Media Registration & Press Credentials

Publish Date: 
Aug 18, 2009


Media Registration & Press Credentials

Dealer Expo® invites qualified working journalists from consumer or trade news organizations to submit a registration request for a complimentary media badge that provides: Exhibitor floor access to Dealer Expo and access to all Dealer Expo events.

All media/press who wish to register for Dealer Expo are required to provide press credentials and fill out a press registration form. Admission will be granted if the provided credentials meet our media qualifications.

Press credentials are reserved for working members of the media only. This includes:

  • Publisher
  • Editor
  • Reporter
  • Producer
  • Camera crew
  • Still photographer

To register please fill out the Press Registration Form and submit with proper credentials.

Upon review of credentials, qualified press will be registered. A registration confirmation email will be sent to your email address. If you wish to register additional press members of your staff please complete a press registration form for each individual. Media/Press Credentials

Print Media — Must provide a recently published copy of the publication with all intended registrants listed in the masthead or in the byline of an article. Publication must have a verified circulation greater than 1,000.

Broadcast Media — A tape of a recently aired show with on-screen credit. All broadcast media must register and be pre-qualified prior to the show.

Radio — Must have current web site with online broadcast available or acceptable recorded programming with station identification.

Web Publications — Proof of an existing secure (must have some type of qualification of audience or subscribers) site with relevant editorial content. The web publication must be a previously established, independent site that is regularly updated with original and current broadcast-related news. Authors of personal web logs (blogs) do not qualify for press credentials.

Freelance Writers, Photographers & Video Production Companies — Freelancers and video production companies must be on assignment for a legitimate news organization and are required to show a previously published/aired byline in addition to a letter from an editor or producer stating that they are on assignment for an industry-related publication/outlet.

PLEASE NOTE: Any applicant working in both editorial and non-editorial capacities for a media outlet is not eligible for press credentials, unless applicable credentials are provided (faxed) along with a press registration form. If qualified, a non-retail badge will be issued free of charge (all other non-retail badges are required to pay a $100 fee). Please attach all supporting materials to your application. Advanstar Communications reserves the right to modify this policy without public notices and may deny any applicant a media badge. Submitting the registration request form does not automatically qualify you for a press badge for the shows. All qualified media must be prepared to show valid photo identification, in person, to pick up their media badges.