Author: Lima 2019 press release Lima, 20 July 2019

Over 1500 accredited journalists are fully equipped to cover every detail of the events

The most important TV networks worldwide already arrived in the International Broadcast Center.

Más de 1500 periodistas acreditados ya cuentan con todas las condiciones para cubrir cada detalle
Más de 1500 periodistas acreditados ya cuentan con todas las condiciones para cubrir cada detalle

Juan Antonio Silva, Lima 2019 communications, commercial and marketing Manager confirmed that over 1500 journalists from around the world, accredited to cover the Pan American and Parapan American Games, are already equipped with “amazing” conditions to perform their tasks at the Main Press Center, which started its operations at the Lima Convention Center (LCC) in San Borja district.

“I could see the offices of Televisa from Mexico, Torneos y Competencias from Argentina and ESPN from the USA at the International Broadcast Center. Over 400 million people will follow the competitions, the opening and closing ceremonies of the Pan American and Parapan American Games, as well as the cultural program,” he said.  


The Main Press Center has a room with capacity for 200 journalists of the printed media and 100 photojournalists. In addition, there are two workstations, one for the international news agencies and the other for the official press delegations of the National Olympic Committees. These workstations will have all the required services.

These areas have Internet access, Wi-Fi, plugs and 160 lockers for photographers, who will have access to technical support for the repair and maintenance of their equipment.


There are also two press conference rooms provided by the Lima 2019 Organizing Committee for the media. One of these rooms has capacity for 250 people and has audio and video services, as well as simultaneous interpretation services.

The other one has capacity for 100 people, all the aforementioned equipment and consecutive interpretation services. Both areas have platforms for television broadcasting.


The LCC has exhibitions and services designed and implemented to make the work of accredited press more pleasant, such as the Casa Peru, ATMs and the Main Help Desk, where journalists can pick up their press kits.

A restaurant for the press will start operating at the fifth floor of the LCC on July 22. Journalists will also be provided with transportation to and from competition venues, hotels, the Jorge Chávez International Airport and the Lima Convention Center.