Sotics MatchDayAccreditation - Press, Media and Photographer registration


MatchDay Accreditation is a virtual accreditation product that enables media or volunteers apply for event accreditation through an automated, online registration process taking away the hassle for event organisers.

The assigning of match day accreditation is all processed through email requiring nothing more from the venue manager than an approving tick in the box. Each event has a registration deadline, after which time accreditation requests can be recorded but are flagged as late, while approving or rejecting hundreds of requests at a time is quick and easy. Once the accredited list has been finalised, administrators can export the full details of accredited journalists and the necessary files containing the corresponding photos for use on printed passes.

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MatchDay Accreditation can also be seamlessly integrated with our Virtual Press Office and mailing platforms providing a one-stop shop for media where they can apply for accreditation, sign up for releases and access protected content such as logos, photographs, media guides and statistics.

The MatchDay Accreditation system is totally flexible and can be tailored to meet the needs of other areas of your business such as providing accreditation for attendees at events and conference registration as well as volunteer management and the whole system can be delivered in multiple languages.

Sotic clients who presently use MatchDay Accreditation include the Welsh Rugby Union, the Irish Rugby Football Union, Leinster Rugby, The Tour of Britain Cycling, The Women's Tour, European Professional Club Rugby and Westgate Press Agency.

For more information or to arrange a demonstration, please contact the Sotic Marketing team on +44 (0)207 691 2450 or email

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Accreditation Features

The Matchday Accreditation system is totally flexible and can be tailored to meet the needs of other areas of your business such as for attendees at events and conference registration as well as volunteer and steward management. The Accreditation System includes, but is not limited to, the functionality listed below: -

  • Simple Venue Setup with re-usable templates
  • One Page event setup enabling accreditation for a game to be available as quickly as possible after announcements of fixtures
  • Role Setting ability allowing event organisers to cipher individuals into particular roles and display only relevant information to that role.
  • Sub-request options which can be used to breakdown exact requirements, for example, you may wish to know which area of the stadium or which stage of the event the user is seeking accreditation for.
  • Form Builder allowing event organisers to tailor the accreditation sign-up form to suit their specific requirements and to set specific forms for particular roles.
  • Ability to set-up Automatic Registration which allows the User to automatically be registered and access the system without having to wait for authorisation to speed up the process of applying for accreditation
  • Automated e-mails making the process seamless for the Administrator
  • Automated Deadlines and Late Requests facility
  • Smart Search Functionality across all data field for event organisers to allow them to quickly and effectively
  • Dashboard Stats which includes overview of Approved/Rejected/Pending, as well as Media Category. For example, this allows you to see number of Photographers that are applying
  • Ability to export details as CSV; this could include exporting to a PhotoID printing system
  • Ability to include a Payment Gateway for paying events, such as seminars or conferences (monthly costs will be paid directly by you to the Service Provider)
  • Available in multiple languages
  • Integration with Sotic's MatchdayMail platform therefore combining both accreditation and Press Release management
  • Integration with the Virtual Press Office for disciplinary reports and logo downloads
  • Upgrades and enhancements included in the price.

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Head Office
1-3 Canfield Place, London NW6 3BT

Sussex Office
6 Oak Passage Chambers,
Hastings TN34 3EH

Cardiff Office
James William House,
9 Museum Place, Cardiff CF10 3BD

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7691 2450
Fax: +44 (0) 870 991 7469

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