Media Pass Policy
Media Pass Policy for the NAFSA Annual Conference & Expo
Washington, D.C., May 26 - 31, 2019
The complimentary NAFSA Media Pass is limited to working journalists at news media outlets with an established record of producing original, news-focused editorial coverage. Individuals who write for publications whose primary content is service, product, or brand promotion, or aggregated third-party content; whose work is related to circulation, sales, advertising or other non-editorial functions; or who are registered as exhibitors at the conference, are not eligible for a Media Pass.
The NAFSA Media Pass provides admission to daily plenary speaker addresses, the International Education Expo Hall, conference sessions, and opening and closing receptions on Tuesday, May 28 – Friday, May 31, 2019. Plenary events and sessions are considered on the record unless otherwise noted. Audio or video recording is not permitted at any plenary. Conference workshops, private events, special evening events that require pre-registration, and meetings of NAFSA leadership and member groups are closed to the news media. Media check-in begins Tuesday, May 28, in Washington, D.C. Media Passes will not be issued prior to this date. Media registrants must present credentials and check in at the on-site registration area before 12:00 PM on Friday, May 31.
To apply for a NAFSA Media Pass, please contact NAFSA Media Relations at [email protected]
Media Check-in and Registration
Media check-in begins at 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 28 at the registration area in Washington, D.C. Reporters will not be issued credentials prior to that time. Reporters will need to provide photo I.D. at check-in.