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  • #SBS22 Guest Spotlight: Ergo Arena
    Ahead of TheStadiumBusiness Summit 2022Kamil Kukułka, executive board advisor – commercialisation for the Ergo Arena, discusses how the venue in Gdańsk, Poland has fared following its reopening amid COVID-19, along with what is on the agenda moving forward. Kukułka owns Sport Innovation, an independent sales and marketing agency founded in 2008, ...
    Date: 11 May 2022
    1 week ago
  • #SBS22 Guest Spotlight: Southampton FC
    Ahead of TheStadiumBusiness Summit 2022, Darren Parker, IT Operations Manager at Southampton, discusses the Premier League club’s plans to enhance the fan experience at St. Mary’s. Parker joined Southampton as the club’s IT Service Desk Manager in October 2017 and has held the role of IT Operations Manager since February ...
    Date: 05 May 2022
    2 weeks ago
  • #SBS22 Guest Spotlight: National Ice Centre & Motorpoint Arena Nottingham
    Ahead of TheStadiumBusiness Summit 2022Martin Ingham, chief executive of National Ice Centre & Motorpoint Arena Nottingham, discusses how the venues have fared following their reopening amid COVID-19, along with what is on the agenda moving forward. Ingham has worked for National Ice Centre & Motorpoint Arena Nottingham for over two decades, ...
    Date: 29 Apr 2022
    3 weeks ago
  • #SBS22 Guest Spotlight: National Ice Centre & Motorpoint Arena Nottingham
    Ahead of TheStadiumBusiness Summit 2022Martin Ingham, chief executive of National Ice Centre & Motorpoint Arena Nottingham, discusses how the venues have fared following their reopening amid COVID-19, along with what is on the agenda moving forward. Ingham has worked for National Ice Centre & Motorpoint Arena Nottingham for over two decades, ...
    Date: 29 Apr 2022
    3 weeks ago
  • #SBS22 Guest Spotlight: Johan Cruijff ArenA
    Ahead of TheStadiumBusiness Summit 2022, Tanja Dik, Chief Executive of Johan Cruijff ArenA, discusses the return of Ajax fans to the stadium, as well as upcoming events at the venue. TheStadiumBusiness: How is the reopening/return of fans going at Johan Cruijff ArenA? Tanja Dik: Good, the last couple of months it’s ...
    Date: 26 Apr 2022
    3 weeks ago
  • #SBS22 Guest Spotlight: Nokia Arena
    Ahead of TheStadiumBusiness Summit 2022Marko Hurme, CEO of Tampere Deck and Arena Management Oy, discusses how the Nokia Arena has fared in its opening months, along with what is on the agenda for the venue moving forward. Hurme has served in his current role since November 2019, having joined from Finnish betting ...
    Date: 12 Apr 2022
    1 month ago
  • #SBS22 Guestlist: More teams. More venues.
    More teams and more venues are set to join us in Manchester for #SBS22. In the past week we’ve confirmed C-level delegations from Real Madrid CF, AS Roma, Ascot, MCG and Manchester United FC… to namedrop just a few! Here’s a selection of teams, venues and leagues already registered for ...
    Date: 04 Apr 2022
    1 month ago
  • #SBA22: Nominations Open
    Calling all innovators, pioneers and visionaries! Nominations for TheStadiumBusiness Awards 2022 open today. For the 13th edition of the industry’s most presitigious Awards, entries are invited across nine open categories – covering operations, sustainability, marketing, venue tech and more. For full details see the Awards section. Or, if you are ...
    Date: 31 Mar 2022
    2 months ago
  • #SBA22: Awards judging panel unveiled
    With nominations set to open later this week, we are delighted to unveil the Judging Panel for TheStadiumBusiness Awards 2022 (#SBA22). Our sincere thanks to these fantastic, industry leaders who will be casting their votes to determine this year’s – the 13th annual – Awards winners (clockwise from top right): ...
    Date: 29 Mar 2022
    2 months ago
  • #SBS22 Guest Spotlight: River Plate
    Ahead of TheStadiumBusiness Summit 2022, Walter Lanosa, General Manager at River Platediscusses the return of fans in Argentina and the club’s plans to redevelop its El Monumental stadium. Lanosa joined River Plate in December after spending nine years as chief executive of sustainable energy company Genneia. River Plate is currently carrying ...
    Date: 29 Mar 2022
    2 months ago
  • #SBS22 Guest Spotlight: Bristol Rovers
    Ahead of TheStadiumBusiness Summit 2022Tom Gorringe, CEO of English League Two football club Bristol Rovers, discusses how the Memorial Stadium has fared during the COVID-19 reopening, along with what is on the agenda for the club in the coming months. Having first joined Bristol Rovers as commercial director in September 2017, ...
    Date: 23 Mar 2022
    2 months ago
  • #SBS22 Guest Spotlight: Woking FC
    Ahead of TheStadiumBusiness Summit 2022Simon Jones, head of F&B and corporate hospitality for English National League football club Woking, discusses how Laithwaite Community Stadium has fared during the COVID-19 reopening, along with what is on the agenda for the club in the coming months. Prior to the 2021-22 season, 90% of ...
