Listen Technologies Corp., a designer, manufacturer and distributor of assistive listening products for over 16 years, announces the inaugural Listen Champion Award, an annual award for those exemplifying forward thinking in assistive listening. The award will be presented annually each October.
Criteria for honorees include their contributions to advocacy, compliance, implementation, technology and/or innovation. The recipient of the inaugural award is Bill Register, Director of Facilities & Theater Management, Nederlander Producing Co. Cory Schaeffer, Listen Technologies Co-Founder and Vice President of Business Development, announced the establishment of the annual award, which underscores Listen’s ongoing commitment to raising awareness of hearing disabilities and assistive listening and to acknowledging leaders in these initiatives. The inaugural award was presented to Mr. Register at a private ceremony in New York on October 14.
Cory Schaeffer stated, “Our goal at Listen Technologies is to highlight and express our gratitude to those who endlessly work to help accommodate people with hearing loss, and with that in mind we have established the Listen Champion Award. Our first recipient, Bill Register, is a stellar example of what we honor. His actions to support assistive listening implementation and advocacy are making a huge difference on Broadway, and we acknowledge and appreciate the work he is doing. His efforts are to be applauded.”