Each year TheStadiumBusiness Summit hosts the world’s leading gathering of key thinkers, movers and shakers from across the global sports and entertainment world – our tenth anniversary edition was no exception!

To give you a flavour, here’s a sampling of the stadium experts who joined us in 2019:

  • GM – Operations and Commercial, Adelaide Oval
  • President, Al Ahly SC
  • COO, Cambridge United FC
  • CEO, Commerzbank Arena
  • CEO, Cape Town Stadium
  • Chief Executive, Jockey Club Racecourses
  • Associate Principal, Populous (UK)
  • LED Business Development Manager, Samsung
  • Chief Executive Officer, Eden Park
  • CEO, MC Dynamo (VTB Arena)
  • Chief Executive, Emirates OId Trafford
  • CEO, Leyton Orient FC
  • COO, Liberty Stadium
  • Commercial Manager, Belfast Giants Ice Hockey Club
  • Director, Legends
  • COO, Cape Town Stadium
  • CEO, Live Stadium
  • Interim CEO, Östersunds FK
  • Commercial Director, Stockport County FC
  • CEO, Tampere Hall
  • Commercial Director, Wasps Group (Ricoh Arena)
  • Chief Commercial Officer, West Bromwich Albion
  • Senior Account Manager, The FA Group
  • Deputy CEO, Hammarby Fotboll
  • Display Director, Samsung
  • President of the Board, Gdansk Tourist Organisation
  • Managing Director, Stoke City FC
  • COO, KultureCity
  • Business Development Manager, Wolverhampton Wanderers FC
  • Director – New Business & Major Events, Commerzbank Arena
  • Venue Director, Tottenham Hotspur
  • CFO, GSM Sella
  • Operations Director, Lancs Cricket
  • Stadium Manager, Northampton Saints
  • President, ESSG
  • Founder, Sonorous Global Consulting
  • Associate Partner, IBM
  • Associate Director Structures, AECOM
  • Executive Director, Leeds United A.F.C.
  • Venue Manager, Northampton Saints
  • Commercial Manager, Stockport County FC
  • Managing Director, Southern Huskies Basketball & Huskies Arena
  • Managing Director, Bottoms Up Beer
  • Managing Director, Pioneer Venue Solutions
  • Managing Director, Sunderland AFC
  • Head of Commercial, Sheffield United FC
  • Head of Partnerships, Silverstone Circuits
  • Head of Commercial, Scarlets Rugby
  • Head of Sports & Entertainment, Cisco
  • Snr. Business Development Manager, Harman Professional
  • Operations Director, Harlequins FC
  • CEO, Activity Stream
  • Head of Non Match Day Sales, Croke Park Stadium
  • Head of Business Improvement, Liverpool FC
  • Membership Manager, Rugby Football League
  • General Manager – New Arena, Milwaukee Bucks
  • Business Development Manager, ID&C Band
  • Stadium Manager, Leeds United A.F.C.
  • Deputy CEO, Hammarby Fotboll
  • General Manager, Liberty Stadium
  • Business Development Manager, Ospreys
  • Business Development, Daktronics
  • Business Dev Mgr, L-Acoustics
  • Chief Opportunity Officer, Seats(.)io
  • Advisor, WT Partnership
  • Head of Partnerships & Hospitality, M&S Bank Arena / ACC Liverpool
  • Deputy Head of Catering & Event Delivery, Manchester United FC
  • Finance Director, Newcastle Falcons
  • Head of Ticketing & Data Protection Officer, Rugby Football League
  • Amber Suite Manager, Barnet FC
  • Head of Hospitality, Aston Villa FC
  • Sales Manager, Connacht Rugby
  • Operations Manager, Lancs Cricket
  • Board of Directors Member, Al Ahly SC
  • Head of Data & Insights, Aston Villa FC
  • Head of Tourism, Liverpool FC
  • Sales & Marketing Director, Lancs Cricket
  • Head of Business Development UK, Ireland, Spain, Over-C
  • Technical Manager, Southern Huskies Basketball & Huskies Arena
  • Head of Sales & Business Development, Ascot
  • Chief Executive, Landways Management
  • Head of Facilities, Stoke City FC
  • Head of Marketing, West Bromwich Albion
  • Head of Commercial & Marketing, Connacht Rugby
  • Partnerships Director, Lancs Cricket
  • Head of IT, Chester Racecourse
  • Sport Managing Director, NEOM
  • Partner, Grimshaw Global
  • CEO, JMTZ Sports & Entertainment
  • Chief Marketing Officer – Asia Pacific, Allianz Insurance
  • Chief Media Officer, Ashton Gate Stadium
  • Head of Venue Sales, Lancs Cricket
  • Chief Strategy Officer, Koji
  • Commerical Manager, Landways Management
  • Co-Founder, OpenSponsorship
  • Board Assistant, GSM Sella
  • Conference & Events GM, Lancs Cricket
  • VP of Global Sales, Signature Systems
  • Associate Director, BuroHappold Engineering
  • Commercial Director, SG Fleet
  • VP, Commercial Operations, Activity Stream
  • Commercial Director, Sthaler
  • Consultant, PTI Consulting
  • Finance Director, Lancs Cricket
  • Consulting Director, SAP
  • Application Manager, L-Acoustics
  • Event Manager, Melbourne Cricket Ground
  • COO, XLNT Operations
  • Director, AFL Architects
  • Financial Accountant, Lancs Cricket
  • Deputy CEO, Ex Leicestershire CCC
  • Business Development Manager, SG Fleet
  • Commercial Development Manager – Sport , ADI.TV
  • CMO, Tickets(.)ie
