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TheStadiumBusiness Design & Development Awards 2019 – Shortlists Announced!

Proudly presenting our 2019 shortlists:

INDUSTRY PARTNER – Awarded to the architect, design firm, engineer or consulting firm that has provided consistently outstanding service to stadium design and delivery.

  • CAA Icon
  • Hoare Lea
  • KCCJ
  • Kulture City
  • Legends
  • Thornton Tomasetti


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.

  • From Street to Seat – LED Screens and Digital Signage at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London
  • LED Welcome Façade at Coca-Cola Arena, Dubai
  • FOTM Engagement at Johan Cruyff Arena / AFC Ajax, Amsterdam
  • Immersive Education at National Soccer Hall of Fame at Toyota Stadium, Frisco
  • Entertain, Inform and Instruct – The LED Floor at Fête des Vignerons stadium, Vevey
  • Immersive Gaming at HyperX Esports Arena at The Luxor, Las Vegas
  • VR pre-purchase experience at SoFi Stadium Premier Center (Rams and Chargers), Los Angeles


COMMUNITY PROJECT – Recognising the design and delivery of a community-focused sports venue project or major capital enhancement.

  • LEED Platinum certification for US Bank Stadium, USA
  • “On The Ball City” makeover of Carrow Road/Norwich City FC, UK
  • The Living Wall at Target Field (Minnesota Twins), USA
  • The Leisure Box for the Community – Burnley FC, UK
  • Kawasaki Frontale’s sensory room, Japan
  • Curva Futura at Cagliari Calcio, Italy
  • The Frank Denius Family University of Texas Hall of Fame, USA


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.

  • Delivering in 21 months Bankwest Stadium, Australia
  • ’Safe standing’ seating at Adams Park (Wycombe Wanderers FC), UK
  • Beavertown Microbrewery and Taproom at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, UK
  • Milwaukee Bucks Art Collection with SATA @ Fiserv Forum, USA
  • Joint North / South stand at Emerald Headingley Stadium (Yorkshire CCC), UK
  • Second Sun reflects on Brøndby IF, Denmark


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 major sports venues.

  • New Bars at Melbourne Cricket Ground, Australia
  • The (new) International Suite at Old Trafford (Manchester United FC), UK
  • Theater Boxes and Seats at Chase Center, USA
  • The High Street Concourse at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, UK
  • Re-imagining Goodison Park Lounges at Everton FC, UK
  • 1885 Lounge at Southampton FC, UK


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.

  • Bankwest Stadium, Parramatta
  • Chase Center, San Francisco
  • Coca-Cola Arena, Dubai
  • Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London
  • Allianz Field, Minnesota
  • Al Janoub Stadium, Al-Wakrah
  • Estadio Alfredo Harp Helú (Diablos Rojos), Mexico


What’s next? Winners will be decided by our expert Judging Panel in the coming weeks – and announced at the Awards evening on Tuesday 26 November 2019 at the Hilton Wembley. More on the Awards here. Good luck everyone!
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