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2019 Exhibitor List

Join us for the 2019 CHHA Educational Conference and Trade Show in glorious Montreal, Quebec. This event promises to be an informative, insightful and memorable time for all involved. Meet new and old friends, learn new skills, teach new skills and enjoy the sights and ambiance of Montreal, QC.

To view the floorplan, please click on the following link. Fourteen companies are exhibiting at 2019 CHHA Educational Conference and Trade Show. The current list of exhibitors are as follows:

Company Information
Canadian Hard of Hearing Association Foundation
Booth Number 1
Representative: Carole Willans
The CHHA Foundation is a registered charitable fundraising organization established in 2001 to support the activities and programs of the Canadian Hard of Hearing Association (CHHA). CHHA is Canada’s only national non-profit consumer organization run by and for people with hearing loss.
Oticon Medical
Booth Number 2
Representative: Jessyca Bedard
Oticon Medical offers bone anchored hearing systems and cochlear implant solutions, which address the needs of different patient groups. Our solutions benefit people with hearing loss, specialized to meet the needs of those who face the hardest hearing challenges. Sound is a fundamental part of daily life that opens up a world of wonder. Sound and hearing are the key to human development and interaction. Sound is the way we understand, recognize and socialize with other people. In short, to hear is to live. Imagine a world without sound, without being able to hear, without being able to interact. At Oticon Medical, we are passionate about using our combined expertise and resources to open up the world of sound to as many people as possible. We do so because we appreciate that when it comes to quality of life, sound and sound quality matter.
Ai-Media Canada Inc.
Booth Number 3
Representative: Markus Lessing
At Ai-Media we’re building the platforms that connect publishers with captioners to make every piece of content accessible to the world. Launched in 2003 , we’ve expanded our services across the globe. Millions of people rely on our services every day to watch TV, browse social media and gain access to education.
Communicaid for Hearing Impaired Persons (CHIP)
Booth Number 5
Representative: Heidy Wager
CHIP, the acronym for Communicaid for Hearing Impaired Persons, is a non-profit registered charity serving the anglophone community affected by hearing loss in and around Montreal. This grassroots organization was built through the efforts of countless volunteers working thousands of hours over the last 35+ years.
Geemarc Telecom
Booth Number: 6
Representative: Andrew Grossman
Representative: Arnaud Benoit
+33 3 2858 7575
Geemarc Telecom S.A. designs and manufactures telecommunication equipment for hearing and visually impaired people. It manufactures phones, alarm clocks, keyboards, headsets, and accessories. The company offers Megaphone, an amplified telephone with bone conduction. Geemarc Telecom S.A. was founded in 1991 and is based in Grande Synthe, France
Booth Number 7
Representative: Suzanne Stewart
As the industry’s technology leader in implantable hearing solutions, MED-EL products are the result of 30 years of focused research and a commitment by its founders to fostering a company culture of excellence. MED-EL has a strong tradition of advancing the technological and scientific foundation in the field of hearing implants. The company’s strong and consistent focus on research and development will continue to fuel the pipeline of new ideas and innovations. Our broad portfolio of products ensures that we can provide a hearing implant solution to fit each candidate’s unique hearing loss.
Canadian Administrator of Video Relay Service (CAV) Inc.
Booth Numbers 8 & 9
Representative: Jennifer Rimmer
Representative: Johanne Lauzon
Video relay service, or VRS, is a service that enables people to have video conversations over the Internet. SRV Canada VRS is offered in Canada and is available in four languages, ASL/English and LSQ/French. It brings Deaf or Hard of Hearing people closer together with employers, friends, family, and service providers.
Advanced Bionics
Booth Number 10
Representative: Meghan Ley
Representative: Debbie Quinn
Advanced Bionics is a global leader in developing the most advanced cochlear implant systems in the world. Acquired by Sonova Holding AG and working with Phonak since 2009, AB develops cutting-edge cochlear implant technology that restores hearing to those with severe-to-profound hearing loss. With operations in over 50 countries and a track record for developing high-performing, state-of-the-art products, AB’s talented, group of technologists and professionals are driven to succeed, work with integrity, and stay firmly committed to quality while delivering unmatched customer service.
