Accredited media may pick up their crenentials from the Accreditation Center, which is located at the main entrance of the Hartwall Arena. Accreditation Center is open as follows:
Sun March 26 7 am-8 pm
Mon March 27 7 am-8 pm
Tue March 28 6 am-10 pm
Wed March 29 6 am-10 pm
Thu March 30 6 am-10 pm
Fri March 31 6 am-10 pm
Sat April 1 6 am-10 pm
Sun April 2 9 am-3 pm
Deviating from the original schedule the media accreditation is open starting from Sunday 26.
All the usefull information about the ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2017 are to find in the Media Information document. Download here.
Media Center is open as follows:
Mon March 27 6 am-11 pm
Tue March 28 6 am-11 pm
Wed March 29 6 am-01 am
Thu March 30 6 am-00 am
Fri March 31 6 am-00 am
Sat April 1 6 am-10 pm
Sun April 2 9.30 am-6.30 pm
Media center March 27- April 2
+358 44 730 3519
Press and Communications Manager
media.worlds2017 [at] gmail.com (preferred)
mila.worlds2017 [at] gmail.com
+358 40 530 54 00
Assistance with press and communications
minna.worlds2017 [at] gmail.com
+358 40 517 61 94
Assistance in communications, photo requests etc.
millamarjaana.worlds2017 [at] gmail.com
+358 40 82813 12
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. Travel cards are available at the Press Center.
Silver Star Cafe at the Hartwall Arena is open as follows:
During the practice days Monday 27th and Tuesday 28th from 12 pm to 3 pm.
Additionally one of the Fast food & drink kiosks (Restel, Hesburger, Pizzahut) is open daily from 9 am.
Silver Star Cafe during the competition days:
Wed March 29 12 pm and 5.30 pm
Thu March 30 12 pm and 6.30 pm
Fri March 31 12 pm and 5.30 pm
Sat April 1 12 pm and 4 pm
Sun April 2 1.30 pm
Fast food kiosks are open during the competition days.
Coffee and tea is served at the Press Center free of charge.
The official media hotels for the championships
For the reservations and descriptions, please contact our agent Björk & Boström.
sales [at] bjork-bostrom.fi
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.
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.