The 2016 IES Illumination Awards Gala dinner and awards presentation was held in Orlando, FL at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Hotel on Sunday, October 23, 2016. Eaton was the sponsor for the evening. Awarded projects were from New York, Seattle, Chicago, Omaha, Pennsylvania, Alabama, Los Angeles, Honolulu, San Diego, Boston, Virginia, Vancouver, Japan and China. The Howard Brandston Student Lighting Design Education Grant recipients, Fellows, Louis B. Marks, and the IES Medal Award recipients were also honored during the presentation.