ILTA Press Policy

ILTA Press Policy

Who can receive complimentary press registration to ILTA's conferences?

Complimentary registration is available to credentialed journalists (i.e., professional reporters, editors, writers, news photographers, producers and online editors) who work for a publication, news service, broadcast outlet or news site that is regularly issued and published primarily for the dissemination of news, and operates independently from any commercial, political, government or special interest. Only media whose primary responsibility is the coverage of the legal, legal technology, technology industry, workforce tech issues, and related news will be considered for credentials.

Any person from an active ILTA Member entity whose responsibilities fall under the journalistic description noted above is eligible to receive press credentials. Please submit your request along with your Member entity name via the process noted below (press@iltanet.org).

Industry analysts can also inquire attending ILTA's events and request press access should their areas of research cover legal practice, legal technology, technology, and related business.

How can bloggers register?

Bloggers seeking press credentials must be working journalists or be affiliated in an editorial capacity with a qualified news outlet as described above. As a general rule, bloggers must also have been writing daily or weekly posts for at least six months. Consideration will be given to 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, or news Internet sites.

How do I request press credentials?

If you meet the required criteria, please email (press@iltanet.org) with the following information:

  Media:

News organization, first name, last name, address (including city, state, and zip/prov code), country, phone number, email address, Twitter handle, 4-6 recent bi-lines with accessible links, conference name you are interested in covering, and dates that you plan to attend the conference.

  Analysts:

Organization, first name, last name, address (including city, state, and zip/prov code), country, phone number, email address, Twitter handle, 4-6 recent research report titles and dates, conference name you are interested in attending, and dates that you plan to attend the conference.

  Confirmation of request:

The Marketing and Communications team will respond within three business days letting you know whether your credentials have been approved. Each application for a press pass will be individually evaluated, and approval is at ILTA's sole discretion.

  Deadline:

Press credentials should be requested as soon as possible, and no later than two weeks before an ILTA event. Onsite requests will not be granted.

Sales, advertising and marketing staff, brand content producers, researchers, authors, consultants and others are not eligible for press registration. Non-media attendees can inquire at events@iltanet.org for information on registration. The number of press credentials for each media outlet or organization is limited. Press credentials are not transferable.

What is the next step after receiving press credentials?

Online copies of a media packet will also be available in to registered Press. Please bring photo identification when you arrive at the conference.

What other benefits are available to credentialed journalists?

The Annual Conference press room offers complimentary items including water and beverages. Press will be able to attend the opening networking reception, exhibit hall receptions, and daily lunches. There will be wireless Internet and a comfortable and quiet workspace.

ILTA staff, member experts and concurrent speaker interviews can be conducted in the press room. Interviews of exhibitors and ILTA business partners can take place only in the exhibition hall.

What restrictions are there on video, photography, speaker interviews, etc.?

Advanced permission is required for news cameras and radio broadcast onsite during ILTA conferences, and recordings of all or portions of conference sessions without prior approval from ILTA are prohibited.

Video of general sessions is prohibited, and keynote speakers generally are not available for interviews. B-roll video of public areas of the conference — exhibition hall and ILTA Hub, for example — and video interviews of ILTA staff and member experts are possible.

Please check with ILTA event staff for any restrictions on photography.

Many concurrent session and education hub speakers are available for interviews; check with ILTACON event staff for possibilities.

What do I do once I arrive at the conference site?

All members of the media must pick up their own press badges at the registration check-in area. A photo ID is required. Press credentials are required for access to general and concurrent sessions and the press room. Media visitors or family members are not permitted inside the press room.