February 22-24, 2021
Disney's Coronado Springs Resort
Lake Buena Vista, FL

Training Expo: Find Your Learning Solutions

Training Magazine Expo

Training 2020 has the suppliers to meet your needs. Browse top training products and services from our helpful exhibitors, stop by the Training Technology Test Kitchen, attend sessions at the Expo Stage, reserve a spot on the Verizon 5G Experience Bus, and shop at the Conference Bookstore.

Check out the current list of exhibitors!

Get Cookin’ in the Training Technology Test Kitchen

Tech Test Kitchen
The Training Technology Test Kitchen on the Expo Floor is designed for sharing innovative tools, new media, and approaches to integrating technology into learning. Master Chefs are available to talk about design, discuss “recipes” (quick how-to guides), and provide hands-on sharing. Hear from the experts, download the recipes, and start cooking!

This year we’re introducing new CookingTech! Challenge Sessions to the Test Kitchen to help you cook up innovative, immersive, and engaging learning experiences. Each session will feature a different CookingTech! Box containing simple step-by-step recipes and expertly selected ingredients to get you cooking up technology-enabled training solutions in no time!  Box challenge technologies include augmented reality, virtual reality, 360 video, simulations, artificial intelligence, voice-enabled devices, and wearables.
Tech Test Kitchen
Plus, check out the VR/AR Pantry in the Test Kitchen, developed in partnership with the VR/AR Association. Get hands-on with the latest in virtual and augmented reality! Various companies and technologies will be featured. 


Take a Seat on the Verizon 5G Experience Bus

Verizon bus
Verizon is one of Training magazine’s Top 10 Hall of Fame companies, recognized among the most successful learning and development programs in the world. Under the leadership of Lou Tedrick, vice president of global learning and development, Verizon is changing the way they develop and engage their employees through innovative approaches, including virtual reality and augmented reality.

In addition, Training 2020 again features the Verizon 5G Experience Bus — a unique, immersive, and interactive experience that showcases how the super-fast 5G technology will revolutionize the ways we learn, explore and play. At Training 2020, YOU get a chance to experience what this future 5G-powered connected world looks and feels like. All Training 2020 registered attendees will be able to reserve a 30-minute demo that includes augmented reality, virtual reality, interactive screens, and 4K video.

Attend Sessions at The Brave New Workshop Mindset Activation Stage

Basic New Workshop

Brave New Workshop (BNW) transforms people’s thinking and behavior for the better through a laughter-filled methodology stemming from 20+ years of helping Fortune 500 clients deliver meaningful training that moves the needle for their people.

More and better ideas, more collaboration, more discovery, less fear- that's what the BNW stands for. Join their world-class facilitators in a series of six thought-provoking sessions and discover how to create behavior change that will increase your organization’s ability to perform and thrive in complex, unpredictable, business environments.

Started in 1958 the BNW has grown to include the longest running satirical and improv comedy theater in the U.S., a pioneering institute for personal development, a thriving corporate training business, and top business speakers.

BONUS! Attend 5 of the 6 Brave New Workshop Expo Stage sessions and you'll receive a special Brave New Workshop Mindset Activation eBadge. If you wish to earn this eBadge, be sure to have your badge scanned at the Expo Stage at each session.

Monday, 2/24, 11:15 am – 11:45 am
BNW1  From Fear to Discovery: Stretching Outside of Our Comfort Zone
Our organizations and industries keep on changing, which often requires us and our learners to think and act differently i.e. we have to learn to expand and stretch outside our comfort zone. This session will help you gracefully move beyond discomfort into curiosity by practicing small mindset and behavioral shifts.

Monday, 2/24, 1:45 pm – 2:15 pm
BNW2  Brave New You: Practices for Peak Performance
In the fields of sports and the arts, we recognize the tremendous importance of warming up and getting ready to deliver optimal performance. Yet in the business world, we often jump right into action. Explore ways to root yourself in a mindset that helps you be yourself when you are working with your learners or collaborators as well as practical techniques for helping you warm up and get ready to wow. Many of the techniques you will learn will help you warm your learners’ up as well.

Monday, 2/24, 3:45 pm – 4:15 pm
BNW3  OPEN Mind: Boosting Your Innovation Fitness
Reframe innovation from a trendy buzz word to a practice and set of behaviors that can help you and your learners bring to life new and interesting ideas that can help your organizations thrive. The behaviors you will learn were distilled from 20+ years of consulting Fortune 500 organizations on how to foster environments that fuel innovation.

Tuesday, 2/25, 9:30 am – 10:00 am
BNW4  OPEN Space: Creating Cultures of Trust
We know from neuroscience that effective learning happens in the right environment. This session will help you craft strategically the culture that will serve your learners and collaborators best by embodying the behaviors you wish to see, framing mistakes as growth opportunities, and encouraging active participation and insight generation.

Tuesday, 2/25, 11:45 am – 12:15 pm
BNW5  Change is Fuel: Building Resilience and Finding Joy
Change happens and unexpected obstacles require our creative problem solving every day. An effective way to eliminate emotional drain is to re-frame the challenges we experience as simply new information we were not aware of and ask "what useful learning am I gaining" and "how will this help me move forward?" You will practice embracing a mindset of abundance and creativity to spark joy in your daily work.

Tuesday, 2/25, 2:15 pm – 2:45 pm
BNW6  Influencing at the Speed of Laughter
As a training professional you are a change agent. As a change agent you have to master the art of influencing. Influence is about connecting and building relationships - this session will help you practice connecting with others by deeply listening and shifting your messaging and style to build trust and rapport. Bonus – you will explore and practice storytelling as another tool in your influencing.


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