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MEDIA ACCREDITATION

All media intending to attend and cover Indo Pacific 2023 are required to apply for media accreditation for the event.

Media accreditation is granted and retained at the discretion of the organiser and will be given only to relevant industry and defence media and major mainstream outlets including selected broadcast, print and on-line media.

Priority will be given to established, known defence and industry publications.

Media accreditation will be granted only to those whose principal purpose for attending is to cover the event as working news media. Others such as sales and marketing staff, corporate communications and PR personnel, photographers and video crews contracted by exhibitors must register as Trade Visitors.

Indo Pacific 2023 is an industry event, not open to the general public.

Media granted accreditation will have access to Indo Pacific 2023 and the Media Centre from 7 November through to 9 November 2023 during the hours the industry exposition is open:

  • Tuesday 7 November: 0900-1800
  • Wednesday 8 November: 0800-1800
  • Thursday 9 November: 0800-1530.

Editors of publications and agencies are asked to conform to the following principles to ensure that Indo Pacific 2023 media accreditation is restricted to professional journalists and photographers only:

  • Indo¬†Pacific¬†2023 considers the media pass to be a working tool to be used only by bona-fide members of the media.
  • Accreditation is complimentary to media representatives employed by relevant established media organisations who are attending the event as part of their professional duties.
  • Company internal blogs, magazines and newsletters are not considered to be media and will not be accredited.
  • Media accreditation for websites is intended only for professional, stand-alone internet editorial, and/or news, and/or picture editorial coverage only.

If you are intending to apply as freelance media for the event, the following criteria will apply:

  • Freelance media seeking accreditation must provide a letter, on company letterhead, from the assigning editor / chief of staff that confirms the applicant's assignment for that media organisation at Indo¬†Pacific¬†2023. Freelance accreditation will not be granted without an accompanying letter of commission.
  • This letter must include: a) the name(s) of the representative(s) who will be covering the event(s); b) the job title(s) of the representative(s) (journalist(s) and/or photographer(s); c) information on the publication (such as circulation, readership, frequency) and d) an undertaking from the editor to publish a report related to the event.
  • Freelance media personnel accredited in 2022 applying for 2023 may also need to provide their published material from the 2022 event under separate email cover.

PLEASE COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING REGISTRATION FORM TO APPLY FOR INDO PACIFIC 2023 MEDIA ACCREDITATION


SECTION 1 – ABOUT THE APPLICANT:

(PLEASE NOTE THIS IS THE PRIMARY METHOD WE WILL USE TO CONTACT YOU)

Media organisation category:

Please select ONE category that best represents your media organisation.

If Other provide details:

Third Party Contact:

Do you give permission for your name and contact details to be given to stakeholders and exhibitors of Indo Pacific 2023 who may wish to contact you for media conferences, media events, photo opportunities, etc?


SECTION 2 – ABOUT THE MEDIA ORGANISATION

Please provide details of the person that authorises your participation.


SECTION 3 – ADDITIONAL FREELANCE REQUIREMENTS

(Only Freelancers need to complete this section)

Freelance media personnel seeking accreditation must provide a letter, on company letterhead, from the assigning editor / chief of staff that confirms the applicant's assignment for that media organisation at Indo Pacific 2023. Freelance accreditation will not be granted without an accompanying letter of commission.

This letter must include:
a) the name(s) of the representative(s) who will be covering the event(s)
b) the job title(s) of the representative(s) (journalist(s) and/or photographer(s)
c) information on the publication (such as circulation, readership, frequency, etc) and 
d) an undertaking from the editor to publish a report related to the event

Freelance media personnel accredited in 2022 applying for 2023 may also need to also provide their published material from the 2022 event under separate email cover.

Please upload your letter of commission below.

Document 1:

For any questions please contact the media department via phone +61 3 5282 0500 or via email media@amda.com.au


FURTHER INFORMATION

Once you have submitted your application for media accreditation, it will be checked by our media team.

You will be notified within a fortnight of submission if your application has been successful.

Successful applicants will be e-mailed an e-ticket which they will need to bring with them on the first day that they attend the event. This will be scanned by our registration staff and a Indo Pacific 2023 media badge will be printed and issued to you for the period of the event (Tuesday 7 November to Thursday 9 November 2023).

You may be required to show photographic identification on pick up of your media badge. Your media badge must be worn and be clearly visible at all times while you are at Indo Pacific 2023. Photographic identification eg: driver’s license, passport etc must be carried with you at all times while you are at Indo Pacific 2023, and must be produced upon request by Indo Pacific or security staff.

For any further media enquires in relation to Indo Pacific 2023 please contact:

Philip Smart
Industry Marketing and Communications Manager
AMDA Foundation Limited
M: 0438 311 644
E: media@amda.com.au
W: www.indopacificexpo.com.au

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