The Summit is designed to address the specific needs of project teams delivering next generation stadiums, arenas and major sports venue developments. Our delegate profile comprises:
- Owners, Operators and Investors in stadiums, arenas and major sports facilities;
- Project teams from major sports events and host nations (such as UEFA Euros, FIFA ™ World Cup and Olympic Games)
- City Councils/Municipalities/Regional Agencies (Mayors, Economic Development, Sports/Recreation/Leisure Departments);
- Sports Federations, Sports Clubs (professional and amateur), Governing Bodies, Sports Event Bid Committees, Sports Tourism Officials etc;
- Real Estate Owners/Developers;
- Cost Management Consultants;
- Project Managers and Delivery Experts;
- Architects and Designers;
- Engineering and Construction Firms;
- Product & Service suppliers to the sports venue sector.
Every year, the Summit invites the world’s largest delegation of stadium project representatives from the most important construction projects around the globe. Our VIP Project programme for 2018 is now open, head over to our projects page to find out more…
Each year, we assemble a stellar cast of design pioneers and industry leaders as we explore the next generation of stadium design. Download your free copy of the Programme Preview, featuring details on all sessions, speakers and topics below,
Our 2017 Speakers Included
Project Director The new Perth Stadium | Department of Sport and Recreation, Australia
Project Director, The new Perth Stadium | Department of Sport and Recreation, Australia
New Perth Stadium is a $1.24b (AUS) project and at 60,000 seats will be the third largest stadium in Australia once open in 2018. Previously holding the role of Director of Strategic Projects at the Department of Sport and Recreation, Ronnie provided strategic leadership and advice to key departmental projects, including leading the State’s response to the Football Federation of Australia’s bid to host the 2018/22 FIFA World Cup and negotiations for the $100m redevelopment of nib Stadium.
Ronnie was also a member of the Project Bid Team that won the Australian Rugby Union nomination for a Super 14 rugby union team, The Western Force. Ronnie was appointed by the Minister of Sport and Recreation to the Board of VenuesWest. VenuesWest is responsible for managing 12 State-owned sport, recreation and entertainment venues. Ronnie’s professional skills in sport, recreation and community development complement an extremely strong participation background in sport and recreation.
Managing Director Tampere Hall, Finland
Managing Director, Tampere Hall, Finland
Paulina is Managing Director at Tampere Hall Ltd (the largest Conference and Concert Hall in the Nordic region) and is a Member of the Board at HY Y Ravintolat Oy (a restaurant and events business). She has worked in many countries managing start-up companies both big and small; from busking tables to board rooms. Her goals are ‘empowering possibilities for wellbeing and success, with sustainable values’. Paulina specialises in cultural industries, internalisation, exports, marketing management and government liaison.
Head of Marketing Club Wembley, UK
Head of Marketing, Club Wembley, UK
Ros has 20+ years’ of experience working in sport and entertainment. Her early career involved working in Formula One creating guest experiences for global brands such as Philip Morris, MasterCard and Vodafone. She has also worked extensively across Football, mainly with the UEFA Champions League.
Her experience lies in the creation of guest experiences and specific hospitality suites and lounges, having done so globally through either Formula One or football. Ros is currently Head of Marketing for Club Wembley, Wembley Stadium’s exclusive members club providing guaranteed access to some of the largest sporting and entertainment events in the UK.
Principal MANICA Architecture, USA
Principal, MANICA Architecture, USA
David believes in stunning design and innovative functionality as the path to successful buildings. In his 20 years designing large public assembly facilities, David has forged a vision for some of the world’s highest-profile stadium, arena and convention projects totalling over $10bn in construction.
His comprehensive experience spans all phases of project development. He values a collaborative approach to design that successfully solves all of his clients’ needs related to aesthetics, program, budget, function and schedule. David’s passionate commitment and dedication to balancing the complicated needs of his clients have earned him lasting relationships with them all.
William T. Mannarelli
Director Área Patrimonial Espai Barça, FC Barcelona, Spain
William T. Mannarelli
Director Área Patrimonial, Espai Barça, FC Barcelona, Spain
In July 2014, William decided to take on new responsibilities and moved to Spain to work as FC Barcelona’s Director, overseeing their Espai Barça Project.
