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Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester - 28-29 June 2023


Attendance Update: Who’s coming along?

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

Here’s a selection of the industry leaders attending the 2022 Summit:

COO, Charlton Athletic FC
Information & Technology Manager, Plymouth Argyle FC
Head of Venue Strategy & Planning, Manchester United FC
Senior Director, Business Strategy & Analytics, San Francisco 49ers
Member of the Executive Committee, Real Madrid C.F.
Hospitality Services Manager, Middlesbrough FC
CEO, Cedar Packaging
WMG Project Director, Western United
Chief Revenue Office, Blackpool FC
Financial & Operations Director, Northampton Saints RFC
Innovation Projects, Real Madrid Next
CDO, Nokia Arena [Tampere]
EVP Sales, 24/7 Software
Executive Board Advisor – Commercialisation, Ergo Arena
Sales Manager, Forum by Nowy Styl
Sponsorship & Marketing, PZPN (Poland FA)
Esports & Sales Manager, Forum by Nowy Styl
Chief Commercial Officer, Coventry Building Society Arena (Wasps Group)
Business Development Manager, Absen
F&B and Hospitality Manager, Blackpool FC
General Manager – Europe, PMY Group
Head of Sales, SkiData Access Control
Solutions Consultant, Premium Plus
General Manager – SKIDATA Scandinavia AB, SkiData Access Control
Stadium Development Head of Finance, Everton FC
Head of Sports / Entertainment, Euromonitor International
Global Business Development Director , Linebacker
Head of Stadium Safety & Events, Lancs Cricket / Emirates Old Trafford
Head of Sales, Leicester City FC
Business Development Director, ES Global Solutions
Venue Projects & Strategy Manager, Arsenal FC
Marketing & Sales, Sport Lisboa e Benfica
UK Sales Director, VITEC
Head of Catering, City Football Group
Director, Wire and Sky
Customer Solutions Manager, SkiData Access Control
Sales Director, Lancs Cricket / Emirates Old Trafford
CFO, Lancs Cricket / Emirates Old Trafford
Sales Manager Specialised Audio UK/IR, Bosch
Head of Supporter Engagement, The FSA (Football Supporters’ Association)
Non Match-Day Sales Executive, Plymouth Argyle FC
Principal, TDAC International BV
Commercial Partnerships Executive, Lancs Cricket / Emirates Old Trafford
Operations Executive, Halo Solutions
Sr. Account Executive, Extreme Networks
MD, Sportsdigita
Principal, The Stadium Consultancy
Principal, Vickery Hyett Architects
General Operations Manager, Worcester Warriors Rugby – Sixways Stadium
SVP International, DotOrigin
EMEA Sales, Ungerboeck Systems Int. GmbH
VP – Sales & Operations, Carbonhouse
Assistant Project Manager, Legends
European Business Dev Mgr, Cedar Packaging
Director of International Sales, Axess AG
Head of Venue, Hospitality & Events, Plymouth Argyle FC
Chief Technology Officer, LAFC / Los Angeles FC / Banc of California Stadium
Head of Marketing, Lancs Cricket / Emirates Old Trafford
User Experience Manager, VfL Wolfsburg
Head of Arena, The SSE Arena, Belfast
Head of Engagement & Client Services, ADI TV
Communications Specialist, Canon
Display Director, Samsung Electronics
Founder & CEO, DotOrigin
Head of IT, Newcastle United FC
Chief Executive, Lancs Cricket / Emirates Old Trafford
Owner, Hashtag Digital Media (UK)
IT Operations Manager, Southampton FC
LED Business Development Manager, Europe, Samsung Electronics
Vice President, Commercial Revenues , Legends
Programme/Project Director, CAA ICON
Head of Operations, Sunderland AFC
Chief Commercial Officer, GroundWOW
Regional Manager, Teufelberger Redaelli
General Manager, Business Development, AsiaWorld-Expo Management
Founder/Principal, WilsonSEA
Group Head of Food & Beverage, The SSE Arena, Belfast
Director of Operations, Burnley FC
Head of Portfolio North, Schindler
Biz Development, Carbonhouse
Chief Information Officer, Feyenoord Rotterdam
Safety Officer, Tottenham Hotspur FC
Senior Project Manager, Legends
Fan Experience, Manchester City FC
