Media Accreditation

Media Accreditation

Thanks for your interest in covering this year’s Conference!
To apply for media credentials, the assigning Editor/Producer must fill out the following online application form.

If you are a freelance journalist or photographer, you must be on assignment from a media outlet. Spec photography, portfolio photography, and personal website photography will not be considered.

Please note, only active, legitimate media outlets will be considered for credentials. Analysts, Market Researchers, Marketing / Advertising firms, Brand Content Producers, Consultants, Media Coaches, Educators, Filmmakers, etc. are not included in the CMW definition of legitimate media.
  • Publication Details

  • Required Passes

  • Media Pass Name: (First, Last, email, reviewer, photographer)
  • How Do you Plan to preview the festival to promote it to your audience in advance of CMW. How Do you plan to present your coverage (review, feature, blog)
  • To be considered, please ensure all requested information is provided. Media Accreditation Policy
    • We will only grant photo passes for those shooting for accredited media outlets. We have a limited number of photo passes and cannot guarantee that everyone will receive photo accreditation.
    • ONE designated point person in your media outlet should complete this application, on behalf of your organization, for ALL personnel wishing to cover the event on behalf of the outlet
    • As part of this online credential application, the assigning Editor/Producer MUST provide a letter of assignment on behalf of each individual attendee
    • Only active media outlets will be considered for credentials NOTES:
    • Please fill out one form per journalist.
    • For media interested in covering the festival and for all co-produced shows, details will be forwarded for third party contacts directly. Best efforts will be used to facilitate all requests.
    • Accreditation passes may be picked up onsite, specifics to follow.
    • Media who are approved will be notified.


June 8-10, 2023