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  • 2020 Awards Shortlists Announced
    TheStadiumBusiness Awards are delighted to reveal the final shortlists for 2020. We were inundated with submissions this year, seeing nominations flood in from around the world. We would like to sincerely congratulate all of our finalists for making the shortlists – we will be in touch shortly to advise the ...
    Date: 17 Feb 2020
    5 days ago
  • Speaker Preview: Marking the Future with GroundWOW
    We’re excited to welcome award-winning inventor, Tony Rhoades (Chairman, CEO & Founder, GroundWOW) and commercial specialist David Pritchard (Chief Commercial Officer, GroundWOW), to present at TheStadiumBusiness Summit 2020. Traditional ground marking, while effective, can be complicated. GroundWOW’s world-first technology eliminates the issues associated with traditional methods and enables facility owners ...
    Date: 21 Jan 2020
    1 month ago
  • Announcing the 2020 Judges
    The Panel… Take a look at our 2020 TheStadiumBusiness Awards panel… Michael Bolingbroke, Senior Executive in Leisure & Sport Michael Bolingbroke acts as an adviser and N.E.D. to companies in the leisure & sports sector. Most recently Michael has been Chairman of Blackpool Football Club (where he oversaw ...
    Date: 17 Jan 2020
    1 month ago
  • Attendance Update: More Teams & Venues Confirmed
    We’re delighted to announce more of our confirmed attendees which including the following industry leaders. Venues Canberra – Director of Commercial Adelaide Oval SMA – GM – Hospitality & Portfolio Development Aarhus Gymnastikforening – Project Leader FC Barcelona – Head of IT Operations Brighton and Hove Albion FC – Digital Systems Project ...
    Date: 18 Dec 2019
    2 months ago
  • Summit preview released. Tickets from £195
    For our 11th edition (!), TheStadiumBusiness Summit is having a makeover. We’re embracing Technology, Innovation and Transformation to re-define the no.1 stadium sector meeting in the world. Combining a two day conference, our unique mini-exhibition, stadium tours, networking events, plus TheStadiumBusiness Awards – the Summit is the best place on ...
    Date: 06 Dec 2019
    3 months ago
  • The Winners – Design & Development Awards 2019
      The winners of TheStadiumBusiness Design & Development Awards 2019 were announced tonight in London in front of an audience of senior industry figures attending the Summit. The Awards were launched to recognise leadership, innovation and achievement in the design, development, construction and refurbishment of major sports venue facilities globally. ...
    Date: 26 Nov 2019
    3 months ago
  • Integrated IP Video and Digital Signage Solutions
    Exterity, a leading provider of IP video and digital signage technologies, will highlight how it enables stadiums and arenas to harness the power of video to engage, inform and entertain people attending live events. Exterity enables stadium operators to stream live footage and action replays to any number of TVs, LED ...
    Date: 19 Nov 2019
    3 months ago
  • Guestlist open. First clubs confirmed. CTOs welcome
    Each year we curate a guestlist of VIPs – from venues and teams, large and small – to provide new faces and bring new ideas to the Summit. Our VIP invites are now out for #SBS20 and already 20 organisations have confirmed: British Basketball League – COO British Basketball League ...
    Date: 11 Nov 2019
    3 months ago
  • White Paper: How the Latest Audiovisual Technologies Are Reshaping Sports Venues
    Stadiums and arenas are leading the way with some impressive uses of AV technology. This free White Paper (from our #TDS19 headline partner AVIXA – the international AV trade association) details cutting-edge projects in immersive fan engagement. The Cleveland Cavaliers has done “immersive” projection mapping one better, working with Quince ...
    Date: 31 Oct 2019
    4 months ago
  • SPEAKER PREVIEW: Club Wembley – Redefining sporting hospitality
    Over the last 3 years, Club Wembley has undergone immeasurable changes to its matchday experiences, recreating and re-designing spaces which had not been touched since the opening of the stadium in 2007. As part of an overall repositioning of the Club Wembley brand and proposition, a clear strategy was needed ...
    Date: 12 Oct 2019
    4 months ago
  • Book your place in the Marketplace
    We’ve now released the remaining exhibition pods and sponsorship packages for The Marketplace – our mini-expo and the key networking area at the Summit. The Marketplace has been expanded by 50% on previous years – offering 40 plug-n’play pods for industry suppliers to showcase their capabilities. Over half of these ...
    Date: 11 Oct 2019
    4 months ago
  • Bringing it all together
    The ‘new-look’ Summit will bring it all together… literally. Speakers, product demos, debates, networking – it will all take place in one building: The Point. With natural daylight and panoramic views of the world famous cricket pitch, The Point is already great place to do business. But for the Summit ...
    Date: 11 Oct 2019
    4 months ago
  • Destination Manchester!
