KVR Audio and NAMM Team Up for Grand Prize for Developer Challenge 2018

July 24 2018, 01:00
Website KVR Audio and the NAMM announced the grand prize for the KVR Developer Challenge 2018, a signature audio plug-in, application and soundware design event. Entries are currently open, and winners will be confirmed at The NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA on Jan 24-27, 2019. In addition to five cash and software prizes, the KVR Developer Challenge now will also offer a grand prize: the winner will receive credentials, travel and hotel accommodations to attend the 2019 NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA.

The NAMM Show, which takes place January 24-27, offers music and audio software creators the chance to showcase their design to members of the music creation community in the Software@NAMM area which welcomes press, manufacturers, musicians and retailers to learn about and demo the latest software applications.
Entries for this year’s KVR Developer Challenge are open until August 30, 2018. The challenge invites everyone who develops audio plug-ins or applications and soundware to enter by simply creating and releasing an original, new, free audio plug-in, application or sound library/pack/set that will benefit the community at large. 

All submissions will then be hosted for download on the KVR server and released simultaneously for public appraisal and voting. KVR members will vote on the entries based on ratings of designated criteria. The entry with the most votes will be announced in October. Prize money is sponsored by the community-funded KVR Developer Challenge 2018 donation pool and donations are currently being accepted.

The NAMM Show is the definitive platform for the music, sound and event technology industries. Annually, The NAMM Show offers the latest products from more than 7,000 brands, cutting edge industry education across hundreds of sessions, as well as special events, concerts and experiences where "only at NAMM" moments take place. In 2018, over 115,000 professionals attended The NAMM Show. For complete entry details and rules, and to enter or donate to the prize pool, visit www.kvraudio.com/kvr-developer-challenge/2018/.

KVR Audio is a global information resource and marketplace for musicians, recording engineers, sound designers, producers and all users of music technology.

The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) is the not-for-profit association with a mission to strengthen the $17 billion music products industry. NAMM is comprised of approximately 10,300 members located in 104 countries and regions. NAMM events and members fund The NAMM Foundation's efforts to promote the pleasures and benefits of music, and advance active participation in music making across the lifespan.
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