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2017 Press Releases

Registration Opens for SommCon 2017 | July 17, 2017 | Read the SommCon Announcement

Call for Topics and Speakers | March 13, 2017 | Read the SommCon Announcement

Previous Press Releases

Winners Announced for Young Leader's Scholarship | November 7, 2016 | Read the SommCon Announcement

Applications Now Open for Young Leader's Scholarship | September 9, 2016 | Read the SommCon Announcement

Registration Opens for SommCon, a Four-Day Educational Conference | September 6, 2016 | Read the SommCon Announcement

Call for Speakers | February 23, 2016 | Read the SommCon Announcement

Wine Leaders Gather in San Diego | November 5, 2015 | Read the SommCon Announcement

SommCon® Certifications | October 22, 2015 | Read the SommCon Announcement

SommCon® Young Leaders Summit Applications Available | October 8, 2015 | Read the SommCon Announcement

SommCon® Registration Opens For SommCon | August 25, 2015 | Read the SommCon Announcement

SommCon® Announces Event Launch For 2015! | March 16, 2015 | Read the SommCon Announcement

Press Credentials

Thank you for your interest in covering SommCon® . Press registration for SommCon® San Diego will open July 14, 2017. If you have any further questions, please contact Haley Messner at

Press Credential Application Available HERE.

Media Registration Rules & Regulations

Media wishing to attend SommCon® must download and fill out the press credentials application. Applications will be reviewed and acceptance emails will be sent out. Press admittance is complimentary and limited to one press representative and one photographer per media outlet. Guests of attending media will not be issued guest passes, however discounted tickets are available for guests once your press credentials have been approved. Submission of your press credentials application does not guarantee admission.

Freelance Media

If you are a freelance writer or photographer interested in attending as press, you must provide a letter from the media outlet you are representing on the company's letterhead with a signature from your assignment editor. Eligibility is considered on a case-by-case basis and you will be notified if your press credentials are approved.

New Media

Complimentary press admittance is available only to journalists working in conjunction with a commercial news or industry-related website. Websites must be established and updated on a regular basis with up-to-date and original news and content. Personal website writers with an established website may be considered on an individual basis. Websites that are less than a year old, website designers, editors, and creators are not eligible for complimentary press registration.


Bloggers will be considered on a case-by-case basis, but should fulfill the following requirements: must be a professional blogger, must be able to show verifiable proof of these statistics. Blogs must cover industry-related news and be updated at least 3 times a week with original content.


Do you have 100K+ online followers? Please e-mail with subject line “SOMMCON INFLUENCER INQUIRY.”

Complete your press credential application HERE.