MIES, April 20, 2017 - Media accreditation is now open for the Official Draw Ceremony of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Qualifiers Draw set to take place in Ghangzhou, China on Sunday May 7 2017.
The ceremony will take place at the Canton Tower Banquet Hall, East Tower Entrance, starting at 8pm local time.
International media representatives who wish to attend the event are kindly requested to apply using the FIBA Media Portal.
The deadline for submitting applications is May 3.
The application information submitted will be subject to a review process.
Successful applicants will be notified by FIBA; completing the application form does not automatically guarantee accreditation.
A proper and valid, electronic version of a portrait photo (headshot) of the applicant must be uploaded during the procedure. Applications that do not include a proper and valid photo may not be considered.
In order to be considered for media credentials, an applicant must represent a bona fide media organization that produces and publishes original content.
Applications for media credentials by club representatives, agents, educational booklet authors, fan bloggers, or media that do not produce original content based on generally accepted news gathering criteria will not be considered.
Freelancers (writers, photographers and videographers) may be asked to prove that they are on assignment with a media outlet in order to be considered for credentials.
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.
If you have any questions, please contact FIBA Communications at firstname.lastname@example.org.