in the training industry. The Sessions and Keynotes I attended engaged me with valuable lessons I am taking back to my company.”
Lisa Wade-Conley, Instructional Designer III, Navient
 

“The conference provided really beneficial sessions to better your skills as a trainer. It was also great to brainstorm about training challenges with other trainers in so many different industries.”
Joy Zeller, Bank Trainer, Alpine Bank
 

“This conference was a fabulous opportunity to get out of my head and see how learning can make a real difference in my company and in society. In a time when automation has so many people scared, this conference highlighted the potential we still have as professionals to lift people up to their highest potential. The keynotes touched on emotion, cognition, technology, and business strategy. The technology test kitchen and Second City's improv for learning sessions in the Expo Hall were a blast. All amid the backdrop of beautiful Orlando. What a great and inspiring experience.”  
Caroline Hunter, Education Services Program Manager, Dell Technologies
 

“I have attended many training conferences in the past 5 years, and the Training Conference & Expo was by far the most informative and innovative. I left the conference with knowledge needed to make improvements to our current training programs.”
Lauri Buckley, Instructional Designer, Caterpillar
 

“As educators we are called to inspire learners. Training magazine conferences are re-energizing and a source of inspiration that we pass on to our learners.”
Domenic Caloia, Sr. Learning Developer, Johnson Controls
 

“I have attended many learning conferences in my career, but the Training Conference & Expo provided by ‘Training magazine’ exceeds my expectations each and every year.”
Amanda L. Hughes, Virtual Training Designer and Instructor, Aflac
 

Certificate Program Testimonials:

“The pre-conference certification was phenomenal and well worth the investment. I was able to come away with a long list of ideas on how to change up our training, create eLearning, make it fresh and engaging, and look polished. I would highly recommend a certification to anyone looking to invest more into their company, department, or team. One of the best experiences I've had at a conference.”
Zachary Walter, Training Specialist, CAMPUS USA Credit Union
 

“As a learning leader, this Managing the Training Function certificate program was phenomenal. While not new in my role, I walked away with valuable tools to use to diagnose my own team and to help managers and other leaders diagnose their teams. This certificate program alone was well worth the investment in attending the conference.”
Cheryl St. Germain, Senior Director of Training, Huntington Learning Center


"I attended the Training Evaluation and Measurement: Proving the Business Impact certificate program. The instructors were fantastic and really knew their stuff. They took a very complex topic and broke it down into digestible pieces and made it applicable to just about any training.  The resources are amazing and there was lots of real world practical application! I loved it! "
Jeani Bragg, L&D Director, Maps Credit Union
 

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