The nominees and winners
of the TEC Awards are determined through a
three-step process. In June, a “Call
for Entries” is posted on the TEC Foundation
website, and emailed to audio manufacturers
and sound production professionals. Initial
selections are made in August by a Nominating
Panel comprising more than 100 prominent professionals
from all areas of the audio industry.
are selected in 30 categories of Technical
Achievement and Creative Achievement. Eligible
nominees are those projects or products
that, in the opinion of the Nominating
Panel, represent superior accomplishment
in their respective fields. This year,
these products or works must have been
completed, released or performed during
the period beginning September 1, 2012
and ending August 31, 2013.
of the nominated products and projects
are posted on the TEC Awards website
and will be published in NewBay Media’s Digital Voter’s Guide.
The following industry
organizations or publications sent
emails to their members or subscribers
providing voting instructions:
to vote for the 29th Annual TEC
Awards will be sent to subscribers
to the digital editions of Mix, Pro
Sound News and Pro
and to members of the Recording Academy’s
Producers & Engineers Wing, Game
Audio Network Guild, Broadjam and
to select members of N.A.M.M.
Voting for the 29th Annual
TEC Awards will take place in December
and will be tabulated by an independent
company via online balloting.
various professional organizations
and qualified subscribers to leading
pro audio publications may register online
and vote for the TEC Awards using a secure
online ballot during the month of December.
The winners’ names are kept in
confidence until the TEC Awards ceremony,
presented in January at the NAMM Show.
Voting Deadline: DECEMBER
THE TEC AWARDS: January
you have questions about the nominations
or voting process, please email email@example.com.