Walnut Creek, CA (January 3, 2012)—A total of 34 companies in the professional audio and technology industries will sponsor the 27th Annual TEC Awards, which will be held at the 2012 NAMM Show on Friday, January 20, in the Pacific Ballroom of the Hilton Anaheim.
The awards honor outstanding achievement in professional audio production and product innovation, and are co-presented by the TEC Foundation for Excellence in Audio and NAMM, the largest trade association of the international music products industry. A highlight of the evening will be the presentation of the Les Paul Award to famed musician, composer and producer Steve Vai.
FOH and Platinum Sponsors include Sustaining Sponsor Harman Professional, encompassing such pro audio brands as AKG, BSS, Crown, dbx, HiQNet, JBL Professional, Lexicon, Soundcraft and Studer; The Les Paul Foundation (LPF), created by Les Paul to foster artistic excellence and innovation through the funding of music programs and scholarships; and Sennheiser/Neumann, manufacturers of microphones, headphones and wireless transmission systems.
Gold Sponsors include Avid, producer of digital audio and video solutions; Broadjam, a social media website focused on indie music and musicians; print music publisher and software and music technology products distributor Hal Leonard Corporation; and Shure Incorporated, manufacturers of microphones and audio electronics.
Completing this year’s lineup are Silver Sponsors Meyer Sound, Solid State Logic, Sony and Yamaha; and Bronze Sponsors, DPA Microphones, Eventide, Focusrite | Novation, GANG, Genelec, House Research Institute, Intel, JoeCo, Line 6, Martin Audio, Producers and Engineers Wing of the Recording Academy, PreSonus, QSC Audio, Royer Labs, TASCAM, TC Electronic, Toft Audio Design | Tonelux, Universal Audio and Wave Distribution.
TEC Awards Sponsors
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