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Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester 28-29 June 2023

The Factory of Memories

Now in its second decade, TheStadiumBusiness Summit continues to adapt and reflect the needs of its industry. We’re embracing Technology, Innovation and Transformation to re-define the global #1 venue business showcase. Join your colleagues from all around the world as we bring together the leading stadium, arena and venue executives to explore the future of our business.

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    Who? What?

    Each year TheStadiumBusiness Summit hosts the world’s leading gathering of key thinkers, movers and shakers from across the global sports and entertainment world.

    Network with everyone that’s worth networking with.

    Like no other event, we bring together the global stadium, arena and entertainment venue business. Our proven formula (Compact Footprint x Quality Content = Maximum Knowledge Transfer) remains the same.

    The speakers and attendees you can expect range from owners and executives to architects and leading venue suppliers.

    Simply the best knowledge and networking event there is.

    Speakers - Panelists - Judges

    Do you have all the answers? If not, then why not invest some time to learn from others?

    As such, we’re thrilled to offer you such a diverse, experienced and engaging group of experts

    Alex Inglot

    Commissioner ESL Pro League

    Mel Raines

    President & CEO Pacers Sports & Entertainment

    Patrik Meyer

    Chief Executive Officer Deutsche Bank Park

    Paul Barber OBE

    Chief Executive and Deputy Chairman Brighton & Hove Albion FC

    Jackie Ventura

    Sr. Dir, Sustainability, Facility Health & Hygiene Golden State Warriors

    Nick Addison

    Chief Executive Officer Adelaide Oval SMA

    Tery Howard

    Head of Technology Inter Miami CF

    Peter Wearne

    General Manager - Facilities Melbourne Cricket Club

    Amy Trynka

    Venue Projects & Strategy Manager Arsenal FC

    Chris Wallace

    Chief Communications Officer LA Clippers/Intuit Dome

    Lisa Knights

    Group Director, Media & Communications Bristol Sport Group

    Rob Wicks

    Commercial Director Aberdeen FC

    Robert Fitzpatrick

    CEO The SSE Arena, Belfast

    Tery Howard

    Head of Technology Inter Miami CF

    Steve Sayer

    Vice President & General Manager The 02

    Rob Paddon

    Head of Sales Ascot

    Katja Ridley

    Global Sport and Entertainment BD Manager Buro Happold

    Raj Saha

    President The Saha Group

    Lesley De Reuck

    Chief Executive Officer Cape Town Stadium and Green Point Park

    Christian Lau

    Chief Technology Officer LAFC / Los Angeles FC / Banc of California Stadium

    Alison Lu

    Senior Director, Strategy & Analytics San Francisco 49ers

    Peter McKenna

    Stadium Director Croke Park

    Rob Wicks

    Commercial Director Aberdeen FC

    Peter Wearne

    General Manager - Facilities Melbourne Cricket Club

    Eike Humpert

    Head of Digitalisation VfL Wolfsburg

    Max Gill

    Head of Business Development in EMEA Just Walk Out technology by Amazon

    Sean Jarvis

    CEO Leicestershire CCC

    David Da Costa

    CEO Bendac Group

    Ian Tussie

    Managing Director T8 Partnerships

    George Vaughan

    Head of Technology Ascot

    Peter Watts

    Director Rockvolt

    Bart Dohmen

    Principal TDAC International BV

    Jean-Christophe Giletta

    CEO Live Stadium

    Alan Rownan

    Head of Sports / Entertainment Euromonitor International

    Jo Polson

    Director & Co Founder Director & Co Founder

    Mike Matczak

    Regional Manager, Strategy and Analytic's San Francisco 49ers

    Francis Casado

    Co-Founder & Head of Business Development 3D Digital Venue

    Nick Sautner

    Chief Executive Officer Eden Park Trust

    Tony Rhoades

    Chairman, CEO & Founder GroundWOW

    Steve McArdle

    Director -Stadia and Venues Bleep

    Ian Nuttall

    Owner & Founder TheStadiumBusiness Summit/Xperiology

    TheStadiumBusiness Awards

    Celebrating the best in our business

    Inaugurated in 2010, TheStadiumBusiness Awards recognise leadership, innovation & achievement in the delivery, operation and management of sports facilities globally.

    Our Sponsors

    Our thanks to these wonderful organisations for supporting this year’s Summit

    The Summit was superb! So many interesting presentations and panel discussions... we’ll definitely be back next year!
    Kathryn Morgan Sodexo
    Business Development DirectorSodexo Live!
    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
    CEOEden Park, New Zealand
    Another great eventy. Always nice to catch up with the industry – and get all those ideas flowing
    Jacob Lauesen
    Director Brand Marketing & DevelopmentF.C. København
    Over the past decade you have done an incredible job to build this event. A truly international stage...
    Jean Christophe Giletta
    President Live Stadium
    The best conference I've ever attended!
    Lee Zeidman Arena
    Another great Summit. We couldn't be more pleased with our participation.
    Magnus Danielsson
    VP InternationalFeld Entertainment Motorsports

    Destination Manchester

    The Summit and Awards will be hosted at Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester – the famous home of Lancs Cricket.

    With over 3,600m2 of space, 38 meeting rooms, over 600 on-site parking spaces, excellent transport links and a 150-bedroom Hilton Garden Inn on-site, Emirates Old Trafford is the ideal venue for the Forum.

    Free onsite car parking is available for all attendees. A taxi from Manchester Airport takes approximately 20-25 minutes. The Metrolink tram stop at the stadium connects to the city’s three key rail stations, with trams every few minutes.

    Full hotel details will be provided on registration.

    The Stadium Business Summit

    28-29 June 2023

    Emirates Old Trafford, Talbot Road, Old Trafford, Stretford, Manchester, UK