Partner with Hands & Voices at the annual
Leadership Conference

"Every Child, Every Family, Every Leader"

We are excited to bring our 16th annual leadership conference to Washington D.C. September 20-22, 2019. We invite you to join us as a sponsor or an exhibitor to showcase your products and services for deaf and hard of hearing children across the country.

Who are our Attendees:

  • Parents,
  • Professionals
  • H&V leadership from across the country and Canada.

Why do they attend the leadership conference?

  • To learn Leadership strategies and techniques in their personal arenas of influence;
  • To learn Hands & Voices chapter management for sustainability and capacity building;
    To learn advocacy for their child and the families they work with;
  • To learn the resources available across the country for DHH children and families;
  • To learn of the technology available to children that might provide access in school and home;
  • Network and socialize.

Why Sponsor/Exhibit?

  • Reach Hands & Voices leadership who will disperse your information to the families and professionals they work with locally. Last year’s attendees represented over 44 U.S. states, 2 Canadian Provinces, and 3 U.S. Territories.
  • Reach the Hands & Voices social media network of 10,000+.
  • Make a difference in life of a deaf and hard of hearing child.
    We offer the opportunity for your company or non-profit to have a presence at the conference. (Price includes breakfast and lunch for one representative on Saturday)

Sponsorship Opportunities








Exhibitor $500 

(non-profit $350)


Benefits of Sponsorship

Platinum Partner Supporting Exhibitor
One Complimentary registration to conference.





Acknowledgement of contribution on the H&V Facebook page, reaching 8,000+ people and growing.*





Name or logo on H&V website, and in rolling announcement in plenary sessions.





10-minute presentation prior to a plenary session.





½ page ad in the Communicator publication.*





¼ page ad in Communicator.*





Two Facebook and email notices sent to registrants two weeks prior to and after Conference.*





Email and Facebook notices sent toConference registrants within six weeks prior to the Conference.*





Email and Facebook notices sent to Conference registrants within four weeks prior to the Conference.*






Other Sponsorship Opportunities

Platinum Sponsor $4,000 (Three available)
With this coveted sponsorship you will receive 10-minutes in front of all the participants to talk about your services in addition to numerous mentions throughout the conference.
Partner Sponsor $2,000 (One Opportunity)
Flash Drive with your logo among other benefits. We all collect flash-drives and use them constantly in our personal and professional lives. This is your opportunity to have your logo seen over and over, time and again for years to come.
Supporting Sponsor $1,050 (3 available)
Send a parent leader to the conference so they can learn how to best support all deaf and hard of hearing children around the country. Recipients will be notified of your support, with your sponsorship being acknowledged from the stage.
Breakfast Sponsor $500 One per day / Price each day (2 available)
Let our conference attendees see you first thing in the morning as your logo on a large sign greets them over coffee and eggs.
Newcomers Reception $1000 one time only
Be one of the first to welcome our 1st time conference attendees at the new-comers reception with your logo on a large sign and verbal recognition at the opening of the reception.
Swag Bag $80 per piece
An opportunity to provide attendees your promotional materials distributed in conference bags.

Exhibitor Information


Registration due by June 14th. Confirmations will be emailed within 5 business days of receipt of registration

Cancellation & Refund Policy

Refunds will be made to those registrants who must cancel, less a $50 processing fee. Written cancellation requests must be postmarked on or before August 1st, 2019

Note: ASL and CART services are provided in the plenary and instructional sessions, but ARE NOT provided at exhibit booths. Please make your own arrangements if you will need these services at your booth. Our Interpreters are available for assistance as needed.

Register Online

Hotel Information

Kellogg Conference Center at Gallaudet University
800 Florida Ave NE, Washington, DC 20002


If you have questions or to become a sponsor or exhibitor please contact:
Helen Cotton Leiser
Hands & Voices
PO Box 3093
Boulder, CO 80307

We look forward to seeing you there!



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