Printing Industries of America Opens Nominations for the Lewis Memorial Lifetime Achievement Award

Warrendale, Pennsylvania—Printing Industries of America (PIA) opens the nominations for the 2017 Lewis Memorial Lifetime Achievement Award. Eligible candidates must be widely recognized as having made a major impact on the graphic arts industry and must have a record of participating in both local and national professional activities. Candidates also must have been active in many facets of the industry over an extended period of time. Nominations are due on June 16, 2017.

Established in 1950, the graphic arts industry recognizes the Lewis Memorial Lifetime Achievement Award as the highest honor awarded to an individual. The award pays homage to industry leaders who have gone far beyond standard obligations and have become a significant force in shaping the business of printed communications.
To make a submission, follow the instructions on this nomination form. Previous winners are not eligible for a second award. Employees of graphic arts associations are also not eligible. Candidates do not have to be Printing Industries of America members and may either be living or deceased. The Lewis Memorial Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented at Printing Industries of America’s Fall Administrative Meetings on November 10–12 in Concord, NC.
For more information on PIA’s Lewis Memorial Lifetime Achievement Award, visit


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