If you would like to cover RISE in a media capacity, you can do so by filling out our Media Accreditation Application Form. For information on media at RISE please contact media@riseconf.com.

Our speakers team are always excited to hear from new people, and we’re always looking to collaborate with more founders and CEOs to create engaging content for our attendees.
You can apply to speak through our speaker application form on our website. The speakers team will be in touch with you directly if they feel there’s a good fit.

All applications are reviewed weekly by our speakers team. They will directly reach out to you if your application has been accepted.

If you are selected to speak at RISE, you will receive VIP access to lounges and meeting areas, invites to exclusive dinners and drinks receptions, as well as one guest ticket for a person of your choosing.

As a media attendee, you will be provided with free access to the event, all stages, and the media village. There, you can attend press conferences, and book interview booths for interviews with speakers, partners, startups and investors.

Your ticket is available through your app in the form of a QR code.
To gain access to the event, you will need to download the RISE app from the Google Play Store or the App Store. The app will be released closer to the event.
You will also need to present photo ID at registration to collect your accreditation.

Yes, you can collect your accreditation at the Forum & media registration at the event.

This is an exclusive area for media and speakers only, with food, desks, wired connectivity, and an area to file copy. You can work from here, file copy, interview speakers and attend exclusive press briefings.

There will be wifi throughout the venue. The media village will have its own dedicated wifi SSID. There will also be a number of hard wire cables at the work tables in the media village.

Yes. The media page at riseconf.com/media will be updated regularly throughout the event.
This page will feature news announcements, press releases startups, partners, and investors attending RISE, along with photography from the on-stage sessions. We encourage you to visit it to ensure you get the most from your time at RISE.

Generally, we do not cover flight costs for media.

RISE has partnered with b-network to offer you the best rates on hotels near the conference. Take a look at accommodation options on their website.

Our app enables you to chat with other attendees before, during and after the conference. You can also set up meetings in advance to help ensure your time in Hong Kong is as productive as possible. Scan the QR codes of attendees you meet at the conference and download a CSV of these contacts post-event so you can keep in touch.

Yes, you can find further information on the RISE tracks here.

If you are interested in any media interviews or engaging in any press related activities, please email media@websummit.com.

If you would like to reserve an interview booth during the event, please ask the Web Summit media team on the ground or email media@websummit.com These are operated on a first-come-first-served basis.