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400 S 14th St

St. Louis, MO 63103

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2017 Show Me Sweets Edible Art Show & Cake Competition opens May 1st 2017

PLEASE NOTE: All applications for press badges are subject to approval. On-site press registration requests will not be granted. You must pre-register for all press badges. Requests made at the Show will be denied.

Please review the Press Guidelines provided in the sections below before registering.

Badge Type for ALL Groups Below is "Press." (Badges are non-transferable)

Press
For individuals covering the show me Sweets (SMS) show for print or Web editions of print publications.

Allows access to the show floor with permission to carry and use still-photo equipment. It is the photographer's responsibility to obtain all necessary permission and releases.

Radio & Television
For videographers, video crews, audio crews and others covering the show for television or radio. This category DOES NOT include video crews producing footage for DVDs packaged for sales and promotional purposes. Allows access to the show floor. The use of video/film or sound recording equipment is permitted. It is the broadcaster's responsibility to obtain all necessary permission and releases. Allows access to the show floor with permission to carry and use still-photo equipment. It is the photographer's responsibility to obtain all necessary permission and releases.

Internet
​​Bloggers and those generating podcasts covering the Show Me Sweets Edible Art Show & Cake Competition, its participants, products or Show events. This group also includes videographers collecting footage for streaming video/audio or video/audio accessed online via Web sites, online publications or social media platforms. Allows access to the show floor with permission to carry and use still-photo equipment. It is the photographer's responsibility to obtain all necessary permission and releases.

If you have questions about press registration, please e-mail Pege Yates at pege@showmesweets.com.

About Press Verification

Anyone registering for a press badge must attend the SMS Show to cover the event as a journalist through print, film, radio or digital media. Any media person or anyone associated with a media group who is attending the Show to garner sponsorships, partnerships or to sell ad space, must register for a Media Sales badge.

Press cannot solicit exhibitors. Those press personnel soliciting exhibitors will be banned from the SMS Show. All press registering to attend the Show must be verified as a working journalist by providing digital samples of media clips (writing, video, audio, online publications, etc.) or by providing documentation such as a press card.

Unauthorized filming/taping of exhibits, other than those exhibits for which written permission has been granted, will result in the revocation of all press credentials. Video crews may be escorted by staff to and from their interview locations on the show floor.

Valid Press Documentation

One of the following criteria must be met to qualify for a Press badge at the 2017 Show Me Sweets Show:

  1. Copy of current individual membership card or proof of membership of a writers' or communicators' association.

  2. Copy of valid press pass issued by an approved news organization.

  3. Copy of the most recent issue of a publication that lists your name in an editorial position on the masthead.

  4. Copy of or a direct URL link to a by-lined story published during the last 12 months that indicates you are a staff writer, reporter or regular contributor to a publication.​

    • ​A web publication must be a previously established, independent site that is updated at least biweekly (every other week) with original news.

    • Bloggers/podcasts must provide proof of blog traffic.​

  5. Provide an original letter of assignment:

    • ​From an editor, publisher or producer of a locally or nationally recognized publication or media group which states you have been assigned to cover the Show Me Sweets Edible Art Show.

    • From a current A Show Me Sweets Edible Art Show & Competition that is exhibiting or competition at the upcoming Show, granting permission to shoot video of products, edible competition piece or conduct interviews with that exhibitor. (Letter of assignment must be from the primary contact, trade show contact or marketing manager listed on record).

Trade Show Media Coverage and Assets

Individuals with an official press badge are permitted to use cameras or image capturing devices on the show floor to photograph or film. SMS reserves the sole right to use any photographs, blogs, writing, Web copy, video tape, depictions, graphics, rendering, recordings, electronic images or publicity material received by or obtained by press attending the Event, for whatever use deemed proper by SMS. SMS retains the exclusive right to include photographic, video and other visual portrayals of attendees, any Exhibitors and any Exhibit Space, in any pictorial medium of any nature whatsoever for the purpose of trade, advertising, sales, publicity and otherwise, without compensation to the Exhibitor, and all rights will be SMS's sole property, free of any claims of the Exhibitor or Event press or any persons deriving any rights or interest from the Exhibitor.

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