NAMM Foundation Announces Call for Entries for the 29th Annual TEC Awards

TEC Awards ceremony, held at the NAMM Show in Anaheim, recognizes the year’s best audio products and projects, as voted upon by industry professionals

June 18, 2013

Entries are now being accepted for the 29th Annual TEC Awards, the music and sound industry’s most prestigious event celebrating excellence in technical and creative achievement. Products and projects to be considered for nomination may be submitted now through July 29, 2013. The TEC Awards ceremony will be held January 24 during the 2014 NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA.

The TEC Awards is the professional music and sound production industry’s premier awards event, attended by manufacturers of audio equipment and software, and the world’s top music producers, engineers, sound mixers and musical artists.

The TEC Awards recognize myriad disciplines within the categories of Outstanding Technical Achievement and Outstanding Creative Achievement. Companies wishing to enter products or projects introduced during the eligibility year of September 1, 2012 through August 31, 2013, can find entry forms here. Entries will be accepted through July 29, 2013.

2014 marks the first year that the NAMM Foundation will present the annual awards. The TEC Awards were founded in 1985, and the ceremony has been held at the NAMM Show since 2011, with NAMM as the hosting sponsor.

The TEC Foundation for Excellence in Audio is now part of the NAMM Foundation, strengthening the important work of both non-profit organizations and the NAMM Show. The NAMM Foundation’s global efforts are supported through the industry’s participation in the NAMM Show and by NAMM Members around the world.      

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About NAMM

The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) is the not-for-profit association with a mission to strengthen the $17 billion music products industry. NAMM is comprised of approximately 10,300 members located in 104 countries and regions. NAMM events and members fund The NAMM Foundation's efforts to promote the pleasures and benefits of music, and advance active participation in music making across the lifespan. For more information about NAMM, please visit, call 800.767.NAMM (6266) or follow the organization on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.