90th General Assembly

This summer edition of the General Assembly is an invitation-only event for top executives from EBU Members, Associates, Sister Unions, and Committee Chairs, kindly hosted by RTVE in Madrid.


All side meetings and the General Assembly itself will be held at Hotel Meliá Avenida América.

Timings are preliminary and will be confirmed closer to the event.

Tuesday, 27 June

  • 14:00 - 18:00: World Broadcasting Union meeting (space: Tech Room)

Wednesday, 28 June

  • 8:30: Badge pick-up opens
  • 9:00 - 12:00: Committee Chairs’ meeting (Mallorca Room)
  • Afternoon: Executive Board meeting (Tech Room)
  • Afternoon: CEE regional group meeting (room TBC)
  • Afternoon: Mediterranean regional group meeting (room TBC)
  • Afternoon: Small Member Countries regional group meeting (room TBC)
  • Afternoon: Nordics regional group meeting (room TBC)
  • 20:00: Welcome Reception hosted by RTVE (venue TBC)

Thursday, 29 June

  • 8:30: Badge pick-up
  • 9:30 - 17:30: General Assembly (including coffee breaks and lunch)
  • 19:30: Organized bus transfer from hotel Melia to the dinner venue
  • 20:00: Sit-down dinner hosted by RTVE (venue TBC)

Friday, 30 June

  • 10:00 - 12:00: General Assembly
  • 12:00 - 14:00: General Assembly lunch
  • Afternoon excursion TBD


Location: Madrid, Spain


Register by: 21 Jun 2023


Members Only

Working Languages: English and French



Visa for Spain

Participants who require a visa invitation letter from the EBU should send an email to Governance with the following information:

  • Full name (as in passport)
  • Job title
  • Date and place of birth
  • Citizenship (as in passport)
  • Passport number and expiration date
  • Name and address of broadcaster


A limited number of rooms have been set aside for delegates. The deadline to book is 30 April 2023.

All rates are per room per night and include breakfast, WiFi, VAT and city tax.

Hotel Meliá Avenida América

Single occupancy room: EUR 170
Double occupancy room: EUR 185 
Superior room: EUR 205
Superior room with lounge access: EUR 250

Book a room at Hotel Meliá Avenida América
Special rates are available for reservations from 26 Jun - 4 Jul in case you wish to stay longer.

Contacts: Laura Hernández (+34 91 423 24 05 / email) and Marta Rodríguez (+34 91 423 24 05 / email)

Hotel Silken Puerta Madrid

Double single occupancy room: EUR 114
Double occupancy room: EUR 129

Book a room at Hotel Silken Puerta Madrid
Please enter the promo code "RTVE-EBU" to benefit from our special rates.

Contact: Ana Sousa (+34 91 743 83 00 / email)

Contact detail

Nathaly Bronson
Strategic Events

+41 22 717 21 15
Sylviane Bridewell
Administrative Assistant
+41 22 717 2017