MILCOM 2017 - Media Registration Information


October 23-25, 2017

Baltimore Convention Center

One West Pratt Street

Baltimore, MD 21201

http://events.afcea.org/milcom17/public/enter.aspx

Media preregistration is now closed. All media can register at the conference. Please note the credential requirements below.

Media
Media representatives assigned to cover the event are invited to attend the exposition, theater sessions, tracks, panel sessions and keynote addresses at no charge.

Pre-registration
Pre-registration is strongly advised. To preregister, contact: Maryann Lawlor at media@afcea.org by October 11. After this date, all media must register at the conference. Provide your name, title, publication, phone number, email address and a link to recently published article and/or blog. Only established bloggers are allowed to attend as media. Freelance journalists and photographers must provide proof of the specific publication from which they have been contracted for the event coverage assignment.

Media may register on-site but may be required to provide THREE of the following:

  • A government-issued photo ID;
  • A business card indicating role as either an employee of a publication or a contracted journalist;
  • A letter from publication’s editor indicating position;
  • An email from a publication that includes a description of the assignment and the editor’s name and contact information;
  • A bylined article published within the past six months in a recognized media outlet covering the sector;
  • A sample of a published blog post from within the past six months that appeared in a recognized blog covering the sector;
  • A sample of a non-commercially published photograph, with citation;
  • A contract (with financial information redacted if desired) between your organization and a bona fide news-publishing organization.
  • If conducting research for an assigned story, an explanatory letter from the publication's assignment editor that includes the editor’s name and contact information.
  • If on assignment for another publication or freelancing or researching for an assigned story, an explanatory letter from the publication's assignment editor.
  • If on assignment for another publication or freelancing or researching for an assigned story, an explanatory letter from the publication's assignment editor.

All photographers and videographers must be registered and have permission from a conference staff member before entering any event. A staff member may escort photographers and videographers within the facility.

Interviews may be conducted subsequent to the sessions at the discretion of the speakers, panelists or their staff.

Soliciting or accepting orders for any product or service, including advertising space, in the exhibit hall or any other part of the conference area is prohibited. Distribution of your organization's publications or other promotional material also is prohibited.

AFCEA and IEEE ComSoc reserve the right to refuse or revoke access to the conference at any time.

At the conference
If pre-registered, type your name into computers in the registration area, and a staff member will provide your conference badge. Media who have not pre-registered: Report to the registration desk with your media credentials.

Conference attire
All events are business attire. Military personnel are encouraged to wear the appropriate uniform of the day.

Presentations
Authorized files and recordings will be available on the event website shortly after the conclusion of the event.

Presenters biographies
Speaker and panelist biographies are linked from their names on the event website.

If you have any questions or need assistance prior MILCOM, please contact Maryann Lawlor at (703) 631-6179 or media@afcea.org.