Be Part of Honoring HLAA’s Finest!

Nominations are now CLOSED. Award recipients were notified by mail in February 2019. If a recipient has not yet registered at the time of notification and would like to attend the HLAA2019 Convention, please contact Of those who submitted nominations and their nominee is not selected, they will receive a letter stating so. If your candidate was not selected, please consider submitting nominations in subsequent years.

If you have any questions about the submission process, please send them to


HLAA Honors Its Finest

HLAA will be hosting two Awards Ceremonies at the HLAA2019 Convention in Rochester, this coming June.

There will be a State and Chapter Awards Reception & Ceremony on Wednesday evening, June 19, sponsored by Starkey Hearing Technologies. On Saturday evening, June 22, CapTel Captioned Telephone is the sponsor of the Cheers to 40 Years! HLAA Anniversary Celebration and Awards Gala. We hope you will join us in congratulating all the award recipients! 


Previous Award Recipients


Senator Tom Harkin received the Advocacy Hall of Fame Award in 2015.
Senator Tom Harkin received the Advocacy Hall of Fame Award in 2015.

The awards we presented at the HLAA2018 Convention in Minneapolis recognize the highest caliber of leadership, a commitment and dedication to people with hearing loss, and love of HLAA. Barbara Kelley, HLAA Executive Director