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Johannesburg, South Africa
25-27 July 2018

South Africa will host the 10th BRICS Summit from 25-27 July 2018 in Johannesburg. 

The five BRICS countries - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - account for 26 percent of the world's landmass and are home to 43 percent of the world's population. The bloc is composedof emerging markets and the developing world. 

South Africa is planning that the summit, which will be attended by all BRICS Heads of State, will be an important milestone towards building stronger solidarity and cooperation among emerging markets.

Sandton Convention Centre
161 Maude St, Sandton, Johannesburg

The Media Center will be located in the basement of the Convention Center

Applications for media accreditation for the 10th BRICS Summit, scheduled for 25 – 27 July 2018 in Sandton, Johannesburg, officially closed on Friday, 22 June 2018.

Media whose applications were successful will receive confirmation by email on Tuesday, 10 July 2018. 

Media will then be expected to present themselves in person at the Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg, for live accreditation. The accreditation centre will be operational on 17-27 July 2018 from 09:00 to 17:00

Media should bring the following to the accreditation centre:

· A copy of a valid passport/ID, professional press card or equivalent identification.

· A letter of assignment on a letterhead from the journalist’s organisation, indicating his/her function.

For accreditation enquiries, please contact: Ms Laoura Lazouras: / +27 83 564 2024 or, +27 73 0583876

More information and details


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EUROVISION Special Events will offer the following facilities onsite:


  • HD / SD Standup position for Live programme inserts
  • HD / SD Playout
  • Tailored production and transmission packages
  • Connectivity to the Eurovision Global Network

SABC is Host Broadcaster and will provide free of charge access to pool signal on site.
No cabling of workspaces but a DA with 20 HD and 20 SD plugin points will be available.

DIRCO (Dept of International Relations)  has provided a Media Center with separate worspaces for each BRICS nation.

A limited amount of individutal workspaces will be provided.

WiFi is available throughout the convention center.


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