February 10, 2005
Media AccreditationsThe Media Accreditation process is now closed. Accreditations can be picked up at the "Accreditation Office" from March 7th to March 10th. This office is located inside the Hotel Novotel (Paris Meeting Room) calle Amsterdam 3, adjacent to the Palacio Municipal de Congresos (Campo de las Naciones).
Media Accreditation Office HoursThe Media Accreditation Room will be open:
- Monday, 7 March 08:00 - 20:00 hours
- Tuesday, 8 March 08:00 - 20:00 hours
- Wednesday, 9 March 08:00 - 20:00 hours
- Thursday, 10 March 08:00 - 20:00 hours
Collecting your AccreditationsAccreditations can be obtained only at the Hotel Novotel by presenting official identification. A person can obtain accreditations for various people from their respective organisations by bringing the following:
- A list of those accredited on official stationary of your organisation (names/passport or DNI numbers)
- An official press card
Security CheckSecurity personnel at the Palacio Municipal de Congresos will examine and may test equipment carried into the building. To avoid delays, the media is advised to arrive with time to clear security checks.
Television and radio, that have extensive or bulky equipment, are strongly advised to move as much as possible into the Media area before covering an event, to shorten check-in times.
Note to editors: all crews covering event must be accredited.
The Summit organizers, as well as security personnel, reserve the right to withdraw media accreditation at any time.
Hotel InformationFor those media traveling from outside Madrid, discount hotel arrangements have been done with:
28001 - Madrid
Phone : +34-915754400
Fax : +34-915765607
(Special Summit rate, per room including buffet breakfast : 135,00 Euros +7% IVA)
To reserve a room please indicate when completing the accreditation process.
Tel.: + 34 699422636
Tel.: +34 670765161
All bookings for television and radio studios should be addressed as soon as possible to Ms. Aldao. Please contact her if you need to rent television equipment or a camera crew. Also, all outside broadcasting vans for uplink satellite transmissions must be arranged before Saturday, 26 February 2005.
Note: Please take into account that all non EU TV crews will need an ATA notebook for their equipment. This can be obtained at the Chamber of Commerce in your city.