DeafNation Expo Heads to Pleasanton, California October 10th

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  • San Jose, CA (1888PressRelease) October 01, 2015 - DeafNation Expo, the most well-known trade show for, by and about Deaf people, will be coming to the Alameda County Fairgrounds (Young California Building) in Pleasanton, California on October 10th, 2015.

    "We are happy to bring this expo to Pleasanton", said DeafNation Founder Joel Barish. Since it began in 2003, DeafNation Expo has provided exhibitions, entertainment, education and seminars at over 12 US locations annually for millions of visitors. It gives the Deaf community an opportunity to gather and learn more about recent events have fun and show their pride in Deaf Culture. It also gives the general public an opportunity to learn about what new technologies have been developed for the Deaf and share in their culture, needs, language and information. Here, companies, government agencies and non-profit corporations can also bring their message and opportunities to a targeted group of Deaf Consumers and learn how they can better serve the Deaf Community which is one of the largest undiscovered Consumer groups in the world. Through the generous support from our sponsors, Sorenson Communications, Purple, and Language People, everyone is welcome and admission is free. Hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    DeafNation is at the heart of the Deaf Community, and is first to bring news and information about trends, news, opportunities, issues, or events that affect Deaf and the hard of hearing throughout the World. DeafNation through its website offers several services in American Sign Language (ASL) which is the leading minority language in the U.S. after the "big four" Spanish, Italian, German and French with an estimate of 500,000 to 2,000,000 users in the US alone.

    DeafNation News covers current trends and breaking news in the world including sports, entertainment travel, local and international stories, technology as well as topics related to civil rights, Americans with Disabilities Act, and other social issues. Café Talk with Bellamie covers news including topics such as Buying Fair Trade, Media and the Civil Rights Movement and Zapping Stress. No Barriers with Joel Barish takes viewers on a world tour of exotic places ad discovering hidden gems in places such as Tunisia, China, Cuba, Croatia and Turkey exploring the culture and meeting other Deaf individuals along the way.

    More information on these topics and DeafNation in general can be found at: or through the video link at:

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