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Management World 2011

Media Passes

Required Credentials
To receive a complimentary media pass for Management World conferences , applicant must cover the industry on a regular basis through regular reports or publishing relevant industry articles that haven’t been solicited by an exhibiting company and are in the public domain. 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. The following information also applies to press pass requirements: As a member of the press or analyst community, you must present one of the following credentials in advance of Management World conferences before your registration will be approved:

Trade/Business Publications; Online/News Services
Reporters from industry trade publications, newspapers and wire services will be required to provide 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 have a readership of over 1,000 per month and feature original news content above and beyond links, forums, troubleshooting tips and reader contributors.. Each news outlet must have a paid reporting staff of two or more and must 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.

Freelance Writers and Authors
Persons requesting freelance credentials must provide an industry relevant 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
Bloggers must cover the industry on a regular basis and must have written on the business technology market within six months of requesting a media badge. For their badge request to be honored, blogs must contain original, dated, industry-related news content above and beyond links, forums, troubleshooting tips and reader contributions.

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


Publication Titles:
  • Associate Editor
  • Blogger
  • Business Editor
  • Editor-in-Chief
  • Executive Editor
  • Features Editor
  • Managing Editor
  • Photographer
  • Reporter
  • Senior Writer
  • Staff Writer
  • Technology Editor

Broadcasting Titles:

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

Market Research Titles:

  • Analyst
  • President
  • Program Director
  • Vice President
Titles Not Accepted
Note: Press credentials are reserved for editorial staff and analysts. Press credentials will not be issued for publication and research employees with the following types of titles:

Publication Titles:
  • Account Executive
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Assistant Production titles
  • Associate Publisher
  • IS Manager
  • Marketing/PR titles
  • Production titles
  • Programmer
  • Sales titles
  • Web Master

Market Research Titles:

  • Account Executive
  • Administrative Assistant
  • CEO
  • CIO
  • Engineer
  • IS Manager
  • Marketing/PR titles
  • Sales titles

TM Forum reserves the right to refuse media badges at our discretion, during pre-registration as well as on-site media registration.

If you would like to submit your credentials for review or if you have additional questions regarding press and analyst registration information at Management World conferences Americas please contact:


Geoff Devlin
Director of PR, TM Forum
gdevlin@tmforum.org
tel +44 7894 300 280