10th June 2015 00.01 (Barcelona) – The winners of TheStadiumBusiness Awards 2015 were announced last night at Camp Nou, home to FC Barcelona.

Now in their sixth year, TheStadiumBusiness Awards are the only awards to recognise a whole spectrum of achievements from across the global stadium industry.

The awards ceremony took place during TheStadiumBusiness Summit at Camp Nou, Barcelona, in front of an audience of senior industry figures.

“Congratulations to everyone who reached the podium,” commented Ian Nuttall, founder of TheStadium Business Awards. “Winners included our industry’s leaders, achievers and stand-out venues, who should all be very proud of their achievements.”

Hundreds of nominations were whittled down to create the shortlist, for which some were voted for by the industry and others judged by an independent panel of industry experts.

VENUE OF THE YEAR AWARD

Levi’s Stadium 

SPORTS EVENT OF THE YEAR AWARD

MLB at Sydney Cricket Ground 

GUEST EVENT OF THE YEAR AWARD

Monster Jam at ANZ Stadium 

EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR AWARD

Thomas Perslund, CEO, Friends Arena

UNSUNG HERO AWARD

Keith Gallis, Seagulls Travel & Matchday Travel, Brighton & Hove Albion FC 

FAN EXPERIENCE AWARD

FC Union Berlin’s ‘Bring your Sofa’ 

SAFETY & SECURITY AWARD

Croke Park Stadium’s ‘Certified Safety Management’ 

PRODUCT INNOVATION AWARD

Avaya Stadium’s ‘First Cloud-Enabled MLS Sports Venue’ by Avaya 

SUSTAINABILITY AWARD

Hampden Park: Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games ‘Avoiding the Impact of a New Stadium’ 

INDUSTRY SUPPLIER AWARD

Green 4 Solutions

RISING STAR AWARD

Tom Gorringe, Marketing Manager, Brighton & Hove Albion 

PROJECT OF THE YEAR AWARD

Sydney Cricket Ground’s ‘New MA Noble, Don Bradman, Dally Messenger Stands’ 

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Denise Barrett Baxendale, CEO Everton in the Community and Deputy CEO, Everton FC 

NEW VENUE AWARD

Groupama Arena 

VENUE TECHNOLOGY AWARD

Levi’s Stadium 

PREMIUM SEAT AWARD

EverBank Field Poolside Cabanas

 

 

Congratulations to all of our 2015 winners!

For all press and PR, please contact Project Manager, Matthew Wall, here.

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