For Media representatives

This section contains information for Media representatives involved in the coverage of the BRICS Games 2024
Accreditation of Media representatives
Each Media representative has to complete the accreditation procedure in order to participate in the Games.
Accreditation deadline is 12 May 2024.
Using the link fill out an application form to gain access to the accreditation system. After reviewing the application form, the Organising Committee will send an e-mail notification to the email address specified in the application form with a username and password, an access link, as well as instructions on how to work in the system. After logging into your personal account in the accreditation system, you must fill in personal information, upload a photo (as per the requirements), scan / photo of your passport, specify the date and time of arrival in Kazan (if you need to get meet & greet service) and send an individual form for the review by the Organising Committee
The "Active" status of the form means that it has been approved by the Organising Committee, and you can receive a badge upon presentation of your passport at the accreditation centre (its work schedule and location will be announced later).
If you have difficulties during the registration process, please contact us via
MEDIA.INFO@DSPKAZAN.COM.
Visa support for foreign Media representatives
In order to ensure unhindered entry and exit from the territory of the Russian Federation of the foreign Media representatives participating in the BRICS Games 2024, the Organising Committee of the Games provides assistance in obtaining a Russian visa valid for the duration of the Games at the diplomatic missions of the Russian Federation.
Please send an application form via MEDIA.INFO@DSPKAZAN.COM to obtain visa support.
Rules of work of foreign Media representatives
Media representatives must independently obtain accreditation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia to carry out journalistic activities in other cities of the Russian Federation.
Useful information on the procedure for obtaining accreditation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia is available at the link.
Arrival and departure
On arrival/departure days, Media representatives staying in official Media Hotels are provided with a complimentary shuttle service from the official point of arrival to the official Media Hotel and back.
To receive this service, Media representatives must specify their place of accommodation in the accreditation system — the official Media accommodation Hotel, as well as specify the date and time of their arrival and departure. The data could be entered no later than two weeks before arrival/departure.
Accommodation
Media representatives can choose the official Media Hotel for accommodation (Ibis Hotel, Kazan, 1/43, Astronomicheskaya St.).
The advantages of accommodation in the official Media Hotel are: location in the city centre, transfer from/to official points of arrival according to flight data and arranged transfers on the days of the Games from the Hotel to remote venues of competitions and ceremonies.
The Media Hotel is available for reservation by Media representatives until 2 May 2024. Application forms must be sent via MEDIA.INFO@DSPKAZAN.COM.
The number of rooms in the Hotel is limited. Reservation applications sent later than the specified dates are accepted only if rooms are available. For guaranteed room reservations, prepayment is required.
The number of rooms in the Hotel is limited. Reservation applications sent later than the specified dates are accepted only if rooms are available. For guaranteed room reservations, prepayment is required.
Transport services
During the competition days, shuttles will be arranged for the accredited Media from the official Media Hotel to remote venues of the Games. Shuttles will also be organised from TATMEDIA (2, Dekabristov St.) to remote venues of the Games. Access to the shuttles for Media representatives is by an accreditation badge only.
Food and Beverage
Coffee breaks, including hot and cold drinks and light snacks, will be organised throughout the day in the media centres at the Games venues.
Media Areas
The following Media Areas are planned at the competition venues:
— Press Centre

The main media working area at competition venues and Games ceremony venues with a welcome area (Info Desk), a lounge zone and a coffee break, equipped workplaces and the ability to connect their own equipment to the power supply network and the Internet (via a SCS port and Wi-Fi).
The Press Centres are open on competition days at the venues. The schedule of Media Centres: one hour before the start of the competition and two hours after the end of the competitions.
— Photo and TV Positions

Access to photo and TV positions is provided by an accreditation badge and additional access means (bibs), which can be obtained at the Press Centres of the competition venues.
— Mixed Zone

A zone of communication between Media representatives and athletes. The schedule of the Mixed Zones should be specified in the Press Centres at the competition venues.
— Press Conference Hall

Combined with a Press Centre or a separate room for holding press conferences.
— Media Stands

Organised workplaces for Media representatives at the stands.
Use of Radio Electronic Appliances (REA)
In order the REAs to be allowed at the Games, each REAs user must necessarily register the equipment. Registration is carried out by submitting an application by e-mail MEDIA.INFO@DSPKAZAN.COM.
Contacts
For questions about the work of the Media at the BRICS Games 2024, as well as for information on the preparation of the Games, please contact us by e-mail MEDIA.INFO@DSPKAZAN.COM.