As communicators and enthusiasts of the hobby industry, Origins serves to provide the media with access to manufacturers’ newest information and the stories of this year’s show.

Within a few weeks of submitting a press badge application, you will receive an email with a code to use online for registering your badge.

Press Badge Application




All pre-approved press badges can be picked up in the Press Room. Requests for video must be approved by GAMA. Please make sure we have your updated contact information so we can include you on all GAMA email listings and releases.

Media Credential and Press Badge Application Information

Daily newspapers as well as wire and news servicesHobby Game Trade publicationsRecognized Hobby Game news internet sites that update news content at least weekly
National radio and television networksLocal radio and television stations within the event coverage areaBloggers and other independent online media representatives (We have a limited number of press passes available for this category.)
Applications for credentials will be considered from representatives of

Requirements for Granting Media Credentials

Business card - must show name, title, and company nameCurrent publication masthead or editorial page listing your name and editorial title
Recent bylined articleLetter on company stationary that identifies you and your editorial position at the media outlet
Printed copy of your on-line publication with your name and editorial title
(must be legitimate website that updates content weekly at a minimum)
Verifiable letter of assignment from media outlet with editor's contact information
Fill out online application and be prepared to present at least two at check-in:

Contact with any questions or concerns.