Hosted on October 17, 2009 in Washington D.C. by Purple. Live Webcast managed by DeafNation.

Purple Communications hosted the “Dream Bigger” finale on Saturday, October 17 honoring ten deaf leaders, to announce the community’s choice of the 2009 Trailblazer of the Year. The winner, Tate Tullier of Louisiana, will have $10,000 donated to the deaf charity of his choice — Louisiana School for the Deaf. DeafNation broadcasted this event LIVE, with Andy Lange of Purple Communications welcoming viewers to the event. Congratulations to Tate Tullier, deaf photographer!