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
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
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
VENUE TECHNOLOGY AWARD
PREMIUM SEAT AWARD
EverBank Field Poolside Cabanas
Congratulations to all of our 2015 winners!
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