Emmy® Awards

48th Annual Emmy® Reservations

Reserve your seats today for the 2017 Gala. The deadline for placing reservations is Friday, June 9, 2017. If reserving seats for 10 or more people, consider one of our Advertising Packages, which include full seating at anywhere from 1-5 tables, while at once giving your company/station various forms of advertising exposure. The 48th Annual Emmy® Awards gala will be held on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at:

Hilton Cleveland Downtown
100 Lakeside Ave E
Cleveland, Ohio 44114


  •  5:00pm Cocktail Reception
  •  6:00pm Dinner
  •  7:00pm Emmy Awards Program

All tables seat 10 people. Individual tickets are $80 per person.


Tux Rental Special Rates

American Commodore TuxedoSpecial Formal Wear rental discounts are available from American Commodore Tuxedo.

Web: actux.com

Click here to view a list of Cleveland area American Commodore locations, or click here to view their special event pricing for the Emmys®.

Emmy® Nominations Announced

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

2017 Emmy® Gala

48th Annual NATAS Lower Great Lakes Chapter Regional Emmy® Awards
Gala: Saturday, June 17, 2017
Hilton Cleveland Downtown
100 Lakeside Ave E
Cleveland, OH 44114
Gala seating reservations are $80 per person
Special rate rooms ($179/night) are now available for booking at the Hilton Cleveland Downtown Hotel. Visit Hilton Cleveland Downtown Reservations and enter the reservation code LGL.



Take advantage of our group seating / advertising packages! Broadcasting elite from across the region will gather at the Hilton Downtown Cleveland in Cleveland, Ohio on Saturday, June 17, 2017, for our industry’s most prestigious honor, The Emmy® Awards. Be part of this once-a-year gathering and present your message to over 400 professionals in the keepsake program and on the large screens during the event. Attendees include General Managers, News Directors, Engineers, Producers, Directors, Anchors, Reporters, Editors, Ad Agencies, Webmasters, Photographers and Educators representing television stations, cable, satellite and communicators from across the Lower Great Lakes region.


To view The Lower Great Lakes Chapter of The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Call For Entry for the 48th annual Regional Emmy® Awards, use the links below.

View the 48th Annual Emmy Awards Call for Entries 48th Annual Emmy Awards Call for Entries Student Edition

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.

This year, we accepted entries in 13 NEW Professional categories and 3 NEW College/University categories.

New Professional Categories:

  • Environment – News Single Story/Series/Feature
  • Sports Documentary
  • Weather – News Single Story
  • Documentary was split into 3 categories: Cultural; Historical; Topical
  • Short Format Program – Informational/Entertainment
  • Interactivity
  • Live Sports Producer
  • Talent – Reporter – General Assignment
  • Talent – Reporter – Investigative
  • Talent – Reporter – Political
  • Talent – Reporter – Sports
    *Talent – Reporter – Live was redefined to encourage only completely live reports.
  • Technical Achievement
  • News – Photographer

New College/University Categories:

  • Short Form
  • Sports – Live Event
  • Sports – Program

Other general updates:

  • Journalistic Enterprise is now EXEMPT from Double Dipping!
  • “Eligibility” and “50% Rule” paragraphs were redefined.
  • “Who Receives the Award” paragraph was redefined.

Last Year’s Emmy® Winners

2016 Emmy WinnersClick here to view last year’s winners, or click here to view last year’s acceptance speeches. You can also view a photo gallery from the 2016 Emmy® Awards by clicking here.


Winners & Nominees from Past Years

Click on the links below to view Emmy® winners and nominees.
Broadcast Year 2015 Winners
Broadcast Year 2015 Nominees
Broadcast Year 2015 Photos

Broadcast Year 2014 Winners
Broadcast Year 2014 Nominees
Broadcast Year 2014 Photos

Broadcast Year 2013 Winners
Broadcast Year 2013 Nominees
Broadcast Year 2013 Photos (log in using the password EMMY)

Broadcast Year 2012 Winners
Broadcast Year 2012 Nominees
Broadcast Year 2012 Photos (log in using the password EMMY)

Broadcast Year 2011 Winners
Broadcast Year 2011 Nominees
Broadcast Year 2011 Photos (log in using the password EMMY)

Broadcast Year 2010 Winners
Broadcast Year 2010 Nominees
Broadcast Year 2010 Photos (log in using the password EMMY)

Broadcast Year 2009 Winners
Broadcast Year 2009 Nominees
Broadcast Year 2009 Photos (log in using the password EMMY)

Broadcast Year 2008 Winners
Broadcast Year 2008 Nominees
Broadcast Year 2008 Photos (log in using the password EMMY)

Broadcast Year 2007 Winners
Broadcast Year 2007 Nominees
Broadcast Year 2007 Photos (log in using the password EMMY)

Broadcast Year 2006 Winners
Broadcast Year 2006 Nominees
Broadcast Year 2006 Photographs – Click on the link: Silver Circle NATAS 2007. Our password is NATAS. Broadcast Year 2006 Additional Photographs

Broadcast Year 2005 Winners
Broadcast Year 2005 Nominees
Broadcast Year 2005 Formal Photographs Broadcast Year 2005 Candid Photographs

Broadcast Year 2004 Winners
Broadcast Year 2004 Nominees
Broadcast Year 2004 Formal Photographs Broadcast Year 2004 Candid Photographs Broadcast Year 2004 video from the June Nominations Party in Indianapolis

Broadcast Year 2003 Winners
Broadcast Year 2003 Nominees
Broadcast Year 2003 Emmy® Awards Photographs Click Here to view the Awards Show Opener produced by Cox Communications (9.7MB).
Click Here to view the Awards Show Opener for 56K modems (770KB).

Broadcast Year 2002 Winners
Broadcast Year 2002 Nominees
Broadcast Year 2002 Emmy® Awards Photographs

Broadcast Year 2001 Winners
Broadcast Year 2001 Nominees
Broadcast Year 2001 Emmy® Awards Photographs

Broadcast Year 2000 Winners
Broadcast Year 2000 Nominees

Broadcast Year 1999 Winners
Broadcast Year 1999 Emmy® Awards Photographs

Membership Information for Broadcast Year 2015

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