    TheStadiumBusiness is delighted to return to Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester for our 11th edition. Emirates Old Trafford, home to Lancashire County Cricket Club, is a world-class international sporting stadium, playing host to some of cricket’s most iconic moments since 1857 and also hosting world famous artists such as Rihanna and ...
    Date: 11 Oct 2019
    4 months ago
  • SPEAKER PREVIEW: Getting the right finish – Melvin Hopps, Portview
    The stadium matchday environment is the embodiment of the high pressure workspace. Our venue interiors are designed to create the ‘wow factor’ for fans, sponsors, players and other stakeholders. But they also have to stand the test of time, with durability, flexibility and (increasingly) sustainability. Drawing on recent project references, ...
    Date: 07 Oct 2019
    5 months ago
  • Latest Programme release
    Today, we’ve released the latest programme preview (26 page PDF, V2). We calculate that over US$10 billion of new stadium and arena construction will be represented by the guest delegations this year. It’s all going rather well – with over 50+ project delegations confirmed, exhibition sold out, exclusive tour of ...
    Date: 30 Sep 2019
    5 months ago
  • Speaker Preview: XLNT & the next steps of stadium finance…
    Rob Rijsenbrij, CEO of  XLNT joins us at TheStadiumBusiness Design & Development Summit 2019 to discuss changes to Europe’s banking system and what these mean for stadium operations, design and financing… Changes to Europe’s banking system given by the introduction of PSD2, are offering new opportunities for teams – from ...
    Date: 26 Sep 2019
    5 months ago
  • 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 Lee KCCJ Kulture City Legends Thornton Tomasetti   AUDIOVISUAL FAN EXPERIENCE AWARD sponsored by AVIXA – Recognising the best use ...
    Date: 20 Sep 2019
    5 months ago
  • Have you enhanced your fan experience?
    Have you been doing great things in sports and entertainment venues? Keep reading if the answer is yes… AUDIOVISUAL FAN EXPERIENCE AWARD sponsored by AVIXA is the new category for TheStadiumBusiness Design & Development Awards 2019. The category recognise the best use of integrated audio, video, display, digital sensor and/or ...
    Date: 29 Aug 2019
    6 months ago
  • Calling Innovators, New Products and Services…
    Here at TheStadiumBusiness, we’re looking forward to next year’s Summit in April (21-22). Do you have an exciting solution or product that should be shared with the Stadium industry? If the answer is yes then TheStadiumBusiness Summit 2020 is the best place for it, with 350+ industry experts from around ...
    Date: 16 Aug 2019
    6 months ago
  • Design & Development Awards – Nominations Open!
    We are excited to announce that nominations are open for TheStadiumBusiness Design & Development Awards 2019. Do you know someone who’s changing the game in stadium design? Or is it you and your team? Tell us all about it here It’s completely free to nominate and only takes a ...
    Date: 05 Aug 2019
    7 months ago
  • Project Review: No. 1 Court Success
    Following years of intricate design work and a highly complex three-year build, the No.1 Court roof was successfully deployed on several occasions at The Championships 2019, enabling matches to complete under the roof. Completed on the 10th anniversary of the opening of the Centre Court roof, the No.1 Court ...
    Date: 30 Jul 2019
    7 months ago
  • Project Preview: Everton’s Waterfront Vision
    TheStadiumBusiness Design & Development Summit is excited to announce that Project representatives from Everton FC will be joining us in London for the 8th annual edition. As reported on TheStadiumBusiness News, Everton FC has revealed it’s waterfront vision for a new 52,000-capacity stadium. The stadium – which will reportedly cost ...
    Date: 30 Jul 2019
    7 months ago
  • Design & Development Awards – Judges Revealed!
    We are thrilled to announce the nine stadium leaders who make up our international Judging Panel for TheStadiumBusiness Design & Development Awards 2019. It’s time for their reveal! Check them out below… Don’t forget, nominations open on the 5th of August! Peter Ayres, Global Service Leader – Structural, Aurecon Group, ...
    Date: 29 Jul 2019
    7 months ago
  • The Summit is on the move!
    TheStadiumBusiness Summit 2020 moves to April (21-22) 2020. The 11th Edition of TheStadiumBusiness Summit is taking place in April, which based on our research is very exciting news! We’ve been checking out trends and patterns and have discovered that by moving slightly earlier in the year, we can bring more ...
    Date: 22 Jul 2019
    7 months ago
  • Awards 2019 – Categories Announced!
    On the 5th August, TheStadiumBusiness will open nominations for TheStadiumBusiness Design & Development Awards 2019. Whilst we’re gearing up to see hundreds of world class nominations – we thought we’d share this years’ categories so you can start thinking how your Project can receive the recognition it deserves! This years ...
    Date: 18 Jul 2019
    7 months ago

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