September 28-29, 2017 | Austin, TX
Hilton Austin

Exclusive Sponsorship: $10,000


Focused on foundational elements of the learning and talent development profession.

  • Instructional Design
  • Training Delivery
  • Measurement & Evaluation
  • Learning Technologies


Focused on practitioners from beginning to mid-level to managers.

  • Instructional designers
  • Trainers
  • Training managers
  • Size: 250-300


Conference Content:

  • sponsor will be assigned two 60 minute session blocks that integrate into the conference content

    • One (1) session will be on September 28th and one (1) session on September 29th 
    • Each session topic and speaker will need to vetted through ATD's conference education team to be sure that it aligns with the conference content, is free from direct product promotion and adds value to the attendee experience
    • each session will be promoted in the same channels as all other conference content
    • audio visual including 1 LCD, 1 screen, 2 wired lavaliere microphones, 1 flipchart, 1 internet connection

Table Top:

  • sponsor will be provided a table and two chairs in a high traffic area near breaks 
  • this area can be used by the sponsor to engage attendees on their product/solution
  • power and wifi access will be provided to the sponsor

Sponsor Recognition:

  • emails from ATD: company logo or name included in Core Four conference marketing
  • ATD Enewsletters used to promote Core Four
  • ATD Mailers used to promote Core Four
  • logo included on the conference web page
  • signage on-site at venue

Thought Leadership:

  • white paper/case study sent to registered attendees (two weeks prior to conference)
  • client to provide two sentence summary and URL to the white paper/case study

Key Note:

  • sponsor to provide a seat drop for the morning keynote
  • * creative must be approved by ATD in advance
  • sponsor also to be recognized by the moderator as event sponsor 

Program Guide:

  • sponsor will receive full page advertisement on the back cover of the program


  • sponsorship includes two (2) full conference registrations for session speakers
  • and one (1) full conference registration for support staff