Event Information

Lighting Jeopardy

October 10, 2019
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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New York Digital at Acuity Brands Center for Light + Space
Five Penn Plaza (8th Ave. between 33rd and 34th Streets), 25th Floor
New York, NY

At Lighting Jeopardy! 2019, we had lots of winners!

And thanks to the IESNYC, each winner was able to contribute money to the charity of their choice.

First place winner Phil Cialdella of Light Abilities achieved a whopping 3,900 points and $ 2,500 was donated in his name to the American Parkinson Disease Foundation.

Second place winner Eric Perkins of NY Digital donated $ 1,000 to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital

Third place winner Jack Tully of Brazill Lite Tech is sending $ 1,000 to the American Breast Cancer Foundation.

We thank Gary Dulanski for once again MC’ing the event. Alex Trebek watch out!

Also thanks to the other contestants who showed off their knowledge of light, and to the audience who cheered them on.
First Round contestants: Chase Anderson (Acuity Brands), Jim Toole (JT Consulting), and Jack Tully (winner). 
Second Round contestants: Elaine Cook (Moxie Lighting), Alyssa Graham (Barbizon Lighting), and Eric Perkins (winner).
Third Round Contestants: Phil Cialdella (winner), Rinkinson Gohel (Bliss Fassman), Dave Wallace (O’Blaney Rinker).

The winner of each round went on to compete in the Final Round. 

MC Gary Dulanski and Joseph Belfer who was the program lead.


(left to right) Contestants in a tight round:  Eric Perkins, Jack Tulley, Phil Cialdella.



Gary Dulanski is founder and president of The Dulanski Group, a manufacturer's representative agency covering the metropolitan New York area. Mr. Dulanski was also the 81st president of the IESNYC, past emcee of the Lighting Innovation Awards at Lightfair International and master of ceremony for the IESNYC Lumen Awards, and the voice of the original Lighting Jeopardy!