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June 2017

The Forum’s on-site International Broadcasting Centre (IBC) located in Pavilion H (3) of the ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Centre  has been established to cover the events of St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2017.

The Press Centre infrastructure includes a Stand-Up Position and a Parking for Satellite Broadcast Vans (Fly-away position), which is located in direct proximity to Pavilion H (3) of the ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Centre.

The signal of the international TV programme is generated by the Forum’s Host Broadcaster, All-Russia State Television and Radio Broadcasting Company (VGTRK), from the Forum’s live broadcasts and recorded events. Afterwards, the signal is seeded to the TV and Radio Company Rooms and is shown on the plasma displays installed in the Press Centre.

The International Broadcasting Centre includes:

  • Host Broadcaster Master Control Room;
  • TV and Radio Company Zone (operating rooms).

Total number of rooms: 25 rooms for television companies and 3 rooms for radio companies.

The rooms are provided with the following international video signal formats for distribution:

  • HD/SDI 1080i/50 with embedded audio;
  • SD/SDI 625/50 16:9 with embedded audio;
  • SD/SDI 625/50 4:3 with embedded audio.

Approximate layout of the TV and Radio Company Zone (operating rooms).

 

 

Stand-up Position

Location: in direct proximity to Pavilion (3) of the ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Centre (between parking lots H and G).

Purpose: live reporting from the Forum main venue.

 

View of Stand-Up Position

View from Stand-Up Position

Technical equipment of Stand-Up Position:

12 cabins equipped with electrical outlets, Internet access via Ethernet technology, a television signal transmission line to the control room of the broadcasting company, a telephone line with international access, a 4-wire service link channel (by request).

Satellite Broadcast Vans (SBV) area

 

Location:

The SBV vehicle parking lot is located in direct proximity to Pavilion H (3) of the ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Centre (Parking Lot H).

Purpose: the Vans provide Media Representatives with the opportunity to broadcast live and transmit video materials to the editorial office.

The contact person for issues concerning the accreditation of television companies and entering the Central SPIEF Venue:

Head of the Participant Relations Department of the Roscongress Foundation Media Relations Directorate

Ilya Shnaider

Tel.: +7 (911) 156 6513

Email: ilya.shnaider@roscongress.org

For all questions about ordering work stations at the IBC, Stand-Up Positions, spots for SBV, video material feeds from the IBC as well as a copy of the event’s video archive for TV and radio companies, please contact VGTRK First Deputy Head of the Production and Technological Department Leonid Taube or Chief Specialist of the Telecommunications and Communications Directorate Valery Cherednik.

Contact info:

Leonid Taube:

Email: ltaube@vgtrk.com

Valery Cherednik:

Email: vcherednik@vgtrk.com