The project includes the renovation of Camp Nou (105k capacity), a new multi-purpose Palau (12.5k capacity) complete with training facility, a new Mini Stadium (6k capacity), and a mixed-use development on the Les Corts Campus served by a 3.5k underground parking facility, all worth €600m. Espai Barça’s completion is scheduled for late 2021. Previously, William was a VP at ICON Venue Group overseeing ICON’s European operations.
Co-Founder Starsquad, Finland
Co-Founder, Starsquad, Finland
Mika established his own advisory business in 2007 following requests from private investment and venture capitalist companies, who needed help to operate and manage global projects in the sporting goods industries, sports marketing and the stadium and arena sector. His clients include several European arena projects, such as Real Madrid Football Club, Supponor Systems Oy, Uplause, Footbalance Oy and Vierumӓki Sports Institute and Country Club.
Mika was previously CEO of Nike Nordic, Nike Central and Eastern Europe, Salomon and Exel Sports Oy. Other roles included Managing Director of Hartwall Arena, Managing Partner at JC Arena Holding General and, recently, Secretary General IIHF WC Icehockey 2012-13 Helsinki-Stockholm and Secretary General Finnish Olympic Committee.
Chief of Media Ashton Gate Stadium, UK
Chief of Media, Ashton Gate Stadium, UK
Lisa Knights is an experienced broadcaster and crisis communications expert with more than fifteen years working in television news and sport. As an anchor for Sky, BBC and ITN, Lisa covered many major international stories including three Olympic Games.
In 2014 she left Sky to take up the communications director role at Bristol Sport, looking after the media for its associated clubs (including Bristol City and Bristol Rugby) and the two-year, £45m redevelopment of Bristol’s Ashton Gate Stadium, which was completed in 2016. Lisa has overseen the development of the stadium’s broadcast facility including its matchday content on the in-bowl big screens and bi-weekly sports programme Bristol Sport TV.
Vice President International Speedway Corporation, USA
Vice President, International Speedway Corporation, USA
Derek joined ISC in 1999 and has since been responsible for delivering multiple world class motorsports developments valued at over $3.0 Billion. Notable projects include the recent “Daytona Rising” development and the design/construction of Kansas and Chicagoland Speedways, Daytona International Speedway Fan Zone, as well as numerous track resurfacing, grandstand, suite and facility infrastructure projects.
Prior to joining ISC, Derek worked in the oil/gas industry in Houston, Texas overseeing a diversified portfolio of energy related development projects in North & South America, Europe, Middle East and Asia. He is also a licensed Florida General Contractor.
Head Of IT West Ham United Football Club, UK
Head Of IT , West Ham United Football Club, UK
With 12 years of experience in the stadium industry, Mike has now worked across 11 major venues and on two stadium migrations; Arsenal from Highbury to Emirates Stadium and West Ham United from Upton Park to London Stadium, where he is now permanently employed as Head of IT. He’ll be speaking on stadium transformation and the technology powering West Ham United on and off the field from a match day perspective.
Associate Director KSS, UK
Associate Director, KSS, UK
Debbie is a major creative force at KSS with extensive sports and hospitality experience. Debbie leads the creative interior design team on a number of our high profile sports venue projects including Anfield Stadium, Twickenham Stadium and Amex Community Stadium.
She believes in the practice ethos of understanding client values as the means of generating ideas, and is a strong team player who enjoys collaboration with architectural colleagues, brand consultants, contractors and suppliers.
Her natural sense of style, attention to detail and ability to communicate her ideas means she is widely respected by clients and consultants alike.
Director Memoori, Sweden
Director, Memoori, Sweden
James is Managing Director,Owner & Founder of Memoori, a consultancy company based in Stockholm providing independent market research, business intelligence and advice on Smart Building technologies to companies across the value chain; supporting them in making essential strategic business decisions. Memoori focuses on Smart Buildings, Video Surveillance, Access Control, LED Lighting, Lighting Controls, BEMS and Smart Grid.
