The European People’s Party (EPP) will hold its Congress on 6-7 March 2024 at Romexpo in Bucharest, Romania.
Co-hosted by Partidul Naţional Liberal (PNL), EPP President Manfred Weber and EPP Secretary General Thanasis Bakolas, the Congress will bring together our political family to reaffirm our political values and principles.
The Congress programme will focus on the preparations for the European Parliament elections in June, adopt the EPP manifesto, as well as elect the party's lead candidate for President of the European Commission. For more details see the draft programme, available on
Date: Wednesday, 6 March and Thursday, 7 March 2024.
Venue: Romexpo. Bulevardul Mărăști 65-67, București 011465, Romania.
Press can access the venue using the dedicated press entrance.
Journalists can pick up their badges at the accreditation desk located at the Congress venue. Journalists who have not registered before the 2 March deadline will not be registered or granted access to the venue.
Please bring a valid form of media identification to gain entrance, either national press ID card or European Council press accreditation badge. Those without press ID must bring the signed letter from the editor-in-chief of their media organisation that was submitted in advance.
Accreditation will be open on Wednesday, 6 March from 08:00 and Thursday, 7 March from 07:30. Due to security screening, some delays should be anticipated.
Press working area
The press working area will be open on Wednesday, 6 March from 08:00 till approximately 22:00, and on Thursday 7 March from 07:30 till approximately 18:00. There are editing booths available for TV crews.
The pool signal (English, Romanian and original) will be distributed in the press working area in the following formats:
ISO CLOSE CAM (SDI with embedded audio)
ISO CLOSE CAM (HD-SDI with embedded audio)
PGM (SDI with embedded audio)
PGM (HD-SDI with embedded audio)
Analogue audio (XLR)
Stand-up positions
The stand-up positions will be located in the plenary hall in the press area, which is on the left hand side as you enter the main venue. They will be accessible on 6 March from 12:00 and on Thursday, 7 March from 08:00.
Live broadcasting via satellite
The EPP will provide live coverage of the event via satellite. The pool signal will also be distributed in the press working rooms. The signal will be broadcast on Wednesday, 6 March from 12:00 GMT until 18:30 GMT and on Thursday, 7 March from 07:00 GMT to 14:00 GMT.
Satellite details:
EUTELSAT 7B (7º E)XP DW4P-09DVB-S2:  Downlink  11543,5VSR 7.200FEC 3/4
The Congress will be live streamed on the EPP YouTube channel and

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For more information contact:


Alexandra Henman

Deputy Spokesperson

+32 471 90 76 84


Angelos Athanasopoulos

National and Regional Press Director

+32 471 90 76 35