Hearing Life
Booth Number 11
Representative: Maren Drisch
We are Canada’s largest group of hearing centers with over 200 locations across the country. We give you access to the most advanced hearing aid technology, expert clinical support and the most up-to-date diagnostic equipment. Rest assured that all of our clinics are staffed by highly trained and certified hearing healthcare professionals ready to give you expert care and on-the-spot results.
Elections Canada
Booth Number 12
Representative: Cyntia Henley
Representative: Juan Melara-Pineda
Elections Canada is an independent, non-partisan agency reporting directly to the Parliament of Canada. Its ongoing responsibility is to ensure that Canadians can exercise their choices in federal elections and referendums through an open and impartial process.
Let’s Loop Canada
Booth Numbers 13 & 14
Representative: Tim Archer
Representative: Bill Droogendyk
Representative: Duane Melchert
Let’s Loop Canada: We are a group of businesses dedicated to breaking down everyday barriers for people with hearing loss. Our aim is to provide the latest assistive listening technologies to venues and spaces across Canada – wherever hearing is a challenge. Hearing Loops are a cost effective and user-friendly solution and are key to making Canada truly accessible for people with hearing loss. These systems, also known as audio frequency induction loops, transmit an audio signal directly to “T-Coil” equipped hearing aids or cochlear implants. Hearing loops enable listeners to clearly hear sound from a microphone, or other audio sources, without the distraction of background noise.
Voice for Hearing Impaired Children
Booth Number 15
Representative: Mary-Kay McCoy
VOICE for deaf and hard of hearing children was established in the early ’60s by parents to offer support to other families with children who were deaf and hard of hearing. These Toronto parents wanted their children to be educated alongside their hearing peers in mainstream schools. By working collectively, they succeeded in achieving this goal and had the tremendous benefit of sharing information and providing support to one another. Families continue to connect through the VOICE network. Our registered charity has thrived over the years and has developed into one of the largest parent support organizations for families of children with hearing loss. VOICE has approximately 1,000 members, in chapters in Ontario, and affiliates in Alberta, Manitoba and Quebec.
Cochlear Canada
Booth Number 16
Representative: Dorota Simpson
Representative: Ariane Gobeil
We’re a global leader in implantable hearing solutions. We have provided more than 550,000 implantable devices, helping people of all ages to lead full and active lives.
Our Mission is as follows;
We help people hear and be heard.
We empower people to connect with others and live a full life.
We help transform the way people understand and treat hearing loss.
We innovate and bring to market a range of implantable hearing solutions that deliver a lifetime of hearing outcomes.
Univox By Edin
Booth Number 17
Representative: Thomas Plahn
+46 766 319264
Univox by Edin is one of the world’s leading producers of high-quality assistive listening product such as hearing loop, RF and IR systems. 1969 we created the very first true constant current loop amplifier. Ever since, our mission is to serve the hearing aid community with the highest degree of service and performance with strong focus on Research and Development for new and improved technical solutions. This long-term dedication to R&D has positioned Univox at the forefront of the hearing loop industry. A combination of high voltage, high current and strong long-lasting casing make our loop amplifiers the right choice in every installation. We also develop new solutions within the FM and IR audio distribution area, to increase the accessibility of the hearing impaired. With specially adapted bodypack receivers, our systems work for both normal hearing people and hearing aid users.
DataVisual Marketing Inc.
Booth Number 18
Representative: Dwaine Ruf
Representative: Sam Nord
DataVisual stands apart from traditional distributors by supporting our distribution functions with field sales support and internal sales assistance. We do this with good old-fashioned family business responsiveness. We provide in-depth technical and product support as well as demonstration equipment, product specification assistance and bid registration where possible. Our service and know-how allow our channel partners, both resellers and consultants, to provide the best solutions and support for the products we offer.

To learn more about sponsorship and exhibiting at the 2019 CHHA Educational Conference & Trade Show, please download our Exhibiting, Demo Room, Marketing and Sponsorship Prospectus.

If you have questions, please contact the CHHA National Office at events@chha.ca.