About ATD Buffalo Niagara
The Buffalo Niagara Chapter is an independent, nonprofit organization that is affiliated with ATD National. Our chapter represents many different industries including healthcare, manufacturing, retail, banking, insurance, sales & marketing, education, not-for-profits, as well as independent consultants, and students. This mix affords many opportunities for our members to network and collaborate on a variety of different projects.
Our mission for programming is to provide educational and development opportunities for our members and the greater community.
Our chapter engages in networking opportunities through discussion group events and happy hours and plans monthly webinars and workshops, bringing in local and national speakers to present on a variety of topics of interest Talent Development professionals. These meetings provide opportunities to share ideas, solve problems and explore partnering in learning and performance improvement opportunities through networking with other members and guests.
In addition to educational events, members have access to additional resources, including a Mentorship program called MentorNow.
About ATD National
"Through exceptional learning and performance, we create a world that works better."
ATD (formerly ASTD - the American Society for Training and Development) is the world’s largest association dedicated to workplace learning and performance professionals. ATD’s members come from more than 100 countries and connect locally in more than 130 U.S. chapters and with more than 30 international partners. Members work in thousands of organizations of all sizes, in government, as independent consultants, and suppliers. Started in 1943, in recent years ATD has widened the profession’s focus to link learning and performance to individual and organizational results, and is a sought-after voice on critical public policy issues.
ATD National Website: td.org