2019 DEN Convention Registration

March 14-16, 2019
California State University, Northridge
18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91330

Purchase your ticket below

Event Description:

We are excited to host the 2019 DEN Convention & Expo at California State University, Northridge.

DEN recognizes the enormous need from deaf and hard of hearing entrepreneurs for mentoring and guidance, sharing success stories and making connections with businesses who are eager to engage with this diverse business community and procure their goods and services.

The convention will provide a series of workshops and opportunities to network and learn from each other. In addition, the convention includes:

  • Keynote speakers

  • Exhibit opportunities for vendors, entrepreneurs and sponsors

  • Roundtables

  • Reception

  • More Networking!

Who should attend?? 

If you ARE deaf and hard of hearing aspiring or established entrepreneurs or representative from corporate procurement, diversity and inclusion professionals, #deaftalent in art, entertainment and media production, or the signing community at large.  Then this is a great opportunity for YOU to connect with a diverse community of entrepreneurs from the SoCal, the surrounding states and nationwide.  

Theme for this year will be NextGen Innovation and Entrepreneurship. 

#2019DENSoCal is the official hashtag for this event.  

Registration Rate:

Regular: Before 2/28/2019

  • College Students - $75

  • General - $150

  • Corp/Govt - $400

Late: After 2/28/2019

  • College Students - $100

  • General - $175

  • Corp/Govt - $500

Exhibition Booth Rate

Booth Only

  • Small Business* - $200

  • Corporate/Government - $350

*To qualify for Small Business rate, your business must have 49 employees or less.

Deadline to sign up for booth is 2/28/2019

About Us

Deaf Entrepreneurship Network Inc was founded in 2016 to fulfill the need for Deaf entrepreneurs to connect, collaborate, nurture and network ideas among like-minded entrepreneurs, investors and the community at large with full access to American Sign Language. We are a startup community dedicated to educating, inspiring, empowering, and connecting Deaf and hard of hearing entrepreneurs with resources needed to launch or grow their business. To accomplish this, we actively partner with different organizations to help aspiring and current entrepreneurs to accomplish their goals.


What if I am interested in hosting a workshop?

We are no longer accepting the proposals.

How do I apply for booth? 

You can sign up for booth here

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Uber, Lyft, taxi, rental car, public transportation and personal vehicle are different options for the transportation.  There are paid parking spaces available on campus or free off campus street parking as well. 

What's the refund policy?

All sales are final unless the event is cancelled.  

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

You may bring your printed ticket or electronic ticket via mobile device.  

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

All sales are final and nonrefundable.

What is the dress code?

Business casual attire.  No shorts, flip flops, tank-tops, or ripped jeans are allowed.  

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