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Walk4Hearing National Corporate Sponsorship

Step Up and Sponsor the HLAA National Walk4Hearing!

The HLAA Walk4Hearing is the largest walk for hearing in America. Since its inception in 2006, 46,000 walkers have raised more than $7.7 million to advance the cause for people with hearing loss. In 2014, the Walk will take place in 21 locations across the country.

Why be a Corporate Sponsor? There are 48 million reasons.

The Walk4Hearing draws participants and supporters who buy your products and services.

They are:

  •  Baby boomers looking for the latest in hearing assistive technology
  •  Parents of children with hearing loss seeking the best products and services
  •  Seniors looking to update or purchase additional devices
  •  Consumers with recent hearing loss in search of information to make informed decisions
  •  Veterans from recent and past conflicts adjusting to their hearing loss
  •  Families of people with hearing loss providing support and information for loved ones
  •  Health care providers serving people with hearing loss

Partnering with the HLAA Walk4Hearing provides our corporate partners with an opportunity to:

  • Expand market reach
  • Build brand identity
  • Get a greater return for marketing dollars
  • Attain high visibility with consumers
  • Demonstrate commitment to consumers
  • Conduct outreach to consumers and families on local and national levels
  • Build a vehicle for long-term relationships with consumers
  • Partner with a highly respected and well-connected nonprofit organization
  • Reach alliance group partners: schools for children with a hearing loss, universities, hospitals and other hearing loss related organizations

Join Current & Past Corporate Sponsors

Advanced Bionics CapTel Captioned Telephone CaptionCall
Cochlear Americas hi HealthInnovations IntriCon
MED-EL T-Mobile Wells Fargo

Step Up - Become a National Walk4Hearing Corporate Sponsor Today!

Contact us at 301.657.2248 or at jbraun@hearingloss.org.

2014 Walk4Hearing National Sponsor Opportunities (Download PDF)

PRESENTING SPONSORS


CapTel logo
CapTel Captioned Telephone shows you word-for-word captions during telephone conversations, helping you to catch every word over the phone. CapTel is the latest innovation from Ultratec, the world's leading developer of text telecommunications equipment for people with hearing loss.

For more information, visit:
www.CapTel.com

hi HealthInnovations logo

hi HealthInnovations is a subsidiary of UnitedHealth Group, a leading healthcare company that serves more than 75 million people. Leveraging UnitedHealth Group's scale, hi HealthInnovations obtains high quality hearing aids at a significant volume discount and transfers the cost saving directly to customers. Whether you order over the phone, online or in person, we provide free programming adjustments and ongoing customer support, including daily new user/aural rehabilitation seminars hosted by audiologists and helpful user videos.

For more information, visit:
www.hihealthinnovations.com

Med-El Logo

MED-EL has set new standards in hearing implant technologies, developing and manufacturing technologically advanced hearing solutions for people with varying degrees of hearing loss since its founders developed one of the world’s first cochlear implants in 1975. MED-EL hearing implant systems, currently used in 96 countries, combines the latest scientific advances, engineering and manufacturing techniques for performance, safety and reliability.

Products available in the United States include the MAESTRO Cochlear Implant System designed for unprecedented precision in the transfer of sound information to the auditory nerve. The OPUS 2 audio processor is the smallest and lightest system on the market, with the thinnest profile of any BTE speech processor. MED-EL also launched the VIBRANT SOUNDBRIDGE®, the first FDA-approved implantable middle ear prosthesis indicated for use in adults who have moderate-to-severe sensorineural hearing loss and who cannot medically tolerate an acoustic hearing aid.

For more information, visit:
www.medel.com or call 888-MED-EL-CI (633-3524).

