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West Coast Green Press Passes

West Coast Green invites journalists and bloggers associated with printed publications, commercial news sites and broadcast outlets to register for a complimentary press pass. Please read through our Press Qualifications, and then submit a request. Once you are registered, we will do our best to accommodate your editorial needs.

Press Qualifications

To qualify as media, reporters must provide ONE of the following:

  • A copy of a story/feature with your name and title appearing in an editorial capacity and published within the last six months (the copy must clearly show the name of the publication and your byline)
  • A copy of your business card with name, editorial title and media outlet’s logo. An email signature will also be considered.
  • Media identification (such as an international accredited press pass)

To qualify as a freelance journalist, reporters must provide ONE of the following:

  • 2 copies of bylined articles relevant to West Coast Green’s coverage area in established media outlets within the last 6 months
  • An official letter of assignment from an accredited news organization. Please provide their name, title and contact information

Blog Qualifications

As grassroots efforts are important to the West Coast Green family, bloggers will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Content must cover industry-related topics on a regular basis. Bloggers wishing to secure a press pass must meet the following requirements:

  • Provide the blog URL
  • Provide monthly traffic (at least 5,000 unique visits per month)
  • Blog content must be original and updated several times a week

Topical qualifications

West Coast Green encourages bloggers/journalists focusing on the following topics:

  • Utilities/Smart Grid
  • Clean Technology
  • Technology
  • Fortune 500 Business
  • Women in Business
  • Water + Energy
  • Building Communities
  • Social Innovation

Public Relations Representatives

Public relations professionals representing speakers, exhibitors and sponsors should contact Monica Renner at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) in order to register/qualify for a West Coast Green pass.

Other Non-Editorial Media Representatives

Companies or organizations producing publications, videos, and/or other electronic media intended for marketing, advertising, or public relations purposes may not register as media. Non-editorial employees of media organizations, including but not limited to marketing, public relations, advertising, account representatives, film companies/production companies not on assignment, book authors, sales, publishers, etc., do not qualify for complimentary press registration.

Press Agreement

All media who receive a complimentary press pass to West Coast Green agree to provide open access to all content created on-site at West Coast Green 2010 for West Coast Green use and purposes. All photos, audio, video and interviews captured at the event must be accredited back to West Coast Green.

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