Gala Dinner & After-Show Party

PLDC traditionally concludes with a Gala Dinner. The evening comprises a seated dinner and the Awards Show during which the Professional Lighting Design Recognition Awards are presented to individuals, organisations and institutions to recognize their work, actions and achievements that have contributed to the advancement of Architectural Lighting Design. The evening of the Gala Dinner ends with an unforgettable after-show party.

The winners of the PLDR 2017 Awards were:
Award for Best Newcomer: Dr. Emrah Baki Ulas/TR/AU
Award for Best Partner in Industry: CELMA and ELC
Award for Research and Education: Prof. Dr. Till Roenneberg/DE
Award for Best Daylighting Project: Fabrikstrasse 15/CH by Gehry Partners
Award for Best New Project: LED Façade – Center City Cheonan in South Korea/KR by  ag Licht, Wilfried Kramb/DE and LightLife, Antonius Quodt/DE
Award at Large: Deborah Burnett/US
Award for Lifetime Achievement: Dr. Jonathan Speirs/UK