The 2019 IES Illumination Awards Gala dinner and awards presentation was held in Louisville, KY at the Omni Louisville Hotel on August 8, 2019. Acuity Brands was the sponsor for the evening. Awarded projects were from Chicago, St. Louis, New York, California, Cincinnati, Omaha, Detroit, Montreal, Japan, China, Ukraine, Dubai, Macau and Moscow. The Howard Brandston Student Lighting Design Education Grant recipients, Louis B. Marks, and the IES Medal Award recipients were also honored during the presentation.