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Press Registration

Press Inquiries

Please direct all press inquiries to:

Alexander Kreeft,  Marketing Manager, Audience

We Invite Your Press Coverage

HD Expo + Conference issues press badges to qualified editorial press/journalists (reporters, editors, freelance writers and news photographers, producers, etc.) working for media outlets relevant to the hospitality industry. All press registrations are reviewed by show management before approval.

Registration Desk Hours

Mandalay Bay Convention Center – Lobby/Foyer Outside Halls E/F

We strongly encourage picking up your badge early on Sunday or Monday.

Sunday, April 28 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Monday, April 29 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday, April 30 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday, May 1 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday, May 2 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM


HD Expo + Conference Registration Customer Service
864.208.8360 (domestic and international)
Email customer service


 HD Expo + Conference Press Policies

  • Filming and videotaping are prohibited without a press credential. This pass must be attached to camera equipment and visible at all times.
  • Additional information or supporting verification may be required before press credentials will be provided.
  • HD Expo + Conference reserves the right to deny any press applicant that fails to submit sufficient credentials.
  • Only publications authorized by show management may be distributed at HD Expo + Conference. All other publications will be confiscated and removed from the event.


Show Policies

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Emerald is committed to ADA compliance. In accordance with ADA rules, exhibitors requiring specific aids or services must contact show management in writing at least two weeks prior to the start of the event. Please contact our operations team at for assistance.