81st General Assembly

The EBU's annual winter General Assembly takes place at EBU Headquarters in Geneva. Top executives from public service broadcasters are invited to come together to network, learn and share.


Wednesday 5 December

19:30 to 21:00 - CEE regional group (room: Gothard, ground floor)

Thursday 6 December

09:00 to 12:30 - EBU Executive Board meeting (room: Jungfrau, ground floor)

09:30 to 12:30 - Mediterranean regional group (room: Eiger, ground floor)

09:30 to 12:30 - CEE regional group (room: Gothadd, ground floor) - tbc

09:30 to 12:30 - Nordic regional group (room: Cervin, ground floor)

11:30 to 12.30 - Small Member Countries (room: Jura, ground floor)

12:30 to 13:45 - Lunch at EBU Restaurant (3rd floor, no assigned seating)

13:45 to 14:00 - Take seat inside conference room so session can start at 14:00 sharp

14:00 to 18:30 - General Assembly ordinary session (room: Léman, floor -1)

19:45 to 22:30 - Dinner at Hotel InterContinental Geneva (dress code: smart casual)

* 19:30 bus transfer from Crowne Plaza (19:30) and Hotel Warwick (Cornavin train station)

Friday 7 December

09:00 to 12:15 - General Assembly ordinary session (room: Léman, floor -1)

12:15 to 14:00 - Lunch at EBU restaurant (3rd floor, no assigned seating)


 Report of the Director General - Noel Curran  Members Only
 News Report - 50 ways to make it better - Atte Jaaskelainen / Maike Olij (Prezi executable for Windows)  Members Only
 News Report - 50 ways to make it better - Atte Jaaskelainen / Maike Olij (Online version)
 Priorities of EBU Presidency 2019 – 2020 - Tony Hall and Delphine Ernotte Cunci  Members Only
 Proud To Present - Gunnar Høidahl Award - Jean Philip De Tender  Members Only
 Member Services Strategy - Noel Curran / Roberto Suarez Candel  Members Only
 Presentation Of Eurovision Services S.a. - Marco Tinnirello  Members Only
 Financial Matters - Emmanuel Frantz  Members Only
 Membership Issues - Krzysztof Wojciechowski / Richard Burnley  Members Only
 EBU Meetings and Conferences  Members Only


 European Championships  Members Only
 Gunnar Høidahl Award  Members Only
 Member Services Strategy  Members Only
 KHAN-IPBC  Members Only


Location: Geneva, Switzerland


Register by: 30 Nov 2018

Invitation Only

Working Languages: Simultaneous interpretation provided in main conference room (English, French, Russian). Working documents in English and French.


Hotel Warwick - Booking form
CHF 200 per night (breakfast, WiFi, VAT included)
This hotel is close to the central train station.

Hotel InterContinental - Booking form
CHF 285 for single occupancy (breakfast, WiFi, VAT included)
CHF 315 for double occupancy (breakfast, WiFi, VAT included)
Rooms available on a first come first served basis. Book before 21 November to benefit from special rates.

Hotel Crowne Plaza - Booking form
CHF 180 per night depending on availability of rooms (no block booking)
If you have any questions, please contact the Crowne Plaza by email.


EBU Headquarters
L'Ancienne-Route 17A
1218 Geneva

Contact detail

Olgica Rijavec
Manager of Strategic Events

+41 22 717 20 65