About the Conference
About the Event
Held each spring, this premier event for workplace learning and development professionals welcomes 8,000 attendees from more than 70 countries. These professionals manage all aspects of learning in their organizations. From CEO to specialist, from dean to student, ASTD 2013 welcomes people from across the globe.
Learning is a key driver in companies big and small. At ASTD's International Conference & Exposition, we typically bring Fortune 500 companies like Wal-Mart, Exxon Mobil, General Electric, Bank of America, and AT&T together to share what they are doing in learning to help grow businesses of all sizes.
The 2013 International Conference & Exposition will be held from May 19-22 2013 at the Dallas Convention Center in Dallas, Texas, USA.
Dallas is an ultra-modern and sophisticated city that attracts worldwide travelers, making the area the number one tourist destination in Texas. Visitors can enjoy some of the best shopping in the Southwest, four- and five-diamond/star hotels and restaurants, the largest urban arts district in the United States, 13 entertainment districts, and much more. Blend in moderate weather, year-round sports, and Southern hospitality for a true "taste" of the Dallas difference. Visitors are exposed to a city that lives up to its slogan, "Live large. Think big.™"
Visit www.visitdallas.com to learn more about this beautiful city!
Dallas is located in the Central Time Zone in North Central Texas, 35 miles east of Fort Worth, 245 miles north, northwest of Houston, and 300 miles north of the Gulf of Mexico.
Dallas Convention Center
Taxes (Sales, Hotel Occupancy)
Sales - 8.25%; Hotel Occupancy - 13%
29.97 million domestic visitors
There are more than 30,000 hotel rooms in the city of Dallas; with over 75,000 available throughout the area.
Average minimum temperature is 55 degrees Fahrenheit (12.7 degrees Celsius); average maximum temperature is 76 degrees Fahrenheit (24.4 degrees Celsius). Dallas has an average annual rainfall of 33.3 inches (84.6 centimeters)
The Dallas area is home to 18 Fortune 500 companies including Exxon Mobil, JC Penney, AT&T, Texas Instruments, and others. The Dallas area is also home to seven of the world's most admired companies.
Even More Detail!
In Dallas, Texas, USA, May 19-22, 2013, ASTD will welcome more than 8,000 people who focus their daily attention on the design and delivery, management and strategy of learning and development to the 2013 International Conference and Exposition. Attendees will come together alongside 180 exhibitors in the learning and development space to learn, network, and apply learning in multiple modalities and industries.
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