Democratic National Convention Committee to Host Media Walkthrough for Coverage Planning of the 2024 Democratic National Convention

CHICAGO – The Democratic National Convention Committee (DNCC) will host a media walkthrough on Thursday, January 18, 2024 at the United Center in Chicago for news outlets interested in covering the 2024 Democratic National Convention to nominate President Biden and Vice President Harris.

 *** All interested attendees must register for the walkthrough HERE. The registration deadline is 5 p.m. CT Friday, January 5, 2024.***

Check-in and a continental breakfast will be available at the United Center beginning at 8 a.m. with the program beginning at 9 a.m. and ending at approximately 2 p.m.

This will be the first logistical walkthrough for media organizations ahead of the convention and will serve as an opportunity to receive detailed information about the logistics for coverage at the 2024 Democratic National Convention, which will be held from August 19-22, 2024 in Chicago.   

Representatives of the Congressional Media Galleries will be in attendance to assist with the convention credentials application process. And representatives from various vendors will be on site to provide cost information, answer questions, and take orders for convention week services.  

The DNCC has arranged for group hotel rates for members of the media traveling to Chicago for the walkthrough at the Hyatt Regency Chicago, the Marriott Marquis Chicago, and the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place. Information on booking under those rates will be provided to registered attendees.

Parking will be available at the United Center. Details will be provided to registered attendees. The United Center is located at 1901 West Madison Street in the heart of the Near West Side neighborhood of Chicago. 

Attendance at the walkthrough is not required for media organizations seeking credentials for the Convention. In addition, please note that participation in the walkthrough does not guarantee an organization will be credentialed for the United Center site during the Convention.

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