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Upcoming events

    • Fri, August 27, 2021
    • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • Hilton Harrisburg, 1 N. 2nd St, Harrisburg, PA 17101, (717) 233-6000
    Register


      

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    Exhibitors - $1,000
    Exhibitor booths include two representatives, breakfast, lunch and two breaks, 6' table with linen, two chairs, and trash can. Internet/electricity included. $1,000 per booth exhibitor space is determined by  first come first served basis, unless you are a premier, lunch or speaker sponsor.

    Sponsorship Opportunities
    (Sponsorships do not include booth fee)

    Premier Sponsor - $1,250


    • Banner ad on website (336 x 280 px) linked to sponsor website
    • Reserved lunch table for your staff and clients
    • Company logo on all promotional material as premier sponsor
    • Company logo and recognition on social media posts
    • First choice of exhibit space
    • Opportunity to welcome attendees at exhibit hall opening (9:00am)
    • Full page (8.5"w x 11"h) black and white advertisement on first page of convention program
    • Prominent signage placement at registration desk and throughout convention
    • Opportunity to close the convention with departing remarks


    Lunch Sponsor - $750


    • Website ad on PAA homepage (250 x 20 px) linked to sponsor website
    • Company logo on all promotional materials as lunch sponsor
    • Company logo and recognition on social media posts
    • Second choice of exhibit space
    • Welcome presentation during lunch
    • Full page (8.5"w x 11"h) black and white advertisement in convention program
    • Signage placement during lunch and throughout convention


    Closing Speaker Sponsor - $750

    • Website ad on PAA homepage (250 x 20 px) linked to sponsor website
    • Company logo on all promotional materials as speaker sponsor
    • Company logo and recognition on social media posts
    • Third choice of exhibit space
    • Session welcome and speaker introduction
    • Full page (8.5"w x 11"h) black and white advertisement in convention program
    • Signage placement during session and throughout convention

    Breakfast Sponsor - $500


    • Website listing as breakfast sponsor
    • Company logo on all promotional materials as breakfast sponsor
    • Company logo in all social media posts
    • Welcome opportunity during breakfast
    • Half page (4.25"w x 5.5"h) black and white advertisement in convention program
    • Signage placement during breakfast and throughout convention


    Break Sponsors (2) - $250

    • Website listing as break sponsor
    • Company logo on all promotional materials as break sponsor
    • Company logo in all social media posts
    • Welcome opportunity during break
    • 1/4 page (2"w x 2.75"h) black and white advertisement in convention program
    • Signage placement during breaks and throughout convention


    Add-Ons:

    Program Book Full Page Ad - $400

    Program Book Half Page Ad - $200

    Program Book Quarter Page Ad - $100


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    Advertisement Specifications

    Ad File Type:          High Resolution in JPEG or PNG

    Ad Color:                 Black & White

    Sizes:                        Full Page -  8.5” wide by 11” high

                                      Half Page –4.25” wide by 5.5” high

                                      Quarter Page – 2” wide by 2.75” high


    Logo Specifications

    Logo File Type:       High Resolution in JPEG or PNG

    Logo Color:              Black & White and Color

    Due Date:               July 26, 2021

    Email to:                  sdreese@wannerassoc.com & denise@wannerassoc.com

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    Exhibit Hall Layout

    *Booth spaces are subject to change at the discretion of PAA. Booth confirmations will be sent within 1 week of the convention.

    View Hall Layout
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    Agenda

    *Times are subject to change at the discretion of PAA


    Friday, August 27, 2021
    7:30 am - 8:00 am
    Exhibitor Setup and Registration
    8:00 am

    Exhibit Hall Opens
    Silent Auction Setup

    8:00 am - 9:00 am

    Attendee Registration Opens
    Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors

    9:00 am - 9:15 am
    Welcome from PAA & Oticon
    9:15 am - 10:00 am
    Keynote: The Power and Value of Creating Connection, Braden + Ashley Baker
    10:00 am - 10:15 am
    Coffee Break with Exhibitors
    10:15 am - 11:15 am
    Cost-Benefit Analysis of Third-Party Payer Provider Contracts: Eric Elliot; Mary Carson, AuD & Mindy Brudereck, AuD
    11:15 am - 11:45 am
     Visit with Exhibitors
    11:45 pm - 12:45 pm
     Lunch with Exhibitor/Sponsor/Annual Meeting & Awards
    12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
    Why Hiring &Training is Just Like Dating, Deborah Zener
    1:45 pm - 2:15 pm
    Break  with Exhibitors
    2:15 pm - 3:15 pm
    Neurocognitive Brain Changes in Hearing Loss: Effects of Hearing Aid Use, Anu Sharma, PhD
    3:15 pm - 4:00 pm
    Legislative Updates, Victor Bray, PhD. President of ADA
    Closing Remarks from PAA
    4:00 pm - 4:15 pm
    Announcement of Auction Winners

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    Want to donate to the Silent Auction? Fill out the form below and return to the email address at the bottom of the form.

    Silent Auction Form

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    The PAA Convention & Vendor day will be held at Hilton Harrisburg.

    1 N 2nd Street, Harrisburg, PA 17102


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    Visit the hotel website or call the hotel at 717-233-6000 for directions.


    Book a Hotel Room

    or call 1-800-445-8667

    Room Block Code: AUDIO

    Room Block Cut-off Date: August 9, 2021


    Understanding that Pennsylvania has removed the mask mandate, PAA still encourages everyone to follow CDC Guidance for safety of staff, attendees and vendors. Mask requirements will be at the discretion of the hotel. PAA will provide additional hand sanitizing stations throughout the convention.


