Consideration

You must provide the following Press Classification for you and/or your company by the deadline in order to be considered for press passes. We will not consider walk-up press registration.:

  • Print Media/Press, Freelance Press and Student Press – Provide at least three copies of your work (articles, reports) from your company, a copy of your press credentials, and also (if applicable) a letter of intent on company letterhead from your supervisor/teacher/editor to cover the event.
  • Film or Broadcast – Provide at least three copies of your work (previous video clips, DVD/Video Releases, etc.), a copy of your press credentials, and also (if applicable) a letter of intent on company letterhead from your supervisor/teacher/editor to cover the event.
  • Internet Based – Provide copies of your work (as described above), a copy of your press credentials, and also (if applicable) a letter of intent on company letterhead from your supervisor/teacher/editor to cover the event.
  • Employees of media outlets who do not work in an editorial capacity will not be qualified for a media badge. This includes but is not limited to positions such as: art directors; district managers; graphic designers; publishers; managers; marketing representatives; presidents; public relations personnel; sales representatives; and/or vice presidents.

At-the-convention Rules

  • This pass is a 3-Day Pass for the actual applicant.
  • This pass allows early entry into certain events. (This list will be provided prior to the convention)
  • You may schedule interviews with guests. However, interviews will not be guaranteed.
  • Media/Press approved applicants will receive a Press Kit (Limited Amounts)
  • This pass does not provide you a free hotel room.  Plan accordingly.
  • This pass does not provide you free travel to the convention.  Plan accordingly.
  • This pass does not provide you free food for the duration of the convention.  Plan accordingly.
  • Does not allow access to the VIP/Priority seating area during the main events and certain events or panels.
  • This pass does not allow preferential treatment during autograph sessions.
  • This pass does not allow you access to private convention areas as well as other areas used in the hotel.

Photography and Video Recording Rules

  • Photography and/or video recording is allowed in all panels(except stated otherwise), events, and public convention areas, EXCEPT Main Events Concerts.
  • All press personnel wanting to photograph the main events must be pre-approved.
  • A listing of all panels and events that will not allow photography or video recording will be provided prior to the convention.

Consequences for not adhering to the Media/Press rules

  • Badge removal, and/or possible removal from the convention and/or hotel.
  • Removal for consideration for a Media/Press Pass for next year’s IKKiCON.  If offense is severe, a longer penalty may be enacted.
  • A ban may be instituted on the actual person as well as possibly the company being represented by that person from attending IKKiCON.

Please fill out the Press Registration Form .

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