Social Media Area at the G20 summit in Hamburg

Year of issue: 2017
Date: July 3, 2017

Technical notification – not for editorial use!

For the first time ever at a G20 summit we will be providing a special working area with the resources and services you need for social media reporting.

Opening hours of the Social Media Area

• Thursday from 14:00 to 22:00 CEST
• Friday and Saturday from 08:00 to 24:00 CEST

Live stream studio
The fully equipped live stream setting facilitates professional live streaming in social media, such as Facebook.
Opening hours of the live stream studio: Friday and Saturday from 08:00 to 24:00 CEST

Fully equipped with seating for up to four people: two cameras and four lapel wireless microphones, a computer for live streaming and a technician (production) are at your disposal.

Reserve your slot by e-mailing G20socialmedia[at]bpa.bund.de or contacting the Welcome Desk in the Social Media Area. A lim-ited number of time slots are available, so please submit your requests as early as possible.

Time slot: 30 minutes including preparation and clearing up time. Each slot begins on the hour or on the half hour. Longer slots are available if you book your slot well in advance.

Live streaming: You can use the on-site computer to link the live stream to your social media channels, for example Face-book-Live-API. YouTube broadcasting is also possible.

Important: You may not connect up your own hardware.
• If you have any questions, please contact G20socialmedia[at]bpa.bund.de.

Additional services available to you in the Social Media Area
• Large screens will keep you informed about what is happening when, the main topics, and the online discussion of summit with the help of animations and informative graphics.

• Two virtual reality boxes offer interactive information services using the latest technology.

• Photo booth