Press Pass
Applications Open January 6, 2022

When you apply for a Press Pass, please consider the following:
  • A Press Pass is for professional reporters and media that provide significant national, local, or genre exposure

  • If you have covered Phoenix Fan Fusion for the previous convention, ensure you have provided copies of your coverage to Press Relations.

  • Your application will be thoroughly vetted, and it is possible you will be contacted to discuss the nature of your coverage.

  • If you represent a significant voice in a particular genre of fandom, we will check with the appropriate Program Producer on your impact in your genre/fandom.

  • We may ask you to provide additional documentation before approval.

You will not qualify for a Press Pass if you are:
  • Bloggers or Podcasters with limited distribution.

  • Social Media Influencers

  • Individuals who work in non-reporting roles for media outlets

  • Convention photographers not on assignment from a media outlet

  • Freelance reporter/photographer not on assignment from a media outlet

  • An individual who had been granted prior year Press Pass who cannot provide proof of coverage.

  • An outlet created with the sole intent of obtaining free admission.

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A Press Pass:
  • Does not guarantee interviews with any invited guests.  Please arrange interviews through Press Relations prior to the show and after your Press Pass has been approved.  Interviews with talent cannot be guaranteed and on-site requests will be denied.  Interview requests made to guests outside of Fan Fusion Press Relations will be denied and result in the withdrawal of your Press Pass.

  • Allows complimentary access during all Public hours.  It does NOT allow early or special access.

  • Does not allow you to cut lines, save seats, or obtain free autographs or photo ops from guests.