Media Contact:

Stacey Sherman
The Sherman Group or
917-656-3665 (media inquiries only)

Press Pass:

Thank you for your interest in covering The Big Chocolate Show, September 28th - 30th at the Wyndham New Yorker Hotel in New York City. We have closed applications for media credentials for this year’s show. If you have any inquiries or need immediate assistance, please contact

To apply for a press pass, please read the guidelines below and click to proceed to the application formPlease remember this is only a request. Each application will be reviewed, but it may not be approved.

Complimentary press passes are issued to working members of the press only, including editors, reporters, bloggers, producers, photographers and videographers.  Credentials will not be approved for non-editorial members of media organizations.  

Please submit one (1) application per person. Note to editors: each member of your team must apply individually for a press pass.

All approved press will receive one (1) press pass, offering access to events as outlined in the approved press pass request.  The full schedule of activities and events will be available in the coming weeks at:

Freelancers requesting a pass must be on assignment. Exceptions may be made for freelancers with a track record for solid placements in appropriate media outlets.

Online/Podcasts/Bloggers: Content must be relevant to The Big Chocolate Show; the website/blog/podcast must feature current, original content and be regularly updated.

Influencers requesting a pass must commit to a total of 7x posts to cover the event – 2x pre-event posts, and 5x total the day of or within one week of the Show wrapping up.  We have advance photos we can share with you to help with the pre-event promotion from last year’s event.  Please note that Facebook and Instagram stories do not count towards the 7x posts.  

Our social media handles and hashtags are:


Twitter - TheBigChocShow
Instagram - thebigchocolateshow
Facebook – TheBigChocolateShow

Photographers must be confirmed on-assignment to obtain media credentials for the event.  Please note – there may be photography restrictions in place per the talent agreements.  The event will have approved photography for publication available on Monday, October 1, 2018.

All applications for media passes must be submitted by September 26, 2018.  You will be notified of your status via email by September 30, 2018.  If your application is approved, details will be sent in early September regarding media check-in at the event.  A photo ID will be required for pick-up. Media passes will not be mailed or emailed.

Thank you again for your interest in The Big Chocolate Show. 

We look forward to working with you,
The 2018 Big Chocolate Show
The Sherman Group