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  • See you in Manchester! #TDS20 relocation
    The snapshot of this update is that we’re moving TheStadiumBusiness Design & Development Summit 2020 to Manchester, and moving it by one day (to 2-3 December). And – the longer read – here’s why: As our news channel is reporting, the stadium sector is (slowly) reopening but different markets are at different stages. And, naturally, ...
    Date: 10 Aug 2020
    3 hours ago
  • See you in December! New dates for #SBS20
    Time has flown since the original April and June dates for TheStadiumBusiness Summit and TheTicketingBusiness Forum. We thought six months would be sufficient time… but we need a little longer. As our news channel is reporting, the stadium sector is reopening but it’s going to be long, uphill struggle before we are offering capacity events. ...
    Date: 10 Aug 2020
    3 hours ago
  • LCCC during Lockdown
    While the majority of UK venues have been closed over the last few months due to COVID-19, Lancashire County Cricket Club have been demonstrating how to successfully host (international) matches behind closed doors during lockdown. The England and West Indies cricket teams have been staying in the LCCC bubble – ...
    Date: 23 Jul 2020
    3 weeks ago
  • 2020 Awards Winners Announced
    The winners of TheStadiumBusiness Awards 2020 are announced today to celebrate the global stadium sector’s outstanding success stories of the previous 12 months. “The stadium sports and entertainment sector is in turmoil. Never before have so many events been cancelled, so many venues closed — with such broad restrictions on travel put ...
    Date: 22 Apr 2020
    4 months ago
  • Announcement: New dates – 29-30 September
    Given the Coronavirus impacts – and the likelihood of further ’social distancing’ measures across all key markets – we are announcing today that TheStadiumBusiness Summit 2020 has been rescheduled to 29-30 September (still at Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester). Our industry is in turmoil. Never before have so many events been cancelled. So ...
    Date: 17 Mar 2020
    5 months ago
  • Speaker Preview: Allegiant Stadium – the one to see
    Last year all industry eyes were on Tottenham Hotspur FC to see what it was delivering in its new stadium. This year eyes are being drawn ‘across the pond’ to the NFL and on the latest generation of the USA’s mega-stadia. And where better to experience sports as entertainment – ...
    Date: 12 Mar 2020
    5 months ago
  • Speaker Preview: The first year at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
    Tottenham Hotspur Stadium has been our industry’s most-anticipated, most talked-about and, increasingly, the most-celebrated new stadium opening over the past year. Winning praise from all quarters, the new stadium has been hailed as a “game-changer” for the industry. So what’s made it so succseful? What are the operational aspects which ...
    Date: 04 Mar 2020
    5 months ago
  • Guestlist update: Over 100 teams & venues confirmed. More CTOs welcome
    Two months to go and we’re delighted to announce that we have our largest confirmed attendance from teams and stadia. Here’s a selection of those organisations which have confirmed: Aarhus GF Football (AGF) AC Milan ACT Government (Australian Capital Territory) Adelaide Oval SMA AEG Presents / AEG Live / Goldenvoice ...
    Date: 03 Mar 2020
    5 months ago
  • KEYNOTE PREVIEW: AI, ChatBots and Your Touchpoints
    Artificial intelligence has ushered in a new age for professional sports. Thanks to technology like chat bots, organisations can be much more efficient with their manpower in serving the needs of fans before, during, and after games. We welcome Don White, CEO & Co-Founder, Satisfi Labs to TheStadiumBusiness Summit 2020 ...
    Date: 02 Mar 2020
    5 months ago
  • 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
    6 months 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
    7 months 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
    7 months 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
    8 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
    8 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
    9 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
    9 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
    9 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
    9 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
    10 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
    10 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
    10 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
    10 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
    10 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
    11 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
    11 months ago
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