Our annual training conference will be held at
the Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch, September 17-19, 2018
ALIGN brings together learning professionals and practitioners across industries to discuss best practices and trends within training, employee development, and learning technology. Events include: CE Approved breakout sessions, keynote presentations, networking, and engaging sessions on training best practices, theories, and trends.
Questions about ALIGN? Contact Hannah Brenner at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What People Are Saying About Align
Dr. Kevin Snyder
Through his consulting and speaking career, Kevin has presented and shared success strategies with nearly one million people through 1,150 organizations in all 50 states and several countries. Kevin holds a doctorate degree in Leadership, and is the author of several books – his first and best-selling book titled, “Think Differently to Achieve Success!” Before launching full-time into his speaking and writing career, Kevin held a career in Student Affairs and most recently served as the Dean of Students for High Point University.
Through his presentations and leadership content, Kevin outlines a process showing how it’s possible for anyone to develop a mindset for success and how to empower that same mindset in others. Kevin is living proof that living a dream is possible – he’s lived several. From earning a doctorate degree to publishing several books; from sailing around the world to living on a sailboat; from being a game show dreamer to winning BIG on the television game show, The Price is Right.
Dr. Ray Jimenez
Ray is the Chief Learning Officer of Vignettes Learning, a consulting, content development, and platform company focusing on how to make content smaller, more engaging and accessible. He is the author of 3-Minute eLearning, Scenario-Based eLearning, and Do-it-Yourself eLearning. He developed and delivers the popular online workshops “Story-Based eLearning Design,” “Micro-Learning for Disruptive Results,” and “The Masterful Virtual Presenter”.
Ray has served companies such as Nestle, NASA, US Air Force, British Petroleum, Phillips 66, Neiman Marcus, Caltech, Edison International, Pacific Gas & Electric, and Progressive Insurance. He teaches at the University of California, Irvine, as well as in workshops and conferences for Training Magazine, ATD, and eLearning Guild.
Program of the Year
The program of the year recipient features a company that has a strong marketing/communication plan, buy-in from senior leaders, utilization of more than one solution or module in the LMS, expected outcomes being achieved, a unique vision, and end-user enthusiasm.
Training Professional of the Year
The training professional of the year is progressive in thinking around training and development, an experienced professional, engaged in outside training associations, enthusiastic about training, and is constantly looking to improve and achieve results.
Best Use of Learning Technology
The best use of technology recipient features a company with a broad use of technology and has measurable results that are driven from effective, innovative uses of technology to achieve organizational goals.
Best Measured Results
The company chosen for best measured results has had a program in place for more than a year, clearly defined metrics and ROI, ties training to business results, recognizes the value of training, uses and solicits feedback, and gathers information about program performance.
Best New Program Launch
The best new program launch award goes to a program in its first year of implementation that best utilizes BizLibrary's content and technology and has focused planning.
Attendees take part in a breakout session led by the BizLibrary Client Success team.
Clients discussing common challenges at the industry lunch.
Clients mingling at the 2017 ALIGN Welcome Reception networking event.
Attendees listening to Dean Pichee’s President’s Address at the opening General Session.
BizLibrary staff and clients letting loose at St. Louis’s City Museum.
Keynote speaker, Futurist Garry Golden, speaks on the future of learning and development.