Press Accreditation

Media professionals looking to cover EXPO CHICAGO 2024 must apply for press credentials by filling out the application below.

Press Accreditation Policy

Press credentials are granted to actively covering media from approved outlets. Press accreditation is strictly non-transferable and passes will be distributed through the Press Office during open hours of the exposition. EXPO CHICAGO reserves the right to approve or deny accreditation. Media accreditation closes Friday, April 5, 2024. Applications received after this date will not be considered.

What You Need to Apply for Press Accreditation

  • Uploaded PDFs or a link to two (2) recent arts, culture, business or relevant reviews or feature stories, written or produced by you, that features your byline or, if possible, an on-screen credit.
  • The samples should be indicative of the type of story you wish to write prior to or during the exposition. Please note: if you were credentialed for the 2023 EXPO CHICAGO, your samples should be from the 2023 exposition.
  • A recent high-res, jpeg headshot, submitted through the form below.
  • Please label your photo: first name.last name.outlet.jpg (e.g. John.Smith.ChicagoNews.jpg)

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