Welcome to the Cloud Connect Santa Clara Media Center. Here you will find helpful information to guide you through the media registration process as well as other media resources. (Exhibitors or exhibitor representatives with PR-related questions should consult the PR Opportunities page.)
Cloud Connect Silicon Valley 2013 media registration is now closed.
To qualify for a complimentary media pass for Cloud Connect Santa Clara, the applicant must cover the industry on a regular basis by writing frequent reports or publishing relevant articles on cloud computing that are not solicited by an exhibiting company and are not confidential. Private consultants who are paid by an individual company are not eligible for a media pass, and should request a pass from the sponsoring company. Additional information on requirements for press, analysts and bloggers is as follows.
One of the following credentials must be presented in advance of Cloud Connect 2013 before media registration can be approved:
Trade/Business Publications; Online/News Services
Reporters from industry trade publications, newspapers and wire services must provide a sample of an article published within the past six months that clearly displays authorship.
Writer from internationally recognized market research or financial institutions who consistently write for regularly published newsletters and/or reports must provide a sample of an industry-related report published within the past six months that clearly displays authorship.
Online News Outlets
An online news outlet must contain original news content above and beyond links, forums, troubleshooting tips and reader contributors, and have a readership of over 1,000 per month. Each news outlet must have a paid reporting staff of two or more and must post original, dated, industry-related news at least once per week.
Reporters from internationally recognized magazines, newspapers or newsletters produced by industry associations must provide an article published within the past six months. Newsletter reporters must have a registered subscriber base of at least 500.
Freelance Writers and Authors
Persons requesting freelance credentials must provide an article published within the past six months. Those who freelance occasionally and are employed by non-news organizations are not eligible for media credentials.
Bloggers must cover the industry on a regular basis and must have written on the business technology market within six months of requesting a media badge. Blogs must contain original, dated, industry-related news content above and beyond links, forums, troubleshooting tips and reader contributions.
Titles Accepted/Not Accepted
Note: Press credentials are reserved for editorial staff and analysts. Publication and research employees with the following types of titles will be considered for press credentials:
Publication Titles Accepted for Media Pass Consideration:
Market Research Titles
Note: Press credentials are reserved for editorial staff and analysts. Press credentials will not be issued for publication and research employees with the following types of titles:
Publication Titles Not Accepted for Media Pass Consideration
Market Research Titles
We reserve the right to refuse media badges, without cause, during pre-registration and will not be accepting on-site media registration.
Only commercial news outlets, major analyst firms and leading industry bloggers will be issued media badges.
For additional questions regarding media registration information at Cloud Connect Santa Clara 2013, please contact:
Cloud Connect PR Manager
The Media Center will be located in room 210 and will be open during the following hours:
Meeting space pre-reservation requests for media who have arranged briefings with exhibitors are now closed. Reservations for available space can be made on a first-come-first-serve basis on-site at the Media Center in room 210.
Please note that the Media Center may only be used by registered press, analyst, and bloggers, as well as exhibitors when accompanied by a member of the media. For each meeting, one attendee must be registered as media and the other must be a registered exhibitor or speaker.
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Coverage from past events can be found in our media archive.
High-resolution photos from last year's Santa Clara event are available in our archive section.