TheStadiumBusiness Summit is designed to address the specific information needs of key executives from stadiums, arenas and major sports venues around the world

In 2017 the Summit hosted 350+ world-class delegates from around the world. These are the people who own, operate and develop the world’s best stadium, arena and sports venue businesses.

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TheStadiumBusiness Summit is the world’s leading meeting for the owners, operators and developers of stadiums, arenas and sport venues. But who actually comes to the Summit?

Each year we assemble a world-class speaker line up of those who are disrupting the industry to share, debate, discuss and decide the future of our business.


Our 2018 Speakers

Who will be there

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    Xperiology’s total focus is the global sport, leisure and entertainment sector.

    They’re a “boutique agency” operation with offices in Hove (UK) and Cortona (Italy) serving the information needs of the global sports and entertainment sector. Theywork with many of the sector’s leading organisations, providing illuminating ideas in EVENTS, ADVISORY and INTELLIGENCE.

    Xperiology also deliver bespoke training and development workshops to help share best practice and shape the next generation of sports and entertainment venue industry executives.

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  • Vision Events

    Since our launch in 2011, VisionEvents Manchester Limited (VE-M) has grown and developed to the fortunate position we find ourselves in today – an industry leading creative event production company and audio visual supplier. Whether it’s a glittering award ceremony, an attention-grabbing product launch or a motivational conference – we will deliver a first-class event every time. A client centered approach ensures we can truly reflect your needs and the unique qualities of your brand – on time and on budget. Born out of the 30 year celebration of the Vision Events Group, VE-M was built upon an already strong foundation – set to make our own mark on the industry through experienced staff and a continuous ongoing push for success.

    From the moment you join forces with VE-M you can expect the best service from people that not only understand events but those that have a passion and drive for what they do. Together with our unrivalled in-house resources, flexible pricing and commitment to continuous investment in the latest equipment, we are a perfect partner for the future. What our clients say about us…

    “VE-M were up there as one of the very best AV providers I have worked with. VE-M always deliver a top-quality team to run our events. On the day your team were wonderfully efficient and reassuring. Please pass on my thanks to all involved for their support, calmness & professional delivery.”

    “It was an honour to meet you guys. The work, support, and time you have given us was amazing and you made our Glitz and Glam ball look simply jaw-dropping. What a bunch of exceptional professionals you are, thank you so much!!

    Let us be part of your event!

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  • TheStadiumBusiness Awards

    TheStadiumBusiness Awards recognise leadership, innovation & achievement in the delivery, operation and management of sports facilities globally. Inaugurated in 2010, the Awards are presented each year during TheStadiumBusiness Summit.

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  • TheStadiumBusiness News

    All the latest Stadium Business news, blogs, videos, and up-to-the-minute media coverage from all the leading voices in the Stadium Business industry, all in one place. Curated and brought to you by TheStadiumBusiness Summit.

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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