American Association of Feline Practitioners

Veterinary professionals passionate about the care of cats

AAFP Conference Media Policy

AAFP Conference Media Policy

The AAFP Conference is a professional event and not open to the public. The AAFP welcomes press at the educational sessions and exhibits during its annual conference. Press badges do not allow access to events that require separate registration. All press members must wear their name badge at all times and the badge must be easily viewable. Members of the press must identify themselves as such prior to posing a question in an open forum or directly with anyone at the conference including attendees, speakers, exhibitors, staff, Board Members, and sponsors. All interviews must be coordinated with Sarah Nathans, Operations Director at or (908) 359-9351.

Qualifications for a Press Badge:

Journalists or working media for the sole purpose of collecting and disseminating veterinary information for their publications/outlets.

Who Does Not Qualify for a Press Badge:
Advertising, Sales, Marketing, and Public Relations representatives (even if you are representing an exhibiting company).

How to Obtain a Press Badge:
If you'd like to receive a press badge, email Jeff Pane ( with the following info:

  • Your Name
  • Publication/Outlet
  • Full Address
  • Email Address
  • Phone Number
  • Your Intent for Attending AAFP's Annual Conference

Cost of Press Badges:
Press must receive prior approval in order to receive a complimentary press badge. The AAFP reserves the right to approve or deny press badges at any time before or during the annual conference. Photo identification may be requested onsite.

Additional Information:
Additional information about AAFP's programs and initiatives can be found at: If you have any specific questions or concerns, please contact Jeff Pane at or (908) 359-9351.