The NAMM Foundation has revealed the nominees for the 33rd NAMM Technical Excellence & Creativity (TEC) Awards.
The annual awards will be presented at NAMM in Anaheim, California on 27 January 2018, where 31 categories of products and projects covering sound, recording, film, and broadcast television will be recognised for their technical or creative achievement.
The TEC Awards panel considered more than 1,000 products and projects in the nomination process.
Reflecting the growth of live sound and event tech at the 2018 NAMM Show, the category of Sound Reinforcement Loudspeakers received the most nomination entries, with finalists among the likes of Bose Professional’s Show Match Delta Q Array loudspeakers, d&b audiotechnik 24S|24S-D, JBL’s EON ONE Pro, L-Acoustics’ Syva System, the LINA Very Compact Linear Line Array Loudspeaker from Meyer Sound, and the PreSonus Air Series and QSC’s K.2 Series.
“The nominations for the TEC Awards and the creative luminaries behind them offer an incredible snapshot of the foremost advancements in audio products and projects,” said Joe Lamond, NAMM president and CEO. “Recognising their contributions and sharing in the special camaraderie found among industry peers makes this event truly a special part of The NAMM Show.”
The full shortlist of NAMM TEC Awards nominees can be viewed on the NAMM website here.