As a service to APEC exhibitors, APEC provides media accreditation to members of the working press covering the conference and exhibits. Accreditation provides access to the plenary session, technical and industry sessions, professional education seminars, exhibition, other on-site events, social events, and the press room. Accreditation is granted at APEC’s discretion and media credentials are issued solely for the purposes of reporting on the conference, exhibits and other news associated with APEC.

Media accreditation is limited to those acting in an editorial capacity for relevant publications or news organizations. Publishers/associate publishers, sales, advertising, PR, marketing, market research, technical support staff, consultants, and exhibiting company personnel are not eligible for press credentials.

Advance registration is recommended. Registration prior to the APEC conference early registration deadline is complementary for qualified applicants. Registrations received after the [Date To Be Announced] or on-site are subject to a nominal fee.

Business And Trade PublicationsReporters and editors from business and trade and association publications must provide valid credentials
Freelance WritersFreelance writers must be able to provide at least one bylined article published within the last year.

A Press Pass to APEC 2025 offers the following benefits:

  • Full use of the APEC Press Room
  • Complimentary beverages, breakfast, lunch, and snacks
  • Monday lunch – Thursday breakfast
  • Access to wi-fi and power strips
  • Access to APEC Plenary Session, Technical Sessions (Lecture and Dialogue), Industry Sessions, Welcome Reception, and Social Events
  • Access to the APEC Exhibition floor before and during Exhibition hours
  • Young Professionals Networking Event·  Women in Engineering Breakfast

More information about the APEC 2025 Press Lounge will be available in Fall 2024.

Hours of operation for the Press Room are as follows*:

  • Monday, March 17: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday, March 18: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday, March 19: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Thursday, March 20, 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM.

*Hours subject to change

To request APEC 2025 Press Credentials, contact:

Kathy Naraghi
APEC 2025 Publicity Co-Chair
Phone: +1-858-633-1914