IEEE 7th World Forum on Internet of Things
20-24 June 2021 // New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Press Credentials

Press credentials are reserved for editorial members of the working press and for analysts. Those requesting media registration must be currently employed by an established news outlet. Analysts requesting accreditation must be currently employed by a research or financial institution as either an industry analyst or financial analyst.

Submitting a Request for Credentials

In order to process your request, you must submit the supporting documentation listed below, along with your name, editorial title, publication, address, phone, fax, e-mail and name of the event(s) you wish to attend as press.

Please submit an e-mail to Melissa Smith at melissa.a.smith@comsoc.org. Press registration is offered on a limited basis. IEEE WF-IoT reserves the right to deny any applicant a press badge. We cannot issue credentials to publishers, corporate officers, or sales, advertising, public relations and/or technical support staff from any news outlet or other media/analyst organization.

Trade and Business Publications, Newspapers and Wire Services

Provide two of the following three items:

  • A business card with your editorial title from an established publication or media outlet
  • A current masthead that includes your name and editorial title, or
  • Two bylined industry-related articles published within the last six months.

Broadcast TV/Radio Reporters, Producers and Camera/Sound Crews

Provide one of the following items:

  • A business card with your name, station name and logo, and title that represents these roles, or
  • A broadcast station identification card with your name and title that represents these roles.

Freelance Writers/Reporters/Authors

Provide one of the following items:

  • An original letter (on letterhead) of assignment or a copy of your contract from the editor-in-chief at a news organization, or
  • Two samples of bylined industry-related articles published within the last six months.

Analysts

Writers and analysts from internationally recognized market research firms or financial institutions who write on a consistent basis for regularly published reports must provide the following:

  • A business card with name, editorial/analyst title, and analyst firm logo and
  • A copy of a white paper, briefing or report with an optical communications topic, published within the last six months, to which you have contributed.

Online Publications

Reporters from online publications covering optical communications must provide a business card and a letter of assignment. Web sites must provide editorial content—personal Web pages and personal blogs are not considered online publications.

Newsletters

Newsletter reporters must verify they have been retained to cover WF-IoT by presenting a letter of assignment. Newsletter publications will be limited to one media representative.

Registration will not be guaranteed for those who fail to submit the proper documentation. Upon approval, all media registrants will receive a confirmation of their status via e-mail.

If you have questions or would like more information, please contact Melissa Smith at melissa.a.smith@comsoc.org.