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E3 Industry Requirements

Please submit two of these forms of Employee/Company ID:

  • Insurance card listing both employee name and company name
  • Paycheck stub verifying current full-time employment within the industry
  • Company credit card listing both employee name and company name
  • W-2 Form
  • Current business license indicating type of business
  • Current Retail Sales Tax License
  • Current Resale Tax Certificate
  • Invoices within the last 6 months that show purchases of products related to the industry* (with the registrant’s name appearing on the invoice)
  • Current Federal resale tax certificate (VAT)
  • Current IGDA Membership Card

*Retail attendees are eligible for complimentary admission to E3 only if they are responsible for company purchasing. If you are unable to document your buying power by supplying company invoices, purchase orders or other purchasing transactions, you may qualify for a paid admission and should visit www.e3expo.com to register for a 3-day Expo pass.

International attendees should submit similar credentials unique to their country that confirm their employment in the interactive entertainment industry.

AGENCY Employees wishing to attend E3 should submit two of the Company/Employee IDs listed above as well as:

  • The URL to a website that documents your company’s involvement in the interactive entertainment industry
  • An official listing of the clients that you support within the interactive entertainment industry

All registrants are subject to review and approval by Show Management. You will be contacted via email if we require more information or further clarification.

E3 Media Requirements

Required Credentials:

Qualifications of all media outlets will be determined by the E3 2015 media registration staff. Employees of media outlets who do not work in an editorial capacity will not qualify for a media badge including: Art Directors, District Managers, Graphic Designers, Publishers, Managers, Marketing Representatives, Public Relations Personnel, Sales Representatives and Senior Level Managerial staff.

Working journalists over the age of 17 that fall under one of the below categories may register for a media badge:

Freelance Journalists:

Freelance writers from unqualified media outlets will not be admitted. In order to qualify as media, we require that you provide ALL of the following:

  • A copy of your driver’s license or government issued photo identification clearly showing your name and date of birth (no one under 17 will be admitted)
  • International media must submit a copy of your passport, and
  • A letter from a publisher, editor or producer (on their letterhead) stating that you are covering E3 2015 on assignment, and
  • A bylined interactive entertainment industry-related article from your publication (above) written by you and published within the past three months (the copy must clearly show the name of the publication and your byline).

Industry and Financial Analysts:

Please provide ALL of the following:

  • A copy of your driver’s license or government issued photo identification clearly showing your name and date of birth (no one under 17 will be admitted)
  • International media must submit a copy of your passport, and
  • A copy of your business card with name, title and company logo, and
  • A recent report or bulletin on interactive entertainment with your byline written within the past three months.


Online Reporters:

Web sites and podcasters must be previously established (fully launched and operational for at least six months) and updated regularly with original and current interactive entertainment industry news. To qualify as online media, please provide ALL of the following:

  • A copy of your driver’s license or government issued photo identification clearly showing your name and date of birth (no one under 17 will be admitted)
  • International media must submit a copy of your passport, and
  • A copy of your business card with name, editorial title and media outlet’s logo, and
  • URLs to your articles with your name and title appearing in an editorial capacity. Your articles must have been published within the past three months.

* Note: all online outlets must meet minimum site traffic requirements that vary from year to year depending on attendance. The E3 media team will use measurement sites including Compete.com, Quantcast.com and Alexa.com to evaluate each site’s traffic. The E3 media team cannot accept first party analytics.

E3 Prospectus

Leverage
+ Generate media coverage (4,466 int’l)
+ Gain exposure in emerging markets
+ Identify new business opportunities
+ Launch products
+ Capture qualified leads and retain
current customers
+ Expand distribution networks
+ Build industry partnerships
+ Position your brand and products
+ Secure purchase orders

Survey Stats
+ 95% Exhibitors participated in 78.5 media interviews while at E3 2013
+ Average 30.7 meetings during three days

Top-Tier Media
ABC NEWS
AL JAZEERA
AP
BBC
BLOOMBERG NEWS
CNBC
CNN
CURRENT TV
E! ONLINE
ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY
ESPN
EXAMINER.COM
FAST COMPANY
FINANCIAL TIMES
FOX BUSINESS NEWS
FORBES
IDG
JOYSTIQ
KOTAKU
LA TIMES
MCV
MSNBC
MTV
NBC
NEW YORK TIMES
ORIENTAL PRESS GROUP
REUTERS
ROLLING STONE
RUSSIAN MEDIA INC.
SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE
SEATTLE TIMES
SPIKE TV
TELEMUNDO NETWORK
THE TIMES (LONDON)
THE GUARDIAN
THE SYDNEY MORNING HERALD
TIME
TIME WARNER CABLE
TOKYO NEWS SERVICE
TV TOKYO
USA TODAY
VANITY FAIR
VARIETY
WALL STREET JOURNAL
WIRED