PRESS CENTRE


The Eastern Economic Forum’s press centre is a modern site enabling media representatives to work in comfort.

The Forum’s press centre is located in buildings G and D of the Far Eastern Federal University (the International Broadcast Centre is located in building D). Media representatives, representatives of media partners, and employees of the host broadcaster company who have been accredited to work at EEF and have collected their badge at one of the accreditation points are entitled to work at the press centre.

The entire press centre is a free Wi-Fi zone. The phones and fax machines at the press centre offer free long-distance and international connections.

PRESS CENTRE HOURS OF OPERATION

10 September 12:00–20:00
11 September 08:00–23:59
12 September 00:00–23:59
13 September 00:00–22:00

PRINT MEDIA AREA




The print media area is located on the third level of the press centre. The room offers 200 workplaces, some of which are fully equipped.

There is a restaurant on the second level of the press centre where media representatives will be offered meals. There will also be light snacks, drinks, tea, and coffee for journalists in the coffee break area.


BRIEFING HALL



There is a briefing room equipped with professional light and sound equipment on the third level of the press centre. The hall has 55 seats and a six-seat panel. Simultaneous interpretation equipment is also available.

Information about the time of briefings is available at information desks and is announced through the press centre’s information channel.

INTERNATIONAL BROADCAST CENTRE

An International Broadcast Centre (IBC) has been set up at the Forum venue in building D, level 7, to cover the events of the Eastern Economic Forum 2018..

Media representatives who have been accredited to work at EEF and have collected their badge at one of the accreditation points are entitled to work at the International Broadcast Centre.

The international TV programme signal is generated by the broadcasting company and host broadcaster of the Forum, VGTRK (Russia Television and Radio), from live broadcasts and video recordings of the main EEF events. The signal is then distributed to the working booths of TV and radio companies.

The International Broadcast Centre includes:

  • The host broadcaster’s operating room
  • The TV and radio company area (working booths)

The International Broadcast Centre’s infrastructure includes a site for the placement of mobile satellite communications stations (MSCS, fly-away position).




The following international video signal formats are provided for distribution to booths:

  • HD/SDI 1080i/50 with embedded audio;
  • SD/SDI 625/50 16:9 with embedded audio;
  • SD/SDI 625/50 4:3 with embedded audio.


Contact person for questions regarding TV company accreditation and travel to the EEF Central Venue:

Head of the Delegate Management Department, Media Directorate, The Roscongress Foundation
Ilya Shnaider
+7 (911) 156 6513
ilya.shnaider@roscongress.org


Contact person for questions regarding ordering workspaces at the IBC and spaces for MSCS, relay of video materials from the IBC, and video archives:

Chief Specialist of the VGTRK Directorate of Telecommunications and Communications
Valery Cherednik
Email: vcherednik@vgtrk.com

 

PHOTO HOSTING AGENCY

The photo hosting agency takes photos of all official events at the Eastern Economic Forum. Photographs will be promptly published on the official EEF website (www.forumvostok.ru) and made available for viewing. Any of the published photos may be downloaded free of charge. Media representatives may use photographs in their professional activities, PROVIDED a reference is made to the Eastern Economic Forum. TASS is the photo hosting agency this year.


MEDIA WORK AT EEF VENUES

SIGNING HALL 1 (BUILDING А, LEVEL 3)

SIGNING HALL 2 (BUILDING А, LEVEL 5)

SIGNING CEREMONY POINT (BUILDING B, LEVEL 6)

 



Media representatives may attend signing ceremonies.

The halls are located in building A on the third and fifth levels, respectively. The signing ceremony point is located in building B on the sixth level.

The halls have a capacity of about 60 seats, with a five-seat panel. The halls are equipped with professional lighting and sound equipment as well as simultaneous interpretation equipment. The signing ceremony point is equipped with professional lighting and sound equipment.

Information about these events will be available on the website (www.forumvostok.ru) and at information desks in the press centre.



A form for booking signing halls and the signing ceremony point can be downloaded in the BUSINESS SERVICES section

 

PRESS POINTS

Media representatives can interact with participants in the Forum’s official programme at press points that are specially equipped with sound reinforcement systems and designed in the EEF style.



Location:

Press point 1

Building В, level 5

Press point 2

Building В, level 7

Press point 3

Building S, level 5


A form for booking press points can be downloaded in the BUSINESS SERVICES section

INTERVIEW ROOM

An interview room is provided to conduct individual interviews with Eastern Economic Forum participants (building G, level 4).


The maximum time of one interview is 45 minutes.

A form for booking an interview room can be downloaded in the BUSINESS SERVICES section.

 

Information Services

INFORMATION AND SERVICES POINTS

There are information desks in the press centre (building G, levels 1 and 3) where you can find information regarding access to Forum events, changes to the programme, services offered, announcements of press events at the Forum, and other information materials. Please contact the information desk to resolve any technical problems that may arise while working with press centre equipment or personal equipment.


SCHEDULEOF PRESS EVENTS

The Press Events Programme will be added to the Media section of the website (www.forumvostok.ru) at the beginning of September 2018 to announce and indicate the time, place, and topic of press conferences, briefings, and signing ceremonies planned by Forum participants at the EEF venue. This service will make it easier to properly plan your work at the Forum. Press releases (announcements) of press events are posted on the official EEF website in the Media – Press Events Programme section and at the information desk in the press centre (Level 3). 


PUBLIC ADDRESS SYSTEM

This public address system ensures everyone is always aware of the place and time of the main EEF press events. The service is provided throughout the press centre and at the restaurant for the media.


BROADCAST OF EEF EVENTS

The press centre offers an internal television network broadcast during the Eastern Economic Forum to promptly provide information to media representatives. TV screens are installed in all zones to broadcast Forum events in real time, as well as information about upcoming Forum events, the press centre, and the latest news and photos. The information channel is broadcast in Russian and English.

The events of the Forum business programme can also be viewed in real time in the Programme section of the official Forum website (www.forumvostok.ru). The Forum plenary session will also be broadcast on the YouTube channel and on Facebook.

View past Forum events: a broadcast archive is available on the Programme section of the website (www.forumvostok.ru) by selecting the date and the name of the event.


MOBILE APP

The mobile app of the Eastern Economic Forum (EEF 2018) enables participants to receive information about the Forum programme, exchange messages with other participants, schedule meetings, and create an individual schedule for the Forum. The mobile app provides participants with access to live broadcasts of Forum sessions and information on navigating the Eastern Economic Forum venue. All the app’s functions and features are fully available after entering your personal login and password for the Personal Web Office.