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Middle East Summit 2013

Middle East Summit Media Center

Welcome to the Middle East Summit Media Center. This site is designed as a resource to guide you through the press registration process and point you toward other media resources. If your question is PR-related, please consult the PR Opportunities page.

Media Contacts


Global TM Forum Media Contact
Elizabeth Miller Coyne
PR Director, TM Forum
Based in Chicago, IL, USA
ecoyne@tmforum.org
+1-973-641-3247


This page contains information on the following:

Media Registration Information

Media registration can be found here. Required credentials can be found below. Be advised that you must show proof of identification onsite at the event.



Media Pass Credential Requirements

To receive a complimentary media pass for the Middle East Summit, 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 the Middle East Summit before your registration will be approved:

  • Trade/Business Publications; Online/News Services
  • Industry Analysts
  • Online News Outlets
  • Association Publications
  • Newsletters
  • Freelance Writers and Authors
  • Bloggers
  • Titles Accepted/Not Acccepted


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.


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
Publisher
Broadcasting Titles:
Reporter
Anchor
Broadcasting Producer
Camera Operator
Host
Sound Engineer
Market Research Titles:
Analyst
President
Program Director
Vice President

Unacceptable Titles:
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. For additional questions regarding press and analyst registration information for the Middle East Summit, please contact:

Global TM Forum Media Contact
Elizabeth Miller Coyne
PR Director, TM Forum
Based in Chicago, IL, USA
ecoyne@tmforum.org
+1-973-641-3247



Press Center

TM Forum’s Middle East Summit will not have an on-site press room, however there are numerous areas throughout the conference venue where you may have semi-private briefings.

There will be no private press briefing rooms available during this conference.

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