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 NEWS & MEDIA

MEDIA ACCREDITATION

All media looking to cover AVALON 2019 are required to apply for media accreditation for the event.

Media granted accreditation will be able to access AVALON 2019 and the Media Centre from 26 February through to 3 March 2019. Accreditation is complimentary to media representatives employed by established media organisations who are attending the event as part of their professional duties.

Editors of publications and agencies are asked to conform to the following principles to ensure that AVALON 2019 media accreditation is restricted to professional journalists and photographers only:

  • AVALON 2019 considers the media pass to be a working tool to be used only by bona-fide members of the press.
  • Accreditation is complimentary to media representatives employed by established media organisations who are attending the event as part of their professional duties.
  • Internal magazines of companies, blogs and newsletters cannot be accredited as media.
  • Media accreditation for websites is intended only for professional stand-alone internet editorial/news coverage only. It is not to be used for any other purposes, including but not limited to public relations, promotional, commercial or entertainment use.
  • Because of space constraints within the AVALON 2019 media centre, the number of media that can be accredited is limited and availability may depend on the location. An application may be refused even where all the accreditation criteria are met, in particular on the grounds of capacity. A maximum of four representative journalist per organisation per event may be accredited.

If you are intending to apply as freelance media for the event, the following criteria will need to be adhered to for the accreditation application to be accepted:

  • Freelance media personnel will only be granted accreditation provided that a letter on company letterhead from the assigning editor/chief of staff that confirms the applicant's assignment for that media organisation at AVALON 2019.
  • This letter must include: a) the name(s) of the representative(s) who will be covering the event(s); b) the job title(s) of the representative(s) (journalist(s) and/or photographer(s); c) information on the publication (such as circulation, readership, frequency, etc) and d) an undertaking from the editor to publish a report related to the event
  • Freelance media personnel accredited in 2017 applying for 2019 may also need to provide their published material from the 2017 event under separate email cover.

PLEASE COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING REGISTRATION FORM TO APPLY FOR AVALON 2019 MEDIA ACCREDITATION


SECTION 1 – ABOUT THE APPLICANT
* Employee or freelancing:
* Title:
* First Name:
* Surname:
* Position/Job Title:
Postal Address:
(if different from
media organisation)
Phone Number:
* Mobile Number:

*
Direct Email Address:

(PLEASE NOTE THIS IS THE PRIMARY METHOD WE WILL USE TO CONTACT YOU)

Authorisation:
Please provide details of the person that authorises your participation
* Name:
* Position:
* Email:
* Phone Number:
 

SECTION 2 – ABOUT THE MEDIA ORGANISATION
 
* Name of media organisation represented:
Website:
* Street Address (of organisation):
* City:
* State:
* Postcode:
* Country:
Postal address: (if different from above)

Media organisation category:
Please select ONE category that best represents your media organisation.




If Other provide details:


SECTION 3 – ADDITIONAL FREELANCE REQUIREMENTS
(Freelancers only need complete this section)

Freelance media personnel will only be granted accreditation provided that a letter on company letterhead from the assigning editor/chief of staff that confirms the applicant's assignment for that media organisation at AVALON 2019.

This letter must include:
a) the name(s) of the representative(s) who will be covering the event(s)
b) the job title(s) of the representative(s) (journalist(s) and/or photographer(s)
c) information on the publication (such as circulation, readership, frequency, etc) and 
d) an undertaking from the editor to publish a report related to the event

Freelance media personnel accredited in 2017 applying for 2019 may also need to also provide their published material from the 2017 event under separate email cover.

Please upload your letter of commission below.

Document 1:

You can also contact the media department via phone +61 3 5282 0510 or via email media@amda.com.au


SECTION 4 – MEDIA ACCESS

Will you require a vehicle car pass?

This car pass will be posted to the address nominated in Section One prior to the event. Any accreditations received after 12th February will need to initially park in the general public car park and pick up their car pass from the Media Centre onsite.


SECTION 5 – THIRD PARTY CONTACT
Third Party Contact:
Do you give permission for your name and contact details to be given to stakeholders of AVALON 2019 who may wish to contact you for media conferences, media events, photo opportunities, etc?
(Only your name, organisation and preferred method of contact will be given)
Preferred method of contact:
 

FURTHER INFORMATION

Once you have submitted your application for media accreditation, it will be checked by our media team.

You will be notified within a fortnight of submission if your application has been successful.

Successful applicants will be e-mailed an e-ticket which they will need to bring with them on the first day that they attend the event. This will be scanned by our registration staff and a Avalon 2019 media badge will be printed and issued to you for the period of the event (Tuesday 26 February to Sunday 3 March 2019). You may be required to show photographic identification on pick up of your media badge. Photographic identification e.g media pass, driver’s license, passport etc should be carried with you at all times during AVALON 2019.

Car passes (if required) will be mailed to the successful applicant in the week preceding the event.

For any further media enquires in relation to AVALON 2019 please contact:

Laura Lane
Head of Executive Services and Public Promotion 
Tel +61 (0)3 5282 0510
Email media@amda.com.au
Website www.airshow.com.au

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