Honoring the Best in Innovation and Innovators
The 2018 Edison Awards was held in New York, NY on April 11, 2018. An exciting new daytime venue created the backdrop to another outstanding program of networking, panel discussions, and innovator presentations. In the evening, teams celebrated at the Edison Awards Gala.
Edison Awards Gala
130 Bowery, New York, NY 10013
The elegant black-tie evening recognized and honored the best in innovations and innovators. The highlight of this annual program held at The Capitale was the announcement of the Edison Awards' new product and service innovation winners. In addition, the 2018 Edison Achievement Award was presented to Marillyn Hewson, Chairman, President and CEO, Lockheed Martin Corporation.
Meet the Innovators Forum
The Meet the Innovators Forum was designed to stimulate participants' thinking and create opportunities to make new connections. It included presentations and panel discussions involving a wide spectrum of innovators and experts, including some of the year's Edison Award winners.
The Forum was held at Spring Studios. The Studios are home to New York Fashion Week and the TriBeCa Film Festival among many other high-profile events.
The Innovators' Showcase was held in conjunction with the Forum, giving guests an opportunity to enjoy a hands-on look at nominated products between sessions. Throughout the day, participants had the opportunity to visit with Edison Award finalists who displayed their nominated products and services and shared their experiences.