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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.

Our speakers include

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David Da Costa

CEO Bendac Group

Max Gill

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

Eike Humpert

Head of Digitalisation VfL Wolfsburg

Ian Tussie

Managing Director T8 Partnerships

Peter McKenna

Stadium Director Croke Park

Tim Barber

Commercial Director Engage RM

Steve Sayer

Vice President & General Manager The 02

Peter Watts

Director Rockvolt

Damon Crowhurst

Display Director Samsung Electronics

Bart Dohmen

Principal TDAC International BV

Peter Wearne

General Manager - Facilities Melbourne Cricket Club

Jean-Christophe Giletta

CEO Live Stadium

Rob Wicks

Commercial Director Aberdeen FC

George Vaughan

Head of Technology Ascot

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

Christian Lau

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

Edwin Suk

Chief Information Officer Feyenoord Rotterdam

Andrew Smith

UK Sales Director VITEC

Malcolm Clarke

Chair The FSA (Football Supporters' Association)

Justin King

EVP Sales 24/7 Software

Rob Paddon

Ascot Head of Sales

Francis Casado

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

Amy Trynka

Venue Projects & Strategy Manager Arsenal FC

Tery Howard

Head of Technology Inter Miami CF

Nick Sautner

Chief Executive Officer Eden Park Trust

David Pritchard

Chief Commercial Officer GroundWOW

Alison Lu

Senior Director, Business Strategy & Analytics San Francisco 49ers

Tony Rhoades

Chairman, CEO & Founder GroundWOW

Mark Bradley

Director Fan Experience Company

Peter Moore, It’s Lolly

Founder & CEO It’s Lolly

Marie Lindqvist

Senior Vice President - Operations ASM Global

Steve McArdle

Director -Stadia and Venues Bleep

Lisa Knights

Group Director of Communications Bristol Sport / Ashton Gate Stadium

Ian Nuttall

Owner & Founder TheStadiumBusiness Summit/Xperiology

Sean Jarvis

CEO Leicestershire CCC

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.

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
Thanks for putting on another great event. It exceeded expectations – both in terms of the quantity and quality – of conversations over the two days...
Oracle Hospitality
Sports and EntertainmentOracle Hospitality
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
PresidentSTAPLES Center
You guys did a great job. Really enjoyed the programming and hospitality.
Scott Jenkins
General ManagerMercedes-Benz Stadium
Another great Summit. We couldn't be more pleased with our participation.
Magnus Danielsson
VP InternationalFeld Entertainment Motorsports
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Speakers
500
Attendees
12
Awards
1000
Cakes

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    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