NAB To Honor Jerry Lewis With Distinguished Service Award At 2015 NAB Show
Peter Guber To Offer Opening Remarks At Convention
March 24, 2015 at 11:28 AM (PT)
JERRY LEWIS will be honored with the NAB's Distinguished Service Award during the 2015 NAB SHOW in LAS VEGAS on APRIL 13th. The entertainer and longtime National Chairman of the MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY ASSOCIATION and host of its LABOR DAY telethon will be presented with the award at the convention's opening keynote session.
NAB Pres./CEO GORDON SMITH said, “JERRY LEWIS’s slapstick brand of comedy has entertained audiences for decades, and his contributions to the entertainment industry are immeasurable. We are honored to recognize not only his comedic innovation, but also his remarkable philanthropic efforts that have bettered the lives of thousands of children.”
Also Featured: Peter Guber
MANDALAY ENTERTAINMENT GROUP Chairman/CEO, NBA GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS and MLS expansion club LAFC co-owner, LOS ANGELES DODGERS partner, DICK CLARK PRODUCTIONS Chairman, and former SONY PICTURES ENTERTAINMENT, POLYGRAM ENTERTAINMENT, CASABLANCA RECORD AND FILMWORKS, and COLUMBIA PICTURES executive PETER GUBER will also speak at the opening session.
SMITH said, “PETER GUBER epitomizes the essence of NAB SHOW, where attendees come from around the world to learn about creating, monetizing and delivering compelling content across all platforms. With Mr. GUBER’s vast experience and success in the business, his keynote is sure to be a huge draw for NAB SHOW attendees.”