Leadership Awards Gala

"AAPD 2017 Leadership Awards Gala

The AAPD Leadership Awards Gala provides a unique opportunity for AAPD’s partners, supporters, and colleagues to show their support of Americans with all types of disabilities while bringing together the national cross-disability community with business and government leadership for one night each year.

The 2016 Leadership Awards Gala will be held on March 7, 2017 at the Washington Hilton in Washington, DC.

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AAPD Paul G. Hearne Leadership Awards

Each year at the Gala AAPD presents two upcoming leaders with disabilities with the AAPD Paul G. Hearne Leadership Award to recognize them for their achievements and provide them support to continue their work. Learn more about the Hearne Awards and past recipients.


AAPD Thanks Our 2017 Sponsors!

National Catalyst Sponsors


National Convener Sponsors


National Stakeholders


Centene | CVS Health | Will Ris | Ringler Associates | IFS Group


National Advocates


American Baptist Home Mission Societies | American General Life Companies | Anthem | Berkshire Hathaway | Kessler Foundation | Liberty Mutual | Alliant-Mesirow Financial Services | New York Life | Pacific Life | United Spinal Association


National Allies


Christine Griffin | Duane Morris LLP | Esquire Bank | Federal Relay | Senator Bob Dole | Sprint | The HSC Foundation | United States Olympic Committee


To learn more about becoming a sponsor please contact Jason Mida at jason@midaassociates.com.

Our Sponsors