Nominations open for 2016 TEC Awards

The NAMM TEC Nominating Panel is now accepting product and studio design project entries for the 31st annual NAMM Technical Excellence & Creativity (TEC) Awards next January.

The event is held every to recognise the individuals, companies and technical innovations behind the sound of recordings, live performances, films, television, video games, and other media.

The 2016 ceremony is once again taking place during the NAMM Show, one of the world’s largest global music industry trade events, attracting more than 95,000 members of the music industry to Anaheim, California. Individuals and companies across 30 categories are honoured during the awards show.

The Awards are split into three main categories: Outstanding Technical Achievement, Outstanding Creative Achievement and Studio Design Project

Nominated products must have been released and in commercial use between 1 September 2014 and 31 August 2015, and the deadline for entries is 30 June 2015.

Picture: Engineer and producer Al Schmitt was inducted into the TEC Awards Hall of Fame at this year’s event