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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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NEW BROCHURES for 2017 to 2018
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Top 10 Reasons to Join Our HLAA Chapter
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HLAA Convention 2018

HLAA2018 Convention logo

Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
1300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55403

http://www.hearingloss.org/content/convention

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.

 

 

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.

Dining

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!

 

Early-bird Convention registration is OPEN!

Register Online or Offline
Registration is a bit different this year. Please note what is/isn't included during the registration process.
Increased rates will begin April 1 and continue through May 31 when pre-convention registration closes. On-site registration will be available as well.

  • Online – fill out the Online Registration and registration will be a breeze; you will receive a confirmation letter by email.
  • Offline – download and complete the Registration Form and mail, fax or email the form to us. We will process it and mail you a confirmation letter.

State and Chapter leaders (and delegates), please use the State/Chapter Registration form. Online registration is NOT available for your discounted registration. Refer to the registration guidelines prior to registering. 

Veterans and Caregivers (Free Registration for 1st Timers)
HLAA is offering a complimentary registration for veterans and their caregivers who are attending their first HLAA Convention as a small token of our gratitude. Please download and complete the Veterans Registration form and send it to convention@hearingloss.org.

Questions? Email Niaz Siasi, Meeting Planner at convention@hearingloss.org.

 

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!

Hyatt Regency Hotel
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. 

Standard King guestroom       Standard Queen-Queen guestroom

Room Rates

Reserve your room at https://aws.passkey.com/go/HLAAMPLS18. Deadline for reservations is May 29, 2018.

Single Occupancy: $195
Double Occupancy: $195
Triple Occupancy: $220
Quadruple Occupancy: $245

Dining

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!

Prairie Kitchen and Bar dining area       Market quick stop shop

 

The Perfect Blend of Natural Beauty and Urban Sophistication

You will want to take some time to see Minneapolis and its beautiful surrounding area. Sunday will be available for optional tours of the city.

Twin Cities Highlights Tour

You can’t travel all the way to Minneapolis and not see the gorgeous sights of the city! Minneapolis is filled with exciting attractions, culture, recreation and entertainment. During this three-hour tour, you will explore Minnesota’s charming capital city of St. Paul, see Minnehaha falls, drive along Summit Avenue, catch a glimpse of the beautiful Minneapolis skyline and more! Stay tuned for more information on this tour to be posted soon.

Explore the City at your Own Leisure

Consider visiting some of the following attractions on your own for an unforgettable experience:

Minnehaha Falls Regional Park
Minnehaha Falls Regional Park
Minnehaha Falls is a stunning 53 foot waterfall that runs out to the Mississippi River.
Take the trail down the gorge past the beautiful views of stone bridges to a sandy beach.

Mall of America
Mall of America
Visit the nation’s largest shopping and entertainment destination, featuring over 520 stores, 50 restaurants an aquarium and the largest indoor theme park – Nikelodeon Universe! Not only will you get to indulge in delicious food, fun and shopping, but you will also get the exercise in this enormous mall!

Mill City Museum
Mill City Museum
This is for all of you history lovers out there! Built into the ruins of what was once the world’s largest flour mill, Mill City Museum is located on the historic Mississippi Riverfront. Visit the museum and learn about the intertwined histories of the flour industry, the river, and the city of Minneapolis.

 

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