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Press Registration & Facilities for ESC Congresses


The European Society of Cardiology provides a fully equipped press centre at the ESC Congress. This includes the Official ESC Press Conference Room, and exclusive Press Working Area (with catering), Interview Rooms and the Press Offices.



Press registration

Press representatives can register free of charge upon presentation of a valid press identity card or appropriate letter of assignment. Press registration is conducted online until the end of July, via My ESC, supported by presentation of press ID by email, fax or surface mail.

Register online now

Access the Embargo Policy

Online registration will be CLOSED by August. At this point, please register at the Press Registration Desk on-site, on presentation of a valid Press ID and/or letter of assignment.

Note: Industry officials and their communications agents are not eligible for press registration. They may only enter the industry press rooms.

Opening Hours: Press Registration Desk

The Press Registration Desk can be found on level -1 below the ground floor. The opening hours are:

Friday 28 August : 15:00 - 18:30
Saturday 29 August : 07:00 - 18:30
Sunday 30 August : 07:00 - 18:30
Monday 31 August : 07:00 - 18:30
Tuesday 01 September : 07:00 - 18:30
Wednesday 02 September : 07:00 - 12:0

Press badge pick-up

On-site badge pick-up, on presentation again of valid ID, is conducted at the Press Registration Desk and not in the main Registration Hall. Press badges have not been / will not be sent out in advance.

ESC Press Book

  • Official Press conference topics & timings
  • Press releases based on abstract sessions pre-selected by our Press & PR Committee
  • Media tip sheets containing other pre-arranged sessions of interest that you may like to look out for
  • ESC Facts and Figures
  • An interview form
  • Practical information  

ESC Press Centre

The ESC Press Centre will include the following rooms and facilities: ESC Press Conference Room, Press Working Area, 2 Press Interview Rooms and both the ESC Press Office and Local Press Office (local language liaison and assistance).

The ESC Press Working Area, Press Conference Room and Interview Rooms are accessible only to registered press and speakers involved in the ESC press activities.

Industry representatives and Public Relations agents are not eligible for entry.  (Industry Press Activities are held separately in the Industry Press Rooms).

Opening Hours: Press Working Area

Friday 28 August  : 15:00 - 18:30
Saturday 29 August : 07:00 - 19:30
Sunday 30 August : 07:00 - 19:30
Monday 31 August : 07:00 - 19:30
Tuesday 01 September : 07:00 - 19:30
Wednesday 02 September : 07:00 - 12:0

Access & Travel

For more information on the venue for the ESC Congress, see the General ESC Congress Information pages. 

Contacting the ESC Press & PR Office

Should you have any queries, please contact the ESC Press Office.


European Society
of Cardiology

Les Templiers
2035 Route des Colles
CS 80179 BIOT
06903 Sophia Antipolis
Cedex France