Director KSS, UK
Director, KSS, UK
Andy is a founder director of KSS and major creative force within the practice giving lead design direction on a number of KSS’ major projects. His main role is to ensure the clients’ needs are met and to lead the strategic and operational guidance to the client and consultant team. He consistently leads several of KSS’ major projects in the sports sector and is a global ambassador for KSS at conferences. He brings enormous experience and analytical depth to every project he is involved in, and is widely respected by clients and consultants alike.
Director Project Development Ramboll, UK
Director Project Development, Ramboll, UK
Hannu is a highly experienced Designer and Project Manager/Director at Ramboll. His expertise is in venue development and combining commerciality with various other functions such as sports and other facilities involving masses of people.
Hannu’s past projects in the sports sector include event facilities such as multipurpose stadia, arenas and associated property development projects. Hannu has experience in more than 20 stadia and arena projects including either conceptual design or full design, as well as in performing the duties of a Main Designer in several projects.
Hannu lectures at international conferences on multipurpose arena design and has been a lecturer in European Venue Management Institute courses.
Global Sports Sector Director BuroHappold, UK
Global Sports Sector Director, BuroHappold, UK
Matthew is highly experienced in both sports and entertainment venues, and has worked and led the engineering for some of the world’s most iconic and commercially successful stadia. His stadia projects include the original 2012 London Olympic Stadium and subsequent transformation of the stadium into its current multi-use configuration, and the Fisht Stadium in Sochi that hosted the 2014 Winter Olympics and which will become a key venue at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Matthew’s portfolio of stadium projects includes Everton, Queens Park Rangers, West Ham United, Manchester City, Chelsea and Arsenal. Plus, experience of venues for motorsport, horse racing, golf, cricket, rugby, and Canadian and American football. An industry recognised expert, Matthew is a Partner of BuroHappold Engineering and is their Global Sports and Entertainment Sector leader.
Senior Architect IDOM, Spain
Senior Architect, IDOM, Spain
With more than 12 years architecture experience, Diego has worked at IDOM since 2007. His specialisation comes from participating in the development of sports architecture projects around the World, such as the New San Mames Football Stadium for Athletic Club in Bilbao, Mestalla stadium in Valencia, Nou Camp Nou stadium for FCBarcelona, Everton FC stadium at Wallton Park and the Zayed Sports City Stadium in Abu Dhabi, as well as Renovation concept of the Estadio Azteca and the Masterplan for the second phase of the Aspire Zone Sports City in Doha, among others. Currently, Diego is responsible of the Project Management Team from IDOM assisting FCBarcelona on the development of Nou Camp Nou and Nou Palau Blaugrana.
Partner and Head of 3XN’s Competition Department 3XN, Denmark
Partner and Head of 3XN’s Competition Department, 3XN, Denmark
Jan graduated from Aarhus School of Architecture in 2000 and has worked in 3XN since 2005 becoming a partner of the company in 2007. Jan is responsible for developing the design concept and strategy for each competition project, ensuring the ideas come out in the final result. Jan is known as an outstanding architectural designer, whose involvement guarantes high quality and perfection. He has been the driving force behind many of the studio’s award-winning designs including Rigshospitalet in Copenhagen, the Royal Arena, IOC Headquarters, Middelfart Savings Bank, the aquarium The Blue Planet and Frederiksberg Courthouse amongst many. Jan has been awarded the prestigious ”Europe 40 under 40” Award.
Paris Office Managing Producer Moment Factory, France
Paris Office Managing Producer, Moment Factory, France
Moment Factory is the experiential partner of the U Arena, a new state-of-the-art 40,000-seat closed-roof sports and entertainment destination, signed by architect Christian de Portzamparc and located at the heart of Paris’ La Défense business district.
We welcome Matei, Paris Office Managing Producer, to the speaker line up. Moment Factory’s creative and interactive content strategies offer U Arena’s fans an unforgettable, unified visitor experience while enjoying the venue’s world-class sports, entertainment and special events.
Head of IT Bristol Sport, UK
Head of IT, Bristol Sport, UK
Paul’s focus is on delivering a connected stadium for the umbrella of sports under Bristol Sport for ticketing, fan apps, security, systems and data integration and the network that facilitates all of these.
