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Sandi Beason
PR and Corporate Communications Manager
HMP Global


Media Registration Process

Members of the working media wishing to attend and cover any part of the event must be registered attendees of the meeting. There is no charge for credentialed media to register.

How to Apply for a Press Badge

To apply for a press badge, journalists should be prepared to provide the following:

  • Photo identification (such as a driver’s license or passport)
  • Media identification certifying that you are a working member of a recognized print, broadcast or online media (such as a business card, accredited press pass, or an official media outlet-issued credential)
  • An assignment letter from an editor, assistant editor, assignment editor or designated organization official confirming that the journalist will be representing the organization and explaining the intended use of the resulting coverage (Bloggers may submit an overview of their blog and explain the intended use of the resulting coverage in lieu of an assignment letter.)

Prior to applying, please review the West Coast Symposium Press Policies and Procedures.

Once your application has been reviewed, you will receive confirmation of its approval or denial via email. If approved, you will also receive registration confirmation.

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