The NATAS Lower Great Lakes Chapter 49th Annual Emmy Awards will be held Saturday, June 23, 2018 at The Crane Bay in Indianapolis, IN.



To view The Lower Great Lakes Chapter of The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Call For Entry for the 49th annual Regional Emmy® Awards, use the links below.

View the 49th Annual Emmy Awards Call for Entries 49th Annual Emmy Awards Call for Entries Student Edition
Submit Entries

The Emmy® is an international award that recognizes excellence in the industry. This is the highest award given in television. The Call for Entries for the Lower Great Lakes Chapter’s Emmy® awards, which was previously printed and mailed to members, is now available in PDF format so that you can fill it out online and print for submission with your DVD-R entry.



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Emmy® Awards Gala Videos

Videos, split out by awards categories, from the 2017 NATAS Lower Great Lakes Chapter Emmy® Awards Gala are now available to view on our Videos page. Click here to check out videos from the gala on June 17, 2017 at the Hilton Cleveland Downtown.


Emmy® Awards Gala Photos

Photos from the 2017 NATAS Lower Great Lakes Chapter Emmy® Awards Gala are now available to preview and purchase online. To view photos from the ceremony, click here.


This Year’s Emmy® Winners

2017 Emmy Winners

On June 17, 2017 over 400 broadcasting industry professionals gathered at the Hilton Cleveland Downtown to witness the 48th Annual Emmy® Awards gala presented by NATAS Lower Great Lakes Chapter. Many more were able to watch the awards ceremony via our Facebook Live Stream of the event. Special thanks to Spectrum Sports, without whose assistance, the Facebook live broadcast would not have been possible. Thanks as well to all the nominees whose excellent submissions certainly made life difficult for the judges. To view the list of winners from this year’s awards, click here.

Links to acceptance speech videos will be made available some time in July, so check back soon. For those interested in celebrating their Emmy® nominations with a commemorative plaque, or purchasing a duplicate commemorative Emmy® statuette, you can do so in our shopping cart by clicking here. Thanks again to all those who made the 48th Annual Emmy® awards an event to remember.

Emmy® Awards Gala Streamed Live to Facebook

NATAS Lower Great Lakes Chapter live streamed the 48th Annual NATAS Lower Great Lakes Chapter Emmy® Awards Gala to Facebook. The live broadcast began on Saturday, June 17th at around 6:40pm, and ended around 11:00pm. Due to length, it was broken into two separate segments in separate posts. The broadcasts are still available on our Facebook page. To view them, visit our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/nataslgl.

We’d like to thank Spectrum Sports for their assistance in helping us pull the broadcast together. We couldn’t have done it without you!


Emmy® Nominations Announced

2017 Emmy NomineesThe 48th Annual Lower Great Lakes Chapter Emmy® Awards Nominations have been released. Click here to view the nominees.




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