Paul’s background comes from a project management perspective working on large programmes such as npfit @ NHS, Royal mail’s horizon and EDFs flagship Voyages programme. With a focus on Open platforms and customer experience, we are on a journey to enrich the fan experience whilst also catering for the needs of diverse events 365 days a year.
Founder @ jkeppel., Guest Experience Authority, and Author of "See You Soon” jkeppel., USA
Founder @ jkeppel., Guest Experience Authority, and Author of "See You Soon”, jkeppel., USA
James’ role in the universe is to shape how people perceive places, blending planning, architecture, experiential graphics, placemaking, digital signage, brand design, hospitality services, and technology to create compelling and unforgettable guest experiences.
He’s an award-winning business and brand strategist, designer and maker, and knows that the value of any idea is virtually zero without impeccable execution. His signature projects include SAP Center in San Jose, California, San Francisco’s Exploratorium, Apple Park in Cupertino, California, Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, the San Francisco Zoo, Main Street Las Vegas, and Westfield San Francisco Centre.”
Managing Director Ashton Gate Stadium, UK
Managing Director, Ashton Gate Stadium, UK
Mark joined Ashton Gate in 2015 after more than a decade working in the hotel and hospitality industry in senior management roles. He was involved in the £45m rebuild to transform Ashton Gate into a multi-sport venue and the largest conference and events space in the South West. In the last year he has seen hospitality revenue grow from £250k to more than £3m following the two-year renovation project. During the last two years, Mark has evolved the matchday experience for both Bristol City and Bristol Rugby fans significantly driving matchday revenues and delivering more than £100k back to the fanbase through loyalty discounts.
Founder and CEO TheStadiumBusiness/TheStadiumBusiness News
Founder and CEO, TheStadiumBusiness/TheStadiumBusiness News
Ian Nuttall is the owner and founder of TheStadiumBusiness Design & Development Summit, presented by his Xperiology events business. His working life began in sports hospitality events management (including Formula 1, horse racing and Wimbledon) before pursuing an award-winning career in B2B magazine publishing. He has co-launched and edited numerous business titles (ranging from energy and industrial processes through to airport design and Intelligent Transportation Systems).
He has also founded many of the sports sector’s most respected publications and news sources – most recently TheStadiumBusiness News, delivering the all the latest Stadium Business news, blogs, videos, and up-to-the-minute media coverage from all the leading voices in the Stadium Business industry, all in one place. In addition to his ongoing commitments as a sports business writer and speaker, Ian provides highly-valued, specialist consultancy to the sports and entertainment venue sector.
Director KKA Architects
Director, KKA Architects
Venue Performance Optimisation Engineer BuroHappold Engineering, UK
Venue Performance Optimisation Engineer, BuroHappold Engineering, UK
Chris has been delivering stadia projects for the past decade and has designed some of the most complex engineering structures, including the roof to the Louvre museum in Abu Dhabi and several engineering features of the new Tottenham Hotspur stadium. He is known for conceiving and delivering some of the industry’s most innovative engineering solutions, which are as diverse as sliding pitches and analysing venue atmosphere.
Chris’s portfolio of projects includes the London 2012 Olympic Stadium and its subsequent transformation, and the stadia at Manchester City and Everton. Chris continues to push the use of data analytics to generate impactful insights into the sports sector business, and is an Associate in BuroHappold’s dedicated Sports and Entertainment sector group.
Who will be there
3D Digital Venue
3D Digital Venue, powered by MMC, provides Interactive Digital Venue Management Solutions to Sports and Entertainment Venues across the globe.
With our 3D Digital Venue technology platform we design need-based solutions for our clients providing them a robust, precise and interactive recreation of their Venue to deliver greater fan satisfaction, increase season ticket holder renewal rates, activate new channels of digital sponsorship and provide special viewing experiences for prospective VIP buyers.
