The eighth annual TheStadiumBusiness Summit (22-23 June 2017, Dublin) hosted an outstanding audience of senior figures from the world’s most successful venues, alongside the industry’s finest and most innovative product and service suppliers.

We are delighted to present below highlights from our full delegate list for #SBS17.

Our 2017 attendees comprised…

  • Operations Director, Manchester City FC, United Kingdom
  • Chief Operating Officer, Minnesota Vikings Football, United States
  • Chief Executive Officer, Adelaide Oval, Australia
  • Head of Commercial, O2 Arena Prague, Czech Republic
  • Head of Commercial Operations ,Leicester City FC, United Kingdom
  • CEO & Secretary General, Canadian Olympic Committee, Canada
  • Oversight Board Member, Irish Rugby Football Union, United Kingdom
  • Marketing Manager, Manchester City FC, United Kingdom
  • Chief Information Officer, Croke Park, Ireland
  • Chief Executive Officer, Open Camp, Spain
  • General Manager, Suncorp Stadium, Australia
  • Chief Executive Officer, FC Barcelona, Spain
  • Chief Technology Officer, Exterity, United Kingdom
  • Finance Director, Lancashire County Cricket Club, United Kingdom
  • Vice President, Unilumin Sport, Belgium
  • Chief Executive, Sports Ground Safety Authority, United Kingdom
  • Chief Executive Officer, Manchester Giants Basketball , United Kingdom
  • Sponsorship Director, Jacksonville Jaguars, United Kingdom
  • Operations Director, West Ham United FC, United Kingdom
  • Chief Operating Officer, Seattle Sounders, United States
  • Executive Director, Brighton & Hove Albion FC, United Kingdom
  • Director, Crusaders FC, United Kingdom
  • Promotion Manager, Lechia Gdansk, Poland
  • Club Secretary, Casement Park, United Kingdom
  • Head of Operations, Ricoh Arena – Wasps, United Kingdom
  • Head of Ticketing & Hospitality, Southampton FC, United Kingdom
  • General Manager, LFP-Nacional de Futbol Professional, Spain
  • Head of Hospitality and Operations, Formula E, United Kingdom
  • County Committee Secretary, Limerick GAA, Ireland
  • Director of Hospitality, Tottenham Hotspur FC, United Kingdom
  • Chief Executive Officer, Worcester Warriors, United Kingdom
  • Chief Executive Officer, Telia 5G Areena, Finland
  • Financial Manager, Open Camp, Spain
  • Director, Wrenbridge, United Kingdom
  • Stadium Director, Croke Park Stadium, Ireland
  • Media Manager, Everton FC, United Kingdom
  • Chief Executive Officer, Irish Football Association, United Kingdom
  • VP Stadium Operations & General Manager, San Francisco 49ers, United States
  • Chief Technology Officer, Swedish Football League, Sweden
  • Head of IT, West Ham United FC , United Kingdom
  • Stadium Director, Thomond Park Stadium, Ireland
  • Chief Executive Officer, Venues NSW, Australia
  • Chief Executive Officer, Brighton & Hove Albion FC, United Kingdom
  • Chief Executive Officer, Sydney Cricket & Sports Ground Trust, Australia
  • Club Secretary, Aberystwyth Town FC, United Kingdom
  • Managing Partner, Broadmind Technologies, United Kingdom
  • Hospitality Commercial Manager, Liverpool FC, United Kingdom
  • Owner, Maidstone FC, United Kingdom
  • Ops and Facilities Mgr – Leopardstown Racecourse, Horse Racing Ireland, Ireland
  • EVP-Public Affairs and Stadium Development, Minnesota Vikings Football, United States
  • Head of Marketing, Exterity, United Kingdom
  • Account Manager, Beyond 90, United Kingdom
  • Innovation & Strategic Partnerships, Visa Europe, United Kingdom
  • Co-Founder/Chief Executive Officer, Ticket Hoy, Argentina
  • Strategic Sales Director, Worldpay, United Kingdom
  • Head of Market Development, GB, Velocity Worldwide, United Kingdom
  • UK & Ireland Sales Director, Exterity, United Kingdom
  • Stadium Project Manager, Minnesota Vikings Football, United States
  • Commercial Director, Sthaler, United Kingdom
  • Managing Director, Bleep, United Kingdom
  • Group Sales and Technical Director, Bottoms Up Beer, United Kingdom
  • Director UK & EMEA, Signature Systems Group, United Kingdom
  • Head of Commercial, PSE, Australia
  • Director, Wire and Sky, United Kingdom
  • Marketing Manager, Belfast Giants Ice Hockey Club, United Kingdom
  • Professor/Consultant, New Jersey-Newark State University, United Kingdom
  • Stadium General Manager, Celtic Football Club, United Kingdom
  • Director, Brentford FC (Lionel Road), United Kingdom
  • Sales Manager Digital Signage – Sports + OHM, Absen, United Kingdom
  • Group Brands & Events Manager, MatchPoint Group, United Kingdom
  • Head of Global Sales, Cedar Group, United Kingdom
  • Former Manchester City FC Player, Open Camp, Spain
  • Sales Director, Exterity, United Kingdom
  • Managing Director, Portview Fit-Out, United Kingdom
  • Executive Director, Project and Development Services, Australia
  • Head of Product, Ticket Corp, United States
  • Business Development Manager, 3D Digital Venues, Spain
  • Ticketing Advisor, Make it Social, United Kingdom
  • Product Marketing Executive, Advanced, United Kingdom
  • Principal, Populous, United Kingdom
  • Business Development Manager, Verteda, United Kingdom
  • Global Vice President Digital Cloud Services, Dimension Data, United States
  • Facilities & Project Manager, Croke Park, Ireland
  • General Manager, Dundalk FC, Ireland
  • Partnerships Director, Lancashire County Cricket Club, United Kingdom
  • Project Surveyor, Core Five LLP, United Kingdom
  • Business Development Manager – Ireland, WiFi SPARK, United Kingdom
  • Head of Interior Design, 442 Design Ltd, United Kingdom
  • Head of Corp Marketing, Worldpay, United Kingdom
  • Senior Technical Account Manager, Boingo Wireless, United Kingdom
  • Group Managing Director, MatchPoint, United Kingdom
  • General Manager Hospitality, Conference and Events, Liverpool FC, United Kingdom
  • Finance & Operations Manager, Beovation, Germany
  • Project Manager, Dublin City Council, Ireland
  • VP International, Feld Entertainment, United States
  • Director of Business Development, MEIS Architects, United States
  • Head of TV & Video, Cardiff City FC, United Kingdom
  • Sales Director – Regional Manager – Spain, Daktronics, United Kingdom
  • Associate Director, AECOM, Ireland
  • Sales Account Manager, TeamCard, United Kingdom
  • Chief Executive Officer, Venues NSW, Australia
  • Director, TimeTarget, United Kingdom
  • Development Director, Allied London, United Kingdom
  • Hospitality Sales Manager, Arsenal FC, United Kingdom
  • Stadium Director, Irish Football Association, United Kingdom
  • VP, Partnership Activation and Special Projects, Minnesota Vikings Football, United States
  • Chief Executive Officer, Sthaler ,United Kingdom
  • Managing Director, 442 Design, United Kingdom
  • Director, Momentum Transport Planning, United Kingdom
  • Business Development Manager – Installed Sound, Sound Technology, United Kingdom
  • Director, International Regions, Daktronics, United Kingdom
  • Director, Beerjet, Austria
  • Head of New Markets & Strategic Customers, SAP , Germany
  • Commercial Manager, Wire and Sky, United Kingdom
  • Managing Director, HID Global Mobile Ticketing, United Kingdom
  • Services Manager, Liverpool FC, United Kingdom
  • Director, Elite Group, United Kingdom
  • Head of Sales UK, Musco Lighting, United States
  • Solution Manager for Sports & Entertainment, SAP, Germany
  • Business Development Manager: UK South, WiFi SPARK, United Kingdom
  • New Verticals, StreetTeam, United Kingdom
  • Sales and Marketing, Elite Group, United Kingdom
  • Project Manager, SkiData, Austria
  • VP of Sales, Signature Systems Group, United Kingdom
  • Chairman, Elite Group, United Kingdom
  • Business Unit Manager, Resol (RESINAS OLOT), Spain
  • Principle Engineer, Velocity Worldwide, United Kingdom
  • Group Marketing Projects Manager, Manchester City FC, United Kingdom
  • Deloitte Sports Consulting Leader, Deloitte, United States
  • Marketing & Sales Manager, Beovation, Germany
  • Chief Executive Officer, LiveStyled, United Kingdom
  • User Interface Designer, SAP, Germany
  • Director, WideAwake, Ireland
  • Chief Executive Officer, Stadium Management South Africa (SMSA), South Africa
  • Architectural Sales Manager, Q-railing Europe, Germany
  • Chief Executive Officer, CleanEvent Services, United Kingdom
