We’re coming out the other side of a global pandemic which has impacted our business, our colleagues and our clients on an unprecedented scale.

As we look to restart – and ahead of this year’s Summit – we’re looking to recognise the heroes, the innovators, the visionaries and the great ideas of our sector through the 12th annual TheStadiumBusiness Awards.

Nominations open soon but as a kick-off we wanted to introduce our international Judging Panel for 2021 (clockwise from top left):

  • Jacque Holowaty, VP Employee & Guest Experience, Climate Pledge Arena

  • Nick Sautner, Chief Executive Officer, The Eden Park Trust

  • Dionna Widder, Chief Revenue Officer, Houston Dynamo

  • Darren Burden, Executive Director, Kai Tak Sports Park

  • Mel Raines, EVP of Corporate Comms, Community Engagement & Facility Operations, Pacers Sports & Entertainment

  • Paul Fisher, Consultant (Former Chief Executive, Jockey Club Racecourses)

  • Ian Nuttall, CEO & Co-Founder, TheStadiumBusiness

  • Christian Lau, CTO, Los Angeles FC / Banc of California Stadium

  • Andy O’Sullivan, Venue Director, Tottenham Hotspur FC

We value and appreciate their expertise, insights and opinions as we review the entries from the most unexpected and challenging of years.

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What a fantastic event! I met some absolutely great people and I cannot wait until the next one. Thank you so much to the Xperiology and TTF team!

Amanda Newman CEO, Ticketmaster

What a fantastic event! I met some absolutely great people and I cannot wait until the next one. Thank you so much to the Xperiology and TTF team!

Amanda Newman CEO, Ticketmaster

What a fantastic event! I met some absolutely great people and I cannot wait until the next one. Thank you so much to the Xperiology and TTF team!

Amanda Newman CEO, Ticketmaster