Luminaire Awards Recipients - 2013
In its 25th year, IDEAlliance DEER Foundation Announces New Luminaire Awards Recipients Industry Leaders to Be Honored at Gala Event April 15, 2013 in New York City (Alexandria, VA, December 7, 2012) Recognizing outstanding achievements in media production for the 25th year, IDEAlliance and its charitable arm, the Digital Enterprise Education & Research (DEER) Foundation, has announced the newest recipients of its prestigious Luminaire Awards.
The Luminaire Awards, recognizing outstanding achievements and personal dedication in media production, will be presented on April 15, 2013, at The Pierre Hotel in New York City. Representing the first class of honorees in 1988, Luminaire Award recipient Diane Romano, President & COO of HudsonYards, commented, ”The class of 2013 reaches back 25-years, where the Luminaire Awards continue the long tradition of recognizing the leaders among us. To-date, 126 professionals have been recognized for their achievements and dedication. These professionals are the backbone of our industry.”
The 2013 recipients to be honored are:
Director of Operations
Chairman & CEO
Vice President & Principal Consultant
Apex Content Solutions
Senior Director of Print Operations
ESPN Digital & Print Group
Associate Vice President
Victoria’s Secret Direct, NY
In announcing the honorees, Paul Nicholson, Senior Vice President, Production & Technology, Showtime Networks, and Chair of the 2013 Luminaire Awards Committee, said, “These five professionals are remarkable for their achievements and contributions to our industry.” The other members of the Luminaire Awards Committee are George Ashbrook, e-graphics; Brenda Barozzi, pipe line ps; David Luke, Dal Consulting/Photo Salon; Laura Reid, Hearst Corporation; Diane Romano, HudsonYards; Dave Stadler, Blue Ocean Worldwide; Howard Weinstein, Candid Litho Printing; and Michelle Weir, Hewlett Packard.
About The 2013 Luminaire Awards Ceremony
The Luminaire Awards Ceremony is the “grassroots” Academy Awards® for media production. Since its inception in 1988, the media production community gathers in a gala event to honor its best. Recipients receive an award in the shape of a flame, specially commissioned and handcrafted, to represent the spark of each individual. The 2013 award recipients will be honored at the annual Luminaire Awards Ceremony at The Pierre New York on April 15, 2013. The evening will begin with a reception at 6:00 p.m., followed by a sit-down dinner and awards ceremony.
About the DEER Foundation
The Digital Enterprise Education and Research (DEER) Foundation is a 501(c) (3) charitable foundation established by IDEAlliance in 2005. The DEER Foundation has a mission to promote education and research in the graphic arts and media industries as enterprises become increasingly defined by digital workflows. The work of the DEER Foundation will focus on best practices and digital strategies that advance workflows within and across enterprises in four key areas.