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Voting Process

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 Awards website, and emailed to audio manufacturers and sound production professionals. Initial selections are made by a Nominating Panel comprising more than 100 prominent professionals from all areas of the audio industry.

Nominees 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, 2013 and ending August 31, 2014. Names of the nominated products and projects are posted on this website and described in NewBay Media’s digital 30th Annual TEC Awards Voter’s Guide.

In December, invitations to vote for the 30th Annual NAMM TEC Awards are emailed to subscribers of Mix, Pro Sound News, Pro Audio Review, Sound & Video Contractor and Electronic Musician magazines, as well as to members of the Producers & Engineers Wing of the Recording Academy, Game Audio Network Guild and select members of NAMM.

Voters register and vote using codes they receive in their invitations, each of which may be used once only. An independent company manages the registration and the ballot tabulations. The winners’ names will be kept in confidence until the TEC Awards ceremony, to be presented on Saturday, January 24 at the 2015 NAMM Show.

If you have questions about the nominations or voting process, please email jane@tecawards.org.