Welcome to the Interop New York 2012 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 was online by pre-registration only and is no longer available. Thank you for your interest in attending Interop New York.
Required Credentials for a Media Pass
To qualify for a complimentary media pass for Interop New York, 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 New York before media registration can be approved:
- Trade/Business Publications; Online/News Services
- Industry Analysts
- Online News Outlets
- Association Publications/Newsletters
- Freelance Writers and Authors
- Titles Accepted/Not Accepted
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.
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 over 1,000 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.
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 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.
We reserve the right to refuse media badges, without cause, during pre-registration and will not be accepting on-site 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 New York, please contact:
Interop New York PR
Media Center Hours and Briefing Rooms
The Media Center will be located in the 4B Terrace and will be open during the following hours:
|Tuesday, October 2||12:00 pm - 5:00 pm|
|Wednesday, October 3||8:00 am - 5:00 pm|
|Thursday, October 4||8:00 am - 4:30 pm|
Meeting Space for Media Briefings
Meeting space is available onsite for media who have scheduled briefings with attending exhibitors. If you would like to make a pre-reservation request, please send an email to: and include the following information: your name, media outlet, name of exhibiting company, date, time, and duration of meeting. Subject line of email should include reference to Interop. The last day to reserve a meeting space before the show will be September 27, 2012. After that date, reservations can be made on a first-come-first-serve basis on-site at the Media Center.
PR Newswire Information
Journalists will benefit from PR Newswire’s media-only Web site by providing a source for immediate access to breaking Interop New York 2012 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 New York 2012.
Coverage from past events can be found in our media archive.
High-resolution photos from last year's New York event are available in our archive section.