Frequently Asked Questions
Who is eligible for ILTA press credentials?
Journalists and media professionals are eligible for press credentials. This includes professional reporters, editors, writers, news photographers, producers, and online editors who work for, freelance for, or contribute regularly to a publication, news service, broadcast outlet or news site that is regularly issued and published primarily for the dissemination of news. Individuals associated with media outlets and authors whose primary responsibility during a specified event is the coverage of the legal profession, legal technology, technology industry, workforce technology issues, and related news will be considered for credentials.
Are bloggers and other authors eligible for ILTA press credentials?
Yes. Bloggers seeking press credentials must be working journalists or active bloggers and/or authors who cover legal technology, general technology industry, workforce technology issues, and/or related topics. Bloggers are expected to have published posts for at least six months prior to the registration request. Consideration will be given to authors who focus on legal technology and plan to publish content based on the event, subject to the requirement that they not engage in any solicitation, sales or promotion activities while at the event.
Are student journalists and bloggers eligible for ILTA press credentials?
Yes. Student bloggers who are enrolled full-time in graduate business or journalism/communications programs, or who can demonstrate involvement in producing editorial content for collegiate publications, broadcast outlets, blogs, or news online sites will be considered for press credentials.
Is an employee of a member entity eligible for press credentials?
Individuals employed by an active member entity whose role is consistent with one of media, blogger or author descriptions noted above may be eligible for press credentials. Requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis and, if granted, credentialed individuals will be subject to the same responsibilities outlined in this policy.
Are industry analysts eligible for press credentials?
Yes. Industry analysts who cover legal practice, legal technology, general technology, and related business will be considered for press credentials. Requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis and, if granted, credentialed individuals will be subject to the same responsibilities outlined in this policy. This includes refraining from promotion of any goods or services while attending the event.
Who is not eligible for press credentials?
As a general guideline, individuals whose role primarily involves sales, advertising, or marketing, as well as event sponsors and consultant entities are not eligible for press credentials under this policy. Requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis with every effort made to support inclusion and equitable collaboration consistent with the goals stated above.