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35th TEC Awards Open Call for Entries

The 35th TEC Awards, to be held in January, 2020, are already on the horizon.

Anaheim, CA (March 18, 2019)—The NAMM TEC Awards council has announced a call for entries to be honored at the 35 annual NAMM TEC Awards. The NAMM TEC Awards will return to the 2020 NAMM Show on Saturday, January 18 in the Hilton Anaheim Pacific Ballroom, and companies are encouraged to enter their products and/or projects in one of 23 Technical Achievement and eight Creative Achievement categories to be considered for recognition.

Entries will be reviewed by a group of industry experts in order to develop the final slate of nominees that, in the opinion of the nominating panel, represent superior accomplishment in their respective fields. The nominees for all NAMM TEC Award categories will be announced at the 2019 Summer NAMM Show in Nashville, TN (July 18-20).

Top Pros, Gear Nab Honors at NAMM TEC Awards

Presented annually during The NAMM Show by The NAMM Foundation, the NAMM TEC Awards recognize the individuals, companies and technical innovations behind the sound of recordings, live performances, films, television, video games, and multimedia.

At this year’s awards, the Hall of Fame Award, recognizing audio pioneers, as well as the accomplished producers and audio technicians, was presented to Skywalker Sound’s Leslie Ann Jones, while later on, Peter Frampton was presented with the Les Paul Innovation Award, an honor which recognizes musical artists whose work has exemplified the creative application of audio technology. Earlier in the day, historic audio inventions were inducted into NAMM’s TECnology Hall of Fame. A complete summary of the awards can be found at

The NAMM TEC Awards Entry Form •