FOR ALL PRESS - MEDIA INQUIRIES CONTACT
***IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR MEDIA WHO WILL BE AT THE STATE FAIR***
***PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU READ THE PARKING AND CHECK IN DIRECTIONS TO ASSIST IN MAKING YOUR VISIT WITH US AS SMOOTH AS POSSIBLE. SHARE THIS INFORMATION WITH ALL STAFF WHO WILL BE HERE***
Media must register for the 2013 Utah State Fair
Send an email request to email@example.com with a list of staff members that will cover the event. All members of the media must check in before entering the Fair.
There is a designated media area in Parking Lot C, just inside Gate 1, accessible from 200 N 1000 West SLC, UT 84116. This area offers accessible parking for the media check-in at the Wasatch Building. Show the AMPCO parking attendant media identification and follow the parking attendant's direction to park. Park your vehicle in the VIP/MEDIA/SPONSOR area, THEN GO DIRECTLY to check in at the media center, where you will receive a parking permit to hang in your vehicle. Please allow yourself plenty of time to park. On some days when the parking is full, it's difficult to get through traffic. If the lot is marked "FULL", signal to the attendant that you are with the media for access.
Media Center Hours 9:00 am to 7:00 pm Sept. 5-15, 2013
The Media Center will be located in the Wasatch Building, just inside Gate 1 (to the left) accessible from 200 N 1000 W SLC, UT 84116 (see map). Staff will be available to check you in and provide you with media credentials. We welcome the opportunity to assist you in obtaining interviews, or ideas for feature stories.
Please note: We will only distribute admission passes to members of the media attending the Fair for business purposes.
The Media Center will provide room for you to work and relax in. Snacks and beverages will be provided daily, as well as Utah State Fair schedules, feature ideas, and assistance in obtaining interviews.
Utah State Fair Photography and Backstage Policies
Photography Policy for Concerts:
If your station/publication wishes to send a photographer to a show, you must call Public Relations at 801-538-8400 before noon the day of the show.
Media must first register at the Fair Media Check-in , where a media badge will be issued. It does not allow backstage access. Badges must be worn while covering the show and returned to the Media Center upon exiting.
Stage employees will escort still photographers to photo area in front of stage. You will be advised when the coverage time is over. Media will be escorted out of the grandstand unless they have a ticket to the show.
Backstage Policy at Concerts
All interviews and backstage passes must be pre-arranged through the artist's management. Contact information can be provided upon request. Please notify Fair management of any special arrangements which have been approved prior to the day of the show.
Specific Media Inquiries
Please contact Director of Sales & Marketing, Jeff Kooring