2018 By the Book: International Broadcast Center/Main Press Center

Each bid city propose 2 media centers for the 2018 Winter Olympics. In this installment of By the Book, Around the Rings presents a look at the anti-doping plans of Annecy, Munich and PyeongChang. By the Book is an exclusive series of reports by Around the Rings based on the bid books presented by the three 2018 bids.

Each bid city propose 2 media centers for the 2018 Winter Olympics. In this installment of By the Book, Around the Rings presents a look at the anti-doping plans of Annecy, Munich and PyeongChang. By the Book is an exclusive series of reports by Around the Rings based on the bid books presented by the three 2018 bids.

Annecy

• Location: less than 10 minutes from the center of Annecy

• IBC: 40,000 m² (15,000 m² in permanent structures and 25,000 m² in temporary structures)

• MPC: 20,000 m²- permanent three-story building

• Mountain Media Center will be built in Chamonix (10,000 m² total: 6,000 m² for broadcasters, 4,000 m² for the press

Munich

• Location: Munich Trade Fair Center

• Total size: 180,000 m² of enclosed floor space in 16 halls and 360,000 m² of open space

• IBC: 40,000 m² in four of the North Halls

• MPC: 20,000 m² in two exhibition spaces in the South Halls

• Snow Park Media Center: 12,000 m², located on a site close to Garmish-Partenkirchen railway station

PyeongChang

• Location: Alpensia Resort, will comprise the MMC

• IBC: 40,000 m² building with several large halls on each floor

• MPC: 20,000 m², two-story building

• Coastal Media Center: 8,000 m², located in the Coastal Olympic Park

By the Book is a series of reports on the 2018 candidate cities, using information provided in the candidate file of each city.

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