Press Information

Media personnel should report to the PGI's "Member's Only" entrance at the Red River Valley Fairgrounds in West Fargo, ND. Members of the Media are allowed on the grounds during the Convention's operating hours which are 9:00 am to midnight on Saturday, August 5th through Friday, August 11th, 2017.

NOTE: A driver's license and / or business card are not adequate press credentials.

Press Packets

Packets and complimentary entrance passes / parking passes will be available to the media. Members of the press are required to register at the security gate and remain with the provided PGI escort.

Media personnel may not videotape, photograph or interview anyone without the consent of the presenter or a member of the PGI's Board of Directors.

The press is invited to videotape or photograph the displays or demos featured each evening. Press must wear the allotted PGI badge as well as their own press credentials while on PGI grounds at all times, relinquishing the PGI badge upon departure.

Online Press Kit

Interview Contacts

• Dan Creagan, PGI Media Representative (402-212-9200 CST)

• Paul Smith, PGI President (765-430-8270 CST)

PGI Copyright and Logo

The name Pyrotechnics Guild International, the acronyms PGI and PGII, and the PGI Greenman logo are all registered trademarks of the Pyrotechnics Guild International, Inc., and may not be used without permission of the Board of Directors of the PGI.

For personal use, no permission/authority is needed when merely using the word "PGI" or "Pyrotechnics Guild International" to indicate you are a member of the PGI, as long as you actually are a member. For commercial use, such as shirts, pins, hats, and other items, a vendor must have PGI permission/authority for something they are selling regardless of the venue of the sales (PGI Convention, WPA Convention, NFPA convention, etc.).

Obtaining permission is simple - send an email or letter to the Publications VP with the request, indicating what you plan on using (words "PGI", "Pyrotechnics Guild International", "Greenman logo", etc.) and a statement on how you intend to use it.

PGI Copyright Document

PGI Full Color Logo

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