INDUSTRY & PRESS

Industry & Press2018-09-12T21:55:09+00:00

Industry Creator Guidelines

Industry Registration
Registration deadline is Wednesday October 24th, 2018. Please apply in advance. All industry submissions will be carefully considered and approved at our discretion.
Each accepted industry application allows for up to four (4) industry badges. These badges are non-transferable, and those picking up the badge will need to show proper identification to prove their association with the company they are representing.

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Qualifications for a Complimentary Industry Badge

Individuals MUST be in active employment or have worked in the last 12 months with an industry company that is recognized as a production, licensing, post-production or marketing organization – working as part of the creative process, or at an executive level.
1. Positions considered part of the creative process are: (Voice Actor, Artist, Musician, Writer, etc.)
2. Positions considered at the executive level are: CEO/CFO/COO, President, Vice President, Director, etc.)
3. Only those working in the fields related to animation, manga, adult entertainment, sex education, or kink/fetish will be considered.
Credentials will be required (to be presented at check-in, if application has been approved) to receive complimentary entry into the event.
Other Considered Qualifications:
We are encouraging indie creators of adult content and artists that deal with mature themes to apply as industry. This badge type is labeled as “Industry Creator” so we may include more people who contribute to the hentai fan community.
Questions can be sent to by emailing: pressindustry@hentaicon.com
Acceptable forms of credentials are as follows:
● Business Card with company name, applicant name, and contact information.
● Paycheck Stub verifying full-time employment.
● Company Credit Card listing the applicant’s name and company name.
● W-2 Form
● Must be a minimum of 18 years of age by/on October 24th, 2018.
Notes:
● Companies may receive a maximum of four (4) complimentary badges. Any additional individuals registering as Industry that are from the same company will need to purchase their badges at the current registration price.
● International attendees should submit similar credentials unique to their country that confirm their employment.
● All registrants must be reviewed and approved by convention staff. You will be contacted via email if we require more information or further clarification. We reserve the right to deny applications at any stage of the process without explanation.
Status of application will be sent to the email address provided. If the application is approved the applicant will receive an email verifying their confirmation.
Once approved, you will receive a voucher for each person(s) listed in the application, up to four (4) total, to the primary applicant’s listed email address.
If you have already purchased or otherwise obtained your badge for Hentai Con 2018, please mention it in your application so that, if your application is approved, we can adjust your badge credentials. If you are Staff or are getting your badge for free (pass-on, prize, etc.) you will not receive an additional badge.
No transfers, roll-overs, pass-on, or refunds will be given.
The following WILL NOT be provided as part of your complimentary badge.
● Hotel
● Food
● Parking
Application submission will close on Wednesday October 24th, 2018. There will be extremely limited industry registration on site. Please pre-register by the deadline above. Thank you

Press Application

Registration deadline is Wednesday October 24th, 2018. Please apply in advance. All press submissions will be carefully considered and approved at our discretion.
Each accepted press application allows for up to four (4) press badges. These badges are non-transferable, and those picking up the badge will need to show proper identification to prove their association with the press company they are representing.
We request all applicants provide links to or a copy of coverage of the convention sent to pressindustry@hentaicon.com

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Qualifications for a Complimentary Press Badge

Every person attending must be able meet and supply some or all the following items.
1. Legitimate News and Press outlet organizations (including College Press).
2. Must have been in operation for at least two years.
3. Business cards with full name, title, contact information and organization logo.
4. We cannot accept business cards without printed name and contact information.
5. Web based outlets may need to provide traffic analytics, upon request.
The following will NOT be considered for a Press badge. You may still apply, and we will take you into consideration for a complementary badge:
1. Personal blogs
2. Cosplay photographers
3. Photo galleries
4. Micro bloggers
Photographers that charge attendees for photoshoots on the convention premises will NOT be considered for a Press or a complementary badge. You are invited to purchase an attendee badge.
Application submission will close on Wednesday October 24th, 2018. There will be extremely limited press registration on site. Please pre-register by the deadline above. Thank you
After Applying:
Status of application will be sent to the email address provided. If the application is approved the applicant will receive an email verifying their confirmation.
Once approved, you will receive a voucher for each person(s) listed in the application, up to four (4) total, to the primary applicant’s listed email address.

Important Information
Hentai Con reserves the right to refuse Press badges without reason at any point of the pre-registration and on-site registration process.
Failure to comply with our Press policies and all other Hentai Con policies may result in revocation of your Press Badge.
If you have already purchased or otherwise obtained your membership for Hentai Con, you will not receive an additional membership. If you are Staff or are getting your membership for free (pass-on, prize, etc.) you will not receive an additional membership.
No transfers, roll-overs, pass-on, or refunds will be given.
For those Press outlets that wish to provide media coverage for Hentai Con or film at the convention, they must supply their own waiver forms that must be signed off by the head of Press. A copy of all video footage must be provided to Hentai Con.
The following WILL NOT be provided as part of your complimentary badge.
● Hotel
● Food
● Parking
● Access to the Guest Lounge

INTERVIEW POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
Guest Interview Procedure
All interviews with official Hentai Con guests must be requested and arranged with our Press Relations staff by emailing pressindustry@hentaicon.com.. Our staff will arrange interviews with guests, and their representatives as their schedules allow. Requesting an interview does not guarantee that one will be arranged.

Ad Hoc Interviews
Interviews with general members, dealers, other than official Hentai Con guests do not require Press relations staff approval.