Eric Girard, Owner, Girard Training Solutions

I heard about Learnapalooza the summer of 2020 when my family and I were getting ready to move to the Seattle area from Silicon Valley. I was eager to get connected with the L&D community in Seattle, and everyone I talked to said, “You gotta get connected with Learnapalooza.” As soon as I could I reached out to Darren and Erin and started having great conversations about new ideas in learning. Fast forward to 2022, and I determined I was going to be involved in a big way – not just as an attendee, but as a volunteer. I had a blast and met a ton of great people! As an independent consultant, Learnapalooza is great for my career and visibility in the Seattle area, and as a learning nerd, it feeds my need to be on the cutting edge of what’s possible in L&D and leadership development. Are you a L&D pro in the PNW? This is an event worth traveling for. Thanks Darren, Erin, and the team for creating such an amazing, value-packed event!