Attendee Registration Policies
E3 is a professional trade event and is not open to the general public. Individuals who are not able to document their direct and current professional affiliation to the interactive entertainment industry are not qualified to attend.
Please Note: Attendee badges will NOT be mailed prior to the show. See below for more information.
In order to apply for FREE admission as a member of the interactive entertainment industry, you must submit two of the credentials listed below. At least one document must contain both your name and the name of your company.
All registrants should also include their company's website address which should be a fully operational site through which your Company Business can be validated. Registrants must have a valid employee email address to which their final E3 confirmation can be sent.
Acceptable forms of EMPLOYEE/COMPANY ID include:
- Insurance Card listing both employee name and company name
- Paycheck Stub verifying current full-time employment within the industry
- Company Credit Card listing both employee name and company name
- W-2 Form
- Current Business License indicating type of business
- Current Retail Sales Tax License
- Current Resale Tax Certificate
- Invoices within the last 6 months that show purchases of products related to the industry*
- Current Federal resale tax certificate (VAT)
- Current IGDA Membership Card
*Retail Attendees are eligible for complimentary admission to E3 only if they are responsible for company purchasing. If you are unable to document your buying power by supplying company invoices, purchase orders or other purchasing transactions, you may qualify for a paid admission. Please click here to register for a 3-day Expo pass.
International Attendees should submit similar credentials unique to their country that confirm their employment in the interactive entertainment industry.
AGENCY Employees wishing to attend E3 should submit two of the Company/Employee IDs listed above as well as:
- The URL to a website that documents your company's attachment to the interactive entertainment industry
- An official listing of the clients that you support within the interactive entertainment industry
All registrants are subject to review and approval by Show Management. You will be contacted via email if we require more information or further clarification.
During the E3 online registration process, you will be prompted to upload electronic versions of your industry credentials. The documents can be uploaded at that time or you can choose to log back into your registration dashboard at a later date. The deadline for uploading your industry credentials is April 28, 2016. Please note that your E3 registration will not be finalized until you provide your industry credentials for approval.
Show management will contact you if your credential documents are approved or denied, or if additional information is required.
Individuals under the age of 17 including infants will not be admitted to E3 2016. This policy is strictly enforced.
E3 Attendee badges will NOT be mailed prior to the show. All Attendees must pick up their badge on site at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Confirmed registrants will receive a confirmation email with a bar code when their registration is finalized. Registrants should print the confirmation and bring it with them to the Los Angeles Convention Center where their barcode will be scanned and they will receive their printed badge and badge holder. Confirmation bar codes can also be scanned from Attendee's mobile devices. All Attendees must present a valid government issued photo ID (driver's license or passport) when picking up their badge/badge holder.
Please note: E3 is a trade event. No one under 17 will be admitted (including infants). This policy is strictly enforced.
Badges will NOT be mailed to International Attendees, including Canadians. International guests can pick up their badges at the International Registration counter located on-site in the South Hall Lobby of the Los Angeles Convention Center. Translation services will be available.
All registrations are non-refundable.
All E3 registrations are non-transferable. Badge swapping or sharing is strictly prohibited. Anyone found using another person's badge will have the badge confiscated and will be immediately asked to leave the premises.
Attendees who require special services should contact Show Management at 877-216-6264 to identify their special needs. All requests should be received by May 13, 2016, in order to ensure the availability of services.