Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) May 18, 2011
The American Society for Training & Development (ASTD) announces that four new companies have joined its growing Professional Partner program. ASTD is the world’s largest association dedicated to the training and development field. The Professional Partner program is an initiative designed to increase training professionals’ awareness of the many tools and resources available to them that help to advance the profession, and encourage employee learning and development in organizations.
The ASTD Professional Partner program connects the ASTD community with companies that are dedicated to helping organizations improve their performance. New partners are:
- Inscape Publishing is the creator of Everything DiSC®—the new learning tools based on the third generation of the research-validated DiSC assessment. Everything DiSC® uses personalized assessments, engaging real-world video, and follow-up tools to move from assessment to action faster and easier, with strategies for connecting better with employees, coworkers, and customers.
- Personal Strengths, USA provides resources and tools that have at their core managing conflict and improving relationships. The company’s highly acclaimed “Have a Nice Conflict” program and SDI suite of assessments enhance people skills by revealing the motives behind behavior and facilitating more effective communication in the workplace and beyond.
- Q Center is one of the largest meeting facilities in the world, offering a secluded, distraction-free environment with 1,042 sleeping rooms and 150,000+ square feet of IACC-certified meeting space. Q Center is an undisputed leader in conference center technology, offering T3 Internet bandwidth and a full-service on-site events and media team.
- The Table Group provides consulting and speaking services, as well as a host of products and tools to leaders who want to improve teamwork, clarity, and morale within their companies. The Table Group is dedicated to helping organizations, and the people who work within them, become healthier and more effective.
ASTD Professional Partners make a commitment to provide service and content to ASTD members and learning professionals, and will be featured in T+D magazine, online at ASTD.org, and at various ASTD events throughout the year.
ASTD (American Society for Training & Development) is the world’s largest professional association dedicated to the training and development field. In more than 100 countries, ASTD’s members work in organizations of all sizes, in the private and public sectors, as independent consultants, and as suppliers. Members connect locally in 126 U.S. chapters and with 20 international partners. ASTD started in 1943 and in recent years has widened the profession’s focus to align learning and performance to organizational results, and is a sought-after voice on critical public policy issues. For more information, visit http://www.astd.org.
ASTD Media Contacts: Kristen Fyfe 703.683.8192 kfyfe(at)astd(dot)org Jennifer Homer 703.683.8123 jhomer(at)astd(dot)org