About US

Andrea Zackary, Founder & CEO of Def Event & Beyond


Welcome to Def Events & Beyond Inc. (DEB), a pioneering organization with a rich history dating back almost a decade. As we approach 2024, we eagerly anticipate celebrating our 10th anniversary, a significant milestone that reflects our enduring commitment to fostering unity and understanding between the Deaf/Hard of Hearing and Hearing communities.


Our visionary purpose is to uplift, empower, and validate, striving to build a robust, inclusive bond that transcends differences. DEB takes pride in offering an extensive array of family-oriented gatherings throughout the year. From family day activities and farm trips to summer BBQ celebrations, beach days, holiday parties, casino bus trips, and various engaging events, we curate diverse experiences that cater to both Deaf/HoH and hearing communities.


Our track record speaks for itself – consistently bringing these communities together in a warm and inclusive atmosphere. Through our efforts, we’ve cultivated an environment that fosters mutual respect among all participants. At DEB, we are dedicated to excellence, and our team’s unwavering commitment has earned us admiration and recognition at every event. This has solidified our reputation for creating a safe and respectful space where everyone can come together, celebrate, and forge lasting connections. Join us on this remarkable journey as we continue to bridge communities and create meaningful experiences for all.