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Press Registration

To prepare for the conference, online press pre-registration for GDC and VRDC closed as of Monday, March 5th. All media badge applicants must now register onsite during the conference.

To apply for registration as media, please proceed directly to the press room, located in the South Hall, Esplanade Level, Room 153; you can apply for a press badge at any time during the hours that the press room is open:

GDC/VRDC Press Room Open Hours:

Sun., Mar. 18 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Mon., Mar. 19 8:30am - 6:00pm
Tues., Mar. 20 8:30am - 6:00pm
Wed., Mar. 21 8:30am - 6:00pm
Thurs., Mar. 22 8:30am - 6:00pm
Fri., Mar. 23 8:30am - 3:00pm


Please note that all members of the press that wish to register on site in the press room may be required to provide up to 3 of the 4 credentials listed below:

  • Three editorial/published pieces that you have authored within the past year relevant to the video game industry, virtual reality or a topic related to the GDC
  • Your business card at the media outlet you are representing
  • An assignment letter on letterhead from your assigning editor/producer
  • (For blogs, podcasts, YouTube channels and streamers) Third-party verification of the count of your monthly visitors, readers or viewers/listeners

For any questions regarding press registration, please contact [email protected].

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