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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

    Maxwell Stiss

    Director - Enterprise Applications Miami Dolphins/Hard Rock Stadium

    Shaun Hinds

    Chief Executive Manchester Central

    Magda Pozzo

    Marketing Strategic Coordinator Udinese Calcio SpA

    Jacob Lauesen

    Managing Director F.C. København

    Vicky Jaycock

    Head of Premium Sales Everton FC

    Adam Fullerton

    Senior Director of Stadium Operations Mercedes-Benz Stadium

    Tery Howard

    Head of Technology Inter Miami CF

    Nicolas Dupeux

    CEO Accor Arena

    Lisa Knights

    Group Director, Media & Communications Bristol Sport Group

    Nick Addison

    Chief Executive Officer Adelaide Oval SMA

    Amy Trynka

    Senior Ticketing & Strategy Manager Arsenal Football Club

    Alex Inglot

    Commissioner ESL Pro League

    Gerard Griffin

    Chief Executive Officer Kardinia Park Stadium Trust

    Jackie Ventura

    Senior Director – Sustainability, Facility Health & Hygiene Golden State Warriors

    Patrik Meyer

    Chief Executive Officer Deutsche Bank Park

    Mel Raines

    President & CEO Pacers Sports & Entertainment

    Chris Wallace

    Chief Communications Officer LA Clippers/Intuit Dome

    Paul Barber OBE

    Chief Executive and Deputy Chairman Brighton & Hove Albion FC

    Lesley De Reuck

    Chief Executive Officer Cape Town Stadium and Green Point Park

    Alexii Zhukovin

    New Stadium Project Director FC Botev Plovdiv

    Natasha Thiebaut

    Chief Commercial Officer Forward Associates

    Christian Lau

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

    Peter Wearne

    General Manager - Facilities Melbourne Cricket Club

    Peter Moore

    Founder & CEO It’s Lolly

    Rob Wicks

    Commercial Director Aberdeen FC

    Rehman Mohammed

    General Manager AiFi Inc UKI, Nordics & Baltics AiFi

    Robert Fitzpatrick

    CEO The SSE Arena, Belfast

    Lloyd Major

    CEO & Co-Founder Halo Solutions

    Tony Rhoades

    Chief Executive Officer GroundWOW

    Justin King

    EVP Sales 24/7 Software

    Yannick Van de Voorde

    Solutions Consultant Premium Plus

    Jo Polson

    Director & Co-Founder Vindico

    Tony Booth

    Vice President of Sales (UK & EMEA) Signature Systems

    Tom Mudd

    Technical Director digiLED

    Paul Osborne

    CCO Boldyn Networks

    Nick Goran

    Director of Product Management Versare

    Patrick Halliwell

    Managing Director Daktronics

    Matjaž Možina

    CEO 2 Mobile

    David Pritchard

    Chief Commercial Officer GroundWOW

    Chris Frazer

    AV Systems Integration Specialist Bendac Group

    Andrew Smith

    Sales Director - UK Vitec

    Richard Price

    Area Sales Manager Joblogic

    Matthew Perkins

    Managing Director MedicAir

    Katja Ridley

    Global Sport and Entertainment BD Manager Buro Happold

    Francis Casado

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

    Steve McArdle

    Director -Stadia and Venues Global Payments

    Raj Saha

    President The Saha Group

    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.

    The finalists for 2023 have been announced – view them here.

    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
    PresidentCrypto.com Arena
    Another great Summit. We couldn't be more pleased with our participation.
    Magnus Danielsson
    VP InternationalFeld Entertainment Motorsports
    40
    Speakers
    500
    Attendees
    12
    Awards
    1000
    Cakes

    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