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Media Accreditation Process

Step 1: Initial Application

 

1. Eligibility: Media accreditation is open to professional journalists, photographers, bloggers, and media representatives actively covering arts, culture, and music-related topics.

 

2. Submission: Interested media personnel should submit their accreditation request via email to contact@showingroots.com

with the subject line "Media Accreditation Request - Your Roots Are Showing -  Ireland's Folk Conference."

 

3. Required Information: The email should include the following information:

   - Full name

   - Media outlet name

   - Job title and role

   - Contact information (phone number and email address)

   - A brief explanation of your coverage plans for the conference

 

Step 2: Review and Approval

 

1. Review Process: The Media Relations team will review each accreditation request to ensure it meets the eligibility criteria.

 

2. Notification: Applicants will receive an email notification regarding the status of their accreditation request within 10 business days.

 

Step 3: Confirmation and Guidelines

 

1. Confirmation: Approved media personnel will receive a confirmation email containing details of their accreditation.

 

2. Guidelines: The confirmation email will also include guidelines and important information related to covering the conference, including access details, press room location, and any specific press conferences or events.

 

Step 4: Onsite Accreditation

 

1. Badge Pickup: Media personnel can collect their conference badges and materials at the designated onsite media registration desk. Please bring a valid photo ID and the confirmation email.

 

2. Access: Accredited media will have access to designated press areas, interviews with artists and speakers (when available), and other media-related resources during the conference.

 

Step 5: Coverage and Responsibilities

 

1. Coverage: Accredited media are expected to cover the Your Roots Are Showing - Ireland's Folk Conference in a professional and responsible manner, adhering to the highest journalistic standards.

 

2. Rights and Responsibilities: Media personnel are responsible for respecting the rights of performers, attendees, and organizers. Please adhere to photography and recording guidelines and obtain permissions as necessary.

 

Step 6: Post-Conference

1. Feedback: We encourage accredited media to share their coverage with us after the conference for potential feature on our website and social media channels.

 

2. Survey: Accredited media may be asked to participate in a post-conference survey to provide feedback and suggestions for future events.

 

For any questions or additional information related to the media accreditation process, please contact our Media Relations team at contact@showingroots.com. We appreciate your interest in covering Your Roots Are Showing - Ireland's Folk Conference and look forward to collaborating with you for a successful event.

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