    Date: 16 Mar 2022
    2 months ago
  • #SBS22 Guest Spotlight: Manchester City
    Ahead of TheStadiumBusiness Summit 2022, Trish Neiwand-Kyle, Senior Business Development Manager at Manchester City, discusses the return of supporters to the Etihad Stadium and the club’s fan engagement plans over the coming months. City recently partnered with Sony to develop new digital fan experiences, including a virtual recreation of the ...
    Date: 08 Mar 2022
    2 months ago
  • #SBS22 Guest Spotlight: Aberdeen FC
    Ahead of TheStadiumBusiness Summit 2022, Rob Wicks, commercial director at Scottish Premiership football club Aberdeen, discusses how Pittodrie stadium has fared during the COVID-19 reopening, along with what is on the agenda for the club in the coming months. Wicks joined Aberdeen in January 2018 following over 10 years working ...
    Date: 25 Feb 2022
    3 months ago
  • Guestlist Spotlight
    Ahead of TheStadiumBusiness Summit 2022, Rob Wicks, commercial director at Scottish Premiership football club Aberdeen, discusses how Pittodrie stadium has fared during the COVID-19 reopening, along with what is on the agenda for the club in the coming months. Wicks joined Aberdeen in January 2018 following over 10 years working ...
    Date: 25 Feb 2022
    3 months ago
  • Finalists in Focus: Ideas & Inspiration
    Ahead of the nominations launch for 2022’s Awards, TheStadiumBusiness has released this special Finalists in Focus brochure featuring all of the shortlisted Finalists and the Winners across the 10 categories of the 2021 Awards. We offer the 24-page PDF as a free download to all our readers and friends across ...
    Date: 31 Jan 2022
    4 months ago
  • Finalists in Focus: Ideas & Inspiration
    Ahead of the nominations launch for 2022’s Awards, TheStadiumBusiness has released this special Finalists in Focus publication featuring all of the shortlisted Finalists and the Winners across the 10 categories of last year’s Awards. We offer the 24-page PDF as a free download to all our readers and friends across ...
    Date: 31 Jan 2022
    4 months ago
  • #SBA21 Winners Announced
    SoFi Stadium was named Venue of the Year as the best of the sector was celebrated at TheStadiumBusiness Awards 2021 at Emirates Old Trafford in Manchester. The new home of the Los Angeles Rams and Los Angeles Chargers was selected as the top venue in a category that also ...
    Date: 01 Dec 2021
    6 months ago
  • #SBS21 Preview: Programme Release
    The #SBS21 full programme has been released today. Featuring 50+ speakers, 450+ delegates*, the Awards’ Finalists, all of our sponsors and partners – and the timings for everything that we’re doing in Manchester, the 138-page PDF is available here. [DOWNLOAD PROGRAMME PREVIEW] We look forward to hosting everybody – in ...
    Date: 22 Nov 2021
    6 months ago
  • #SBS21 Partner: ASM Global’s content, leadership and best practice
    ASM Global – the world’s leading producer of entertainment experiences – has announced today a strategic partnership with Xperiology, the sports and entertainment sector’s leading event organiser and publisher across its TheStadiumBusiness and TheTicketingBusiness verticals. Through the partnership ASM Global will share best practice, case studies and expert content – ...
    Date: 08 Nov 2021
    6 months ago
  • #SBS21 Preview: The Sustainability Agenda
    Sustainability is arguably the biggest driver of business change in our sector. At #SBS21 one of Buro Happold’s leading structural engineers Andy Pottinger (centre) will lead our sustainability discussions. Based in the firm’s Bath offices, Andy now leads Buro Happold’s dedicated Sports and Entertainment Structural Engineering team and draws on ...
    Date: 08 Nov 2021
    6 months ago
  • #SBS21 Preview: Zero Carbon aims and t
    “Could the sports sector lead the sustainability charge and revolutionise how we think about energy and carbon emissions?” ask #SBS21 expert speakers Martin Willis, Director – Sports Sector Structural Lead and Adam Selvey, Director – Sports Sector Building Services Lead of Ramboll, the global consulting engineer group. As more venues ...
    Date: 01 Nov 2021
    7 months ago
  • #SBS21 Preview: Zero Carbon aims and measures
    “Could the sports sector lead the sustainability charge and revolutionise how we think about energy and carbon emissions?” ask #SBS21 expert speakers Martin Willis, Director – Sports Sector Structural Lead and Adam Selvey, Director – Sports Sector Building Services Lead of Ramboll, the global consulting engineer group. As more venues ...
    Date: 01 Nov 2021
    7 months ago
  • #SBS21 Preview: The Way to Sustainable Stadiums in Austria
    “Let me take on a short journey through the journey and approach of sustainability journey of the new stadiums in Austria,” offers #SBS21 guest speaker Harald Fux, CEO of Vienna-based architects Raumkunst. Harald started his career as project architect for the New Innsbruck stadium, then for Salzburg (now called Red ...
    Date: 01 Nov 2021
    7 months ago
  • #SBA21 AWARDS: 2021 Finalists Announced
    TheStadiumBusiness is delighted to unveil the finalists for the stadium sector’s 2021 Awards. Our congratulations to all of our finalists for making the shortlists. We will be in touch shortly to advise the next steps of your nomination. Meanwhile, the full dossier (and supporting evidence) has been compiled and is ...
    Date: 27 Oct 2021
    7 months ago
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