About the Awards

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

Inaugurated in 2010, the Awards are the first (and only) awards for our industry, by our industry. The Awards were launched in order to:

Nominations for our 2021 awards will open soon.

Due to COVID-19 impacts, we were unable to present the winners during our traditional gala dinner so instead we  announced the 2020 Winners online here.

28 January 2021 – Nominations Open
31 March 2021 – Nominations Close
14 April 2021 – Shortlists Announced
22 June 2021 – Winners Announced (at #SBS21)

Our international expert Judging Panel comprises 11 industry leaders – drawn from venue operations, sports investment, sports teams, technology and architecture. View them all here.

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