Media and Press Application

Media Terms and Guidelines

  • Your Press Pass allows access to Indy PopCon general admission events as long as space is permitting
  • Your Press Pass does not allow special access, or guaranteed seating
  • Your Press Pass does not allow you to receive free photo ops or autographs
  • Your Press Pass does not allow you to cut lines
  • Press Passes are non-transferable. You may not loan or sell your Press Pass, and any individuals; conducting such behavior will be disqualified from Press Passes at future events.
  • All those approved must provide links to articles, photos, podcasts, posts, or videos conducted at Indy PopCon or about Indy PopCon within 30 days after the event to
  • Interviews with celebrity guests must be arranged in advance. Please contact to discuss booking guest interviews. Interviews are not guaranteed to be available, but we will always do our best to accommodate.
  • Interviews with exhibitors, artists, and attendees may be arranged on-site at your discretion.
  • YOU MUST ALWAYS ASK PERMISSION before interviewing, taking photos, or recording audio/video of any individuals.
  • If accepted, your badge will be available on-site at badge registration. YOU MUST provide a business card which includes your name, the name of your media outlet and a photo ID that matches the name on the business card and this application. Official Media credentials may also function as your business card.
  • SPECIAL NOTE - PLEASE READ:  In 2018 there will be two groupings of acceptance for Press Credentials (determined by this application).  
    • Level One will be for TV/Newspaper/Radio or other traditional forms of media.  Level One will be offered a complimentary press badge.  
    • Level Two will be for new media forms such as blogs, most websites, YouTube Channels, media Podcasts, etc.  Level Two will be offered a heavily discounted 3-day entry via a single purchase link created and sent to your email address provided in this application.  
    • If accepted, both levels will be given a press badge and be otherwise indistinguishable during the event.  If accepted, both levels will receive a system-generated QR code that can be redeemed at the event (along with press credentials and/or a business card matching our records).