Press Room FAQs

Where is ISSA Show North America 2018 being held?

ISSA Show North America 2018 will be held in Dallas, TX, USA, October 29 – November 1, 2018. Exhibit days are October 30 – November 1. The trade show will be held at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, Lobby F, second floor, located at 650 S Griffin St, Dallas, TX 75202.

Do I have to be a member of ISSA to attend?

Yes, you do have to be a member of ISSA to attend. Members receive reduced rates on their trade show registration fees. Non-members will be charged a member fee which grants them an introductory membership trial with ISSA. To learn more about ISSA membership, visit or call 800-225-4772 (North America) or 847-982-0800 (international).

How much does it cost for press to register?

There is no fee for confirmed members of the press. Each publication may register up to two individuals and one photographer for free.

How do I register?

Register by simply filling out this form.

Who may register as press?

Anyone with the title of publisher, senior editor, editor, managing editor, reporter, or feature or news editor may register along with one staff photographer.

Where do I pick up my badge?

You can pick up your badge at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention, Lobby F, second floor. For quick and easy badge pickup, bring a copy of your confirmation letter with you (printed or on your mobile device) to the registration counter, scan the bar code, and your badge will be printed instantly! Please note: Badge reprint fee is $100.

Do I need a separate camera pass for my photographer?

Yes, a camera pass is available, following approval by ISSA Media Communications & Publications Director, Lisa Veeck, for members of the press registered as a photographer. Camera passes may be picked up on site at the ISSA Show Office.

Will there be a Press Room?

No, there will not be a press room this year.

What are the trade show registration hours?

Sunday: 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday: 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Thursday: 7:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Do I have access to the ISSA Show seminars and ISSA Keynote Addresses?

Yes. As a member of the press you have free access to all educational sessions and the keynote addresses.

How do I make hotel arrangements, and learn more about the official ISSA hotel block?

Hotel arrangements can be made at using the ISSA official housing vendor, onPeak.

Please be aware that ISSA’s only official housing partner is onPeak. You may be contacted by outside vendors claiming to the be the official housing partner for ISSA North America 2018.

Didn’t find the answers you were looking for? Contact ISSA Customer Service at, or 847-982-0800.