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"A Unique & Engaging Event for Learning & Talent Colleagues!"


We will gather in several wonderful locations in the Theater District of NY.  You and just several hundred colleagues will engage in conversations, benchmarking, dialogues with learning innovators and performances by amazing Broadway actors.

The design of our Learning Festival radically changes the format of an event:


  • Learning Conversations

  • Celebrating Learning's Impact on People & Organization!

  • Interactive Interviews with Learning and Business Experts

  • Benchmarking Learning (What's Decreasing, Increasing or Changing?)

  • Chief Learning Officer Perspectives on Learning Changes & Challenges

  • AI & Learning?  Possibilities, Challenges, Structures, Standards and Hype!

  • HR & Learning!

  • Preparing for Next Pandemic/Disruption - Are We Ready?

  • Connecting with Learning Colleagues in a Safe and Fun 2 Day Experience

  • Plus: Amazing Broadway Entertainment, Performances & Storytelling!


Learning Festival Hosts & Resource Leaders




  • ​Elliott Masie – Host. Chair of The MASIE Learning Collaborative & Masie Productions.

  • Telly Leung – Host. Actor, Producer, Director on Broadway & Television.  Co-Host of Empathy Concerts and Leadership Coach. 

  • Richard Culatta – Learning Leader, Innovator and Author.  Head of ISTE and was a Learning Innovation Leader in the Obama Administration

  • Melinda Doolittle – Singer, Performer and American Idol Finalis

  • Sharon Claffey Kaliouby – Learning Advocate and Analyst – Founder of Women in Learning - 

  • Brandon Carson - L&D Cares (Careers for Learning), Starbucks VP Learning

  • Jennifer McCullem, Linkage (@ SHRM), Author - "In Her Own Voice"

  • Michael Wright, VP for Leadership at FM Global

  • Plus more Chief Learning Officers, Technology Innovators and Broadway Performers!

  • And the ideas, perspectives and engagement of  YOU and 250 Global Learning Colleagues

Each Participant Will Receive These Books:


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Who Should Attend the Learning Festival:

  • Learning Professionals

  • CLO's, Learning Leaders and Learning Innovators

  • Business Leaders and Executives

  • HR & Talent Colleagues Focused on Learning & HR Connections

  • Learning Suppliers/Providers (As Learners - Festival is NOT a Marketing Event.

  • Government & Non-Profit Learning Colleagues

  • EdTech & Technology Colleagues

  • Coaches & Advisors

  • Colleagues Interested in Exploring New Learning Roles & Careers Ahead

  • Others Interested in Learning Changes and Futures

Who Should NOT Attend the Learning Festival:

  • People Desiring Traditional Conference/Convention Design

  • Individuals Not Wanting to Interact with Learning Colleagues

  • Suppliers/Providers Wanting to Sell or Market at the Event.

Learning Festival Details & Schedule


Sponsor:  Masie Learning Collaborative - 75 Global Corporations 


When:  Tuesday, Nov, 7, 2023 from 8:30 AM to Wednesday, Nov. 8th at 4:00 PM. (Special Broadway Concert Tuesday PM).

Where Gathering Spaces in New York Theater District in New York City. All  walkable from  Times Square (45 Street in Manhattan). 
Size of Learning Festival:  Limited to 250 participants from US and Global.


Fees:  Early Tuition is $995 Per Person ($895 for Government/Non-Profit Organizations)


No Risk Registration:  No Penalty for Cancellation before November 1st for Whatever Reason.

Hotels:  There are a range of hotels in the Theater District.  Check and for hotels and discounts.   We will post a list of hotels at the end of the summer, when Fall discounts are announced.

Register Early at


Questions:  Send an email to and we will respond within 24 hours.

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