IPC's Media Accreditation Policy
Sales, advertising, public relations and market research staff, business analysts, publishers and technical consultants are not eligible for press credentials.
IPC requires proof of applicant's professional status, including titled business card, publication, and applicant's name listed in an editorial capacity.
Trade and Business Publications
Editorial staff must provide a business card with an editorial title and a current issue's masthead listing their name.
Freelance Writers / Authors
Persons requesting freelance credentials must provide an original letter of assignment and two bylined articles published within the last six months. Those who freelance occasionally and are employed by non-news organizations are not eligible for media credentials. Authors must be under current contract and provide an original letter from their publisher. Freelance authors receiving credentials without subsequent publication will be denied press credentials at IPC's discretion.
Editors from online newsletters or other e-publications are admitted at IPC's discretion and must provide proof of direct editorial coverage of the industry or related technology to be considered for eligibility.
Editorial press are invited to apply for press credentials for IPC APEX EXPO. We require proof of applicant's professional status, including titled business card, publication, and applicant's name listed in an editorial capacity. For further information and to apply for a press pass, please contact:
Marketing Communications Manager
Phone: +1 847-597-2871
Fax: +1 847-615-5671