    CDC Guidance for Unvaccinated Individuals

    CDC Guidance for Vaccinated Individuals
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    Cancellation Policy  All cancellations and refunds are subject to a 50% administrative fee. No-shows will be billed in full. Requests for cancellation must be received in writing by July 31, 2021. All cancellations after this date are non-refundable.

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    Exhibitors must abide by all PAA policies relating to the event procedures and payment of monies due.

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    Consent to Use of Photographic Images

    Registration and attendance at, or participation in, the 2021 PAA Convention & Vendor Day constitutes an agreement by the registrant to PAA’s use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the registrant or attendee's image in photographs.
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    Please note that similarly sized organizations have recently been the target of sham housing companies, which have contacted other organizations’ sponsors, exhibitors and/or registrants with fraudulent offerings of hotel rooms at significant discounts. As a precaution, this post is intended to keep you informed and to advise that no one from PAA or our conference hotel(s) will contact you to request personal information including, but not limited to, credit card information.

    If you are contacted by anyone asking if you need a room reservation for a PAA conference, or if they advise they're representing our conference venues, please do not provide them with any information, but collect as much information as you can from them and pass it along to PAA.

    • Fri, August 27, 2021
    • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • Hilton Harrisburg, 1 N 2nd Street, Harrisburg, PA 17102, 717-233-6000
    Register
     
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    The Pennsylvania Academy of Audiology 2021 Convention & Vendor Day provides members with high quality continuing education experiences from nationally known speakers and fellow PAA members as well as the latest information from hearing aid, instrument, and other vendors.

    Dr. Kamal Elliot, Au.D., VP of Education, is in charge of planning and implementing this year's conference. If you have any questions or comments, please contact us.


    Registration Rates

    Member: $95

    Non-Member: $130

    Student: $75 (Registration Code Required)

    Promote the growth of the audiology field by sponsoring a student to attend for $75.00.


    Contact Shelly at sdreese@wannerassoc.com with questions or to obtain registration code.


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    Agenda

    *Times are subject to change at the discretion of PAA


    Friday, August 27, 2021
    8:00 am

    Exhibit Hall Opens
    Silent Auction Setup

    8:00 am - 9:00 am

    Attendee Registration Opens
    Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors

    9:00 am - 9:15 am
    Welcome from PAA & Oticon
    9:15 am - 10:00 am
    Keynote: The Power and Value of Creating Connection, Braden + Ashley Baker
    10:00 am - 10:15 am
    Coffee Break with Exhibitors
    10:15 am - 11:15 am
    Cost-Benefit Analysis of Third-Party Payer Provider Contracts: Eric Elliot; Mary Carson, AuD & Mindy Brudereck, AuD
    11:15 am - 11:45 am
     Visit with Exhibitors
    11:45 pm - 12:45 pm
     Lunch with Exhibitor/Sponsor/Annual Meeting & Awards
    12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
    Why Hiring &Training is Just Like Dating, Deborah Zener
    1:45 pm - 2:15 pm
    Break  with Exhibitors
    2:15 pm - 3:15 pm
    Neurocognitive Brain Changes in Hearing Loss: Effects of Hearing Aid Use, Anu Sharma, PhD
    3:15 pm - 4:00 pm
    Legislative Updates, Victor Bray, PhD. President of ADA
    Closing Remarks from PAA & Sponsor
    4:00 pm - 4:15 pm
    Announcement of Auction Winners

    __________________________________________________________

    The PAA Convention & Vendor day will be held at Hilton Harrisburg.

    1 N 2nd Street, Harrisburg, PA 17102


    Photo 10


    Visit the hotel website or call the hotel at 717-233-6000 for directions.


    Book a Hotel Room

    or call 1-800-445-8667

    Room Block Code: AUDIO

    Room Block Cut-off Date: August 9, 2021


    Understanding that Pennsylvania has removed the mask mandate, PAA still encourages everyone to follow CDC Guidance for safety of staff, attendees and vendors. Mask requirements will be at the discretion of the hotel. PAA will provide additional hand sanitizing stations throughout the convention.


    CDC Guidance for Unvaccinated Individuals

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    Cancellation Policy

      All cancellations and refunds are subject to a 25% administrative fee. No-shows will be billed in full. Requests for cancellation must be received in writing by August 15, 2021. All cancellations after this date are non-refundable.

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    Silent Auction Form


    Sponsor/Exhibitor Information & Registration


    Premier & Keynote Sponsor


    Lunch Sponsor

     

    Breakfast Sponsor


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    Continuing Education Credits

      

    Each year PAA strives to bring you a great team of talent at a reasonable price. In order to maintain your state license, don’t forget to keep records of all of your continuing education activities including this year’s convention events.

    Pennsylvania Academy of Audiology is pending approval by the American Academy of Audiology to offer Academy CEUs for this activity. The convention program is worth a maximum of .45 CEUs. Academy approval of this continuing education activity is based on course content only and does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedure, or adherence of the event to the Academy's Code of Ethics. Any views that are presented are those of the presenter/CE Provider and not necessarily of the American Academy of Audiology.


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    Consent to Use of Photographic Images

    Registration and attendance at, or participation in, the 2021 PAA Convention & Vendor Day constitutes an agreement by the registrant to PAA’s use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the registrant or attendee's image in photographs.
    __________________________________________________________

    Please note that similarly sized organizations have recently been the target of sham housing companies, which have contacted other organizations’ sponsors, exhibitors and/or registrants with fraudulent offerings of hotel rooms at significant discounts. As a precaution, this post is intended to keep you informed and to advise that no one from PAA or our conference hotel(s) will contact you to request personal information including, but not limited to, credit card information.

    If you are contacted by anyone asking if you need a room reservation for a PAA conference, or if they advise they're representing our conference venues, please do not provide them with any information, but collect as much information as you can from them and pass it along to PAA.

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