After another fantastic edition of TheStadiumBusiness Design & Development Summit in Nice, France this week, organisers Xperiology have announced that the 2014 edition will be held in Madrid from October 29-30 2014.

Combining a high-level conference, mini-expo and networking events,TheStadiumBusiness Design & Development Summit brings together a global gathering of business professionals, who are delivering the next generation of stadiums, arenas and sports infrastructure.

More than 30 new stadium projects from around the world convened in Nice at our 2013 edition at the new Allianz Riviera Stadium for a packed-out conference which included an expert tour.

RICH HISTORY

At the event’s close on Friday afternoon, Summit founder and chair Ian Nuttall confirmed to the audience that the 2014 edition would be held in October 2014 in Madrid, Spain; home of the Santiago Bernabéu stadium, one of the world’s most famous and prestigious football clubs.

TheStadiumBusiness team and I are delighted to be taking our next Design and Development Summit to Madrid,” said Nuttall.

“The Santiago Bernabéu Stadium has an exceptionally rich history and an exciting redevelopment project ahead which will define it as one of the most modern football venues in the planet. We look forward to taking next year’s delegates up close and personal to this historic stadium, in addition to providing a comprehensive international programme.”

THESTADIUMBUSINESS DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT SUMMIT 2014 WILL BE HELD IN MADRID FROM 29-30 OCTOBER 2014. FULL EVENT AND PROGRAMME DETAILS WILL BE PUBLISHED IN THE COMING WEEKS.

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