March 24-26, 2021
Orange County Convention Center
Orlando, FL
PRODUCED BY:
American Pet Products Association (APPA) Pet Industry Distributors Association (PIDA)

PRESS CREDENTIAL PICK UP & ONSITE REGISTRATION

CREDENTIAL PICK UP

Approved, pre-registered press should note the following information in order to pick up their credentials:

Location & Hours for Credential Pick Up:

Press Office
Location: Hours:

Room W205
West Building
Orange County Convention Center
Phone: (407) 685-4005

Wednesday, February 26    8:00 am to 6:00 pm
Thursday, February 27 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
Friday, February 28 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

ONSITE REGISTRATION (PRE-SHOW ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED)

Global Pet Expo is open to qualified members of the press. If you are a member of the press interested in attending Global Pet Expo and did not pre-register, you will still need to apply for a credential. Here’s what you need to prepare in order to qualify onsite:


Requirements for Press Registration Approval:

Media accreditation is reserved for working journalists on assignment or conducting research for established publications and media outlets that provide sufficient credentials. This includes print, television and online writers, reporters, editorial staff, bloggers and publishers. Film crews and photographers must have proof of assignment. Global Pet Expo staff reserves the right to deny an applicant a press badge if sufficient credentials are not provided.

Print Media

  • Original Photo ID
  • Masthead from a current issue of a publication listing you as an editorial contributor
  • Article published within the past three months with your byline
  • Business card from your media outlet reflecting your editorial role
  • Newsletters will not be considered for media accreditation

Broadcast Media

  • Original Photo ID
  • Letter from the editor/producer on station/network letterhead or from a company email address that states you are covering Global Pet Expo on assignment
  • Press photo ID from your media outlet
  • Business card from your media outlet reflecting your editorial role

Online Media / Bloggers

  • Original Photo ID
  • Masthead from a current issue of a consumer online publication or blog listing you as an editorial contributor
  • Consumer article or blog post published within the past three months with your byline
  • YouTube, Facebook, Twitter sites, personal blogs, communities, forums and user groups will not be considered for media accreditation. The site must be previously established, independent and regularly updated with original and current relevant news.

Freelancers & Video Production Companies

  • Original Photo ID
  • Letter from the editor/producer on station/network letterhead or from a company email address that states you are covering Global Pet Expo on assignment
  • Proof of regular freelance journalism activity (published/broadcasted within the past four months)
  • Business card reflecting editorial role
  • Production crews and photographers hired to film an exhibitor(s) at Global Pet Expo will not be considered for media accreditation and must register with exhibitors. 

Social Media Influencers 

  • Minimum following of 5,000 followers
  • Must publish quality content  
  • Influencers are encouraged to include their social media key performance indicators
  • All influencers are subject to review and are evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Approval by Global Pet Expo Show Management is at their discretion


Location & Hours for Onsite Press Registration

Press Office
Location: Hours:

Room W025
West Building
Orange County Convention Center
Phone: (407) 685-4005

Wednesday, February 26    8:00 am to 6:00 pm
Thursday, February 27 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
Friday, February 28 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

WHO DOES NOT QUALIFY FOR PRESS CREDENTIALS?

  • Bloggers with less than 5,000 unique visitors per month (additionally, all blogs are evaluated on a case-by-case basis).
  • Freelancers who have not published or broadcast stories related to the pet industry in the past year and do not have a letter of assignment for Global Pet Expo.
  • Facebook, Twitter, personal blogs, forums, communities and user groups that Show Management does not deem appropriate (additionally, all influencers are evaluated on a case-by-case basis).
  • Production/film crews/photographers hired to film an exhibitor at Global Pet Expo (must register through exhibitor).
  • Friends and family of journalists.
  • Sales, marketing and advertising executives and other non-editorial media staff.
  • Company presidents, general managers, industry consultants, and public relations professionals (agency or company based), writers for company newsletters and websites.
  • Anyone whose principal purpose for attending Global Pet Expo is, in our judgment, for reasons other than covering it as working news media. Global Pet Expo officials reserve the right to deny press credentials.

SHOW RULES

  • Solicitation of exhibitors by press is strictly prohibited. Press found soliciting exhibitors will lose their press credentials.
  • All press must be age 18 or older.
  • Government-issued photo ID is required to pick up press badge.
  • For a complete list of Show Rules, click HERE

QUESTIONS?

Contact Jamie Baxter at jamie@theimpetusagency.com.


DON’T QUALIFY FOR A PRESS CREDENTIAL?

Click HERE for more information.