The Anatomy of a Press Pass Post (Under Construction)

Brian Penny The Street Press Pass
Typical Event Press Pass…The symbols tell the user where to try having their badge scanned by security…
Rio Las Vegas Press Event Pass
Updating from one year to the next in Rio Las Vegas…
Cannabis Cup, E3, and generic green Wristband
Wristbands rule some places…
Plastic Press badges
Some press passes are hard plastic and don’t require a plastic sheathing…
A variety of high-end press badges
Other Press passes are paper and require a sheathing…
Photo Pass from EDC
Some I hold on to as a quick “Get out of jail free” card…
press and badge holders
These sheaths are similar to the plastic sheets used to hold collectible trading and business cards.
MJBiz Daily's is awesome because when paired with a generic lanyard, it can be used in a lot of places.
MJBiz Daily’s is awesome because when paired with a generic lanyard, it can be used in a lot of places.
Lanyard swag is everything...I trade these like pogs, baseball cards, comic books, and video games...
Lanyard swag is everything…I trade these like pogs, baseball cards, comic books, and video games…
But keep an eye out for unique swag, as you truly are documenting history...
But keep an eye out for unique swag, as you truly are documenting history…
And always keep an eye out for collectibles while on the road...
And always keep an eye out for collectibles while on the road…

Clicking any pics will take you to VistaPrint to allow you to order business cards to bring with you to events.

*Updated 8/28/16 – here’s a YouTube video I recorded about press passes and other swag I’ve collected over the years. If you’re interested in getting into live and special events, this is the uniform…

 

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Brian Penny is a former Business Analyst and Operations Manager at Bank of America turned whistleblower, troll, and freelance writer.

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