JA Show to Honor Former Director Abelson

The JA Show will honor its former director Mort Abelson at the show on July 25.

Abelson died March 28 in Fairfield, N.J. He was 87.

Abelson’s tribute will begin at 3 p.m. on July 25, following the JA Mort Abelson New Designer of the Year award ceremony.

The award was renamed for Abelson in 2007 upon its 30th anniversary.

The ceremony and tribute are open to all. A guest badge can be obtained by contacting tobi.marrone@nielsen.com.