The World Food Prize Foundation

World Food Prize Week Media Information

Press Registration for the
2018 World Food Prize Week of Events will open on August 15, 2018

You will be able to register at www.worldfoodprize.org/pressregistration

Accredited members of the media can register for the 2018 World Food Prize events, Oct. 15-19. All members of the press who plan to attend must register, your accreditation will be verified and then you will be issued a press pass. 

Verified members of the press will need to produce a valid press badge in order to collect their credentials for access to any events during the World Food Prize Week of Events. If you do not have a valid press pass onsite at the event you will not be permitted entry. 

For event security purposes, event organizers cannot guarantee entry to media that have not registered ahead of time; they may be required to wait for credentials to be issued and may not be able to be accommodated. 

Details for Press Registration 

On the registration form, please mark the events you intend to cover to help us accommodate all media. Please also note whether you are interested in covering the Laureate Award Ceremony at the Iowa Capitol; seats are limited and you will need a ticket to enter. Press are required to pay for all meals at the symposium and can do so through the registration form. 

We collect your email address so that you receive the most updated news and information about events. The Press section of this website will also be continuously updated, so check back for additional details. 

  • The press room schedule will be made available by October 1, 2018. 
  • For press registration and all media requests, please contact Nicole Barreca at nbarreca@worldfoodprize.org or 515.245.3735
  • Please note, if you select that you are interested in attending the Laureate Award Ceremony those who are extended invitations will be notified the week of October 8 and the media list will be finalized by October 12. Invitations to the Laureate Award Ceremony do not include the Laureate Award Ceremony Gala Dinner. The Gala Dinner is closed to the media. 

Media Partner Registration for the 2018 World Food Prize Week of Events
will open on August 22, 2018

We invite bloggers, student journalists, communications staff and social media teams to register in advance to become media partners for the World Food Prize Week of Events, Oct. 15-19 granting them the event access similar to accredited press. Places are limited, please contact nbarreca@worldfoodprize.org for application details after August 22, 2018. 

Media partner registration will close on October 12, 2018. After that date we cannot accept any other applications. Media partners will not have the opportunity to attend the Laureate Award Ceremony. 

For event security purposes, event organizers cannot guarantee entry to bloggers that have not registered ahead of time; they may be required to wait for credentials to be issued and may not be able to be accommodated. 

Media Partner Registration Cost - $295

Student Media Partner Registration Cost - $99

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