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Calling all talent development professionals! Get ready for an electrifying one-day conference that will spark your creativity and ignite innovation like never before! We're excited to bring back our annual conference. You won't want to miss this unforgettable experience that celebrates the magic of talent development.


Date: Friday, October 20, 2023
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Dominion Energy, 400 Otarre Parkway, Bldg E, Cayce, SC 29033

Conference Agenda Preview


We've lined up an amazing group of dynamic speakers, thought leaders, and industry experts who will share their insights and wisdom with contagious energy. During this conference you will be able to:

  • Connect and network with like-minded professionals from across the industry
  • Make meaningful connections that can lead to brilliant collaborations. 
  • Learn from each other, share experiences, and grow together!

"Unleashing Brilliance" is all about embracing creativity in every aspect of talent development. Whether you're looking to refresh your training techniques, find new ways to motivate your teams, or simply want to enhance your skills, this conference has got you covered!

Earn ATD Credit Hours

ATD offers certification credits for Associate Professional in Talent Development (APTD) and Certified Professional in Talent Development (CPTD).



Featured Speaker

Jeremiah Dew

This session is geared to ignite, energize and motivate you to unleash your own brilliance. Joining us from Greenville, SC, Jeremiah Dew breaks all boundaries — whether he hits the stage as a motivational speaker, or as the hype man for a sports franchise. 

Embracing Creativity

Speakers Panel

This session features three content presenters that will explore the forward paths into learning and development — from accessibility to transitioning from educator to instructional designer. Each speaker will present a 20-minute presentation. The session will conclude with a Q&A focused on your questions embracing your creativity.


Panel Discussion

This session features three business leaders as they discuss the need for innovation, affects of innovation, and the advances in their respective industries from the technology field to coaching to Human Resources. Innovations is needed in all aspects of how work and interact. 


Member Price:

  • Early Bird - $139.00 by September 1, 11:59 p.m. 

  • Regular - $159.00, by Wednesday, October 11, 11:59 p.m. 

Non-Member Price: 

  • Early Bird - $149.00 by September 1, 11:59 p.m. 

  • Regular - $169.00, by Wednesday, October 11, 11:59 p.m.

Group Discount:

15% for groups of 5 or more, Contact vp_education@atdsouthcarolina.org.

Secure your spot now! Don't miss out this opportunity! See you there!


Here are some accommodation options. Room blocks are not available.

Courtyard by Marriott Columbia Cayce

1125 Fort Congaree Trail, Cayce, SC 29033 (1.1 miles, 3 minutes)

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson

Columbia Airport, SC

2245 Airport Blvd, Cayce, SC 29033 (5.4 miles, 8 minutes)

Hilton Garden Inn


1200 Pickens St., Columbia, SC 29201 (6.9 miles, 15 minutes)

LOCAL Attractions

Here are a few places of interest to consider during your visit to the capital city.

  • Columbia Museum of Art
  • Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Gardens
  • South Carolina State Museum
  • State House Tours

And much more! Visit www.experiencecolumbiasc.com for additional recommendations. 

Interested in attending a meet and greet before or after the conference? Email vp_education@atdsouthcarolina.org to share your interest.  

For More Information,

Urica Floyd
Conference Coordinator



Mailing Address:
ATD South Carolina, P.O. Box 512, Columbia, SC 29202 


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