Reminder: accreditation for IAAF Council Meeting press briefing, 6 March 2018

The 213th IAAF Council Meeting will take place at the Birmingham City Council House at the end of the IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018 on Monday 5 and Tuesday 6 March 2018.

The IAAF press briefing will be held at lunch time on the second day (Tuesday 6 March) of the Council Meeting (time to be confirmed) in the Council Chamber.

This press briefing is open to all media. Those wishing to attend must apply to so we are able to accommodate numbers.

Please note: there is no media access to the Council room and the meeting itself will not be transmitted.

The press briefing will be streamed live on the IAAF’s YouTube channel and a press release summarising the discussions and decisions of the Council Meeting will be issued and published on the IAAF website. The IAAF will also provide images and B-roll footage, free to use for editorial coverage.

An IAAF media centre will be operational in the Chamberlain room from 10am to 6pm on Monday and Tuesday.

Media accreditation process

A media pass will be required to access the media centre and attend the IAAF press briefing.

These passes are dependent upon pre-registration on a first-come-first-served basis and the provision of the following information when applying:

  1. Applicant’s name (all individual names for TV crews, including technicians, must be provided)
  2. Nationality
  3. Email address
  4. Mobile telephone number (for each person registering)
  5. Name of media organisation being represented
  6. Nationality
  7. Either (a) national press card number or (b) AIPS press card number or (c) PDF of a signed letter from their editor/producer accompanied by a scanned copy of the passport of the applicant.

All successful applicants must bring their identification documents with them when they collect their accreditation cards.

Please note that we do not provide visa invitation letter for such event.

The media accreditation deadline for the IAAF Council Meeting Press Briefing has now passed. Any late applications sent to will be considered on a case by case basis.

All successful applications will receive a confirmation email.

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