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About It’s a Deaf Thing – Deaf Expo

It’s a Deaf Thing is a 501(3)(c) non-profit organization that is hosted and managed by ProjectDEAF. We are a deaf expo that is located in Lakeland, FL. It’s a Deaf Thing bring the deaf community and deaf people together. Our primary language is American Sign Language. ProjectDEAF & It’s a Deaf Thing are NON-RELIGIOUS & NON-POLITICAL Organization. 

 

History Cont.

October 5, 2019, Deaf Expo – To Date

Changes

Terry Hunt has been promoted to President of It’s a Deaf Thing & ProjectDEAF.

Our Team

Emery Stalzer

David Lind

Bobbi Lind

Terry Hunt

Rebekah Hunt

Jackie Haig

Tami Lieu

William Hampton

Elaine Hampton

Rosa Rodriguez

Aly Estrada

Michael Friedman

Shelton Odom

Ariana Carrillo-Hernandez

Erica Miro

Kevin Chancey

Julianna Bell 

Kelly Manley

Ava Rogers

Kyle Vaught

Shane Stevenson

 

Our Accomplishments

Building secured and have

Our Sponsors

UnitedHealth Group

Epic Hearing Health Care

Sorsenson VRS

Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind

Go Sky Operation

ProjectDEAF

Whoa Website, LLC.

True Biz ASL

 

 

History Cont.

October 6, 2018, Deaf Expo

Changes

Coming Soon

Our Team

David Lind

Bobbi Lind

Terry Hunt

Rebekah Hunt

Jackie Haig

Tami Lieu

William Hampton

Elaine Hampton

Rosa Rodriguez & Volunteers

Our Accomplishments

The second Deaf Expo was bigger than 2017 Deaf Expo! We had 44 vendors and 1,200+ attendees.

Our Sponsors

ProjectDEAF

Sorsenson VRS

Whoa Website, LLC.

True Biz ASL

FCCDHH

Private Donor

History Cont.

September 30, 2017 Deaf Expo

Our Goals

Our goals is to help deaf business owners to boost their sales and create awareness toward the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community.

Our Entertainer

Fred Beam

Our Accomplishments

The first Deaf Expo was the biggest success with the greatest turnout.

Our Vendors

38 Vendors
History

David Lind’s Ideas in 2016

How We Got Started

For many Deaf socials, David Lind, asked the Deaf community what should be established for the deaf community? Most of the Deaf and Hard of Hearings responded we wish we have a Deaf Expo! This is when David came up with the idea of It’s a Deaf Thing and ProjectDEAF.

Our Founders

David Lind

Bobbi Lind

Our First Team

Tami Lieu

Elaine Hampton

William Hampton

Terry Hunt

 

Private Donation

It’s a Deaf Thing received a large sum of donation to pay for the entire event by a private donor.

Get your Ticket!

Get your ticket for It’s a Deaf Thing 2019 Deaf Expo!