For media inquiries, contact Meghann Gibbons
Thanks for your interest in covering the Points of Light Conference. We welcome qualified members of the media to attend our event – the world's largest service-related convening, bringing together more than 2,500 nonprofit, government, business and civic leaders to help shape the future of volunteerism. Proper credentials are required to obtain a media badge for access to all conference meetings and events.
Media badges will only be approved for working members of the press, including reporters, editors, producers, camera crews and photographers. Applicants for media registration must be employed/hired by a publication, station/network or program that is previously established, independent and updated regularly with original news.
We reserve the right to request additional verification. Social media sites, forums, personal blogs and user groups will not be accepted as media credentials. Media badges will not be granted to non-editorial media professionals.
If you meet the criteria outlined above, please email Meghann Gibbons with the following information: News organization and required credentials, first name, last name, address, country, phone number, email address, and dates that you plan to attend the conference. We will respond within three business days.
Those with approved media badges will have access to all conference sessions, summits and special events.
Service Unites 2018, powered by Points of Light, kicked off in Atlanta on June 18 with a carefully crafted series of events at some of the most unique and distinctively Atlanta venues, including the historic Fox Theatre, the World of Coca-Cola and the Center for Civil and Human Rights. The gathering, hosted at the Omni Atlanta Hotel at CNN Center, brought together nearly 2,000 civic leaders from the nonprofit, government and corporate sectors, and from 38 countries, to gain and share the knowledge, resources and connections needed to galvanize the power of people to create change globally.
ATLANTA – Service Unites 2018, powered by Points of Light, convened nearly 2,000 nonprofit, government, business and civic leaders from 38 countries to gain and share the knowledge, resources and connections needed to galvanize the power of people to create change globally. During the three-day Atlanta event, Points of Light recognized four inspiring changemakers by presenting them with Daily Point of Light Awards, a prestigious honor started by President George H.W. Bush during his presidency. Points of Light also announced the 2018 honorees of The Civic 50, a recognition of the 50 most community-minded companies in the United States.
ATLANTA – Service Unites, powered by Points of Light, the world’s largest service-related conference, has confirmed the final participating speakers for its June 18-20 conference. Actors Brooke Shields and Jesse Williams, along with author and Today Show contributor Lilliana Vazquez, will be joining former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, her husband, former astronaut Captain Mark Kelly; Parkland students Jaclyn Corin, Emma Gonzalez, Alex Wind; Charlotte Hornets’ Dwight Howard; ABC journalist John Quiñones; Olympic bronze medalist Adam Rippon; Pittsburgh Steelers’ Coty Sensabaugh, his wife Dominique, and more.