2010 Luminaire Awards Announced

ALEXANDRIA, VA—December 11, 2009—Partnership in Print Production (P3) Network Luminaire Committee co-chairs Brenda Barozzi, Senior Vice President, Director of Print Production, Draftfcb and Jeannette Rivera-Ramos, Sourcing & Procurement, Verizon, announced the five recipients of the 2010 Luminaire Awards:

Pictorial Offset Corp. — For Innovation in Environmental Stewardship

Katerina Caterisano, Creative Director, Network Design & Communications

Terri Dannenberg, Senior Partner & Executive Director, Print Production, Ogilvy New York

Marisa Fariña, Group Publisher, Time Out

Paul Nicholson, Vice President of Print & Broadcast Production, Showtime Networks Inc.

Entering its 23rd year, the Luminaire Award recognizes the outstanding achievements and personal dedication of print professionals who are committed to educating themselves and others, and who are innovators in their field. The recipients fulfill three criteria:

• Achievement – demonstrated success over a career as a partner in the print media supply chain,

• Innovation – consistently seeks new insights and approaches to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of print media, and

• Commitment – supports educational programs and initiatives to develop the next generation of print production professionals.

Announcing the honorees, Barozzi said, “The 2010 Luminaire Award recipients are exceptional, showing the vitality of print media and its ability to meet the demands of a revolutionary market. We were pleased to work with a selection committee of nine past Luminaire Award recipients to make the 2010 selection of honorees.” Rivera-Ramos added, “The constant in print media is change, but its fundamental strength is its professionals who adopt, grow, and give back.”

The print media community gathers each year to honor the Luminaire Award recipients in a gala event celebrating the honorees and the industry. The 2010 event will take place:

Wednesday, April 7, 2010
6:30-9:00pm Eastern
The Pierre Hotel
5th Avenue at 61st Street
New York, NY

The 2010 Luminaire Award recipient will receive an award in the shape of a flame, specially commissioned and handcrafted, to represent the flame of commitment and inspiration. In addition, during the event, IDEAlliance will present its annual awards.

Acknowledging the need to develop tomorrow’s media professionals, the Luminaire Awards Dinner is a fundraiser, through the P3 Foundation and the IDEAlliance Digital Enterprise Education & Research (DEER) Foundation, for scholarships to students in advertising, media, printing, and publishing. Special sponsorship programs are available to support the fundraising drive.

About P3 Network
P3: Partnership in Print Production Network is an organization of print professionals who share the latest in digital developments, offer professional development, networking, and provide scholarships to local universities. Its mission is to facilitate career growth and education through peer support and the exchange of information. In 2009 P3 became a network of IDEAlliance to draw upon its expertise as an industry leader in cutting-edge technologies, processes, and methodologies in a fast-changing industry. P3 has a combined history reaching back for nearly 100 years including the 2003 merger of the graphic communications industry’s major organizations – APPM (Association of Publication Production Managers) and WIP (Women in Production).

About IDEAlliance
IDEAlliance (International Digital Enterprise Alliance) is a not-for-profit membership organization that has been a leader in information technology and publishing since 1966. IDEAlliance advances core technology to develop standards and best practices to enhance efficiency and speed information all facets of media and publishing – creation, production, management, and delivery of knowledge-based content – digitally and in print. IDEAlliance members represent a unique convergence of the leading brand owners, agencies, publishers, printers, materials suppliers and solution providers. IDEAlliance provides a user-driven, cross-industry, and open environment in which its members can strategize, innovate, standardize, and implement solutions to real business challenges in publishing.

For additional information on P3 Network and IDEAlliance programs, or the Luminaire Awards, contact Georgia Volakis at 703.837.1075 or gvolakis@idealliance.org.

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