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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 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.

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, 2012 and ending August 31, 2013.

Names 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:

Invitations to vote for the 29th Annual TEC Awards will be sent to subscribers to the digital editions of MixPro Sound News and Pro Audio Review, 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.

Members of 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: january 5, 2014
THE TEC AWARDS: January 24, 2014

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