The primary capabilities of our 3D Digital Venue Platform include: Ticketing3D to Enhance Ticket Sales and Fan Purchase Experience using our interactive 3D Seat Views from all Blocks and Seats; Transfer3D achieve higher renewal rates from season ticket holders by offering 360 degree 3D Views of the seats even before an existing venue is refurbished or a new stadium is built ; Activation3D, an Interactive Environment to activate Measurable Digital Sponsorship by Product Placement inside our 3D Views & VIP3D, to provide world-class Interactive Experience to prospective VIPs and Corporate Clients with fully 3D Customised views of Luxury Suites and Premium Club Hospitality Areas. Our 3D Digital Venue Platform provides you the most complete, interactive and cutting edge Venue Management Solutions.- View Website
MANICA Architecture provides its clients with the unique combination of large scale project experience and the personality and creativity of a boutique, international design studio. Unlike many large architectural firms that specialise in projects of similar scale, MANICA is dedicated to ensuring that all of its clients are given the personal attention and unparalleled expertise they deserve.
The experience of MANICA Architecture and its President and Director, David Manica, includes the design of over $10 billion in the construction of high profile sport and entertainment venues worldwide. Current and recent MANICA projects include the VTB Arena Park (Moscow, Russia), The New San Francisco Arena, (San Francisco, California), The San Diego Chargers NFL Stadium (San Diego, California), The Brooklyn Nets NBA Training Facility, (Brooklyn, New York), Shantou STU Sport Park (Shantou, China), The Guangzhou International Arena and Entertainment District (Guangzhou, China), and The Shanghai World Expo Arena (Shanghai, China).- View Website
Market-leading provider of IP Video and Digital Signage technology that enables stadiums to harness the power of video to engage and entertain fans.
Exterity solutions enable venues to deliver a dynamic mix of live footage and action replay to TV screens and mobile devices across the connected campus. Integrate live TV with digital signage announcements, advertising and scores. Create a personalised viewing experience for guests in VIP suites and hospitality areas.
With an impressive global customer list, Exterity’s stadium & sporting clients include Arsenal FC, Celtic FC, MK Dons FC, Ulster Rugby, PSV Eindhoven, Stade Pierre-Mauroy, The Open, Royal Randwick Racecourse and Hazza bin Zayed Stadium.
Find out more at www.exterity.com and follow us on Twitter @Exterity- View Website
RambollRamboll is a leading engineering, design, environmental services and consultancy founded in Denmark in 1945. The company employs 13,000 experts and has a global presence with a strong representation in the Nordics, UK, North America, Middle East and Asia-Pacific. With more than 300 offices in 35 countries, Ramboll combines local experience with a global knowledgebase constantly striving to achieve inspiring and exacting solutions that make a genuine difference to our customers, the end-users, and society as a whole.Ramboll works across the markets: Buildings, Transport, Planning & Urban Design, Water, Environment & Health, Energy, Oil & Gas and Management Consulting. Our global team and organisational setup means we can harness the brightest and best thinking from around the world to solve your particular challenges, delivering a multi-disciplinary approach and creative thinking that each client seeks.In the sports sector, Ramboll has experience of delivering various sports facilities including stadia and associated precincts and training facilities. We regularly team with leading sports architectural practices to deliver such facilities as part of a wider team or as lead consultant.
Trusted Worldwide for Integrated technology solutions in sports and entertainment venues.
Our innovative SaaS, hosted and on-premises IT solutions enable stadia and arena, entertainment venues, hotels and resorts, hospitality and foodservice to streamline operations and focus on costs: to increase workforce productivity, enhance guest satisfaction and maximise profitability in multiple areas of operations: complete food and beverage operational management, point-of-sale (static, mobile, online), payments (cashless, contactless, online, queue busting), inventory and procurement, stock control, business intelligence and real-time reporting. Headquartered in Warrington, UK, we are an authorised distributor & reseller of Agilysys products worldwide. Operated directly or through trusted partners in Europe, North America, Middle East and Africa.- View Website
d&b audiotechnik is internationally regarded as a thought leader delivering professional audio solutions. Founded in Germany in 1981, d&b has gained a reputation for quality of engineering, standard of service, system integration principles, and pioneering technological development. Company headquarters are located in Backnang, near Stuttgart, where research, development and production take place. Together with branch offices worldwide, the d&b team numbers more than 400 co-workers.- View Website
BuroHappold Engineering is an independent, international engineering practice that over the last 40 years has become synonymous with the delivery of creative, value-led building and city solutions for an ever-changing world. Having worked on every continent, our clients include more than 90% of the world’s leading architectural practices and we have collaborated with global organisations such as the United Nations, The World Bank and UNESCO. Through our global community of driven, world-leading engineering professionals, we deliver elegant solutions for buildings and cities that seek to address the major problems facing societies today.
