“BIG 2023: Accept the Challenge, Exceed the Standard through Professional Development”

The Blacks In Government (BIG) 2023 Annual National Training Institute (NTI) will be held August 28- 31, 2023, at the Gaylord National Resort in National Harbor, MD.

The NTI will feature workshops, special enhancement programs, and unlimited networking opportunities. BIG workshops will include innovative approaches, cutting-edge content and engagement of training attendees from varying government levels (local, federal and state). NTI training sessions will be categorized as follows:

CD – Career Development
CS – Communications Skills
DEI – Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
EEO – BIG EEO Institute/ EEO/Personnel
FM – Financial Management
HW – Health Awareness and Wellness
IT – Information Technology
LM – Leadership and Management Skills
PD – Professional Development
TP – Technical and Professional Skills
PM – Project Management
EB – Employee Benefits

NTI registrants can RSVP/Pre-Select workshops via the WHOVA App.  To view the current list of workshops: 2023 BIG NTI Workshops. **Workshops are subject to change**

View the list of NTI Speakers and Workshop Presenters.

If you have any questions, please contact Adrianne M. Callahan, 2023 NTI Workshops Chair, via email: