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Interop Media Center

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.

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Media Registration Information


Media Registration for Interop Las Vegas 2016 is now open. If you are interested in attending the event as media, please review the required credentials below.

For questions regarding press and analyst registration, please contact InteropPR@ubm.com

Required Credentials For A Media Pass


Due to high demand, media badges are limited in number and will be issued only to representatives from news outlets, major analyst firms and leading industry blogs. To qualify for a complimentary media pass, applicants must cover the IT industry on a regular basis and present bylined articles or reports published within the past six months. Publishers, marketing/PR professionals and other sales or C-level non-media titles will not be accepted.

Media passes are not issued to those writing confidential content or content solicited by an exhibiting company.

Private consultants paid by an individual company are not eligible for a media pass, and should request a pass from the sponsoring company.

For more details, please see specific requirements for each of the following:

Reporters from online trade/business publications, newspapers and wire services must provide bylined articles published within the past six months. Outlets must contain original news content beyond links, forums, troubleshooting tips and reader contributions, and have a readership of more than 1,000 per month. Outlets must have a reporting staff of two or more and post industry-related news at least once per week.

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

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.

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.

Broadcast crews and photographers must present proof of affiliation with a media outlet as part of the editorial team.

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.

Media credentials granted for previous UBM events do not guarantee a media pass to Interop Las Vegas. We reserve the right to refuse media badges without cause. For additional information please contact InteropPR@ubm.com.

Media Center Hours & Briefing Room


The Media Center will be open to all approved media pass holders as an onsite workspace. Media Center location and hours will be available closer to the event.

The Media Center will be located in Mandalay Bay H.

Monday, May 28 AM – 5 PM
Tuesday, May 38 AM – 5 PM
Wednesday, May 48 AM – 5 PM
Thursday, May 58 AM – 4 PM

Meeting Space

During Media Center hours, meeting space is available for media who have scheduled briefings with exhibitors or speakers. Reservations are now being accepted via a submission form until Friday, April 29.

Interview Requests


To request an interview with Interop General Manager, Jennifer Jessup, email InteropPR@ubm.com.

Interop Media Tour


The Interop Media Tour, exclusively offered to credentialed Interop media, will feature five top exhibitors showcasing new and enhanced technologies on the Expo Floor. Each exhibitor will offer a 12-minute presentation, tailored to media and led by expert team members, offering a first look at their latest and greatest innovations.

The tour will take place on Wednesday, May 4 from 2:00–3:00pm (beginning at booth 828), If interested in attending, please RSVP here by Thursday, April 28 . 

Your Interop PR Team


The Interop PR team can be reached at interopPR@ubm.com.

JAMIE MILLER
PR Manager
jamie.miller@ubm.com
415-205-6280

KIMBERLY SAMRA
PR Specialist
kimberly.samra@ubm.com
415-412-6784