In the category of Studio Monitor Technology

Genelec is proud to announce that its M Series Active Monitor Systems, M040 and M030, have been nominated for the 29th Annual Technical Excellence & Creativity (TEC) Award, in the category of Studio Monitor Technology. Award winners will be announced at a ceremony on January 24, 2014, at the Anaheim Hilton, California, as a special highlight of the NAMM Show.

Hundreds of entries for nomination were reviewed and voted upon by an extensive international panel of veteran sound and music industry professionals. Winners will be determined by subscribers to Mix, Pro Sound News and Pro Audio Review. Members of professional audio and sound production organisations will also be casting their votes through an online voting system which is to be validated by an independent company. Voting will take place in December.

"We are truly humbled to be once again recognised for all the hard work we put into the design and performance of our M Series Speaker System," says Lars-Olof Janflod, Marketing and PR Director at Genelec. "It is a huge honor to be nominated for the prestigious TEC Awards, and we thank everyone who supports Genelec and look forward to seeing you all at NAMM."

Over the years, Genelec has received 16 nominations and has won 13 times, including for the tri-amplified 1038A, bi-amplified 8050A, 7000 Series Active Subwoofers, 8200/7200 DSP Monitoring Systems and 1036A Main Monitoring System.

For more information of the TEC nominated M Series please visit or visit Genelec at NAMM on stand 6220 (hall A).

For press information, please contact:

John Houston, Wildwood PR
Tel: +44 (0)1293 851115 / email:


Saija Luontama, Marketing & Communications Manager, Genelec Oy
Tel: +358400406566 / email:

About Genelec

Since the founding of Genelec in 1978, professional audio monitoring has been at the core of the business. An unrivalled commitment to research and development has resulted in a number of industry firsts and established Genelec as the industry leader in active monitors. Over 30 years later Genelec monitoring products remain true to the original philosophy, offering reliability, neutral sound reproduction regardless of size, as well as the ability to adapt frequency response to the listening environment. Genelec clients receive paramount support in all aspects of the field, from acoustical advice and calibration services to technical service and long product life span. Buying a Genelec product is the soundest investment in audio monitoring.

About TEC Awards

Founded in 1985, the Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards is the foremost program recognising the achievements of audio professionals. Presented annually by the TEC Foundation for Excellence in Audio, the TEC Awards recognizes the individuals, companies and technical innovations behind the sound of recordings, live performances, films, television, video games, and other media. TEC Awards nominations are made by a panel of industry professionals and voted upon by members of various professional organizations and audio industry websites.

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