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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

  • Saturday 25 - Wednesday 29 August 2018 (5 Days)
    25/08/2018 00:00 29/08/2018 00:00 Europe/Paris ESC Congress 2018 European Society of Cardiology true DD/MM/YYYY
    European Society of Cardiology
    Munich - Germany
  • Wednesday 05 - Saturday 08 December 2018 (4 Days)
    05/12/2018 00:00 08/12/2018 00:00 Europe/Paris EuroEcho-Imaging 2018 Munich - Germany European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging true DD/MM/YYYY
    European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging
  • Saturday 02 - Monday 04 March 2019 (3 Days)
    02/03/2019 00:00 04/03/2019 00:00 Europe/Paris Acute Cardiovascular Care 2019 Milan - Italy Acute Cardiovascular Care Association true DD/MM/YYYY
    Acute Cardiovascular Care Association
  • Sunday 17 - Tuesday 19 March 2019 (3 Days)
    17/03/2019 00:00 19/03/2019 00:00 Europe/Paris EHRA 2019 Malaga - Spain European Heart Rhythm Association true DD/MM/YYYY
    European Heart Rhythm Association
    Lisbon - Portugal
  • Thursday 11 - Saturday 13 April 2019 (3 Days)
    11/04/2019 00:00 13/04/2019 00:00 Europe/Paris EuroPrevent 2019 Lisbon - Portugal European Association of Preventive Cardiology true DD/MM/YYYY
    European Association of Preventive Cardiology
    Lisbon - Portugal
  • Thursday 02 - Saturday 04 May 2019 (3 Days)
    02/05/2019 00:00 04/05/2019 00:00 Europe/Paris EuroCMR 2019 Lisbon - Portugal European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging true DD/MM/YYYY
    European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging
    Venice - Lido VE - Italy
  • Sunday 12 - Tuesday 14 May 2019 (3 Days)
    12/05/2019 00:00 14/05/2019 00:00 Europe/Paris ICNC 2019, Nuclear Cardiology & Cardiac CT Venice - Lido VE - Italy European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging true DD/MM/YYYY
  • Saturday 25 - Tuesday 28 May 2019 (4 Days)
    25/05/2019 00:00 28/05/2019 00:00 Europe/Paris Heart Failure 2019 Lisbon - Portugal Heart Failure Association of the ESC true DD/MM/YYYY
    Heart Failure Association of the ESC
    Athens - Greece
  • Saturday 31 August - Wednesday 04 September 2019 (5 Days)
    31/08/2019 00:00 04/09/2019 00:00 Europe/Paris ESC Congress 2019 Athens - Greece true DD/MM/YYYY
    Paris - France