TEC Awards Update


The Mix Foundation for Excellence in Audio has announced that the 22nd Annual Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards will be held Saturday, October 7, 2006, at the Hilton San Francisco. For ticket or sponsorship information, contact Karen Dunn at 925/939-6149 or Karen@tecawards.org.

The TEC Awards nominating panel is now accepting product nominations for the 22nd Annual TEC Awards. To be eligible, products must have been released and in commercial use during the period from April 1, 2005, to March 31, 2006.

Categories are Ancillary Equipment, Digital Converters, Mic Preamplifier Technology, Microphone Technology/Sound Reinforcement, Microphone Technology/Studio, Wireless Technology, Sound Reinforcement Loudspeaker Technology, Studio Monitor Technology, Musical Instrument Technology, Signal Processing Technology (Hardware), Signal Processing Technology (Software), Recording Devices, Workstation Technology, Sound Reinforcement Console Technology, Small Format Console Technology and Large Format Console Technology.

Companies that wish to nominate products should send complete product name and qualifying category, date first commercially available (proof of shipment may be required; beta test sites do not qualify), and a contact name and telephone number.

For Outstanding Studio Design Project, entries must be new studios or rooms, or major renovations completed and in use during the eligibility year of April 1, 2005, to March 31, 2006. Those wishing to nominate studios should send the studio name and location, date completed and name/phone number of the architect(s) or studio designer(s), the acoustician(s) and the studio owner(s).

All entries must be returned by Saturday, February 26, 2005. Send all information to TEC Awards, 1547 Palos Verdes Mall #294, Walnut Creek, CA 94597; fax 925/939-4022; Karen@tecawards.org. Forms can also be downloaded from www.mixfoundation.org.