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E3 is open to industry professionals and gamers. Gamer passes will be available on a first-come, first-served basis once registration is open. Industry professionals who submit their current professional affiliation to the interactive entertainment industry may qualify for a complimentary industry pass.

Gamer Badge


A gamer pass is good for all three days of E3. Experience the excitement of industry-changing technologies, never-before-seen products, and announcements all under one roof. Be a part of the world’s biggest video game event. Don’t delay – gamer passes are first come, first served.

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Premium Badge


Premium Pass holders benefit from the following amenities:

  • Three day Expo Pass with exclusive early access hours Tuesday and Wednesday
  • Access to our VIP Lounge which provides a quiet atmosphere to plan and strategize your time while at E3, check emails, access business and concierge services, meet with colleagues
  • Dedicated service for E3 hotel reservations with access to the best available hotel selections through E3 Housing
  • Catered breakfast and lunch each day
  • Exclusive Industry CEO and VIP Reception
  • Daily Networking Receptions in the VIP Lounge
  • Access to the Exhibit Hall through a dedicated VIP Entrance
  • Premium Seating at the E3 Coliseum panels
  • Access to LA Live activations
  • Discounts for Premium Badge holders at the Official E3 Merchandise Store

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Industry Badge

Complimentary (Before 4.25.19)

In order to apply for a complimentary industry pass to E3 as a member of the interactive entertainment industry, you must submit two of the credentials listed below. At least one document must contain both your name and the name of your company.

All registrants MUST also include their company’s website address. This website must be a fully operational site through which your company business can be validated.

All registrants must also have a valid employee email address to which their final E3 confirmation can be sent.

Please submit two of these forms of Employee/Company ID:

  • Insurance card listing both employee name and company name
  • Paycheck stub verifying current full-time employment within the industry
  • Company credit card listing both employee name and company name
  • W-2 Form with both employee name and company name
  • Current business license indicating type of business
  • Current Retail Sales Tax License with company name
  • Current Resale Tax Certificate with company name
  • Invoices within the last 6 months that show purchases of products related to the industry
  • Current Federal resale tax certificate (VAT)
  • Current IGDA Membership Card

*Retail Attendees are eligible for complimentary admission to E3 only if they are responsible for company purchasing. If you are unable to document your buying power by supplying company invoices, purchase orders or other purchasing transactions, you qualify for a paid admission and can register for a 3-day Expo pass.

International Attendees should submit similar credentials unique to their country that confirm their employment in the interactive entertainment industry.

AGENCY Employees wishing to attend E3 should submit two of the Company/Employee IDs listed above as well as:

  • The URL to a website that documents your company’s involvement in the interactive entertainment industry
  • An official listing of the clients that you support within the interactive entertainment industry

All registrants are subject to review and approval by Show management.

Industry Credentials Submission

During the E3 online registration process, you will be prompted to upload electronic versions of your industry 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 industry credentials is April 25, 2019. 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.

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

Registration FAQs

What is E3?

E3 is the world’s premier event for computer and video games and related products. The show is owned by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA), the US association dedicated to serving the business and public affairs needs of the companies developing and publishing interactive games for video game consoles, handheld devices, personal computers, and the internet. For more information, please visit or

Is the show open to the public?

Yes.  E3 is open to gamers on a first-come, first served basis and passes are limited.

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.

Click here to view the hours for industry professionals and gamers.

Registration deadlines apply for all attendees.

When and where is E3 2019?

E3 is scheduled to take place June 11-13, 2019, at the Los Angeles Convention Center.  Click here for show hours.

The Los Angeles Convention Center is located at the intersection of the Santa Monica and Harbor Freeways.

Los Angeles Convention Center
1201 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, California 90015
Phone: 213-741-1151
Fax: 213-765-4266

For directions and additional information visit the Los Angeles Convention Center website.

What are the registration hours on-site?

On-site Registration Hours:

Sunday, June 9, 2019 1:00PM – 6:00PM
Monday, June 10, 2019 8:00AM – 6:00PM
Tuesday, June 11, 2019 7:00AM – 7:00PM
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 7:00AM – 7:00PM
Thursday, June 13, 2019 7:00AM – 6:00PM

Gamer and Industry registration is located in the South Hall Lobby of the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Media registration is located on the West side of the Los Angeles Convention Center, Petree Hall.

New for 2019 – PLEASE NOTE:  Exhibitor Registration Counters will be located in the South Hall Lobby of the Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC).  Please use the LACC Pico Drive entrance to access this registration area.

Badge Pick-Up Counters are located outside both the South and West side of the Los Angeles Convention Center.

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