TheStadiumBusiness Design & Development Awards were launched in 2017 to recognise leadership, innovation and achievement in the design, development, construction and refurbishment of sports and entertainment venues.

Nominations are invited from around the world each year, with the nominations judged by an international expert panel, and the winners announced at TheStadiumBusiness Design & Development Summit each year.

 

CATEGORIES

INDUSTRY PARTNER

Awarded to the architect, design firm, engineer, or consultant that has provided consistently outstanding service to venue design and delivery.

AUDIOVISUAL FAN EXPERIENCE AWARD sponsored by AVIXA

Recognising the best use of integrated audio, video, display, digital sensor and/or control technology within or around a venue to engage fans and enhance their experience of an event or attraction.

COMMUNITY PROJECT

Recognising the design and delivery of a community-focused project in sports and entertainment.

INNOVATION AWARD

Awarded to the organisation that has demonstrated genuine, industry-changing innovation. Consideration is given to step-change improvements in the following areas: Sustainability; Materials Utilisation; Ease of Application; Speed of Construction; or Cost Savings.

INTERIOR & FIT-OUT

Recognising the interior, hospitality, fan zone, concourse or makeover project that sets a new industry standard for interior design and fit-out in sports and entertainment venues.

PROJECT OF THE YEAR

For a completed new-build – or expansion, modernisation or major capital enhancement project of an existing venue – that has delivered on all its goals and more.

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT

Presented to an individual, team or organisation which has ‘moved the needle’ for our industry.

Our 2021 Judging Panel will be announced later this year.

What are people saying?

The Summit has again proven thought provoking, together with being an excellent networking event.

Craig Flindall Chief Operating Officer, Warwickshire CCC

You get people from all over the world; architects from Brazil or the states, owners from clubs in Europe and design experts and project teams... and it’s absolutely fantastic

Daniel Gidney Chief Executive, Lancashire County Cricket Club, UK

A fantastic couple of days. wonderfully organised. Slick and professional. A week later, people are still saying how good it was.

Patrick Donoghue Sales Director, Ferco Seating

We’d heard good things about this conference so we thought we would just give it a go... we’re very pleased we did and we're definitely going to attend the show next year

Gordon Bolton Managing Director, Bleep, UK

Very varied. Thanks for the opportunity to showcase the Aberdeen FC project.

Rob Wicks Commercial Director, Aberdeen FC

Everyone is so generous with their insights and knowledge.

Kirsten Lees Partner, Grimshaw