North America Smart Energy Week

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September 23-26, 2019
Salt Palace Convention Center Salt Lake City, UT

Press Registration

SPI, ESI, and North America Smart Energy Week

Thank you for your interest in covering North America's largest energy event, SPI, ESI, and North America Smart Energy Week! Over 19,000 attendees and 700 exhibitors will be on hand. From solar + storage, wind, hydrogen, and more, we are here to help spread the word about the latest in the smart energy industry.

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Press credential qualifications

The complimentary press pass is reserved for credentialed members of the media that are actively working on behalf of a media outlet. Only journalists or reporters, writers or editors with credentials from a journal, newspaper, magazine, radio or TV station, wire service, or other news organization will be accredited. Industry analysts are not eligible for a press pass.

If you are an independent producer, such as a freelance writer, blogger, podcast owner, or another type of content creator, see "document requirements" below.

Document requirements

Print/Online Journalists

  • Photo of your press credentials.
  • Name, title, organization.
  • Link to an article you have posted within the previous month (this must include your byline)
  • If you are a freelance journalist, we will need an article assignment from a verified media outlet.

Broadcast

  • Photo of your press credentials.
  • Name, title, organization.
  • Link to a piece you have posted within the previous month (this must include your byline)

Podcast

  • Links to previous podcasts produced within the prior 3 months.
  • Statistics on listenership, the number of podcasts produced on an annual basis, and miscellaneous marketing that takes place to promote the podcast.
  • Plans and goals of attending this event (IE: We plan to create a podcast covering the future of solar and storage that will be read by 25,000 people).

Blog/E-newsletter

  • Proof of being in existence for over one year, posting a minimum of twice per month, and have a readership of at least 5,000 unique visitors.
  • Links to previous posts/articles discussing our event. Disregard if this is your first time applying for a press pass.
  • Three links to pieces that were produced in the past 3 months.
  • Statistics on website traffic and readership in the prior month, and for the prior calendar year.
  • Plans and goals of attending this event (IE: We plan to write 3 blog posts covering the future of solar and storage that will be read by 25,000 people).

What/who is ineligible for a press pass

  • Exhibitor booth staff and agencies that are not editorial media professionals.
  • Anyone who we think is not covering the event as working news media.
  • Sales and business development representatives.
  • Media outlets can be denied a press pass for any reason.
  • Non-traditional media outlets are subject to review as indicated above (i.e. bloggers, podcasters).
  • Company bloggers will not be accepted (i.e. a company that sells solar panels that has a blog)
  • Submission of social media sites like YouTube, Facebook, Twitter etc. as credentials will not be accepted.
  • Previous acceptance of a press pass does not grant you access to the current event.
  • Blogs, podcasts, newsletters etc. that are not written in an editorial or media-like fashion.

What's included with a press pass?

The complimentary press pass gives media the opportunity to visit the entire event. The pass includes access to:

  • Full Conference and exhibit hall education.
  • General session access and reserved seating towards the front.
  • Access to all the of networking events, with the exception of The Block Party (which can be purchased separately)
  • Audio hookup for general sessions (you must pre-arrange this in order to ensure proper connections).
  • Access to the media room, which includes:
    • Private wifi connection
    • Printer access
    • Private rooms for interviews (first-come-first-serve)
    • Light food and beverage - including coffee - throughout the event
    • Workspaces with power strips

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