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RISE 2020
June 18, 2020

Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
201 Waterfront St
National Harbor, MD 20745

Reagan Institute Summit on Education Press Guidelines

Members of the media are accredited by the Reagan Institute Summit on Education (RISE) with the understanding that they will attend in an editorial capacity and are not there for sales or other business-related purposes.

Only individuals who are working for and representing a recognized news organization may register as press with the assignment to cover and report on RISE.

Media credentials allow working press to attend RISE events on Thursday, June 18. 

Please note, press credentials are not equivalent to RISE attendee credentials.

The RISE Welcome Reception on Wednesday, June 17 is by invitation-only and not open to media

Press who violate any of these guidelines will have their accreditation and their team’s accreditations withdrawn immediately.


  1. Members of the media attending the Reagan Institute Summit on Education must be accredited by RISE.
  2. Media accreditation must be requested online by June 5, 2020 and will not be available on-site.
  3. All accreditation requests are subject to final confirmation by the Reagan Institute Summit on Education. Approved media will receive a confirmation email from RISE.
  4. Accreditations are not transferable.

Press Access and Rules of Engagement
Accredited press are invited to attend all panel sessions and keynotes on Thursday, June 18, 2020. The final schedule and panel topics will be announced at a later date.

There will be designated areas for accredited press during all plenary sessions.

Media/Press Badges must be worn at all times while attending the event at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center. This includes during interviews with any event participants.

It is also requested that media members identify themselves as press when engaging in conversations with all event participants.

Please note that lunch, coffee and snacks will be provided in the press filing room for accredited press participants. 

Seats at the breakfast and luncheon on Thursday, June 18 are for invited conference attendees only.

Live-feeds of all panel sessions, the breakfast, luncheon and closing session will be available in the press filing room.

Interview Rooms
The Reagan Institute Summit on Education has interview rooms that can be booked in 30-minute slots on a first-come, first-served basis.

To reserve a room, please send an email to, or you can contact Margeaux Van Horn by phone at 703.722.8930.

Acknowledgement Policy
The Reagan Institute Summit on Education requests its full name or official logo be used in all reports related to the RISE. This includes all on-the-record interviews that occur during the Summit 

If you need the Reagan Institute Summit on Education logo, photos of panelists or b-roll footage from the Summit, please contact the RISE media relations team by email at

Transportation, Parking and Check-In
RISE does not provide shuttle service to and from nearby hotels. However, parking is available at an off-site lot near the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center.

Upon arrival at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, media will be directed to the press check-in area to receive their badge for access to RISE.

Additional parking and directional information will be sent in the weeks prior to RISE. 

Contact Information
If you have any questions regarding the guidelines noted above including the accreditation process, times and locations open to press, or the booking of interview rooms, please contact the RISE media relations team at

Please note this is an application for press credentials. If we can accommodate your request, you will receive a confirmation email from our media relations team along with additional details.