  • Owner, KUTEC Kunststofftechnik, Germany
  • Head of Sales – Sports/Auditorium Seating, Q-railing Europe, Germany
  • Director, Business Development, Beerjet, Austria
  • Match Day and Event Producer, Manchester City FC, United Kingdom
  • Senior Marketing Coordinator, Feld Entertainment, United States
  • Operations Manager, Zeetta Networks, United Kingdom
  • Sales Manager, Tripleplay Services, United Kingdom
  • General Manager -Tipperary & Cork Racecourses, Horse Racing Ireland, Ireland
  • Managing Director, d&b audiotechnik, Germany
  • Managing Director UK & Ireland, SecuTix, United Kingdom
  • Owner/Director, Horizon Resourcing, United Kingdom
  • Head of Partner Experience and VIP Hospitality, Liverpool FC, United Kingdom
  • Recruitment & Retention Manager, Liverpool FC, United Kingdom
  • Head of Human Resources, Lancashire County Cricket Club, United Kingdom
  • Chief Executive Officer, Pearse Stadium, Ireland
  • Head of Sales, Priava, United Kingdom
  • Director, Arcadis, United Kingdom
  • AV and Telecom Manager, Auditel Ingenieria Y Servicios, Spain
  • Director of Sales and Marketing – Sport, Ticketmaster Sport, United Kingdom
  • President, Race of Champions (IMP), Monaco
  • Operations Executive, Manchester City FC, United Kingdom
  • Ticket Office Manager, Southampton FC, United Kingdom
  • Managing Partner, Van Wagner Sports Group, United States
  • Vice President, IL&FS Urban Infrastructure, India
  • Head of Tech Solutions, Tottenham Hotspur FC, United Kingdom
  • Territory Account Manager, WiFi SPARK, United Kingdom
  • Marketing Manager, Tripleplay Services, United Kingdom
  • Director, KSS, United Kingdom
  • Chief Operating Officer, Bristol Sport, United Kingdom
  • Business Development Manager, CleanEvent Services, United Kingdom
  • Vice President, BaAM Productions, Canada
  • Head of Hospitality, FC Shakhtar Donetsk, Ukraine
  • Co-Founder / Chief Executive Officer, Keyper, Austria
  • General Manager – Navan Racecourse, Horse Racing Ireland, Ireland
  • Operations Manager, Sodexo, United Kingdom
  • Financial Controller, Lancashire County Cricket Club, United Kingdom
  • Operations Manager, Liverpool FC, United Kingdom
  • Senior Partner, L35 (Architects), Spain
  • Chief Communications Officer, Bristol Sport, United Kingdom
  • General Manger, Beovation, Germany
  • SVP-Stadium Operations & Club Marketing, Lagardere Sports and Entertainment, Germany
  • Vice President, HKS, United Kingdom
  • Executive VP/Chief Marketing Officer, Minnesota Vikings Football, United States
  • Board of Directors, Bohemian FC, Ireland
  • Managing Director, Tiger Turf, United Kingdom
  • Director, Crusaders FC, United Kingdom
  • Stadium Manager, Telia 5G Areena, Finland
  • Director of Sports, Activity Stream, Denmark
  • Museum Development Executive, Manchester United FC, United Kingdom
  • Deputy Ticketing Manager, Gaelic Athletic Association, Ireland
  • PA to General Manager, Liverpool FC, United Kingdom
  • Director, Gilroy McMahon Architects, Ireland
  • Stadium Guest Services Manager, Paris Saint-Germain FC, France
  • Deputy Commercial Director, Magnum, Russia
  • Managing Director (Europe), Musco Lighting, United Kingdom
  • Sales Europe, SkiData, Austria
  • Head of IT Projects, Bristol Sport, United Kingdom
  • Technical Director, AwareManager, United States
  • Partner, L35 (Architects), Spain
  • Chief Strategy Officer, Kojo, Australia
  • Director, Business Development – Food & Beverage, SMG Europe, United Kingdom
  • Commerical Director, Southend United FC, United Kingdom
  • Client Services Director, Beyond 90, United Kingdom
  • Senior Sales Representative, Musco Lighting, United States
  • Assistant Professor, University, United States
  • Deputy Head of Sales Dept, VTB Arena CJSC, Russia
  • Project Manager, Ashleigh Signs, United Kingdom
  • Chief Executive Officer, 3D Digital Venues, Spain
  • Sales Manager, Beerjet, Austria
  • Director, KSS, United Kingdom
  • Executive Head Chef – Anfield, Liverpool FC, United Kingdom
  • Sport Business Director, IDOM, Spain
  • Head of Comms and Commercial Development, Inst. of Groundsmanship (IOG), United Kingdom
  • Head of Finance, Ulster GAA ,United Kingdom
