MAY 8-11 | DALLAS

Press Registration

To maintain quality news coverage and media representation at AUVSI events, members of the media need current, official credentials. You must meet the following criteria and present acceptable identification to qualify for a complimentary press badge.

Eligibility Criteria

Press credentials are intended for members of the working media who are members of editorial staffs and reporting on events, programs and activities of AUVSI and its event attendees, speakers or exhibitors.

Those requesting media registration must be currently employed by a news organization; your press badge will reflect this affiliation.

Freelance writers, writers for college and online publications, and photographers must present a letter of assignment from an approved media outlet to be granted a press badge. Bloggers or Online Media must provide one of the following:

  • Copy of or an Internet link to a published industry-related article from the last three months with your name in the byline
  • Copy of publication masthead listing you as an editorial contributor
  • Link to an industry-related blog posting from the last three months with your name in the byline
  • Online media must write for a website with more than 1,000 unique visits a month and a paid reporting staff that posts original tech industry-related news at least weekly
  • Bloggers must write for a blog that reflects current, unmanned systems industry-related news, with new posts created on a weekly basis or greater frequency and gets more than 500 unique visits a month

Advertising, public relations, marketing and sales representatives, and other non-editorial media outlet staff will not be granted press badges and must register through general registration and pay appropriate fees. Similarly, non-credentialed companions of properly credentialed media representatives must pay registration fees via attendee registration.

  • Proper, non-expired credentials must be presented when registering onsite at the event
  • Media outlet interns and student practitioners accompanying credentialed media representatives must show documentation proving college credit is being received for the internship or other proof of employment

For questions, please contact Tom McMahon (tmcmahon@auvsi.org) at +1 571 255 7786.