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Celebrating 50 years

6 -9 MAY 2019    ///    NRG PARK    ///    HOUSTON, TEXAS, USA

Press

Press

REGISTER AS PRESS

Members of the working press, who meet OTC criteria, receive complimentary registration to the 2019 Offshore Technology Conference. 

OTC 2019 online press registration will open January 2019. Please check back for registration updates. 

Please carefully read the criteria before applying for press registration. 

  • Complimentary press registration is available only to members of the working press who are writing articles or producing broadcast coverage about OTC (examples: reporter, editor, publisher, photojournalist, freelance writer*, etc.).
  • Titles that will not be eligible include PR or marketing representative, account executive, corporate media relations staff, advertising sales, president, CEO and other non-editorial roles.
  • Journalists must be employed by a news organization that covers the oil and gas industry.
  • To ensure a secure conference, government-issued photo identification is required.

 

* Freelance writers must have a documented assignment from a specific news organization to receive press registration. Freelancers are required to provide proof of at least two bylined articles written within the past year for an assigned news organization that covers the oil and gas industry. You will be contacted by OTC for this documentation.

PRESS GUIDELINES FOR PHOTOGRAPHY AND AUDIO/VIDEO RECORDING

No audio recording, video recording, or photography is allowed without OTC's permission. All journalists seeking to do any of these things must register as press and check in at the OTC press room. 

Read more about these guidelines

PRESS ACCESS TO SPECIAL EVENTS

  • Press are allowed to cover any ticketed event without a ticket, but are not offered a meal. We attempt to provide chairs for the press, but some events may be sold out and offer standing room only for press on a first-come, first-served basis.
     
  • OTC will not provide press with complimentary tickets to any of the special events; however, you may purchase a ticket to an event.
     
  • If you are traveling around NRG Park, we encourage you to allow yourself at least 15 minutes to accommodate walking and shuttle time.

  • "For 50 years, OTC has encouraged scientists and engineers to develop innovative technologies that have unleashed the potential of offshore energy sources needed for global growth and progress."
    —Patrick Pouyanné
    Chairman and CEO, Total
  • "We can never forget that its companies like the 2018 Spotlight Award winners that are driving the technological advancements necessary to propel our industry for the next 50 years."
    —Paul Jones
    Spotlight Award Committee Chair




 

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