The 2016 TEC Nominating Panel is currently accepting entries for the 32nd Annual NAMM Technical Excellence & Creativity (TEC) Awards. Nominations are being submitted for:
• Outstanding Technical Achievement
• Outstanding Creative Achievement
• Studio Design Project
The TEC Awards recognizes and honors those people, companies and products that have attained the highest standards of excellence within the audio, music technology and sound production industry.
Products and project entries must have been released and in commercial use during the current eligibility year, Aug. 31, 2015 – Sept. 1, 2016.
Submitted studio design projects must be new studios or rooms, or major renovations completed and in use during the eligibility period. Please also include a web address where Nominating Panel members may view the new room or facility.
The deadline for entries is 11:59 pm PDT Monday, June 27.
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Once the call for entries is complete, The 2016 TEC Nominating Panel, a group of industry thought leaders, executives, audio professionals and media agents with expertise spanning the entire range of awards categories, will review submissions and vote on their top three choices in each category. Those nominations with the most votes will be finalists to win a 32nd Annual NAMM TEC Award. (For anyone interested in being a part of the The 2016 TEC Nominating Panel, Submit your information here.)
This year two new categories have been added:
1) Audio Education Technology - apps, tutorials, software, books and interactive courseware for music and audio education
2) DJ Technology - controllers, mixers, media players, turntables, effects.
The 32nd Annual NAMM TEC Awards returns to Anaheim and The NAMM Show Jan. 21, 2017.
For questions about the 32nd Annual Awards, contact Event Director Karen Dunn at [email protected].
For more information, visit tecawards.org/call-for-entries.