Technology Project Manager, Marylebone Cricket Club (Lord’s)
Senior Product Manager, VITEC
Director I Constituent Services, Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023
Co-Founder & Head of Business Development, 3D Digital Venue
Senior Principal, Populous (Europe)
Chief Content Officer, Real Madrid C.F.
Venue Sales Manager, Gloucester Rugby
Client Director, BAI Communications
Head of Guest Experience, Lancs Cricket / Emirates Old Trafford
Head of Stadium Operations, Worcester Warriors Rugby – Sixways Stadium
Head of Technology, Ascot
Sr Mgr Ticketing & Spectator Services, Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023
Director of Customer Experience , It’s Lolly
Business Development Manager, It’s Lolly
GM, Vindico
VP, Club Operations, Liverpool FC
Head of Sales, Silverstone Circuit
Head of Business Operations & Community, Middlesbrough FC
Head of Media Operations, Manchester United FC
CIO, Club Atlético River Plate
Market Development Manager UK, Pfeifer Structures
New Stadium Development, Southend United FC
Manager Director, Forum by Nowy Styl
Head of Communications, Lancs Cricket / Emirates Old Trafford
Regional Channel Account Manager, Extreme Networks
Owner / Chief Executive Officer, Manchester Giants Basketball
VP Sales & Marketing, PAM
CEO, Live Stadium
Ground Superintendent, Marylebone Cricket Club (Lord’s)
Stadium Access & Innovation, SkiData Access Control
Sport Management Researcher – Senior Lecturer , University of Lausanne
Head of Venue Management, ECB – England and Wales Cricket Board
Director of Operations, Manchester United FC
MD, Vindico
HR Director, Lancs Cricket / Emirates Old Trafford
Chief Technology Officer, PMY Group
Hospitality Executive – Suites, Marylebone Cricket Club (Lord’s)
Key Account Manager, Ascot
Contracts Director, Portview Fit-Out
Director, AFL Architects
Creative Director, 20|20
Commercial Director, Goodwood Group
Account Director, Sodexo Live!
Lead Architect, Lusail Stadium, AFL Architects
International Marketing, Daktronics
Bus Dev Mgr | Associate Dir, Buro Happold
Head of Operations, London Irish
Founder, WOO Architects
Human Resources Director , Fabulous Fan Fayre (F3)
Senior Associate, HOK Sports and Entertainment
Venue Manager, Northampton Saints RFC
Principal of Aldertree Consulting, Allegiant Stadium
Head of Venue & Events, Worcester Warriors Rugby – Sixways Stadium
Senior Manager, Ascot
Stadium Safety Officer, Lancs Cricket / Emirates Old Trafford
Pitch & Technology Specialist, UEFA
UK & Ireland Sales Manager, Tripleplay Services
Brand Experience & Technical Sales, GroundWOW
Ticketing Manager, Ofi Crete FC
European Business Development Manager, Cedar Packaging
International Sales Manager, Deltacast
Director, Vision Events
Group Communications Director, Bristol Sport / Ashton Gate Stadium
Partnerships & Marketing Director, Lancs Cricket / Emirates Old Trafford
Senior Sales Manager, TIXnGO
Technical Director, BaltCap
Head of Portolio South, Schindler
VP International, FELD Entertainment
Chief Executive, Wigan Athletic
Chair, The FSA (Football Supporters’ Association)
Ticketing Sales Manager, AS Roma
Sr. Director International Marketing, Extreme Networks
Managing Director, MatchPoint Group
Director, Fan Experience Company
Sponsorship & Partnership Manager, Ulster Rugby
Director of Cricket Performance, Lancs Cricket / Emirates Old Trafford
COO/CFO, International, Oak View Group (OVG) International
Moderator, TheTicketingBusiness
Sales Manager, Ascot
Hospitality, Goodwood Group
Chief Executive Officer, Nokia Arena [Tampere]
Commercial Director, Blackpool FC
Sales Director, Total Ticketing
Chief Executive, Motorpoint Arena Nottingham / National Ice Centre
Consulting Principal , MEIS Architects
Sales Director, KAPPTURE
Director of Sales, Global Sports & Entertainment, Tomorrow
Commercial Director, Landways Management
Head of Commercial Operations, Lancs Cricket / Emirates Old Trafford
Solutions Consultant, VITEC
Partnerships Manager, Champions Travel
Commercial Director, Woking FC
Regional Manager, Strategy & Analytics , San Francisco 49ers
CEO, Match Fit Pass
EMEA Sales, Ungerboeck Systems Int. GmbH
Managing Director, UK & Europe, Humanforce
Head of IT, Arsenal FC
CEO, VenuePro
Chief Executive Officer, Eden Park Trust
Head of Hospitality & Event Sales, Manchester United FC
Sales Director EMEA, accesso Technology
Lead Alpha , Alpha Agency
Sport Management Researcher – Senior Lecturer , University of Lausanne
Community Manager et Responsable Esports, FC Grenoble Rugby
CEO, Open Camp
Managing Director, Global Planning, Legends
Head of Venue Business, AS Roma
Business Development Manager, Transport & Ticketing, Access
Managing Director – Daktronics UK, Daktronics
Commercial Manager – UK & Europe, Humanforce
Principal, Vickery Hyett Architects
Chief Commercial Officer, BAI Communications
Head of Facilities and Health & Safety, Lancs Cricket / Emirates Old Trafford
Bus Dev Manager (Displays/Sports), Samsung Electronics
Managing Director, Rockvolt
Food & Beverage Manager, Carlisle United FC
Managing Director, Worcester Warriors Rugby – Sixways Stadium
Stadium Director, Croke Park / GAA
Founder & CEO, It’s Lolly
Consultant, Axess AG
General Manager – Facilities, Melbourne Cricket Club
Director, Hoare Lea
Head of Ticketing and Hospitality, Liverpool FC
Head of Digital Performance & Marketing, TSG 1899 Hoffenheim
Senior Sales Manager, Friends Arena
Head of Business Development, Vindico
Head of Partnerships, Vindico
Tournaments Director, Ticketmaster UK
Senior Consultant, HOK Sports and Entertainment
Assistant General Mgr, Business Technology, AsiaWorld-Expo Management
, Bosch
Director of Operations, Stockport County FC
Head of Commercial, Port Vale FC
Head of Sports & Entertainment EMEAR, Cisco Systems
Marketing & Commercial Director, Bolesworth Events
Head of Sales, Ascot
Commercial Director, Aberdeen FC
CEO, The SSE Arena, Belfast
Business Manager Accountant, Sunderland AFC
Large Corporate Head of venue/stadium, Elavon Payment Solutions
Managing Director, Squires Media
Chief Commercial Officer, Triple Jump Technologies
CEO, Tufan FC
Head of Cricket Business, ICC Academy / Dubai Sports City
Director of Maintenance & Sustainability , Allegiant Stadium
President, International, Oak View Group (OVG) International
CEO, Real Madrid C.F.
Infrastructure Fund Partner, BaltCap
Venue Project Delivery Mgr, Arsenal FC
Operations Executive, Halo Solutions
Chief Executive Officer, Leicestershire CCC
Chief Executive Officer, Manchester Central Convention Complex
UK Sales Representative, Pfeifer Structures
Head of F&B & Corporate Hospitality, Woking FC
Marketing and Sales Director , FK Crvena Zvezda (Red Star Belgrade)
MD of European Operations & SVP, CAA ICON
CEO, Kojo
Head of F&B, Manchester United FC
Operations Director, Lancs Cricket / Emirates Old Trafford
Director – Stadia and Venues, Global Payments & Bleep
Vice President & General Manager, The O2
Regional Head of Operations – London, The Jockey Club
Director, City of Tampere
Head of Technology, Inter Miami CF
Head of Supporter Experience, Tottenham Hotspur FC
Commercial Director, Engage RM
Director of Legal & Risk, Southampton FC
Commercial Partnerships Manager, Lancs Cricket / Emirates Old Trafford
Executive Director, Bristol Rovers FC
Head of Business Development & Marketing, Manchester United FC
Senior Principal, Populous (Europe)
Chief Executive Officer, Southend United FC
Venue Director, Arsenal FC
Director UK & EMEA, Signature Systems Group
Commercial Director, Northampton Saints RFC
Director Operations, Charlton Athletic FC
Chairman, CEO & Founder, GroundWOW
Senior Business Development Manager, Manchester City FC
General Manager, Club Atlético River Plate
European Sales Director, Cedar Packaging
Director, Turner & Townsend
Solutions Consultant, Premium Plus

and many, many more…

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