Find an informative, inspiring event to attend this year.

An exciting 2018 season of hearing loss events is on the horizon! We invite you to join us in supporting the hearing loss community, learn about the latest technology, and network with others who have similar experiences. Following are a few of the inspiring and informative hearing loss events in the U.S.:

2018 HLAA Walk4Hearing (sponsored by CapTel)Walk4Hearing is a hearing loss event in the U.S. that supports people with hearing loss.

In spring and fall of each year, the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) holds Walk4Hearing events in cities across the country. Perhaps one of the most inspiring hearing loss events in the U.S., these community walks aim to increase public awareness and raise funds for programs and services that support people with hearing loss. Be sure to watch for a Walk4Hearing event in your neighborhood. Whether you invite others and start a team or simply walk on your own, the sense of fun, advocacy, and community fostered by Walk4Hearing makes it a celebration you won’t want to miss!

Find a Walk4Hearing event near you.

CI2018 Emerging Issues in Cochlear Implantation Symposium
Omni Shoreham Washington DC | Washington, DC 20008
March 7-10, 2018

If you’re interested in learning more about cochlear implants, you can attend the CI2018 Emerging Issues in Cochlear Implantation Symposium. Here, you’ll learn about the latest research and best clinical practices at a spa-like retreat in our nation’s capital. To receive a discounted event rate, register to become a member of American Cochlear Implant (ACI) Alliance here.

Learn more about the CI2018 Emerging Issues in Cochlear Implantation Symposium here.

Heroes with Hearing Loss
Hosted in various cities throughout the U.S.
March-August 2018

Attend one of many inspiring panel discussions about shared hearing loss experiences among veterans, and how it affects their lives and loved ones. Ways to overcome challenges, personal insight and stories, environmental impacts, and technological advancements are among the key discussion topics at these uplifting events sponsored by one of our partners, Hamilton CapTel. Whether you are a veteran or a friend or family member, these events provide helpful strategies, support, and encouragement.

Find an upcoming Heroes with Hearing Loss event near you here.

HLAA Convention
Hyatt Regency Minneapolis| Minneapolis, MN 55403
June 21-24, 2018

Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) holds a convention each year featuring inspiring speakers, fun events, the latest hearing-related technology, and educational workshops. At this year’s event, you won’t want to miss a performance by Mandy Harvey, award-winning singer and songwriter with hearing loss from America’s Got Talent. Other highlights of this year’s event include informational workshops on assistive hearing technology, living with hearing loss, and much more.

For more information, visit the HLAA Convention website.

A.G. Bell Association for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing Convention
Westin Kierland Resort & Spa | Scottsdale, AZ
June 28-30, 2018

As a leader in advancing the listening and spoken language for people with hearing loss, the Alexander Graham Bell (A.G. Bell) Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing is hosting a summertime Let’s Hear in Arizona convention in sunny Scottsdale, AZ. The event theme, Pioneering Progress and Igniting Innovation, will showcase the latest developments in hearing loss technology for children and adults.

Learn more about the A.G. Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Convention here.

54th Biennial NAD (National Association of the Deaf) Conference
Marriott Hartford Downtown | Hartford, CT 06103
July 2-7, 2018

NAD is the longest standing organization supporting people who are deaf or hard of hearing. Head to Hartford, CT for thrilling workshops, sessions with the Council of Representatives, exhibits, and night events right in the heart of downtown Hartford.

Learn more about the NAD conference here.

ALDAcon 2018 30th Annual International Convention
Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel | Portland, OR 97220
October 10-14, 2018

This fall, you are invited to attend the Association of Late-Deafened Adults (ALDA) annual conference in Portland, OR. This year’s event theme, ALDA: Bridging the Gap, will aim to address the gap between hearing and deafness.

Learn more about ALDAcon 2018 here.

Other events:

CELEBRATE SOUND Don’t Walk in Silence®

Hearing Charities of America established a national fund that aims to increase awareness about hearing health in communities around the U.S. Through local CELEBRATE SOUND Don’t Walk in Silence events, they raise money to fund hearing health-related projects, continuing education for hearing loss professionals, hearing loss prevention programs, charitable activities, and hearing health nonprofits.

Find a Celebrate Sound Don’t Walk in Silence event near you here.

Local HLAA (Hearing Loss Association of America) Chapter Events

Local HLAA chapters offer the chance to support others with hearing loss, participate in educational programs, and discover hearing loss resources in your area. Many local HLAA chapters host hearing loss events that offer additional opportunities for networking and discovery right in your neighborhood.

Find a local HLAA chapter near you.

These are just a few hearing loss events in the U.S. that can help you support the hearing loss community while learning more about the technologies available to people with hearing loss. If you are planning to attend one of these hearing loss events, please stop by and say hello. We are looking forward to seeing you!

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