Cast Your Vote! 2023 Hearing Technology Innovator Awards

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September 11, 2023

Hearing Health & Technology Matters (HHTM), an online resource for hearing professionals and consumers with hearing loss, today announces the opening of the public voting period for the 4th annual Hearing Technology Innovator Awards™.

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

Categories and Awards

For 2023, 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 11, and ending on September 25th. 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, Karl Strom, Robert Traynor, Ed.D., Dave Kemp, Abram Bailey, AuD, Andrew Bellavia, Amyn Amlani, PhD, Sophie Brice, PhD and Shari Eberts.

“It’s exciting to see the new categories this year. As the pace of innovation in hearing care and preservation accelerates, the Hearing Technology Innovator Awards is a great forum for recognizing meaningful advancements and making them more widely known.”

–Andrew Bellavia, Hearing Health Advocate and Founder of AuraFuturity

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 are excited to mark the fourth year of honoring outstanding innovations in the hearing industry,” said HHTM Chief Marketing Officer, Nick Fitzgerald. “If you see a technology that you believe deserves recognition, 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 2023, which will take place in Bonita Springs, Florida on November 2-5, 2023

*Learn about this year’s entries and 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. Since its inception, the program has helped raise over $20,000 for hearing 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. 

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