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#SBS23 Preview: Connecting payments infrastructure

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The brave new world of POS and payments will take centre stage during the Innovation Showcase at this year’s TheStadiumBusiness Summit 2023, with one of the leading solutions for venues among those to feature.

Steve McArdle, Director (Stadia & Venue Solutions) at Global Payments & Bleep PLC, looks into The Complete Stadium Solution, which features cashless solutions, mobile EPOS, matchday ordering applications, self-service, data and analytics tools.

Steve joined the team at Global Payments in 2020, following a distinguished career in stadium technology and card payments within the stadia and venue sector. His role as Director of Stadia and Venues has helped shape the new sector proposition, which brings together card payments and EPOS technology, culminating in a unique and innovative solution.

With over 15 years’ experience within the sports venue space, Steve has personally managed over 80% of the UK’s main sports and entertainment venues. Recognising the need to use data and analytics to drive the new digital era for the clubs and venues reopening post-COVID.

Outside of work, Steve’s passion is live sports, with football, basketball and horse racing being personal favourites. Steve is based in Manchester and commutes globally.

The Innovation Showcase will also feature technology focused on maintenance, video streaming and production, LED displays and air purification. Find out more about what’s on the #SBS23 programme here.

Join Steve and hundreds of venue owners, operators and executives only at #SBS23 on 28-29 June at Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester…