The following Qualifications apply to first time Press Attendees. Applicants approved from previous years are automatically approved for this year.


Major Press

Major Press Badge Features:

  1. Complimentary full membership to Pacific Media Expo 2019.
  2. Access to the Press Assets Archive.
  3. Priority entry into press conferences.
  4. Priority access to photographer space during specified events.
  5. Complimentary concert admission, subject to availability. Details TBA.
  6. Priority access to all photographer pits (if applicable) and press seating areas during special events.
  7. Priority when requesting private interviews with our music guests and Guests of Honor*.
** NOTE:
Private Interviews are granted at each individual guest’s discretion/availability.

Major Press Qualifications:

If you have attended PMX previously, you may apply for Major Press. The issuance of press badges to standard and returning press registrants for 2018 is contingent upon reports written for 2018.

To qualify for Major Press, you or your organization must fulfill two of the three requirements below:

You or your organization has a listenership/viewership/readership of 1M+ individuals (please provide proof of statistics)

** TIP:
A courtesy copy of your previous coverage is greatly appreciated at badge pick-up.


Standard Press

Standard Press Badge Features:

** NOTE:
Private Interviews are granted at each individual guest’s discretion/availability.

Standard Press Qualifications:

If you have attended PMX previously, you may apply for Major Press. The issuance of press badges to standard and returning press registrants for 2019 is contingent upon reports written for 2018.

If your publication is Webzine Press:

If your publication is Traditional Press:


Emerging Press

Emerging Press Badge Features:

Emerging Press Qualifications:

If you have never attended PMX before or represent a new or student media organization, wish to focus on a specific event (such as Masquerade), you can apply as Emerging Press.

If your publication is Webzine Press:

If your publication is Traditional Press:


Other Press Qualifications

Media and Freelance Press:

If you are a freelance writer/journalist/photographer, please send us copies of your work, along with your business card and a letter of introduction on company letterhead. Include an official photo identification showing your name and date of birth.

Broadcast Media:

If you are a broadcast journalist or photographer, please include a letter from a producer/editor on company letterhead stating that you are covering Pacific Media Expo 2018 on assignment. Include an official photo identification showing your name and date of birth.

Documentaries:

If you are filming for a documentary, submit any clips that you may have completed, a list of completed projects, and a letter of introduction on company letterhead, stating the purpose of the documentary. Include an official photo identification showing your name and date of birth.