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Media Center

Welcome to the Online Marketing Summit Media Center. Here you will find information on the media registration process and be able to review required credentials to qualify for a pass. Exhibitors or exhibitor representatives with PR-related questions should consult the PR Opportunities page.

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Media Registration Information

Online pre-registration for a media pass to Online Marketing Summit has now closed. If you'd like to register onsite, please review the required credentials below to ensure all criteria is met. Media passes are limited in number and subject to approval.


Required Credentials for a Media Pass

To be considered for a complimentary media pass for OMS, the applicant must cover the industry on a regular basis by writing frequent reports or publishing relevant articles on the industry that are not solicited by an exhibiting company and are not confidential. Private consultants who are paid by an individual company are not eligible for a media pass, and should request a pass from the sponsoring company.

Please be advised that due to high demand, media badges are limited in number. Only commercial news outlets, major analyst firms and leading industry bloggers will be issued media badges. Be prepared to present one of the following credentials in advance of OMS prior to a media pass request being considered for approval:

Trade/Business Publications; Online/News Services

Reporters from industry trade publications, newspapers and wire services must provide a sample of an article published within the past six months that clearly displays authorship.

Industry Analysts

Writers from internationally recognized market research or financial institutions who consistently write for regularly published newsletters and/or reports must provide a sample of an industry-related report published within the past six months that clearly displays authorship.

Online News Outlets

An online news outlet must contain original news content above and beyond links, forums, troubleshooting tips and reader contributors, and have a readership of over 1,000 per month. Each news outlet must have a paid reporting staff of two or more and must post original, dated, industry-related news at least once per week.

Association Publications/Newsletters

Reporters from internationally recognized magazines, newspapers or newsletters produced by industry associations must provide an article published within the past six months. Newsletter reporters must have a registered subscriber base of at least 500.

Freelance Writers & Authors

Persons requesting freelance credentials must provide an article published within the past six months. Those who freelance occasionally and are employed by non-news organizations are not eligible for media credentials

Blogger

Bloggers must cover the industry on a regular basis and must have written on the relevant online marketing trends and technologies within six months of requesting a media badge. Blogs must contain original, dated, industry-related news content above and beyond links, forums, troubleshooting tips and reader contributions before making a media badge request.


Onsite Media Center & Hours

The Media Center is located in room 33C of the San Diego Convention Center and is open to all registered press, analysts and bloggers, and will be shared with event speakers. The Media Center is your quiet working room with wireless available and light refreshments served throughout the day and will be open during the following hours:

Monday, February 11 12:30pm – 4:30pm
Tuesday, February 12 8:00am – 4:30pm
Wednesday, February 13 8:00am – 4:30pm

For additional questions regarding press, analyst or blogger registration information for OMS, please contact:

Joylyn Tanner
Online Marketing Summit PR