E3
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Media International Resources

E3 2017 brings together interactive entertainment professionals, consumers and video game fans and enthusiasts from more than 100 countries. As you begin making your plans to attend this year, please take a moment and review the procedures for obtaining a visa. It's never too early to start securing travel arrangements. Remember, that advanced planning by foreign travelers is absolutely critical, and that the timeframes for visa processing can vary significantly from country to country.

You can now complete the visa application form online by clicking here.

Visitors to the U.S. from visa-waiver countries are required to register online and be authorized for entry as part of the new Electronic System for Travel Authorization (in English).

For more information, please click here to visit the U.S. Department of State website, an official source of information about U.S. visa policy and procedures. Use this site to learn about the visa application process, understand current requirements, and get updates on recent developments.

E3 2017 distributes visa letters through our registration system. In order to receive a visa letter, you will need to complete the entire registration process. A letter will be automatically emailed to all international guests when their registration is confirmed.

Media registration is now open. Please click here to register.

Media registration is now open. Please click here to register.

To simplify and expedite the E3 media registration process, media are required to upload all qualifying credentials during the registration process. Registration will not be complete until all documents are uploaded.

E3 badges are not mailed. Members of the press can pick up their badge at the on-site media registration area in Petree Hall at the Los Angeles Convention Center. A government issued photo ID must be presented to receive a badge and badge holder. Please see media registration hours below:

Date Hours
Sunday, June 11, 2017 1:00PM - 6:00PM
Monday, June 12, 2017 8:00AM - 6:00PM
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 8:00AM - 6:00PM*
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 8:00AM - 6:00PM*
Thursday, June 15, 2017 8:00AM - 5:00PM*

(*= Newsroom remains open one hour after show closes)

The E3 2017 Media Center, in Petree Hall, offers convenient support for journalists covering the show free of charge. It features a fully equipped, large working newsroom including:

  • Mac and PC computers
  • High-speed Internet access
  • Wi-Fi network access
  • Standard office equipment
  • Photocopy machine
  • Media-only hospitality suite
  • Lockers

E3 2017 Hours

E3 takes place June 13-15, 2017.

Exhibit Hours:

Date Hours
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 12:00PM - 6:00PM
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Thursday, June 15, 2017 10:00AM - 5:00PM

Second Floor Meeting Room Hours:

Date Hours
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 12:00PM - 6:00PM
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 9:00AM - 6:00PM
Thursday, June 15, 2017 9:00AM - 5:00PM

French, Japanese and Spanish language interpreters are available in the Media Center. Once inside Petree Hall, please come to the information desk for assistance.

To make all your housing and travel arrangements for E3 2017, please click here.

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