PLATINUM SPONSOR


T-Mobile Logo


Based in Bellevue, Washington, T-Mobile USA is the U.S. operating entity of T-Mobile International AG, the mobile communications subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom (NYSE:DT). Serving more than 32.8 million customers, multiple independent research studies continue to rank T-Mobile among the highest in numerous regions throughout the U.S. in wireless customer care and call quality. Dedicated to being America’s most highly-regarded service company, T-Mobile offers a variety of innovative wireless products and services that help empower people to connect to those who matter most.

For more information, visit:
www.t-mobile.com

DIAMOND SPONSOR


IntriCon Logo


IntriCon makes body-worn devices smaller. And better. We design, develop and manufacture miniature and micro-miniature body-worn medical and electronics products—meeting the rising demand for smaller, portable and more advanced devices.

Our expertise is focused on three main markets: medical, hearing health and professional audio communications. Within these chosen markets, we combine ultra-miniature mechanical and electronics capabilities with our proprietary technology. This includes ultra-low-power (ULP) wireless and digital signal processing (DSP) capabilities—enhancing the mobility and effectiveness of miniature body-worn devices and ultimately improving peoples’ quality of life.

For more information, visit:
www.intricon.com

GOLD SPONSORS

Sorenson Logo CaptionCall® is a revolutionary new telephone for anyone who has trouble hearing on the phone. Similar to captioned television, CaptionCall uses voice recognition technology and a fast transcription service to display written, nearly instant captions of what the other person says on a large, easy-to-read screen.

For more information, visit:
www.captioncall.com

Cochlear logo Cochlear Americas is the global leader in innovative, implantable hearing solutions. Connecting thousands of people to a world of sound. Delivering technology for a lifetime of new opportunities.

For more information, visit:
www.cochlear.com

 

Advanced Bionics logo Advanced Bionics is a global leader in developing the most advanced cochlear implant systems in the world. Founded in 1993 and a subsidiary of the Sonova Group since 2009, AB develops cutting-edge cochlear implant technology that allows recipients to hear their best. AB offers the most sophisticated cochlear implant system on the market, the HiResolution™ Bionic Ear System, with five times more sound resolution than its competitors, designed to help recipients hear in noisy settings and enjoy the full dimensions of music. With sales in over 50 countries and a proven track record for developing high-performing, state-of-the-art products, AB’s talented group of technologists and professionals from all over the world are driven to succeed, work with integrity and stay firmly committed to quality.

For more information, visit:
www.AdvancedBionics.com


Wells Fargo Logo
Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a nationwide, diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.4 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 9,000 stores, 12,000 ATMs, the Internet, and has offices in more than 35 countries to support the bank’s customers who conduct business in the global economy. With more than 265,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in the United States. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 26 on Fortune’s 2012 rankings of America’s largest corporations. Wells Fargo’s vision is to satisfy all our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially.

For more information, visit:
www.wellsfargo.com




Walk4Hearing Local Sponsorship

Take this opportunity to partner with HLAA as a local Walk4Hearing sponsor.

By being a local sponsor you not only contribute to building the funds used for programs and services for those with hearing loss, but will receive recognition within the community through all Walk related promotional communication.

Sponsor Levels

Platinum

Gold

Silver

Benefactor

Bronze

Supporter

Friends

Walk Route Signage

Sponsor Opportunities as per Level Selected

$5,000

$3,500

$2,500

$1,500

$1,000

$500

$250

$100

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    Walk4Hearing Brochure

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    Walk4Hearing Poster

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    Walk4Hearing Website

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    Walk4Hearing T-Shirt

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Recognition at Walk4Hearing Kickoff event

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Set up information table at Walk Day event

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Listing in event-related news releases

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Display sponsor banner at Walk4Hearing Kickoff event

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Display sponsor banner at Walk Day event

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Recognition in pre- and post-event mailings to Walk supporters

   

 

 

     

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Placement of name/logo on Walk Day Route Signage

Please note: Each Walk has specific deadlines for receipt of name and logo
for imprint on materials based on sponsorship level.

For more details about becoming a local sponsor, please contact
Ronnie Adler, Walk4Hearing director at
radler@hearingloss.org.