  • Business Development Director, Verteda, United Kingdom
  • Catering Manager, Horse Racing Ireland, Ireland
  • Premium Sales Manager, Arsenal FC, United Kingdom
  • IT Manager, Ulster Rugby, United Kingdom
  • Project Sponsor, Casement Park Stadium Development, Ireland
  • Managing Director/Hd of Development Planning, Momentum Transport Planning, United Kingdom
  • Owner, The Isla Gladstone Conservatory, United Kingdom
  • Events and Safety Manager, Croke Park, Ireland
  • Founder & CEO, Sports Venue Business, Ireland
  • Applications Engineer, Daktronics, United Kingdom
  • Stadium Management Intern, Real Madrid C.F., Spain
  • Director of Research & Development, Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences, Finland
  • Chief Commercial Officer, WiFi SPARK, United Kingdom
  • Head of Ops – Curragh Racecourse, Horse Racing Ireland, Ireland
  • Chief Operating Officer, Velocity Worldwide, United Kingdom
  • Marketing Manager, World Rugby, Ireland
  • Managing Director, AwareManager, United States
  • Marketing Manager, Manchester City FC, United Kingdom
  • Key Account Manager, Philips Lighting, Ireland
  • Operations Director, Lancashire County Cricket Club ,United Kingdom
  • Chief Technology Officer, PACIFA decision, France
  • Business Development Manager, EVS Broadcast Equipment, Belgium
  • Director, Beyond 90, United Kingdom
  • Head of Strategy and Bus Dev – Sports Practice, Dimension Data, United Kingdom
  • Associate Architect, AFL Architects, United Kingdom
  • Key Application Manager Sports Lighting, Siteco Beleuchtungstechnik, Germany
  • Managing Director, Magnum, Russia
  • Event Manager, Manchester City FC, United Kingdom
  • President, Galle District Football League, Sri Lanka
  • Operations Director, Liverpool FC, United Kingdom
  • Marketing Director, Cagliari Calcio, Italy
  • Project Sponsor, Irish Football Association, United Kingdom
  • Senior Consultant, Vanguardia Consulting, United Kingdom
  • Stadium Operations Manager, Irish Football Association, United Kingdom
  • Vice Managing Director, Absen Europe, United Kingdom
  • Managing Director, Bottoms Up Beer, United Kingdom
  • VP of Sales UK & Europe, Centerplate UK, United Kingdom
  • Director of Marketing, Brentford FC, United Kingdom
  • President, PACIFA decision, France
  • Stadia Development, Manchester Giants Basketball, United Kingdom
  • EVP/CFO, Minnesota Vikings Football, United States
  • Technical Sales Specialist, d&b audiotechnik, Germany
  • Technical Director, Arena Armeec Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Museum Manager, Manchester United FC, United Kingdom
  • Fan Engagement Manager, Everton FC, United Kingdom
  • VP Business Development, Verteda, United Kingdom
  • European Commercial Director, KOREsoftware, United States
  • Business Development Manager, Zeetta Networks, United Kingdom
  • Head of Specialist Sales, Worldpay, United Kingdom
  • Managing Director, Milner Browne, Ireland
  • Director, AFL Architects, United Kingdom
  • Vice President EMEA Sales, ChyronHego, United Kingdom
  • Managing Director, KSS, United Kingdom
  • General Manager – Fairyhouse Racecourse, Horse Racing Ireland, Ireland
  • Business Development Manager, Andrew Scott, United Kingdom
  • Director of Marketing & Programming, Stade Pierre-Mauroy, France
  • Maintenance, National Sports Campus, Ireland
  • CTO – GSIC – Global Sports Innovation Center, Microsoft, Switzerland
  • Head of Administration, Sport Ireland, Ireland
  • Chief Executive Officer, Activity Stream, Iceland
  • Chrief Commercial Officer, LiveStyled, United Kingdom
  • Chief Technology Officer, 3D Digital Venues, Spain
  • Community & Public Affairs Officer, Croke Park Stadium, Ireland
  • Marketing Manager, Chelsea FC, United Kingdom
  • Senior Sales Manager, Keyper, Austria
  • Product Management SAP Event Ticketing, SAP, Germany
  • Head of Venue Operations, Manchester United FC, United Kingdom
  • Secretary, Celtic Park, United Kingdom
  • Bus Development for Vertical Entertainment EMEA, Bosch Security, Germany
  • Events Director, VfL Wolfsburg, Germany
  • Director, PMY Group, Australia
