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Partner with Hands & Voices at the annual
Leadership Conference

From Why to How: Dive In!

We are excited to bring the 19th Annual H&V Leadership Conference to Grand Rapids, Michigan on Sunday October 1st, 2023- Tuesday October 3rd, 2023.   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:

Why Attendees Come to the Leadership Conference?

Sponsors & Exhibitors

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Why Sponsor/Exhibit?


Sponsorship Opportunities


Diamond    SOLD OUT - Unavailable


This coveted sponsorship will give you 10-minutes in front of all the participants to promote your services at the conference, mid-roll advertising on the new H&V podcast, an ad in The Communicator, a one-month banner ad on of, and the opportunity to exclusively sponsor H&V programs throughout the year.



With this newly revised opportunity you will have 5-mintues with our chapter leaders during a quarterly chapter call, receive a mid-roll ad on the H&V podcast, an ad in The Communicator, one month banner ad on, and receive a one-time H&V program partnership opportunity.



This new opportunity will give you 5-minutes with our Guide By Your Leaders leaders during a quarterly chapter call,  receive an out-roll ad on the H&V podcast, ad in The Communicator, and a one month ad on



With this sponsorship you will receive a one month ad on,  and sponsor the Newcomer Reception.



Send a parent leader to the conference so they can learn how to best support all deaf and hard of hearing children in their community. Recipients will be notified of your support, with your sponsorship acknowledged from the stage along with advertising in The Communicator and on social media platforms.

Breakfast Sponsor


Sponsor Breakfast at the Conference - Two Breakfasts available to Sponsor - One per day.


$675   (Non-profit $450).


Exhibit Registration Fees Include

One exhibitor representative allowed to attend the meeting sessions

Sponsorship Items Matrix Breakfast
(2 available)
(1 available)
(3 available)
(1 available)
(3 available)
Organizational Partnership Opportunity** x x
Social media outreach to 10,000+ on Facebook, Twitter, etc. x x x x x x
Exhibit Table   x x x x x
One Complimentary Conference Registration   x x x x x
One Additional Complimentary Registration x x
10 minute Stage Presentation x
Mid-roll Advertisement on the new H&V Podcast x x
Out-roll Advertisement on the new H&V Podcast x  
1/2 page ad in The Communicator x
1/4 page ad in The Communicator   x x x x
One month banner ad-Home page x x x x
Email Notices to Attendees One and Two Weeks Prior to Conference x x
Five-minute presentation during a Quarterly GBYS Conference Call x
Five-minute Presentation during a Quarterly Chapter Conference Call x
Sponsor the First-time Attendees’ Session x  
Sponsor a Parent Conference Attendance   x
Sponsor Breakfast x    

** Contact Helen at for detailed information regarding Organizational Partnership Opportunities.


Conference Exhibitor Information

Exhibitor hall open Sunday October 1st and Monday October 2nd.

Cancellation & Refund Policy



Sponsorship application due
August 14, 2023
All Facebook, email, and Communicator Advertisements
August 14, 2023
August 14, 2023
Early Bird Deadline
Early Bird: August 14, 2023

Refunds will be made to those registrants who must cancel, less a $100 processing fee. Written cancellation requests must be postmarked on or before August 1st, 2023.

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.


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!