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The BEST Awards recognize organizations that demonstrate their commitment to developing the talent in their organizations.

They use best practices, innovation, and achieve real, measurable, and sustained business results from their efforts.

Talent development is supported at the highest levels of the organization and is used as a strategic differentiator.

To prepare your entry, please visit www.td.org/BEST to download an application worksheet. 

NOTE: This portal is not linked to the ATD website. You will need to create an account
specifically for this website.

The 2023 BEST Awards application is now open!


The hard deadline to apply is 11:59 p.m. ET (US) November 1, 2022.

There will not be any extensions.

Entry fee is $200.00 (US) if submitted by October 14.

(Regular rate $225 USD)
This is payable as the last step of the application process.


Our Mission: Empower Professionals to Develop Talent in the Workplace

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