  • Customer Experience Coordinator, Liverpool FC, United Kingdom
  • Chief Operating Officer, Tranmere Rovers, United Kingdom
  • Head of New Verticals, StreetTeam, United Kingdom
  • Health & Safety, Sport Ireland National Sports Campus, Ireland
  • Senior Engineer, RWDI, United Kingdom
  • Head of Partnership Management, Ricoh Arena – Wasps, United Kingdom
  • Partner, Arnecke Sibeth, Germany
  • Board Member, Cagliari Calcio, Italy
  • Director, KSS, United Kingdom
  • Sales Manager, Cedar Group, United Kingdom
  • Regional Sales & Business Development Manager, Unilumin Visual, Slovakia
  • Business Development Executive, TimeTarget, United Kingdom
  • Press-Secretary, VTB Arena CJSC, Russia
  • Director, GEO Turf Consulting, United Kingdom
  • Senior Strategic Partnerships, Worldpay, United Kingdom
  • Sustainability & Deputy Stadium Safety Officer, Croke Park Stadium, Ireland
  • Journalist, Squires Media, United Kingdom
  • Owner, Stadium Management South Africa, South Africa
  • Director of Event Booking & Transportation, MetLife Stadium, United States
  • Director, Stadia Turf Systems Pte, Singapore
  • Sales & Marketing, SkiData, Austria
  • Director, KKA Architecture, United Kingdom
  • Suite and Hospitality Manager, Croke Park Stadium, Ireland
  • Associate Director, KSS, United Kingdom
  • Director – Hospitality & Customer Experience, Bluerock Sports & Entertainment, United Kingdom
  • Stadium Facilities Manager, Ulster Rugby, United Kingdom
  • Sales channel Professional, SkiData Access Control, Austria
  • Marketing Director, Sthaler, United Kingdom
  • Ticketing Manager, Gaelic Athletic Association, Ireland
  • International Managing Tour Director, Feld Entertainment, United States
  • Associate Director, BuroHappold Engineering, United Kingdom
  • General Manager, Sodexo, United Kingdom
  • Managing Director, Elite Group, United Kingdom
  • Strategic Account Director EMEA, Downstream, Netherlands
  • Chief of Facilities, Telia 5G Areena, Finland
  • Customer Centric Business Manager, iXpole, Belgium
  • Principal, The Stadium Consultancy, Netherlands
  • Founder, iXpole, Belgium
  • Director – Travel & Entertainment, NCR Corporation, United Kingdom
  • Regional Manager, Redaelli, United Kingdom
  • Co Founder, Head of Sales & Marketing, Beerjet, Austria
  • General Manager, SV Darmstadt 1898, Germany
  • Chairman, Bleep, United Kingdom
  • Partner, Hoare Lea, United Kingdom
  • Head of Innovation, Levy Restaurants, United Kingdom
  • Director, PMY Group, Australia
  • Director of Sport and International Projects, Sports Ground Safety Authority, United Kingdom
  • Managing Director, Endpoint, United Kingdom
  • Director, BuroHappold Engineering, United Kingdom
  • Design Director, AKT II, United Kingdom
  • Product Mgr Loyalty & Sportsclub – Marketing Comms, SkiData, Austria
  • Director, Ramboll, United Kingdom
  • Partner – Head of Sports & Leisure, Core Five LLP, United Kingdom
  • Chief Communications Officer, Triple Jump Technologies, United Kingdom
  • Managing Director, PMY Group, Australia

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What are people saying?

I had a great time and more importantly I learned a great deal. The networking alone was worth the trip but when you add the ability to come back and improve your business…well then you have a real winner

Ron Velazquez Vice President, Ticket Operations, Cleveland Cavaliers

Probably the best place to be on the planet to discuss this exciting industry that we all work in

Paul Sergeant Director, PMY Group

Your conferences are well run, well thought out, and well executed. I’ve been to many, and really appreciate the way you handle yourself. Well done.

Bart Wiley Chief Operating Officer, Seattle Sounders

it is an honour and an amazing opportunity for us being part of such an excellent group of professionals from the industry!

András Katona Head of Marketing, Liberty Stadium

We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves, which isn’t a phrase normally associated with doing events, but it was really good and we have a lot of excellent contacts to follow up on.

Carolyn Baillie Head of Marketing, Exterity