ICAST has a number of Badge Categories and Designations for 2018, here is a list and description of each Badge and cost associated with it.

If you have questions, please contact Tradeshow Director Blake Swango at bswango@ASAfishing.org.

Badge Type Badge Description Badge Cost
(PreRegistration/Onsight)

Buyer-Retail


Buyer-Wholesale

 Wholesalers, distributors and retailers of fishing tackle and related products.

All buyers must be credentialed and are subject to approval by ASA staff.

Complimentary


Complimentary


First-Time Non-Exhibiting Manufacturer Any manufacturer who has not previously attended or exhibited at ICAST. $75 / $150

Non-Exhibiting Member-Manufacturer Sportfishing, allied or marine manufacturer that is a Member of ASA but not Exhibiting. $100 / $150

Manufacturer’s Representative (Member) ASA member independent sales representatives who handle many different manufacturer’s products lines. Complimentary

Manufacturer’s Representative (Non-Member) Non-ASA member independent sales representatives who handle many different manufacturer’s products lines. $100 / $150

Industry Associate/Industry Supplier Members of industry related associations, trade shows, Captains, etc.  “Catch-All Category” $100 / $150

Government/Association Federal agency employees and people employed by affiliated non-profit associations. $10 / $30

Media – Editorial Member


Media – Editorial Non-Member

Media credentials are issued to media representatives whose purpose is to write about the show, products and other ICAST-related events.

Marketing, public relations and advertising representatives do not qualify for press credentials.

Student and Corporate members in professional outdoor writer/media/communicators organizations do not automatically qualify for a Media-Editorial badge. Corporate members generally fall into the Media-Sales category.

All media representatives must be credentialed and are subject to approval by ASA staff.

Complimentary


$100 / $150


Media – Sales (Member)


Media – Sales (Non-Member)

If a media representative is from a media source (newspaper, magazine, broadcast, dot.com) but is in advertising sales, then he or she falls under the Media–Sales category and must register in that category and pay the respective member or non-member registration fee in order to attend ICAST.

The Media Sales badge also applies to marketing, public relations and sponsorship development.

$100 / $150


$300 / $450