OEB will provide accredited members of the press with a wide range of services before, during and after the conference.
Press badges are limited to members of the printed or electronic press currently employed by a news organisation. To qualify for a complimentary media pass, all applicants must present a valid press card.
To obtain press accreditation, applicants may register in advance by submitting the proper credentials. If approved, you will receive confirmation from our press department.
Please be advised that press passes are limited in number and are reserved for commercial news outlets.
Freelance writers must present an original letter of assignment from a qualifying editor or publication and one sample of an article published in the last six months. Those who freelance occasionally and are employed by non-news organisations are not eligible for press accreditation.
An online news outlet must contain original news content above and beyond links, forums, troubleshooting tips and reader contributions. Each news outlet must post original and dated education or industry-related news at least once per week.
Bloggers must cover education-related topics on a regular basis. Blogs must show a significant readership of at least 1,000 per month.
Please note that not eligible for press accreditation are book authors, contributors to user/community group publications, consultants, account executives, webmasters and those working in marketing, public relations, sales, administration, production, etc.