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:
- Recognise achievement, innovation, fresh thinking and the leaders in the world of stadium, arena and sports venue management.
- Raise industry standards and encourage greater professionalism.
- Drive awareness of the stadium, arena and sports venue sector.
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.
16 June 2021 – Judges & Categories Announced
28 June 2021 – Nominations Open
09 September 2021 – Nominations Close
27 September 2021 – Shortlists Announced
30 November 2021- Winners Announced (live 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.
See Awards Terms & Conditions
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