Mid Atlantic Hearing Expo


2024 Mid Atlantic Hearing Expo 

March 14-16, 2024

Best Western Premier: The Central Hotel and Conference Center

800 E. Park Dr., Harrisburg, PA 17111  |  ph: 717-561-2800

Discount Room Information

$109.95 (plus tax and fees)

Use code: Mid Atlantic Hearing Expo

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Attendee Registration Fees: $325.00

PHHA Member Only Discount Rate: $295.00 

Please see our membership page to join with new member discounts! 

Registration fees include:

Cocktail Reception Thursday & Friday
Buffet Breakfast Friday & Saturday
Buffet Lunch Friday


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Course Descriptions: 

We are approved for 10 CEs with IHS and 1.0 CEUs with AAA

Thursday Evening Join us for our annual “Industry Update”. Bridget Dobyan, Executive Director of HIA will be joining us for a regulatory review and legislative landscape at the federal and state level.  She will discuss policymaker engagement, state of the OTC market, political outlook and its impact on the hearing health space. IHS President, Patrick Kochanowski joins Bridget to update you on additional International Hearing Society news and actions.


Friday promises to be an informative and entertaining day of learning with a great line up of presentations from the main stage as well as breakout sessions with several manufacturers (see right).


Saturday morning promises to be an eventful morning on the main stage with Dr. Kristina Petraits, Au.D. presenting on BlueTooth solutions, J. Stuart Harris, owner of Miracell, discussing the external ear canal, and Sean Drake of IHS will wrap things up with more updates on legislation.  

Dr. David Lisko, Au.D. is employed by Cognivue and will kick us off with his keynote presentation “Words Matter”.  He promises this presentation will be entertaining and interactive from the main stage. Dr. Lisko, Au.D. has worked with many of the major manufacturers, is a member of the band the Infidels and is has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. 


Dr. Christi Moncavage, Au.D. is the full time field Audiologist for GN Resound.  Dr. Moncavage, Au.D. will be in the break out sessions presenting “ReSound Nexia”.  This next era in hearing offers top rated hearing in noise in a product that is smaller than ever.


Dr. Marjorie Klaskin, Au.D. joined Starkey’s education team in 2022 with over 20 years of experience in various settings.  Dr. Klaskin, Au.D. will be in the break out sessions with “Anything But Ordinary with Genesis AI”.  The session will discuss the unique features of Genesis AI to help your patients achieve their hearing and healthy lifestyle goals.


Dr. Kristina Petraitis, Au.D. joined Unitron in 2017 and she will be presenting “Vivante & TrueFit- The Complete Experience” in our break out sessions.  Dr. Petraitis, Au.D. will be reviewing new products, technology, and signature features.


Dr. Gabrielle Poplarchick, Au.D., CCC-A, is a clinical trainer for Phonak. She joined Sonova 2 years ago.  Dr. Poplarchick, Au.D., CCC-A takes the main stage with her presentation “Foundations of Cognition & Hearing Loss”.  This presentation will proactively address hearing loss & promote healthy living as a way to mitigate cognitive decline and positively impact patient’s lives.


Dr. Danielle Rood, Au.D., CCC-A, FAAA, is a Clinical Education Specialist with the Education and Training team for Signia.  Dr. Rood, Au.D., CCC-A, FAAA will be presenting “Unleash the Power of Conversation with Signia’s Integrated Xperience.”  This break out course will review the capabilities of the Integrated Xperience platform.


Julie Medici is the Regional Director Mid Atlantic for Phonak.  She has spent several years working in the hearing industry helping practices meet growth goals.  Julie presents “Best In Class Metric Impacting Profitability and the Patient Journey” in our break out sessions.  Wonder no more how to improve the profitability of your practice!


Dr. Karla Quinones, Au.D., CCC-A is the Education and Training Specialist for the Mid Atlantic Region for Oticon.  Dr. Quinones, Au.D., CCC-A will be in our break out session with “Engaging in Life Like Never Before”.  She will be discussing the unique addition to Oticon’s BrainHearing TM technology.


Dr. Kyle Acker, Au.D., Vice President of Commercial Sales for Starkey Hearing Technologies will be joining us on the Main Stage for “Customizing Your Patient Experience to Differentiate Your Practice.”  Consumers have more options than ever and you need to be the premium location for prescriptive hearing help.


Our 2024 Panel Discussion on the Main Stage will include representatives from today’s presentations and is titled “Best Practices In Audiology and Hearing Instrument Fitting”.  This open panel allows you to interact in a group setting with presenters asking questions about testing, fitting, adjusting, and verifying patient satisfaction.


Dr. Kristina Petraitis, Au.D., kicks off Saturday morning on the Main Stage with her presentation “Feeling Blue? Tips to Help with BlueTooth Connection”.  Dr. Petraitis, Au.D., will be covering 2.4GHz protocols with MFA hearing instruments, how to best pair devices, and troubleshoot the most common connectivity issues.


J. Stuart Harris, Owner of Miracell presents from the Main Stage “A Holistic Approach to Ear Canal Health for a Successful Hearing Instrument Fitting”.  Stuart will provide an overview of the anatomy and physiology of the external ear canal, the ingredients commonly used in ear care products and how they impact ear canal homeostasis and fitting success.