Media Registration

August 2-4, 2016
Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center
2 10th Street
Augusta, GA 30901
Sponsored by AFCEA


Media contacts: 
To preregister, contact: Maryann Lawlor (703) 631-6179 (office); (571) 247-5156 (cell). Preregistration closes July 25.

If preregistered, type your name into the registration computers and a staff member will provide your conference badge. Your lunch tickets will printed with your conference badge.

Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center

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

Media Credentials Requirements
Media representatives with valid credentials are invited to attend the exposition, panel sessions and addresses at no charge. All media may be required to provide any or all 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;
  • A tear sheet of 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;
  • If on assignment for another publication or freelancing or researching for an assigned story, an explanatory letter from the publication's assignment editor.
  • If covering the event for an exhibiting company, a letter from the company’s exhibitor lead authorizing your role as a communicator about the event and not a persuasive sales communicator about the exhibiting company.

Media representatives may register on site and will be required to provide THREE of the credentials listed above.

All photographers and videographers must have permission from a conference staff member before entering any event, and the staff member may escort photographers and videographers. All panel sessions and addresses are open to the media and may be recorded unless otherwise indicated, as long as the proceedings are not disturbed. 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 reserves the right to refuse or revoke access to the conference at any time.

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 to the event, please email Maryann Lawlor or call (703) 631-6179.