Media Accreditation open for Draw in Shenzhen

Media Accreditation open for Draw in Shenzhen

Dear media representatives,

We are glad to announce that the media accreditation process for the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Draw presented by Wanda taking place in Shenzhen, China on Saturday 16 March is now open (Basketball World Cup).

The deadline to apply is Friday 8 March 2019 (23:59 CET).

All Chinese and international media representatives wishing to attend the Draw Ceremony are kindly askS to apply through the FIBA Media Portal.

No other application form will takE into consideration.

To apply for the Draw Ceremony, each media person must:

Log-in to the FIBA Media Portal or create a new profile (only if new user).

Select the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Draw Ceremony from the event list

Complete all Event Registration fields as well as Visa Information fields in case a visa invitation letter is needed (more details below).

CLICK HERE TO APPLY FOR MEDIA ACCREDITATION

Applicants requireS to complete all steps and fields.

Creating a profile or logging in to a previous existing account is not an application in itself.

To request a visa invitation letter, do not forget to add all required information to the My Visa Information tab in your Media Profile if you already have one, in addition to the additional information in your Event Registration.

The data provided will be securely stored for future events.

VISA INVITATION LETTER REQUEST

A VISA INVITATION LETTER WILL PROVIDE UPON REQUEST FROM THE LOCAL ORGANIZING COMMITTEE ONLY IF REQUESTED VIA THE FIBA MEDIA PORTAL AND ONLY IF ALL REQUIRED MANDATORY INFORMATION PROVIDES.

ALL MEMBERS OF THE MEDIA THAT REQUIRE A VISA ARE RESPONSIBLE TO APPLY IN THEIR RESPECTIVE DIPLOMATIC MISSION/EMBASSY.

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES THE INVITATION LETTER YOU WILL RECEIVE WILL CONSTITUTE A VISA ITSELF.

THE INFORMATION YOU PROVIDED WILL UNDERGO POLICE-SCREENING AND VARIOUS REVIEWS.

IF AND WHEN APPROVED FOR THE EVENT, YOU WILL RECEIVE AN INVITATION LETTER FROM THE LOCAL ORGANIZING COMMITTEE OF THE EVENT IN PDF VIA EMAIL.

YOU WILL THEN BE ABLE TO PRINT IT AND JOIN THIS LETTER TO YOUR APPLICATION FOR A VISA.

PLEASE CHECK BOTH YOUR INBOX AND SPAM FOLDER REGULARLY AFTER APPROVAL.

Media Accreditation Decisions

Media credentials will be awarded on the basis of the professional history of the applying media, relevance to the event and basketball in general, as well as space availability in the venue.

FIBA will ultimately be responsible for the delivery of the accreditation decisions and distribution of badges for the draw ceremony.

Basketball World Cup: For further queries please email [email protected] .

The Draw

American best-selling singer/songwriter Jason Derulo will team up with global sporting icon Kobe Bryant to headline the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Draw, presented by Wanda, taking place on March 16, at Shenzhen Bay Arena, in China, at 18:30 local time.

Read the Press Release here.

For the first time ever, the event will be open to the public to attend.

The draw procedures will maKe public in the days leading up to the special event.

Media Availability

Basketball World Cup: Media representatives attending the Draw will be able to watch the ceremony from the Media Tribune (limited seats) and to work from media working room in Shenzhen Bay Arena.

At the end of the Draw Ceremony, a Mixed Zone will organise for media representatives to approach FIBA Representatives, National Federations members and various guests to conduct interviews.

For any specific interview requests, please contact [email protected] .

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *