The winners of TheStadiumBusiness Awards 2014 were announced on 4 June 2014 at the RAF Museum in London, UK

 

The winners were:

CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE AWARD
Leicester Tigers: Family Friendly Extras, UK


EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR AWARD
Kunal Malik, Former CTO, San Francisco 49ers, USA


GUEST EVENT OF THE YEAR AWARD
Opening Ceremony of 2014 Winter Olympic Games (Sochi), Russia


INDUSTRY SUPPLIER AWARD
IMG, USA


NEW VENUE AWARD
First Direct Arena (Leeds), UK


PRODUCT INNOVATION AWARD
FAN360 Uphoria Engagement Platform by Sporting Innovations Inc, USA


PROJECT OF THE YEAR AWARD
The Pavilion Renovation at Emirates Old Trafford, UK


RISING STAR AWARD
Lorenzo Santoni, Head of B Futura, Lega Seri B, Italy


SAFETY & SECURITY AWARD
Brighton & Hove Albion FC: Safety & Security Team, UK


SMALL VENUE OF THE YEAR AWARD
The Arena at Stadium mk, UK


SPONSORSHIP, SALES & MARKETING AWARD
Global Stadium Sponsorship & Naming Rights Strategy, Allianz, Germany


SPORTS EVENT OF THE YEAR AWARD
IIHF World Ice Hockey Championships, Ericsson Globe, Sweden


SUSTAINABILITY AWARD
Allianz Park: Sustainability Focus, UK


UNSUNG HERO AWARD
Cathy Cubbin, Retail Manager, Liverpool FC, UK


LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Richard Peddie, Former CEO & President, Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment, Canada


OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Julian Jenkins, Former Commercial Director, Cardiff City FC, UK


NETWORKER AWARD
Liz Cooper, Marketing Director, Ricoh Arena, UK


VENUE OF THE YEAR AWARD
Tele2 Arena (Stockholm), Sweden

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