Media Advisory - Accreditation at the XIIe Sommet de la Francophonie



    QUEBEC CITY, July 15 /CNW Telbec/ - The 12th Conference of Heads of State
and Government of Countries Using French as a Common Language will be held
from October 17 to 19, 2008, in Quebec City.
    The accreditation and accommodation forms and procedures, as well as the
host broadcaster's rate card, can be downloaded from the Media Accreditation
section of the website at www.francophoniequebec2008.qc.ca/en/.

    
    Accreditation

    - Journalists, camera operators and technicians who wish to cover Summit
      activities must obtain media accreditation by completing the Media
      Accreditation Form, available on the website.
    - Applications for accreditation must be received no later than
      September 1, 2008. After that date, applications may be refused.

    Accommodation

    - Rooms have been set aside for media representatives. In order to
      confirm their accommodation, media representatives must complete the
      Pre-Reservation Form, also available on the Summit website, and attach
      it to the Media Accreditation Form.
    - Media representatives are responsible for all charges related to their
      travel, stay and accommodation.

    Host broadcaster's services and rate card

    To find out what services are provided by the host broadcaster and the
proposed rates, media representatives must refer to the Host Broadcaster's
Services and Rate Card document, also available on the Summit website in the
Media Accreditation section.

    Important dates

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    Subject                                                         Deadline
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    Advance media visits                                   September 1, 2008
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    Media accreditation                                    September 1, 2008
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    Request for additional services and equipment          September 1, 2008
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    Entry visa application (if required)                   September 1, 2008
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    For more information, please contact:

    Secrétariat d'organisation du XIIe Sommet de la Francophonie
    Communications Division
    Parc Samuel-Holland, Building 1
    1245, chemin Sainte-Foy, Room 300
    Quebec City, Quebec
    CANADA G1S 4P2




For further information:

For further information: Martin Brie, Senior Manager - Press Centre and
Relations with Host Broadcaster, (418) 649-3368, Fax: (418) 649-3254,
martin.brie@francophoniequebec2008.qc.ca

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