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Press Accreditation and Registration for ESC Congresses

Find here the process to get your long term accreditation as Press and register for all upcoming ESC Congresses

We highly recommend to get ACCREDITED to register ONLINE by using your My ESC account, filling in our electronic form and choosing to attend the desired ESC Congress


Register directly ON-SITE by providing the following press credentials at the registration desk of the ESC Congress you are attending.

--> to access all press materials and services, you will need to Create a My ESC account.


Accreditation and registration process

This online process will allow you to be accredited as a Press representative for two years and attend all our ESC Congresses. 

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

Why become accredited as Press ?

Getting to the congress you wish to attend and collecting your on site press badge will automatically allow you to connect to the exclusive press web page (ESC Congress only) and access the available embargoed press material (press releases, abstracts, full papers, slides…) much sooner than before, reach ESC experts for interviews and much more !

Get your two year accreditation

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

Then fill in this online form to get your accreditation:

Fill in the form

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

Register online to the ESC Congress of your choice:

  1. Visit the ESC Congresses & Events and choose the event you wish to attend.
  2. Login to your My ESC account - If you don't already have one:  Create a My ESC account. 
  3. Register for ESC Congress you want to attend by choosing your category, the appropriate “Press” fee in the scrolling list
Once arrived on site at the congress
  1. Get your press badge at the registration.
  2. Your accreditation and on-site registration will give you access to all embargoed press material.

On-site registration

You are accredited

Choosing this option you simply need to go at the registration desk with an ID Card and you will get your press badge.

You are not accredited

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

  1. A valid and nominative press card or an appropriate letter of assignment AND three recent published articles (cardiology, health-related, or ESC event related)
  2. A scan of the embargo form dully filled out


Your My ESC account

Please note that to access all useful resources on 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 E of the Media and Embargo Policy for more details.  

For more information please Contact the ESC Press Office

Upcoming Congresses