Rules for accreditation

1. General provisions

1.1. Accreditation of media representatives at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) is carried out in order to ensure appropriate conditions for media representatives to prepare and disseminate complete and accurate information about events held as part of the SPIEF.

1.2. Media accreditation is essential in order to attend and work at any SPIEF event.

1.3. While carrying out their work, media representatives must respect the rights and lawful interests of SPIEF participants and staff, and comply with generally accepted ethical standards.

1.4. In an effort to ensure the most comfortable working conditions and prompt access to all necessary resources, and in view of the considerable media interest in the SPIEF and the limited infrastructure capabilities of the event venue (FEFU), the number of media representatives that the SPIEF is able to accommodate is limited.

1.5. The SPIEF will adhere to all COVID-19 safety requirements and recommendations set out by the Federal Service for the Oversight of Consumer Protection and Welfare (Rospotrebnadzor). The SPIEF organizing committee reserves the right to set the number of accredited media representatives based on sanitary and epidemiological requirements.

Please follow updates on the Forum website and information contained in mailouts.

1.6. Media outlets shall bear responsibility for the accuracy of information provided about their employees in accordance with Russian law.

2. Accreditation of media representatives

2.1. Accreditation procedure

Both Russian and international media representatives can apply to participate in the SPIEF, subject to the following conditions:

2.2. Accreditation quotas for media representatives

The number of permitted media representatives from SPIEF media partners will be determined in accordance with their media partnership agreement

2.3. Submission and review of accreditation applications

2.4. Issuing accreditation badges for media representatives

2.5. Rules and regulations for access to SPIEF events

3. Refusal of accreditation

The SPIEF organizing committee reserves the right to refuse accreditation to the following:

4. Rights and responsibilities of accredited media representatives at SPIEF

4.1. Media representatives accredited at SPIEF may do the following:

4.2. Accredited SPIEF media representatives must do the following: