HLAA Convention 2018

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Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
1300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Catch a glimpse of our action-packed visit to “Mill City:”

  • Interested in presenting a workshop at HLAA2018? Call for Papers is now OPEN
  • The opening night Get Acquainted Party, or Disco GAP, will include light fare, entertainment, and a cash bar
  • The National Awards Breakfast & Ceremony  will be held on Thursday morning
  • The State and Chapter Awards Ceremony and Reception will be held on Wednesday evening. Yup, you read right! The awards ceremony is being split into two separate events. This ceremony will highlight state/chapter awards, while the national awards will be presented on Thursday morning.
  • Sunday will be available for optional tours – more information coming soon! You will want to take some time to explore Minneapolis and the surrounding area. There is so much to see and do!
  • Educational workshops will focus on: Hearing Assistive Technology (HAT), Advocacy, Living with Hearing Loss, Hearing Aids & Cochlear Implants, and Hearing Health Care

An Evening with Mandy Harvey

Mandy HarveyMany of you may have heard or seen Mandy Harvey on this season of America’s Got Talent. Mandy is an award winning singer, songwriter and motivational speaker who has a hearing loss. Her appearance on America’s Got Talent got her the “golden buzzer” from Simon Cowell to pass to the next round. The emotional video of her performance went viral, touching people all over the world.

We are elated to announce that YOU get to experience an Evening with Mandy Harvey at the HLAA2018 Convention! Mandy and her band will be performing on Friday, June 22, 2018.



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Host Hotel: Hyatt Regency Minneapolis

Located in the heart of it all, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis’ convenient location on Nicollet Mall gives you the best of, well everything! You’ll be nearby the famous Mall of America, Fine Arts and Museums; Historic Attractions; Minneapolis Theatres; and more!

1300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55403

With its lustrous Scandinavian-inspired décor and locally crafted artwork in the lobby and guestrooms, the Hyatt provides the perfect atmosphere for HLAA attendees. The spacious guestrooms provide beautiful views of the city skyline and Loring Park. The hotel features an indoor heated pool, fitness center, and complimentary in-room Wi-Fi.


Get a taste of locally grown and fresh dishes at the Prairie Kitchen and Bar. The restaurant features seasonally inspired cuisine and an elegant lounge that overlooks a two story stone fireplace and offers gorgeous views of Nicollet Mall. On the go? Make a quick stop at the Market and choose from a variety of delicious breakfast, lunch, snack, and drink options!



The Hearing Loss Association of America of Greater Baltimore (HLAA-GBC).


The chapter meets serveral times a year. Hearing loss meetings open to the public, as well as a summer picnic and winter holiday party.


Hearing loss meetings are held throughout the year, except for December, July, and August. 

 Please see our calendar for details.


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