PRINT MEDIA CRITERIA: Copy of a business card or current masthead clearly displaying name and editorial title or an industry-related article written within the last six months.
ONLINE MEDIA CRITERIA: To qualify as online media, you must represent a commercial website that posts original industry related content at least once per month. The website must extend beyond forums, personal diaries, personal analysis, or opinion.
ANALYSTS CRITERIA: Writers from internationally recognized market research or financial institutions who consistently write for regularly published newsletters and/or reports must provide a business card and industry-related reports published within the past six months that clearly display authorship.
BROADCAST MEDIA: Copy of your business card clearly displaying your name and editorial/production title or provide access to any media stories produced or reported upon within the last six months.
BLOGGERS: Must cover the industry on a regular basis and must have written on the relevant market segments within three months of requesting a media badge. Blogs must contain current dated content and news above and beyond links, forums, self-promotion, and reader contributions.
FREELANCE WRITERS: Freelance writers must provide an article published within the past six months and must be on assignment from a news outlet to cover the event.
STAFF PHOTOGRAPHERS AND PHOTO AGENCIES: Submit a letter from an editorial contact at the publication indicating that you are covering the seminar and exhibition for that publication.
ASSOCIATION PUBLICATION: Reporters from internationally recognized magazines, newspapers or newsletters produced by industry associations must provide articles published within the past six months. Newsletters must have a registered subscriber base of at least 500.