Media at the 40 Ton Level Up Conference

Media credentials are reserved for working members of the media employed by established news organizations. Press badges will be issued to journalists who submit documentation.

Qualified journalists and working members of the press with recent bylines are invited to register for press credentials by completing the form here. Please note that press passes will not be provided to individuals in business development, or management positions.
Podcast hosts who are affiliated with a media company may also request credentials. Please be aware that podcasts providing content marketing for any company other than a media company will not be eligible to attend as working media. It is important to note that credentials are not guaranteed and are subject to approval.

If you are a member of the media, please connect with 40 Tons Public Relations team for questions or to arrange interviews with a conference spokesperson via email at  To obtain credentials to cover the Level Up Career Conference & Business Expo press conference on Monday, June 19 at 9am, please complete the credentials form and indicate your request as noted in the instructions. If approved, our public relations firm will be in touch to provide support and coordinate key interviews.  

Press conference

40 Tons Career Conference will host a press conference Monday, June 19th from 9:00 am – 9:45 with local and national media.  The press conferences will be held in the Malcolm X conference auditorium located immediately outside the exhibit hall. 

The conference title sponsor, Good Green, Key Illinois Political figures along with the President of the Malcolm X College and the Founders of 40 Tons Careers, will provide remarks.  

Approval of press passes is not assured and is contingent upon review. If your request is granted, our public relations firm will reach out to assist with any information needs and facilitate important interviews.

To request a press pass, please email our PR team at

Media & Marketing opportunities

40 Tons Career management works year-round to promote the Level Up Career Conference all across the US. As a result, members of the media come from news outlets attend the conference to report progressive hiring practices. Additionally, 40 Tons Careers provides several resources to help exhibitors promote their participation and get the greatest value from their investment in the event. 

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