EdisonReport Announces 5th Annual Lifetime Achievement Awards

EdisonReport is proud to announce our 5th Annual Lifetime Achievement Awards.  These Awards will be presented the Tuesday evening, 26 OCT before LightFair begins on Wednesday, 27 OCT.

Judges for 2021 were Paul Pompeo, Nancy Clanton, and Donny Wall.  Clanton stated, “Selecting individuals for this award was extremely rewarding especially in identifying the leaders and innovators, including world class lighting designers and researchers, that truly have made a tremendous positive impact in our lighting industry.”

The 2021 Honorees are:

  • Jim Benya
  • Shirley Coyle
  • Barbara Horton
  • Chip Israel
  • Danny Lewis (posthumous)
  • Naomi Miller
  • Steven Lees
  • Joel Siegel
  • Jim Yorgey
  • Tom Scott

Heavy Hors d’Oeuvres and an open bar will start at 5:30 p.m. and the toasts will begin promptly at 6:00 p.m.  The event should end at 8:00 p.m., allowing people to make dinner plans.  Sponsors and Honorees will be asked to say a few words.  The venue has not yet been determined and tickets will go on sale 4 OCT.

Past Honorees:

2019 Honorees:

  • John Bachner
  • Jeff Bucar
  • Eugene Graff
  • Donnie Miller
  • Jerry Mix
  • Peter Ngai
  • Larry Sayah
  • Gary Wallpe
  • Margaret Wong

2018 Honorees

  • Howard Brandston
  • John Green
  • Stan Deutsch
  • Nancy Clanton
  • Chris Brown
  • Pete Thornton
  • Mary Beth Gotti
  • Rita Harrold

2017 Honorees

  • Bill Busch
  • Terry Clark
  • Glenn Grunewald
  • Tom Harding
  • Bill Marshall
  • Terry McGowan
  • Al Ruud
  • Paul Smester

2016 Honorees

  • Bill Attardi
  • John Daly, Sr
  • Mel Fite
  • John Selander (posthumous)
  • Bill Warren
  • Howard Wolfman
  • Jack Zukerman

2015 Honoree

  • Bill Brown
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