Important information


Media Representatives Web Office

The Web Office on the official SPIEF website is a personal section for a Media Representative where personal information can be edited and the photo for the badge uploaded; the Media Representative may also apply here for the required services (transport and guided tours, translation) and for accreditation of a personal vehicle.

The login and password for Media Representative web office activation will be forwarded to the email address specified in your registration questionnaire as your contact number if the SPIEF Organizing Committee makes a positive decision on your accreditation.

Badge photo

You may upload the badge photo on to the Media Representative web office when you submit your registration request for participation in the Forum.

Badge photo requirements:

– colour photograph in JPEG format;
– photo dimensions 480×640 pixels;
– 3×4 cm;
– full-face, hatless image;
– your face must cover at least 70% of the photo.


Conference Business Programme Events

Media Representatives have access to all events of the Conference business programme.

You will find information about using the materials of the Conference for the Economic Development of the Arctic in the Citation Policy section of the Conference official website.


Transport Services for Media Representatives

The organisers have arranged the following transport services:

– free regular shuttle buses to and from the main hotels and the Forum venue;
– accredited taxi firms;
– accreditation of personal/editorial vehicles and drivers;
– ordering individual transport services.

For more information, see the Transport section.

You may submit a transport accreditation request via the Media Representative web office until May 13.

Vehicle parking at the Conference venue will be available on the territory of the Expoforum Convention and Exhibition Centre. Special parking spaces will be provided for media people on parking lot L.

For your personal driver and vehicle to be able to drive to the main entrance of the Conference venue and to the cultural programme sites, you will need to accredit the vehicle and driver before the beginning of the Conference by applying for accreditation in the Media Representative web office.

During the Conference, you may use hire a personal representative or business class vehicle by submitting a relevant request in the Media Representative web office.


Hotel Accommodation

A list of hotels located in the centre of St. Petersburg and in the immediate vicinity to the Conference venue is posted on the official SPIEF site, with contact details. To book a room, you may call the hotel number or contact the partners rendering the accommodation services to participants, or call the SPIEF Hotel Accommodation Service.

We would recommend you to book your accommodation in advance, since June is part of the high tourist season, when many tourists flock to the city.

In view of the great influx of tourists on the Conference dates, hotels book rooms only for a 100% prepayment.

If you have any additional questions, please contact the media relations department:

Tel./fax: +7 (812) 406 7709