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2nd Annual Top Trainer Throwdown

  • Tuesday, June 10, 2014
  • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • AAA Headquarters, 1 Auto Club Drive, Dearborn, MI 48126


  • Current members of the Greater Detroit Chapter of ASTD.

GDASTD June Meeting


2nd Annual Top Trainer Throwdown


Your host:

Patty Howard


What does it take to win the title of Top Trainer? 


Four brave souls will compete for cash and prizes by delivering the most exciting, creative, and engaging 12-15 minutes of training at our June 10th meeting!


That's right ANY TOPIC!!!

Our competitors:

Eric Nalian - Diversity and Dr. Seuss -
What can the Sneetches Teach Us?

Sean Putman - Designing for Data

Katherine M. Fox - Defining Your Unique You:
Personal Branding Strategies for the Learning and Development Professional

Anne Apking - Making Learning Memorable




Click here for  Competitor Bios !


Why did they enter?

Our winner will receive:

  • $100 cash
  • A flashy trophy
  • Bragging rights for the rest of their life!

Our runners up will receive $25 cash and of course, all our competitors will enjoy a free dinner at the event!

What is the judging criteria?

The winner will be selected by you, the audience, based on your 1-5 rating of the following criteria:

  • I was entertained
  • I learned something of value
  • I was engaged
  • I found the presentations original or innovative

Winners will be chosen by highest score tallied from the audience's votes.


What will you gain by attending?


You will have the opportunity to:

  • Network for new opportunities
  • Learn something new
  • Share time with friends
  • Enjoy a great dinner, and
  • Have a heck of an entertaining time! 

The evening promises to be a roller-coaster of funness!


Share this  event details flyer with your friends and colleagues and we'll see you on June 10th!


Cancellations will be accepted until 5:00pm on Friday, June 6th. Cancellations received prior to this time/date can be 1) refunded to the credit card less a $5 processing fee or 2)transferred to the next scheduled GDASTD meeting date.


Not a member of GDASTD?  Join the Chapter Now!


Email :

Address: 29488 Woodward Ave, #483 Royal Oak, MI 48073

Phone : 248-870-5014



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