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PRESS RELEASE—December 17, 2013


December 17, 2013, Carlsbad, CA–Make your plans now to be a part of the 29th Annual Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards, on Friday, January 24, at the 2014 NAMM Show. As the professional audio industry’s most prestigious show, this awards event recognizes Outstanding Technical Achievement in Product Design across 22 categories and Outstanding Creative Achievement in Sound Production in eight categories.

The ceremony will also include a presentation of the Les Paul Award to famed recording artist and producer Todd Rundgren, as well as the TEC Hall of Fame induction of audio technology pioneer John Meyer and renowned session drummer Hal Blaine of The Wrecking Crew. Purchase your tickets and join the industry for this exciting evening!

About the TEC Awards
The TEC Awards were founded in 1985 and presented by the TEC Foundation for Excellence in Audio. In 2013 the TEC Foundation was merged with the NAMM Foundation, the educational and charitable arm of NAMM, presenters of the largest trade show for the music products industry.

About the NAMM Foundation
The NAMM Foundation is a nonprofit organization with the mission of advancing active participation in music making across the lifespan by supporting scientific research, philanthropic giving and public service programs from the international music products industry.

Media Contact: Colleen Gibbs – NAMM Public Relations | 760.438.8007 x110 |