We are expecting over 5,000 affiliate marketers at Affiliate Summit East 2016, taking place July 31 – August 2 at the New York Marriott Marquis in New York City, and a whole bunch of those people will be going for free. There are a variety of ways to get a complimentary pass to Affiliate Summit, and since you’re surely a loyal reader of the Affiliate Summit blog, you already know about them. But I’ll list them all here anyway. * Affiliates may request a pass: if you are an affiliate, ask us for a pass. * Race to Affiliate Summit East 2016: ten people will get free passes for exercising. * Pay it Forward Scholarships: up to 50 passes to qualifying applicants who submit essays. * Affiliate Summit East 2016 Ticket Contest: passes given away through Facebook and Twitter. * Press Pass: free VIP pass for covering the conference. * Promotional passes on blogs: we provide many blogs with passes to give away in their own promotions. * Speaker passes: speakers at Affiliate Summit get a VIP pass. Please note that there are varying qualifications and stipulations with the free pass opportunities, so be sure to read the details. Did you miss the news on these pass opportunities? There are lots of ways to stay in the loop in the future.