Media personnel seeking accreditation must provide proof of their professional identity, such as a valid press card, employment letter from a recognized media organization, or a letter of assignment from an editor or producer.
Freelance journalists should submit samples of their work or references from established media outlets.
Accreditation will be granted to media representatives who cover topics relevant to the Congress or the Canadian Physiotherapy Association.
Media organizations must demonstrate a history of editorial independence and maintain ethical standards in their reporting.
Reach and Audience:
Media representatives must have a demonstrated reach and audience that aligns with the event or organization’s target audience.
Metrics such as circulation, viewership, readership, website traffic, social media following, or other relevant indicators may be considered.
Verification and Validity:
The media organization or journalist’s credentials will be verified through reputable sources and industry associations.
Accreditation may require the submission of previous work samples, references, or contact information of editors or producers who can confirm the applicant’s work.
Code of Conduct:
Media representatives must adhere to a professional code of conduct, which includes accuracy, fairness, respect for privacy, and responsible reporting.
Any violation of the code of conduct may result in the revocation of accreditation.
Frequency and Regularity:
Accreditation may be granted for specific events, campaigns, or on an ongoing basis, depending on the media organization’s coverage needs and the event’s requirements.
Compliance with Event/Organization Policies:
Media representatives must comply with the rules, regulations, and policies set forth by Congress and the Canadian Physiotherapy Association.
Non-compliance may result in the suspension or revocation of accreditation.
Conduct and Professionalism:
Media representatives must conduct themselves professionally, respecting other Congress delegates, participants, and event staff.
Any misconduct or breach of professional conduct may lead to the revocation of accreditation.