The AES recognizes and honors those who have made outstanding
contributions to the field of audio in engineering, technology,
service, and the arts through its Awards Program.
In 2016, David Bialik was presented with the
AES Board of Governors Award in recognition of his three decades of service to the society promoting education and best practices in the field of broadcast audio and specifically for his efforts in creating the Empire State Building events during the 139th AES Convention.