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Discover New Possibilities

Transform the way your global office operates with best-in-class training, targeted sessions, and practical learning built specifically for your role.


What to Expect at TDU Global 2024

  • Dedicated learning tracks built specifically for your role
  • Sessions, practical labs, and additional activities that provide real-world learning and application
  • Educational content that you can’t get anywhere else
  • Network with peers in new ways and learn about their strategies for success
  • Interactive learning opportunities never before offered at TDU!
  • Connect with Terra Dotta experts who will provide you with best practices to help you reach your goals in global education

Need help justifying your involvement in TDU Global 2024? Use this letter as a resource to help make your case that TDU Global 2024 is the premier conference your global office should attend this year!

The Best in Global Education Networking

We’re live and in-person in Raleigh, NC - that makes TDU Global this year’s premier opportunity to connect with like-minded peers and gain new perspectives from some of the brightest minds in higher ed. Network with others from around the country, share ideas, and collaborate on new ways of reaching goals in global education.

Sessions Built to Achieve your Goals

2024 is set to be a landmark year for global education. That’s why there has never been a better time to attend TDU Global. The TDU Global training and learning sessions are built specifically for your role to meet your unique needs and designed to help you achieve your goals in any Terra Dotta solution.

Tracks Designed for Real-world Application

Whether you’re new in your role or a seasoned veteran, TDU Global 2024 is designed to maximize your potential in global education. From pre-conference workshops, guided goal-setting sessions, hands-on learning labs, and more, you’ll be equipped with the tools and know-how to effect change in your world of global education.


Explore New Paths to Success

Step off the beaten path by gaining new perspectives from your peers in the field and experts at Terra Dotta. Spend time at the Motivation Station to bring your project ideas to life, visit the Dottan Desk to get your most burning questions answered, enter into a mentor/mentee program to trade ideas, and so much more.    





Detailed information for the conference including
location, registration, hotel and transportation is below. 



The TDU Global Conference will take place at The Raleigh Convention Center in Downtown Raleigh Tuesday, November 12 through Friday, November 15, 2024. 



We encourage you to REGISTER and BOOK YOUR HOTEL right away if you plan to attend, as conference capacity is limited.

Registration Includes:

  • All conferences sessions
  • Breakfast and lunch during the conference
  • Evening receptions

Rates & Deadlines:





1/1 to 3/31

4/1 to 7/31

8/1 to 10/31

11/1 to 11/15






Special Discounts:

  • Groups of 6+:  Please contact the events manager ( if you have 6 or more in your group.


  • Upon registration, your email address is added to Terra Dotta's Listserv for future updates and event information
  • You may unsubscribe by clicking “Manage Your Subscription” at the bottom of any email

Terms and Conditions: Please review our CONFERENCE POLICIES prior to registration as your agreement to adhere to them is required in order to attend the event.

Refund/Cancellation Policy: The conference registration fee is fully refundable up to 60 days prior to the first day of the event (September 13, 2024). 50% of the registration fee is refundable up to 31 days prior to the first day of the event (October 11, 2024). Refunds are not available for cancellations made within 30 days of the event date.  Please contact Events Manager Mary-Margaret Armstrong at regarding cancellations and/or refunds.

Assistance: Should you need assistance or have questions, please contact the events manager (



We recommend booking your accommodations as soon as possible, as once the block is full, room rates and availability will revert to standard rates.


  • BOOK YOUR HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS HERE or call (919) 833-1120 and ask for the Terra Dotta Group rate
  • IMPORTANT:  If you book outside of the room block (ie. Expedia, etc.), we will be unable to assist with any hotel issues

Marriott Raleigh City Center

Room Rate: 

  • Terra Dotta has a special rate of $237 per night (plus taxes/hotel fees)
  • This rate is available until Monday 10/21/24 or until our block is sold out
  • The nightly room rate will increase after 10/21/24 and is subject to availability

Hotel Payment & Cancellation

  • Each Individual will be responsible for the sleeping room rates (including any tax) and incidental charges (e.g. room service, gift shop charges, in-room entertainment, etc.)
  • At the time of reservation and at check-in, each guest is required to present a major credit card whose brand is accepted by Hotel.  The Hotel may place a hold or process a prepayment in the amount of the estimated charges.
  • The Marriott hotel has a 48 hours cancellation policy.  To avoid fees, please cancel at least 48 hours in advance.



Airport:  The closest airport is the Raleigh Durham International Airport

Ground Transportation:

  • The airport has taxi service and rental cars
  • Uber and Lyft both have good availability.  The rate is approximately $27-$37 one way
  • There is no hotel shuttle available for the Marriott hotel
  • Parking at the Marriott hotel is available in their parking garage on first come first served basis
  • Parking rates below are subject to change
    • Valet $18 per day, $30 for overnight
    • Self-parking $15 per day or overnight
  • Additional public parking decks are located on Salisbury St. between W. Davie St. & W. Cabarrus St.   Limited metered street parking available; however, there is a 2 hour maximum (fines/tickets will be issued by the City of Raleigh beyond the 2 hour maximum)
  • Parking lots in downtown Raleigh are all privately owned and rates are posted.


For assistance, contact the Event Manager, Mary-Margaret Armstrong at

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