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Media Center

Welcome to the Enterprise Connect 2014 Media Center. Here you will find helpful information to guide you through the press registration process as well as other media resources.

Exhibitor representatives with PR-related questions should consult the PR Opportunities.

Media Registration Information

Thank you to all who registered for a media pass. Media registration is now closed, and no onsite media registrations will be accepted. If you have any questions, please contact .

Required Credentials for Press, Analysts & Bloggers

To qualify for a complimentary media pass for Enterprise Connect, the applicant must cover the industry on a regular basis by writing regular reports or publishing relevant articles on the industry that are not solicited by an exhibiting company and are not confidential. Private consultants who are paid by an individual company are not eligible for a media pass, and should request a pass from the sponsoring company. Additional information on requirements for press, analysts and bloggers is as follows.

One of the following credentials must be presented in advance of Enterprise Connect before media registration can be approved:


Trade/Business Publications; Online/News Services

Reporters from industry trade publications, newspapers and wire services must provide a sample of an article published within the past six months that clearly displays authorship.


Industry Analysts

Writers from internationally recognized market research or financial institutions who consistently write for regularly published newsletters and/or reports must provide a sample of an industry-related report published within the past six months that clearly displays authorship.


Online News Outlets

An online news outlet must contain original news content above and beyond links, forums, troubleshooting tips and reader contributors, and have a readership of over 1,000 per month. Each news outlet must have a paid reporting staff of two or more and post original, dated, industry-related news at least once per week.


Association Publications/Newsletters

Reporters from internationally recognized magazines, newspapers or newsletters produced by industry associations must provide an article published within the past six months. Newsletter reporters must have a registered subscriber base of at least 500.


Freelance Writers and Authors

Persons requesting freelance credentials must provide an article published within the past six months. Those who freelance occasionally and are employed by non-news organizations are not eligible for media credentials.



Bloggers must cover the industry on a regular basis and must have written on enterprise communications, VoIP, Unified Communications, and/or IP Telephony within six months of requesting a media badge. Blogs must contain original, dated, industry-related news content above and beyond links, forums, troubleshooting tips and reader contributions before media badge request. No corporate blogs will be considered.


Note: Press credentials are reserved for editorial staff, analysts and bloggers. Publication and research employees with the following types of titles will be considered for press credentials:

Publication Titles

• Associate Editor
• Blogger
• Business Editor
• Contributor
• Editor-in-Chief
• Executive Editor
• Features Editor
• Freelance Writer
• Managing Editor
• Online Editor
• Photographer
• Reporter
• Senior Editor
• Senior Writer
• Staff Writer
• Technology Editor

Broadcasting Titles

• Anchor
• Broadcast Producer
• Camera operator
• Host
• Reporter
• Sound engineer

Market Research Titles

• Analyst
• President
• Program Director
• Vice President


NOTE: Media credentials are reserved for editorial staff, analysts and industry bloggers. Media credentials will not be issued for publication and research employees with the following types of titles:

Publication Titles

• Account Executive
• Administrative Assistant
• Associate Publisher
• Guru
• Marketing/PR titles
• Production titles
• Programmer
• Publisher
• Sales titles

Market Research Titles

• Account Executive
• Administrative Assistant
• Engineer
• Marketing/PR titles
• Sales titles

We reserve the right to refuse media badges, without cause, during pre-registration as well as on-site media registration. Please be advised that, due to high demand, media badges are limited in number. Only commercial news outlets, major analyst firms and leading industry bloggers will be issued media badges.


For additional questions regarding media registration information at Enterprise Connect, please contact:

Jamie Porter
PR Specialist


Media Center Hours and Briefing Rooms

The Media Center is located in the Naples Room, which is on the Ballroom level.

Media Center Hours

Monday, March 17 7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday, March 18 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday, March 19 7:30 am - 5:00 pm

During Media Center hours, meeting space is available for exhibitor briefings. This space is available for pre-reservation in half hour and one hour increments.

To submit a request, email with your name, outlet, exhibitor and representative, and the date, time and duration of your meeting. Please specify "Enterprise Connect" in your subject.

The last day to reserve a meeting space before the show will be March 13. After that date, space reservations can be made on-site during the show.

The Media Center meeting space may only be used by registered press, analysts and bloggers and exhibitors, when accompanied by a member of the media. For each meeting, one attendee must be registered as media (journalist/analyst/blogger) and the other must be a registered exhibitor or speaker.


PR Newswire Information

Journalists will benefit from PR Newswire's media-only website by providing a source for immediate access to breaking Enterprise Connect news from thousands of companies worldwide. Get the news you need for your beat, delivered according to your preferences. Visit PR Newswire for Journalists at to set-up your free, personalized account, and to gain access to images, multimedia news and ProfNet ExpertsSM. PR Newswire is the official media services provider of Enterprise Connec.


Coverage and photos from previous Enterprise Connect events can be found in our media archive