  • Head of Cricket Sales, Lancs Cricket
  • Head of Sales & Marketing, ID&C Band
  • Director UK & EMEA, Signature Systems Group
  • Director, Cox Architecture
  • Vice President of Sales, Signature Systems
  • Director, Crowd Dynamics
  • Director, Design Coalition
  • General Manager – Hilton Garden Inn, Lancs Cricket
  • Director, Hatfield Group
  • Director, Human Force
  • Director, McEleney Consulting
  • Director, Ramboll
  • Director, Wire and Sky
  • PR Manager, MC Dynamo (VTB Arena)
  • Director / Consultant, PTI Consulting
  • Director / Owner, Azteq
  • Director of Operations, Maffeis Engineering
  • CCO, Triple Jump Technologies
  • Founder, Peer Vision Consulting
  • Founder & CEO, Event Genius
  • Group Director – Strategy & Commercial Consulting, Octagon
  • Managing Director, Ashton Gate Stadium
  • Managing Director, Design Coalition
  • Managing Director, Rockvolt
  • Managing Director (Europe), Musco Lighting
  • Business Development Director, AXS Ticketing
  • Business Development Director, Oracle Hospitality
  • Business Development Director, Verteda
  • Business Development EMEA, 3D Digital Venue
  • Business Development Executive, BuroHappold Engineering
  • Business Segment Manager, SkiData
  • Business Unit Manager, Resol
  • Corporate Communication Executive, Viva Ticket
  • Suite & Hospitality Manager, Croke Park Stadium
  • Stadium Project Sponsor, GAA Ulster [Casement Park]
  • Stadium Director, Thomond Park Stadium
  • Social Media, PTI Consulting
  • Smart Cities & Large Public Venues Enterprise, ARRIS Ruckus
  • Sales Director, Blade
  • Sales Channel Professional, SkiData Access Control
  • Sales & Marketing Coordinator, TAIT
  • Relationship Manager, Amber Energy
  • MIS & Projects Manager, Leicester Tigers
  • LED Business Development Manager, Europe
  • Development Director (Europe), Hilton
  • Development Manager, Crystal Palace FC
  • Executive Director, Project and Development Services
  • Group Marketing Manager, Bleep
  • Head of Business Development, LiveStyled
  • Head of Commercial, Scarlets Rugby
  • Chief Finance Director, Venue Catering Partner
  • Head of Events & Programming, AccorHotels Arena
  • Head of Global Sales, Cedar
  • Head of Marketing, Aston Villa FC
  • Head of Marketing, Exterity
  • Head of Marketing, keyper
  • Hilton Sales Manager, The FA Group
  • International Marketing, Daktronics
  • Key Account Manager, Essentra
  • Lawyer, XLNT Operations
  • Marketing, D & B Audio
  • Marketing, GSM
  • Marketing, Hilton
  • Marketing & Communications Manager, Populous
  • Marketing Coordinator, Essentra
  • Marketing Director, Sthaler
  • Marketing Manager, FELD Entertainment
  • Marketing Manager, Secutix
  • Marketing and Events Specialist, Accredit Solutions
  • Sales Director, Heineken
  • Marketing and Events Specialist, Accredit Solutions
  • Marketing & Communications Associate Executive, Yitu
  • National Business Manager, Schwank
  • Partner, Arnecke Sibeth
  • Partner, IMB
  • Partner, Grimshaw Global
  • Partner, Hoare Lea
  • Partner, SeatServe
  • Principal, The Stadium Consultancy
  • Head of Marketing, Lancs Cricket
  • Sales Director, Heineken
  • Regional Manager, Redaelli
  • Sales, Musco Lighting
  • Sales Account Manager, Scotcomms Technology Group
  • Sales Director, Aures Technologies
  • Sales Engineer, Redaelli
  • Senior Acoustic Engineer, Vanguardia Consulting
  • Senior Managing Tour Director, FELD Entertainment
  • Senior Producer, Beyond 90
  • Technologies Director, Freemans Event Partners
  • Commercial Sales Manager, Lancs Cricket
  • Marketing Assistant, BMT Global
  • Venue Development Manager, Shared Access
  • VP – International Motor Sports, FELD Entertainment
  • VP Business Development, Verteda

Want to come along next year? We’re back in Manchester with new dates! Let us know if you plan to join us on the 21-22 April at TheStadiumBusiness 2020!

What are people saying?

You guys did a great job. Really enjoyed the programming and hospitality.

Scott Jenkins General Manager, Mercedes-Benz Stadium

The best conference I've ever attended!

Lee Zeidman President, STAPLES Center

Over the past decade you have done an incredible job to build this event. A truly international stage...

Jean Christophe Gileta President , Live Stadium

Thanks for putting on another great event. It exceeded expectations – both in terms of the quantity and quality – of conversations over the two days...

Business Development Director Sports and Entertainment, Oracle Hospitality

Another great eventy. Always nice to catch up with the industry – and get all those ideas flowing

Jacob Lauesen Director Brand Marketing & Development, F.C. København

Your conference is the industry benchmark. Any individual working in the industry has the opportunity to take away learnings for their own venue.

Nick Sautner CEO, Eden Park, New Zealand