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Attendee Registration FAQ

NEW for 2017: E3 is now open to the biggest fans of video games. Please click here for more details on expo passes.

Industry professionals who are able to document their direct and current professional affiliation to the interactive entertainment industry may qualify for a complimentary industry pass. For more information click here.

Registration deadlines apply for all attendees.

Fan Pass
3-day Show Floor Pass
SOLD OUT
Industry Pass
3-day Show Floor Pass
Complimentary for Qualified Industry Professionals*
(Not available after 4/27/17)
CLOSED
Business Pass
3-day Show Floor Pass and various Business Pass benefits
SOLD OUT
On-site Pass
3-day Show Floor Pass
$995

*Two forms of Industry ID must be provided.

Paid expo passes will be available on a first-come, first-served basis for the biggest video game fans. Once expo passes are sold out, expo pass registration will be closed.

Industry professionals who submit their direct and current professional affiliation to the interactive entertainment industry may qualify for a complimentary industry pass. For more information click here.

No one under 17 will be admitted (including infants). This policy is strictly enforced.

Industry professionals who submit their direct and current professional affiliation to the interactive entertainment industry may qualify for a complimentary industry pass. For more information click here.

Expo passes are available on a limited, first-come, first-served basis. Once expo passes are sold out, expo pass registration will be closed.

During the E3 online registration process, you will be prompted to upload electronic versions of your 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 media credentials is April 27, 2017. 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.

You will receive an email confirming or denying your registration request approximately three weeks after you successfully upload your two industry credentials - making your registration application complete. Show Management will contact you directly if additional information is required. The deadline for uploading your industry credentials is April 27, 2017.

Yes. If the Los Angeles Convention Center hasn't reached its maximum capacity and on-site registration is still open, you may register for a paid pass at E3 2017. You must bring a valid photo identification.

No. Once the registration deadline has passed for paid expo passes, registration will be closed.

Attendee visa letters are distributed through the E3 registration system. In order to receive a visa letter, you will need to complete the entire registration process. All international registrants will be asked if they require a visa letter when completing the online registration form. A visa letter will be automatically emailed to all international guests when their registration is confirmed.

No. 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 barcode 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 attendees' mobile devices. All attendees must present a valid government issued photo ID (driver's license or passport) when picking up their badge/badge holder.

You can request a duplicate confirmation by logging onto your E3 attendee registration dashboard, using the username and password that you created during the registration process.

No, badges will NOT be mailed to attendees residing outside of the U.S. International attendees (including Canada) can pick up their badge and badge holder at the International Registration counter located in the South Hall Lobby of the Los Angeles Convention Center. Translation services will be also available. All attendees must present a valid government issued photo ID (driver's license or passport) when picking up their badge/badge holder.

All attendees can pick up their badge and badge holders on-site at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Badge Pick-up Counters will open on June 11th at 1:00 pm and will be located outside both the South and West Hall Lobbies. Registrants should print their 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. All attendees must present a valid government issued photo ID (driver's license or passport) when picking up their badge/badge holder. Confirmation barcodes can also be scanned from mobile devices.

Save time and pick up your badge before the show floor opens!

Badge Pick-Up Hours:

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

On-site Registration counters are located in the South Hall Lobby of the Los Angeles Convention Center. Badge Pick-up counters are located outside of both the South and West Hall Lobbies.

On-site Registration Hours:

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

All registration fees are non-refundable.

No. 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 asked to leave the premises.

Yes, individuals under the age of 17, including infants, will not be admitted to E3. This policy is strictly enforced.

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