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ShowStoppers

ShowStoppers registration and admission criteria for media, analysts, investors

Media and analyst admission to ShowStoppers

We invite qualified journalists and analysts to register to attend ShowStoppers events. 

Media accreditation is reserved for working members of the media only. This includes Editors, Reporters, Producers, Camera Crews, still Photographers and Industry Analysts.

We reserve the right to request additional information and to modify this policy without public notice and to revoke previously issued ShowStoppers accreditation/registration at any time.

A tradeshow press badge does not automatically qualify the holder for admission to ShowStoppers.

Press Accreditation will NOT be granted to:

Employees of media outlets who do not work in an editorial capacity do not qualify for admission. Examples include Art Directors, Graphic Designers, Publishers, General Managers, Account Representatives, Sales Executives, Engineers, Public Relations Reps, etc.

YouTube, Facebook, Twitter sites, Forums, Communities and Users will not be considered for media accreditation

We do not grant press credentials to yahoo.com, aol.com, netzero.com, and other third-party email services. Please provide a working email address at your outlet when you register.

How to register as a print journalist

To qualify as media, print journalists must provide:

• A copy of your business card with name, editorial title and media outlet's logo, your postal address, city, postal code/zip, state, country, email address and phone number, and
• A bylined article from your publication written by you and published within the past three months (the copy must clearly show the name of your publication and your byline).

*Note: For on-site registration please bring at least one complete issue, published within the past three months.

How to register as a freelance journalist:

To qualify as media, freelance journalists must provide:

• A letter from a publisher, editor or producer (on outlet letterhead) stating that you are covering ShowStoppers on assignment, and
• Complete contact information, including name, postal address, city, state, postal code/zip, country, phone, working email address, and
• A bylined, industry-related article from your publication written by you and published within the past three months (the copy must clearly show the name of the publication and your byline).

How to register as an online reporter:

News sites and podcasters based online must be previously established (fully launched and operational for at least six months) and updated regularly with original and current news.

To qualify as online media, please provide:

• A copy of your business card with name, editorial title and media outlet's logo, your email address and phone number,and
• URLs to your articles with your name and title appearing in an editorial capacity. Your articles must have been published within the past three months.

* Note: All online outlets must meet minimum site traffic requirements that vary from year to year depending on attendance. ShowStoppers may use measurement sites including e.g. Compete.com, Quantcast.com and Alexa.com to evaluate each site’s traffic. ShowStoppers does not accept first party analytics.

How to register as a broadcast journalist, video crew and/or photographer:

Each member of a broadcast crew must register separately.

To qualify as media, please provide:
• A copy of your business card with name, editorial title and media outlet's logo, your email address and phone number, and
• A letter from a producer/editor (on company letterhead) stating that you are covering the show on assignment.

How to register as an Industry or Financial Analyst:

Please provide the following:
• A copy of your business card with name, title and company logo, your email address and phone number, and
• A recent report or bulletin on the relevant industry with your byline written within the past three months.

Deadlines

The deadline for uploading your media credentials is TWO WEEKS before an event.

Please note that your ShowStoppers registration will not be finalized until you provide your media credentials for approval.

ShowStoppers will contact you if your credential documents are approved or denied, or if additional information is required.

ShowStoppers reserves the right to refuse admission to anyone who does not meet the above credentialing criteria.

For any other questions, please contact sl@showstoppers.com

How to register as an Investor:

We invite selected investors and venture capitalists to attend ShowStoppers events.

Please complete the registration form that follows this criteria page.

We will review the data you enter and approve registrations when the information is complete.

We reserve the right to request additional information and to modify this policy without public notice and to revoke previously issued ShowStoppers accreditation/registration at any time.

Thank you.

For any other questions, please contact sl@showstoppers.com