If you are a working journalist and are registering for a complimentary press badge, you must register now! Pre-registration closes on Dec. 17, 2013, 5 p.m. CT. Becky Lux, ATA membership and Trade Show registration manager, stresses, "On-site press registration lines tend to be long, so take advantage of the online, pre-registration process implement this year." Those who do not register by Dec. 17 must be verified as working journalists on-site in Nashville, Tenn. There are no exceptions.
Press badges are free for qualified journalists. Please be advised, anyone registering for a complimentary press badge must attend the Trade Show to cover the event as a journalist through print, film, radio or digital media. Any media person or anyone associated with a media group who is attending the Show to garner sponsorships, partnerships or sell ad space, must register for a Sales and Service badge. Media cannot solicit exhibitors. Those media personnel soliciting exhibitors will be banned from the 2014 Trade Show.
For more information about press verification guidelines and to register, please visit the ATA's press page.