ConnectiCon XVIII (September 9-12 2021)
Outside Media Qualifications
Thank you for your interest in this year's ConnectiCon! To continue to provide a high-quality service for you and your audience, we STRONGLY ENCOURAGE you to help us by maintaining the following guidelines:
***PLEASE NOTE: ALL APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS MUST BE COMPLETED IN FULL BY August 30, 2021! ANY applications submitted after the Deadline may be reviewed if applicable but no guarantee!
All new and returning outside media MUST COMPLETE THE FORM IN FULL TO BE ELIGIBLE.
§ Media Outlet Name
§ Media Type
¨ Website/Blog/Vlog/Newspaper/Magazine/Radio/Television/Social Media/Photography
§ Primary Contact Name
§ Location of Media Source (Address, City, State and Zip Code)
§ Web Address (i.e. www.blogsite.com/)
§ Primary Contact Phone Number
§ Primary Contact Email Address
§ Additional Contacts of Media Source Names
§ Additional Contacts of Media Source Phone Number
§ Additional Contacts of Media Source Email Address
§ Did you attend ConnectiCon in the past?
¨ If so, please provide Previous examples (1-2) of recent ConnectiCon materials (i.e. blog site, photographs, podcast recording, video recording, etc.)
¨ If you have no previous ConnectiCon materials, please provide examples of the last convention you covered and/or last post you did
ANY and ALL SUBMISSIONS for private interviews will be processed based on the availability of each Guest.
§ It's best to identify up to THREE (3) Guests your team wishes to interview in advance, highest to lowest priority. NO SUBMISSIONS PAST MAY 20TH WILL BE CONSIDERED!!
§ Pre-Con interviews are STRONGLY ENCOURAGED and will be recommended before any approved interviews DURING the convention.
§ ABSOLUTELY NO ON-SITE INTERVIEWS WILL TAKE PLACE DURING THE CONVENTION WITHOUT PREVIOUS APPROVAL! This helps our Guests and Guest Relations Staff stay on time and not feel overwhelmed.
§ You will be privately contacted if your request has been approved/denied.
What is required and recommended of you as Outside Media:
You are required to submit any and/or all materials to our Press Liaison Staff throughout the weekend. ConnectiCon reserves the right to request Press materials at any time.
If you cannot produce materials by the end weekend, we require any/all submissions within 90 days following the convention in order to be reconsidered for next year's convention.
We recommend that throughout the weekend, you to upload all materials into the Press Room computer.
We recommend that you attend at least ONE (1) Press Conference.
All conferences will take place each day before the convention opens. Time/Place: TBD. It is encouraged that you attend as many as you can as it makes both our Guests and yourself look good.
We recommend that you check out the Convivial Fest (A collaboration between our convention and Hartford's upscale Venues.) When the doors close each evening, ConnectiCon's NIGHTLIFE is booming throughout Downtown Hartford.
Should you have any questions regarding the application process, feel free to email firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll get back to you in a timely manner.
We constantly update our website and social media pages to provide the latest lists of Guests