DeafNation 2012 Inspirational Awards

During the DeafNation World Expo, we gave one-of-a-kind awards to a group of very special individuals. The reception was emceed by well-known personalities Marlee Matlin and John Maucere. DeafNation wishes to recognize the following inspirational Deaf people: Dr. Ádám Kósa (Politics), Braam Jordaan (Visual Arts), Marilyn Jean Smith (Advocacy), Nickson Kakiri (Advocacy), Roberto Wirth (Hotel Hospitality), Sean Berdy (Entertainment), Tai Lihua (Performing Arts), and Dr. T. Alan Hurwitz (Higher Education). These winners were from all over the world.

PLATINUM SPONSORS
Sprint Relay
Purple
ZVRS
Sorenson Communications

SILVER SPONSORS
ATT Accessibility
Deaf Ambit Energy
SecretASL

PARTNERS
National Deaf Poker Tour
NSAD
USADB

2024 Event Locations

March 23, 2024
Osceola Heritage park

April 6, 2024
Georgia International Convention Center

April 13, 2024
Minneapolis Convention Center

APRIL 27, 2024
Dulles Expo Center

MAY 4, 2024
Pasadena Convention Center

OCTOBER 5, 2024
Statehouse Convention Center

October 19, 2024
Seattle Center Exhibition Hall

November 2, 2024
Wintrust Sports Complex

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