All media must apply for media accreditation through the ISU online media accreditation system on the International Skating Union (ISU) website ( -

The last day to apply is March 3rd, 2017.


Media Information

All the usefull information about ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2017 are to find in the Media Information document. Download here.


Contacts for media

Press and Communications Manager
Mila Kajas-Virtanen
media.worlds2017 [at]


Use of radio equipment and radio licences



Please note that the shuttle service is offered from the official hotels only.  The Hartwall Arena is easily accessible via public transport from the metropolitan area. The accredited media personnel will be provided with free access to public transportation. 


Media hotels

The official media hotels for the championships

For the reservations and descriptions, please contact our agent Björk & Boström.
sales [at]

Scandic Grand Marina ****


Katajanokanlaituri 7, Helsinki

This waterfront hotel is 500 m from Uspenski Cathedral, the Presidential Palace and Helsinki city centre.
Rooms include free WiFi, sauna and gym access.


Scandic Simonkenttä ****


Simonkatu 9, Helsinki

This hotel is 200 m from Helsinki Central Train Station in the middle of the City. Free WiFi and free access to the sauna and gym are offered. Scandic Simonkenttä’s air-conditioned rooms have wooden floors.


Hilton Strand****


John Stenbergin ranta 4, Helsinki

This waterfront hotel is only 10 minutes’ walk from city center. Its air-conditioned rooms feature flat-screen TVs and large windows facing the Baltic Sea, the quiet courtyard or the city. Hakaniemi Metro Station and tram stop are 250m away.


Holiday Inn Messukeskus****+


Messuaukio 1, Helsinki

Hotel is connected to the Helsinki Exhibition Centre in the Pasila business district. Free use of the sauna, fitness centre and WiFi are included.
Helsinki city centre is a 10-minute drive from the hotel. Pasila Train Station is only 400 m away. Hartwall Arena is 900 m from the hotel.

Contact us

 info.worlds2017 [at]

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