Key Dates for Media

Key Schedules & Activities
Month Key Schedules & Activities
January
  • Jan. 20: Opening of Online Media Accreditation System
  • Jan. 20: Opening of Online Accommodation Reservation for Media Village
  • Jan. 20: Opening of Online Accommodation Reservation for Media Hotels
April
  • Apr. 30: Space & Construction Rate Card Deadline for the International Broadcast Center (IBC)
May
  • May 20: Deadline for 1st Online Media Accreditation
  • May 20 – Oct. 4: Media AD Card Validation at the Main Accreditation Center, IAGOC HQs(1st Floor)
  • May 31: Space & Construction Rate Card Deadline for the Main Press Center(MPC)
June
  • Jun. 10 – Jun. 20: 2nd Accreditation for Media
  • Jun. 20: Deadline for Online Accommodation Reservation for Media Village
July
  • Mid-July: Distribution of Pre-Valid Media Accreditation Cards
  • Jul. 7 – Jul. 15: Additional Reservations for Media Village
  • Jul. 10: Deadline for Media Hotels Reservation
August
  • Aug. 9 ~: International Lighting of Torch - Torch Relay Begins
  • Aug. 15: IBC Bump-In
  • Aug. 20: Domestic Torch Relay Begins
September
  • Sep. 5: Soft-opening of the IBC
  • Sep. 5 ~: IBC Lock Down
  • Sep. 5 - Oct. 6: Media AD Card Validation at the Main Media Center(MMC)
  • Sep. 5 - Oct. 6: Catering Services at the MMC
  • Sep. 5 - Oct. 6: Operation of the Media Hotels (4 & 5 Star Hotels)
  • Sep. 9 - Oct. 6: : Operation of the Media Village
    (From Sept. 5: Pre-opening for Media)
  • Sep. 9 - Oct. 6: Catering Services in the Media Village
  • Sep. 10 - Oct. 7: Dedicated Inspection Stations at Incheon Int’l Airport & Gimpo Airport for the OCA Family & Media
  • Sep. 12: Hard-opening of the IBC
  • Sep. 12: Opening of the MPC
  • Sept. 12 – Oct. 7:Operation of Asian Games News Service(AGNS)
  • Sept. 15 – Oct. 4:Media AD Card Validation at Incheon Int’l Airport
  • Sept. 15 – Oct. 6:Operation of the Media Hotels (3 Star Hotels & Motels)
  • Sep. 16:Opening Ceremony of the MMC
  • Sep. 16:Operation of The Asiad Daily
  • Sep. 19: Opening Ceremony of the Games
October
  • Oct. 4: Closing Ceremony of the Games
  • Oct. 6: Closing of the MMC (IBC & MPC)
Month
  • Oct. 6 to 8: IBC Bump-Out

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