Why Cover Creativation?

There are endless stories waiting to be told. Meet industry leaders predicting the future with business forecasts and today’s business innovators and trendsetters. Meet with small business owners launching creative dreams with Kickstarter® funds. Get introduced to inventors and innovators and tomorrow’s entrepreneurs and business revolutionaries. And, learn about the trends and newest products driving purchasing decisions in the craft industry, and impacting lifestyles everywhere.​The creative industry is ready to talk to you and answer your questions. 

Press Registration

Registration for Creativation+, featuring Art Materials World is now open. Press who meet the Creativation+ requirements will be given access to the event for free. All interested and qualified parties, please email Nikki Bartoloni, AFCI Marketing at press@creativeindustries.org

Press Requirements

Press access to Creativation+ is provided to media professionals who work for established print, online, and/or broadcast news organizations, and industry and financial analysts employed by or belonging to a recognized association, firm, or media agency. Press access will also be granted on a case-by-case basis and through invitations to cover the event.

AFCI reserves the right to revoke press access at any time. Press access will not be granted to anyone whose principal purpose for the event is, in our judgement, for reasons other than covering it as working new media. 

To qualify as press, print and newswire reporters must provide BOTH:

  • A company business card or email signature that must show your name, title and company name, and;
  • A bylined industry-related article from your publication written by you that clearly shows your byline and that was published within the last three months.

To qualify as press, freelance reporters must provide BOTH:

  • A letter from a director/editor on organization letterhead stating that you are covering the event for their news organization or one recognized by their association, and; 
  • A bylined industry-related article from the publication/website/blog you are representing written by you that clearly shows your byline and that was published within the last three months.

To qualify as press, broadcast journalists must provide TWO of the following:

  • A company business card or email signature that must show your name, title and company name, and/or;
  • A link to an article or page displaying your name on the masterhead in an editorial capacity, and/or;
  • A letter from a producer/editor or director of a journalistic association on company letterhead with contact information stating that you are on assignment.

To qualify as press, digital media journalists must provide BOTH:

  • A company business card or email signature that must show your name, title and company name, and;
  • Masthead from a current issue of a creative industry online publication or blog listing you as an editorial contributor.

Creative Industry Bloggers/Digital Content Creators/Influencers:

Creative industry bloggers/digital content creators/influencers do not qualify for free press access to Creativation+ unless they meet the previously stated qualifications.

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