Media Center

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Welcome to the Interop Las Vegas Media Center. Here you will find helpful information to guide you through the press registration process as well as other media resources.

(Exhibitors or exhibitor representatives with PR-related questions should consult the PR Opportunities page.)

Media Registration Information | Required Credentials for a Media Pass | Media Center Hours and Meeting Space | PR Newswire Information | Archives


Media Registration Information

Thank you to all who registered for a media pass. Media registration is now closed, and no onsite media registrations will be accepted. If you have any questions, please contact .


Required Credentials for a Media Pass

To qualify for a complimentary media pass for Interop Las Vegas, the applicant must cover the industry on a regular basis by writing frequent reports or publishing relevant articles on the industry that are not solicited by an exhibiting company and are not confidential. Private consultants who are paid by an individual company are not eligible for a media pass, and should request a pass from the sponsoring company. Additional information on requirements for press, analysts and bloggers is as follows.

One of the following credentials must be presented in advance of Interop Las Vegas before media registration can be approved:

 

Trade/Business Publications; Online/News Services

Reporters from industry trade publications, newspapers and wire services must provide a sample of an article published within the past six months that clearly displays authorship.

Industry Analysts

Writers from internationally recognized market research or financial institutions who consistently write for regularly published newsletters and/or reports must provide a sample of an industry-related report published within the past six months that clearly displays authorship.

Online News Outlets

An online news outlet must contain original news content above and beyond links, forums, troubleshooting tips and reader contributors, and have a readership of over1,000 per month. Each news outlet must have a paid reporting staff of two or more and must post original, dated, industry-related news at least once per week.

Association Publications/Newsletters

Reporters from internationally recognized magazines, newspapers or newsletters produced by industry associations must provide an article published within the past six months. Newsletter reporters must have a registered subscriber base of at least 500.

Freelance Writers and Authors

Persons requesting freelance credentials must provide an article published within the past six months. Those who freelance occasionally and are employed by non-news organizations are not eligible for media credentials.

Bloggers

Bloggers must cover the industry on a regular basis and must have written on the relevant market technologies within six months of requesting a media badge. Blogs must contain original, dated, industry-related news content above and beyond links, forums, troubleshooting tips and reader contributions before media badge request.

Titles Accepted

Note: Media credentials are reserved for editorial staff, analysts and industry bloggers. Publication and research employees with the following types of titles will be considered for media credentials:

Publication Titles
  • Associate Editor
  • Blogger
  • Business Editor
  • Contributor
  • Editor-in-Chief
  • Executive Editor
  • Features Editor
  • Freelance Writer
  • Managing Editor
  • Online Editor
  • Photographer
  • Reporter
  • Senior Editor
  • Senior Writer
  • Staff Writer
  • Technology Editor
Broadcasting Titles
  • Anchor
  • Broadcast Producer
  • Camera operator
  • Host
  • Reporter
  • Sound engineer
Market Research Titles
  • Analyst
  • President
  • Program Director
  • Vice President

Titles Not Accepted

Note: Media credentials are reserved for editorial staff, analysts and industry bloggers. Media credentials will not be issued for publication and research employees with the following types of titles:

Publication Titles
  • Account Executive
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Associate Publisher
  • Guru
  • Marketing/PR titles
  • Production titles
  • Programmer
  • Publisher
  • Sales titles
Market Research Titles
  • Account Executive
  • Administrative Assistant
  • CEO
  • CIO
  • Engineer
  • Marketing/PR titles
  • Sales titles

We reserve the right to refuse media badges, without cause, during pre-registration and will not be accepting onsite media registration. Please be advised that, due to high demand, media badges are limited in number. Only commercial news outlets, major analyst firms and leading industry bloggers will be issued media badges.

For additional questions regarding press, analyst and blogger registration information at Interop Las Vegas, please contact:

Jamie Porter
Interop Las Vegas PR


Media Center Hours and Meeting Space

The Media Center is located in Mandalay Bay H.

Media Center Hours
Monday, March 31 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday, April 1 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday, April 2 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday, April 3 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
 

Meeting space for media briefings is available on-site for exhibitors who have secured meetings with the media, but pre-reservation requests are now closed. To make reservations onsite, visit the welcome desk in the Media Center.

The Media Center meeting space may only be used by registered press, analysts and bloggers and exhibitors, when accompanied by a member of the media. For each meeting, one attendee must be registered as media (journalist/analyst/blogger) and the other must be a registered exhibitor or speaker.


PR Newswire Information

Journalists will benefit from PR Newswire’s media-only Web site by providing a source for immediate access to breaking Interop Las Vegas news from thousands of companies worldwide. Get the news you need for your beat, delivered according to your preferences. Visit PR Newswire for Journalists at www.prnewswire.com/media to set-up your free, personalized account, and to gain access to images, multimedia news and ProfNet ExpertsSM. PR Newswire is the official media services provider of Interop Las Vegas 2014.


Archives

Coverage from past events can be found in our media archive.

High-resolution photos from last year's Las Vegas event are available in our archive section.

 

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