Sunday, August 15, 2004, is the final deadline to cast your vote for one of the three outstanding candidates nominated for the 2004 Wally Award: George C. Izenour; William Klages; or Joel E. Rubin. All three are true pioneers in the lighting industry and have made major contributions to the field over the course of many decades.

The 2004 "Wally" will be presented as part of the LDI2004 Award ceremony at the Sands Convention Center on Saturday evening, October 23, 2004, at the 17th anniversary of North America’s largest entertainment technology show. The winner is also honored at a special Wally luncheon at ETS-LDI each year.

The prestigious "Wally" Award was established in 1992 in memory of Wally Russell, a true trailblazer whose career influenced several generations of lighting industry professionals. Each year, the "Wally" honors one individual who exhibits a strong sense of leadership, a commitment to technological innovation, and a career of service to the lighting industry. The winner is selected through a voting process open to the lighting industry at large, so please cast your vote today.

For bios and photos of the nominees, please click on:

The Wally Award committee includes: Donna Appleton, Phil Bernard, Rusty Brustché, David Cunningham, Tom Folsom, John Howe, Larry Kellermann, Philip O'Donnell, Richard Pilbrow, Brian Russell, Glen Russell, Robert Schiller, Jennifer White, and John Wiseman.

Please email your vote by August 15 to: