Business of Blockchain Event Media Passes are only provided to full-time reporters and freelancers who work for established print, online, or broadcast news organizations.
Each applicant must follow the application guidelines below. Please keep in mind that completing the application does not guarantee that you will receive a press pass. GSMI will review your application and notify you if your pass has been approved.
GSMI reserves the right to revoke Summit Media Passes at any time. Media Passes will not be granted to anyone whose principal purpose for attending the Summit is, in our judgment, for reasons other than covering it as working news media.
To apply as a print or newswire reporter, please provide:
A link to a bylined industry-related article written by you for your publication.
The Summit accepts full-time freelance reporters attending on behalf of established news organizations. Marketing, PR, business development, or other industry executives who contribute bylined articles to news outlets, online sites, or blogs are not eligible for Summit Media Passes.
To apply as a freelance reporter, please provide:
A link to a bylined, industry-related article written by you.
If you have not written about the industry before, but are on assignment for an established news organization that has, you may submit a link to an industry-related article published by the news organization, along with signed confirmation from an editor at the organization, stating that you are on assignment.
Only reporters from commercial news websites qualify for Summit Media Passes.
Qualifying commercial news websites must follow the below guidelines:
To apply as an online reporter, please provide:
Please Note: Company websites, fan sites, personal blogs, and news aggregator sites DO NOT qualify for Media Passes. Website copy writers, designers, creators, marketers, sales, business development sta , etc., DO NOT qualify for Media Passes.
To apply as a broadcast journalist or photographer, please provide:
If any of the conditions below apply, please proceed to Attendee Registration.
Any marketing, public relations, advertising, sales, art director/designer, publisher, associate publisher, brand executive, IT, business development or other NON-EDITORIAL professionals of any media organization.
Any contributor or freelancer, who also works in any marketing/PR, business development, executive or IT capacity, etc., and contributes bylined articles or blog postings to news organizations.