Franklin Luminaire Event - Printing Industries Alliance

2017 Franklin Luminaire Awards

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5:30 PM TO 10:00 PM

The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers  |  23rd Street and West Side Highway  |  New York, NY 10011

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If you were with us for last years's Franklin Luminaire Awards. a big Thank You!  Your participation, along with the hundreds of others who attended that evening, helped to bring the graphic communications career goals and aspirations of deserving Metro New York students within reach. Reports from all fronts are in agreement -- the evening was an unqualified success. An impressive slate of honorees received much deserved recognition for their efforts. Your Franklin Luminaire committee is already hard at work to surpass the success of the 2016 program. Watch for announcements of this year's award recipients. Click here for Save the Date flyer with sponsorship information and registration form for the 2017 event.

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Nominate for the Innovation Excellence Award - The Innovation Excellence Award is awarded to a company or individual in graphic communications
that is pioneering, pacesetting and advancing new technologies. The recipient will be chosen by the Franklin Luminaire Committee. The nominee must be a company or individual within the graphic communications and media industries who has demonstrated, in a clear and convincing way, an innovative technology, workflow, product or service used in media creation, production and distribution that is first-of-its-kind and in use for 12 months or more. Last year's award recipients were thINK: Inkjet Networking and Knowledge Community, Dianne Kennedy, Idealliance and Paul Nowak, QuadPackaing.  Click here for nomination details and form. Nomination deadline is April 28th.

ZengerAward WebNominate for the John Peter Zenger Medal - The John Peter Zenger "Community Service" medal is awarded to an individual employed in the graphic communications industry who has exhibited exemplary character in the form of selfless courage, charity, activism, philanthropy or military service. The recipient will be selected by the Franklin Luminaire Committee, with a $1,000 contribution made to the 2017 Zenger honoree's charity of choice. Last year's award recipient was Mark Darlow, Co-Founder of the Graphic Communications Scholarship Foundation. Click here for nomination details and form. Deadline for nominations is April 28th.


Steven R. Drew, Co-Chair
LSC Communications
Meghan Milkowski, Co-Chair
The Hill Extra
Laura C. Reid, Chair Emeritus
Diane Romano, Chair Emeritus

Gary Dolgins
Blanchard Systems, Inc.

Christopher Dunn
American Express

Jerry Faust
Time Inc.

Cheryl Kahanec


Gena Kelly


Jeff O'Reilly
HP Indigo North America
Michael Podd
Flint Ink
Tonya Powers
Canon Solutions America
Kevin Quinn
Fry Communications
Dick Ryan
Publishers Press
Simon Schaffer
Case Paper Company

Ed Sheehan

Bruce Teixeira
Richard Waltman
Full Beauty Brands
Tim Freeman
PIA Graphic Communications

David Steinhardt
DEER Foundation
Martin Maloney
PIA Graphic Communications
Kim Tuzzo
PIA Graphic Communications


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