Host Organizations

Chicagoland Chapter of the Association for Talent Development

The Association for Talent Development, Chicagoland Chapter, is the oldest chapter of ATD. Founded in 1943, ATDChi is proud to be one of three largest chapters in the nation, and is among the most influential. With a membership count of approximately 500 Learning and Development professionals in Chicagoland and Central Illinois, ATDChi provides a forum for networking and the exchange of professional development opportunities and resources.

ATDChi is the premier community for workplace learning and performance professionals in the Midwest. We strive to have our professional development opportunities, services and leadership recognized throughout the United States.

ATDChi provides its members with the knowledge, skills, tools and resources necessary to ensure ongoing professional development, and the ability to deliver exceptional value to their organizations in the area of workplace learning and performance.

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Chicago Chapter of the Society for Technical Communication

Founded in 1955, STC Chicago is one of the oldest chapters of the Society for Technical Communication, with members who include technical writers and editors, content developers, instructional designers, academics, usability professionals, web designers and developers, and translators. STC Chicago serves the professional and educational needs of technical communicators, educators, researchers, managers, and students. We support the local and larger STC communities and further the overall goals of the Society by providing a wide range of learning opportunities, including meetings, workshops, and webinars.

View some of the other events that STC Chicago is hosting throughout the year.

Former host chapter Chicago ISPI dissolved in 2019. Chicago ISPI provided invaluable support for the Showcase since the beginning by co-hosting the event, providing amazing volunteers, and encouraging members to attend. Thanks to everyone from Chicago ISPI who has been involved in the Showcase!