Follow us @burohappold.- View Website
IDOM is an Association of Professionals formed by Architects, Engineers and Consultants. Established all over the world, with almost 60 years of experience, expertise and capability to provide the right professional services to cater for The Client’s requirements when dealing with the challenges of large stadia. IDOM guarantees the success of the project by fully integrating architecture, engineering and management services.
The excellence of IDOM’s architecture is recognized internationally with numerous awards. One of the latest success cases is the New San Mames Stadium, home of the Athletic Club of Bilbao, host of the Euro 2020 and a new icon for the city that has brought sports architecture to a new level, achieving a unique football atmosphere and an iconic architectural design for the Club and the city.
The most important Clubs in the world value IDOM’s expertise in Sports architecture. Currently, IDOM is working with FC Barcelona in the Management of the ambitious Espai Barça development, including the Nou Camp Nou and the Palau Blaugrana projects.
Additionally, IDOM has taken part in Sports Projects all over the world, including Qatar, UAE, México, Bolivia and other countries willing to improve their sports infrastructure.- View Website
To continuously score on safety and design whilst achieving an uninterrupted, transparent view, install Q-railing balustrades in your stadium projects. Choose from a variety of glass and posted railing systems designed specifically for use in highly demanding public areas. These products function as support and guidance along stairways and as safety barriers around balconies and between floor levels.
In addition to the installations at two 2014 World Cup stadiums in Brazil (Maracanã, Arena Amazonia), Q-railing’s designer balustrades have also been installed in the British bet365 Stadium, Germany’s largest football stadium – the Signal Iduna Park, the Brazilian Allianz Parque, Miejski Stadium Poland, Stadio Atleti Azzurri d’Italia in Italy, Baku Crystal Hall inAzerbaijan and the Dutch stadiums, Amsterdam Arena and the Euroborg.- View Website
Danley Sound Labs
At Danley, we desire to change the perception of the stadium experience by creating incredible experiences one audience at a time. Founded in 2005, Danley Sound Labs is the exclusive home of Tom Danley, one of the most innovative loudspeaker designers in the industry.
With over 40 years of experience and over 30 patents, Tom has pioneered numerous technologies that have been utilised in a wide range of high-end projects from NASA and the space shuttle program, to Disney and major musical acts around the world. Beginning in 2007, Danley Sound Labs established itself as a major player in the stadium and arena market in the United States.
Danley systems have been installed in nearly half of the 100,000+ seat stadiums in America with more soon to come. Danley is the chosen solution for top-tier programmes and teams such as the Atlanta Falcons’ Mercedes-Benz Stadium, the University of Alabama’s Bryant-Denny Stadium, Louisiana State University’s Tiger Stadium, the Green Bay Packers’ Lambeau Field, Florida State University’s Doak Campbell Stadium, Columbus Blue Jackets’ Nationwide Arena, the University of Iowa’s Carver–Hawkeye Arena and Kinnick Stadium, and many more. We invite you to experience Danley’s new technology for today’s stadium experience.- View Website
With over 20 years’ experience, Cedar Packaging is the global market leader in creating brand enhancing ticket and membership packaging for the Sports and Live Entertainment industries. We manage the whole process, from initial creative concepts and computer visuals, through to the production and then global distribution of the finished product.
Custom ticket packaging is a unique and exciting way to engage with your audience, so talk to the Cedar Packaging team today to see what innovation packaging solutions we can create for you.- View Website
D.A.S. Audio is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of loudspeaker systems, power amplification, signal processing and related components. For over four decades, D.A.S. products have been installed in many of the most prestigious stadiums and arenas worldwide.
D.A.S. offers consultancies and systems integrators with a factory-backed sound system design support. Before, during and after installation, D.A.S. is there with a team of professionals that can provide an array of services ranging from product adaptation to complete venue designs when necessary. D.A.S. has regional sales and distribution centres in Miami, Florida, USA, Sao Paulo, Brazil and Singapore.- View Website
Figueras International Seating
Figueras International Seating specialises in fixed seats and movable seating systems for public spaces, crafted through engineering, innovation and design.
