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Press Accreditation and Registration for ESC Congresses

We highly recommend you get ACCREDITED and register ONLINE by using your My ESC account to avoid queues on-site. 


Register ON-SITE by providing the following press credentials at the registration desk: a valid press card and three recent published by-lined articles. 



Fill the accreditation form online. The ESC Press Office will examine the credentials you provide. If your request is accepted, the ESC Press Office will grant you a press accreditation for two years.

To be accredited as a Press representative will allow you to attend at all ESC Congresses within two years.

Please note that once accredited as Press you still need to register before each ESC event registration deadline.

Why become accredited as Press ?

To attend ESC events and collect your press badge on site, to access the exclusive press web page (ESC Congress only) and the available embargoed press material (press releases, abstracts, full papers, slides…), as well as reaching ESC experts for interviews, and much more!

Get your two year accreditation

First you need to sign in to your My ESC account - If you don't already have one Create a My ESC account. 

Then fill in this online form to apply for Press Accreditation:

Fill in the form

Please note that the ESC Press Office will verify your documents before confirming your accreditation by email.

Press Registration 

You are accredited

Register online for the ESC Congress of your choice:

  1. Sign into your My ESC account.
  2. Visit the ESC Congresses & Events and choose the event you wish to attend.
  3. Register for the ESC congress you want to attend by choosing the appropriate “Press” fee in the scrolling list.

Once on site at the congress:

  1. Pick up your press badge at the registration desk.
  2. Your accreditation and registration will give you access to all embargoed press material.

You are not accredited

You need to provide the following press credentials at the registration desk of the ESC Congress you are attending:

  1. A valid and nominative press card or an appropriate letter of assignment. 
  2. Three recently published by-lined articles (cardiology, health-related or ESC event related).

Please note that the ESC Press Office reserves the right to withhold approval of press registration if the applicant does not satisfy the required criteria according to the ESC Media and Embargo Policy.

The decision of the ESC Press Office is final regarding all press registration requests.

Your My ESC account

Please note that to access all useful resources on the ESC website (scientific content, press materials, videos, presentations, slides) you need to have a My ESC account. 


Any media outlet or press representative wishing to attend an ESC event and/or to obtain official press releases from the ESC Press Office, must commit to respecting any and all embargoes set by the ESC.

Press representatives who receive embargoed material from the ESC understand that it is for their individual use and will not distribute the embargoed information to anyone else prior to the embargo release.

Anyone who violates any aspect of the ESC Media and Embargo Policy will be  penalised.

The penalty may be immediate revocation of press credentials, ejection from the ESC event and a denial of access to all ESC events for a year or more.  See point D of the Media and Embargo Policy for more details.  

For more information please Contact the ESC Press Office

Upcoming Congresses

  • Wednesday 04 - Saturday 07 December 2019 (4 Days)
    04/12/2019 00:00 07/12/2019 00:00 Europe/Paris EuroEcho 2019 European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging true DD/MM/YYYY
    European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging
    Vienna - Austria
  • Saturday 07 - Monday 09 March 2020 (3 Days)
    07/03/2020 00:00 09/03/2020 00:00 Europe/Paris Acute Cardiovascular Care 2020 Vienna - Austria Acute Cardiovascular Care Association true DD/MM/YYYY
    Acute Cardiovascular Care Association
  • Thursday 02 - Saturday 04 April 2020 (3 Days)
    02/04/2020 00:00 04/04/2020 00:00 Europe/Paris ESC Preventive Cardiology 2020 Athens - Greece European Association of Preventive Cardiology true DD/MM/YYYY
    European Association of Preventive Cardiology
  • Thursday 23 - Sunday 26 April 2020 (4 Days)
    23/04/2020 00:00 26/04/2020 00:00 Europe/Paris Frontiers in CardioVascular Biomedicine 2020 Malaga - Spain ESC Council on Basic Cardiovascular Science true DD/MM/YYYY
    ESC Council on Basic Cardiovascular Science
  • Saturday 23 - Tuesday 26 May 2020 (4 Days)
    23/05/2020 00:00 26/05/2020 00:00 Europe/Paris Heart Failure 2020 Budapest - Hungary Heart Failure Association of the ESC true DD/MM/YYYY
    Heart Failure Association of the ESC
    Barcelona - Spain
  • Thursday 04 - Saturday 06 June 2020 (3 Days)
    04/06/2020 00:00 06/06/2020 00:00 Europe/Paris EuroHeartCare 2020 Barcelona - Spain Associaiton of Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professions (ACNAP) true DD/MM/YYYY
    Associaiton of Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professions (ACNAP)
    Seville - Spain