Watch Abe Jacob's acceptance speech for his design achievement award at the Live Design Awards Ceremony, sponsored by Elation Professional and held at Upper Story by Charlie Palmer in New York on June 13. Live Design honored "The Godfather of Broadway Sound Design" for his legendary career, as well as awarded the other individual design achievement awards, the annual Products of the Year, and Excellence in Live Design Awards. Live Design also announced at the ceremony that it would be presenting an annual award for sound design in Jacob's name in the years going forward. Legendary singer, dancer, and actress Chita Rivera presented Jacob the award, sponsored by Meyer Sound. Watch Rivera present the award to her longtime collaborator and friend and Jacob graciously receive the recognition.