Cast Your Vote! 2022 Hearing Technology Innovator Awards

September 1, 2022

Hearing Health & Technology Matters today announces the opening of the public voting period for the third annual Hearing Technology Innovator Awards™

Through the international awards program, HHTM honors technological innovation and achievement in the hearing industry. 

“We’re pleased to again see so many incredible technologies being showcased in this year’s program,” said 2022 Program Chair, Jerry DeRosa. “The goal of the Awards is to recognize the organizations and people who bring new hearing care ideas to life… these ideas, big or small, have the power to change the way of the world.”


Categories and Awards


For 2022, the awards will be conferred in the following categories:

  1. Hearing Aids
  2. Personal Listening Devices
  3. Assistive Technology and Software
  4. Service Delivery
  5. Equipment
  6. Auditory Implants
  7. Hearing Conservation
  8. Therapeutics

Voting will be open starting today, September 1st, and ending on September 15th. Submissions receiving the most votes in each category will be declared winners.

Following the public vote, the overall “Innovation of the Year” winner will be determined from among the winning entries by an international panel of independent judges – including both professionals and consumers.

This year’s judges panel includes a number of widely recognized hearing industry experts and thought leaders, including: Marshall Chasin, AuD, Dave Kemp, Abram Bailey, AuD, Steve Claridge, Andy Bellavia, Amyn Amlani, PhD, Sophie Brice, PhD, and Shari Eberts. 

More than ever before, the increasing pace of innovation in hearing tech promises to improve both hearing care access and effectiveness. The Hearing Technology Innovator Awards are an ideal way to showcase these exciting new developments while supporting the work of non-profit organizations advocating for and addressing the needs of people with hearing loss.

–Andy Bellavia, Hearing Health Advocate & Thought Leader


Cast Your Vote!


Each person is allowed 1 vote per category, per day. So, be sure to visit each day and cast your vote for the most deserving innovations in the hearing industry!

“We look forward to again celebrating the amazing innovations in the hearing industry,” said HHTM Chief Marketing Officer, Nick Fitzgerald. “If you see a technology that you think deserves to win, be sure to show your support by casting your vote.”

Winners will be announced in October. Category winners will be recognized and the “Innovator of the Year” award winner will be announced during the Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA), AuDacity 2022 Conference, which will take place in Grapevine, Texas from October 20-23. 

Proceeds generated by this year’s awards program will again help support the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) and the Hearing Health Foundation (HHF).

Cast your vote here:

About the Hearing Technology Innovator Awards

The Hearing Technology Innovator Awards™ is an international awards program designed to recognize and celebrate innovation within the hearing industry. Over the past 3 years, the program has helped raise thousands of dollars for hearing related charities. Learn more at


About HHTM

Hearing Health & Technology Matters (HHTM) is an organization dedicated to bridging the knowledge gaps in treating hearing loss by providing timely information and lively insights to anyone who cares about hearing loss. Readers and contributors are drawn from many sectors of the hearing field, including practitioners, researchers, manufacturers, educators, and, importantly, consumers with hearing loss and those who love them. By involving all these groups, we hope to bridge the gaps in knowledge that so often divide them. To learn more, visit

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