The solid worldwide positioning of the brand Figueras comes as a result of over 40 years of dedication to international markets. The year 2016 will mark an important milestone for the company with its entry into the investment fund Abac Solutions, an association which will undertake the ambitious expansion plan that the company has designed for the coming years.
In 2014, Figueras International Seating was awarded the National Design Award for its entire track record. This is the highest award in the field of design and innovation given to companies in Spain.- View Website
Harman Professional Solutions
Stadiums and arenas are where the action is. To give spectators a truly immersive experience, the venue needs the right audio and visual technology throughout. HARMAN is the partner who can do it all, with stunning architectural lighting outside the facility, clear and powerful audio and lighting in the bowl, digital signage in guest suites, and a continued, connected experience in back of house areas. HARMAN also has a unique methodology for configuring, programming, and managing distributed audio and video systems, which reduces support costs while ensuring optimal reliability. With HARMAN, stadium operators can easily manage audio, video, control and lighting so they can focus on the real objective: Impressing visitors.- View Website
PACIFA decision is a 7-year old European company which creates and develops innovative solutions to help venue Managers in their daily work. We work in staff optimisation and crowd control and are linked to access control and cctv and ticketing systems.
Our groundbreaking 3D technologies allow us to provide a simple API to be linked to any kind of existing ticketing solutions making us us the European leader in 3D seats maps with more than 2,5 millions unique online seats. It helps improving fan experience online and so the revenue from general stands and premium seats as we are able to propose the best rendering quality on the market.
Our responsive 3D views work on any devices and smartphones, without any loading time even in 3G. Our existing references are our best ambassadors to testify our product works and it is worth the investment!- View Website
ELAN is a word with a strong meaning. Eagerness. Enthusiasm. Tradition. Innovations. Emotions. Victories. Elan Inventa boasts of over 70 years of presence (since 1945) in the international sports markets and today sells its products and services to more than 50 countries worldwide. WE SELL COMPLETE SOLUTIONS FOR MULTIPURPOSE ARENAS AND HALLS OF ALL SIZES. Our most recognizable projects can be found in Scandinavia, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Belgium, Slovenia, Croatia, Turkey, Russia, Kazakhstan and Qatar. Every story is a new experience for us and every project a new challenge. Our main priority is safe equipment. The company provides consulting, design and engineering, manufacturing to European standards, assembly and installation, as well as after-sales service for any type and size of multipurpose venue or facility. We are FIBA Technical partner in the category of telescopic seating systems and basketball constructions, and certified IHF partner in handball goals. Complex projects in most demanding markets have become natural and part of our every-day business activities.- View Website
Elan was three times awarded with the prestigious title of the “Most Innovative Brand”, conferred by the German organisation Plus X Award.
Follow us @elaninventa, #elaninventa
TheStadiumBusiness Design & Development Awards
TheStadiumBusiness Design & Development Awards will be inaugurated in 2017, aimed to recognise achievement and innovation in the design, construction, refurbishment and management of major sports venues- View Website
Xperiology’s total focus is the global sport, leisure and entertainment sector.
They’re a “boutique agency” operation with offices in Hove (UK) and Cortona (Italy) serving the information needs of the global sports and entertainment sector. Theywork with many of the sector’s leading organisations, providing illuminating ideas in EVENTS, ADVISORY and INTELLIGENCE.
Xperiology also deliver bespoke training and development workshops to help share best practice and shape the next generation of sports and entertainment venue industry executives.- View Website
TheStadiumBusiness Summit is the world’s leading meeting for the owners, operators and developers of stadiums, arenas and sport venues. Combining our specialist meetings Fan Experience Forum, Premium Seat Seminar, stadium tours, networking events and TheStadiumBusiness Awards, the Summit is the essential industry meeting of the year!- View Website
All the latest Stadium Business news, blogs, videos, and up-to-the-minute media coverage from all the leading voices in the Stadium Business industry, all in one place. Curated and brought to you by the TheStadiumBusiness team.- View Website
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