Media Centre

The Media Centre of the ASEM 8 Summit is located in Square - Brussels Meeting Centre (Mont des Arts, 1000 Brussels).

Opening hours:
Sunday 3 October 12:00 – 24:00
Monday 4 October 07:00 – 24:00
Tuesday 5 October 07:00 – 24:00

The main entrance of the Media Centre is located in the Glass Cube at the Mont des Arts (downstairs). It is the only entrance available to the press and to the delegates. No access is possible from Coudenberg.

More information can be found on the website:

For all questions concerning press groups, logistics, interview rooms, briefing rooms and general information, please turn to the Media Information Desk. It is located in the Media Centre (level -2) at the entrance of Grand hall 1 and Grand hall 2.

Working spaces:

Working spaces for the press are located on level -2 in Grand Hall 1 and Grand Hall 2. The Media Information Desk is located at the entrance of these two halls.

The Media Centre offers all facilities required for media coverage of the ASEM 8 Summit. Media representatives are provided with a working area as well as 59 separate booths for radio and TV (Grand Hall 1), 10 separate offices for press agencies (Grand Hall 2), an IT support desk (Grand Hall 2), cloakroom and lockers (Registration Hall).

The media working area comprises 10 desktop computers, a wireless zone, printing, copying and other facilities. Telephone and high speed internet access is provided at all times free of charge.

The images taken by the host broadcaster and information about the program or the Media Centre are disseminated to the media via wall screens in the Media Centre.

The audiovisual booths must be reserved on a “first requested, first served” basis via the European Broadcasting Union (EBU/UER):

EBU Television:
Dounia Wolteche
Tel: +32 (0) 474 67 39 11

EBU Radio:
Sophia Elalaoui
Tel: + 41 (0) 22 717 26 19

The offices for press agencies must be reserved on a “first requested, first served” basis at the Media Information Desk.

Eugène Crijns 
Tel: +32 (0) 2 501 35 81
Mobile: +32 (0) 477 99 46 42