The Metro DC Chapter of the Association for Talent Development serves a diverse membership base that reflects the nation’s capital. Our Chapter is one of the largest ATD Chapters in the United States. Our members come from a variety of organizations – multinational corporations, small and medium size businesses, nonprofit organizations, government, academia, consulting firms, government contracting firms, and service suppliers.

Partnering with or sponsoring Metro DC ATD offers a unique opportunity for your organization to connect with decision makers and practitioners of learning and development, including instructional designers, facilitators, trainers, training and learning leaders, directors, and executives responsible for learning strategy and execution. Metro DC ATD is where leading L&D professionals meet, connect, and collaborate.

Benefits of Partnership/Sponsoring

  • Access
    Access to a targeted learning and development community
  • Opportunity
    Opportunity to share your expertise/resources with members
  • Exposure
    Display your company's name and logo on the Metro DC Chapter of ATD's website, social media channels, and email blasts with a link to your website

Sponsorship and Advertising Packages

There are three basic sponsorship and advertising packages below that can be customized to fit your needs. Payments must be received in advance of advertisements and can be made via check or credit card.

Dinner Event Package

Before the program:

  • Your company name and logo included in the e-mail announcement and reminders and on the event registration page
  • A brief sponsor announcement on our social media accounts (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter) prior to the event

During the program:

  • Two admissions to the event
  • Your marketing materials placed on the registration table at the dinner event
  • Recognition during announcements and an opportunity for remarks before the event begins with up to 5 minutes at the podium

After the program:

  • Special thank you in our Beltway Bulletin with your logo and hyperlink


$300 for members
$400 for non-members

Advertising Package
  • Your logo on our website with a link to your website (jpg format, no larger than 200x79 pixels)
  • Your hyperlinked logo and ad prominently featured in our Beltway Bulletin e-newsletter (logo and text no more than 450 x 144 pixels)
  • A brief sponsor announcement on our social media accounts (LinkedIn and Twitter)


$100 per month
$500 for 6 months
$1000 for 12 months

Annual Sponsorship Benefits
  • Special recognition on our website, monthly newsletter, and social media sites which includes your logo on a special area of our website with a link to your website (jpg format, no larger than 200x79 pixels)
  • Two one-time admissions to an event of your choosing and then discounted admissions to remaining dinner events (limit 4 discounts per event)
  • Your marketing materials placed on the registration table at any dinner event you choose
  • Recognition during event announcements as a Chapter Sponsor


$2,000 per year for members
$2,500 per year for non-members

Criteria for Partnership/Sponsoring

The Metro DC ATD Board welcomes all partnership and sponsor applications for review. The following are criteria used in considering new partners and sponsors:

  • Nationally or locally known - preference will be given to locally based organizations
  • A reputation for excellence
  • A proven track record for innovation and thought leadership
  • Provides best practices / content / white papers / speakers / resources
  • Conducts research that contributes to training, facilitation, organization development, leadership coaching, ISD, training, or L&D practices

If you have additional questions before you complete the interest form, email our Director of Strategic Partnerships

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