Each year TheStadiumBusiness Summit hosts the world’s leading gathering of key thinkers, movers and shakers from across the global sports and entertainment world.
Our attendee profile comprises:
- Owners, operators and investors in sports / entertainment venues;
- C-Level execs in teams / venues (President / GM / CEO, CEO, COO, CFO, CTO, CMO and Head of Depts);
- City Councils / Municipalities / Regional Agencies (mayors, economic development, sports / recreation / leisure, arts / culture & tourism departments);
- Sports Federations, Sports Clubs (professional and amateur), governing bodies, sports event bid committees, sports tourism officials etc;
- National and regional Sports/Events bodies;
- Events / Sponsors / Rightsholders;
- Architects / Designers / Consultants;
- Product & Service Suppliers to the venue sector.
The Speaker Line Up
Chief Executive Lancashire County Cricket Club
Chief Executive, Lancashire County Cricket Club
An established sports industry CEO for over ten years now, Daniel Gidney launched the first-ever cricket bond as part of an innovative £12m fundraising to develop and operate a new 150 bedroom Hilton hotel, which will open summer 2017. Daniel’s time at LCCC has generated record profits and the securing of the largest ever naming rights in First Class Cricket, with Emirates. He also secured ECB International matches, including an Ashes Test and a World Cup semi-final in 2019. Daniel was also the 2011 Midlands Business Person of the Year and the 2014 Trafford Business Person of the Year.
Owner and Founder TheStadiumBusiness Summit
Owner and Founder, TheStadiumBusiness Summit
Ian Nuttall is the owner and founder of TheStadiumBusiness Summit, presented by his Xperiology events business. His working life began in sports hospitality events management (including Formula 1, horse racing and Wimbledon) before pursuing an award-winning career in B2B magazine publishing. He has co-launched and edited numerous business titles (ranging from energy and industrial processes through to airport design and Intelligent Transportation Systems).
He has also founded many of the sports sector’s most respected publications and news sources – most recently TheStadiumBusiness News, delivering the all the latest Stadium Business news, blogs, videos, and up-to-the-minute media coverage from all the leading voices in the Stadium Business industry, all in one place. In addition to his ongoing commitments as a sports business writer and speaker, Ian provides highly-valued, specialist consultancy to the sports and entertainment venue sector.
Managing Director Bleep UK
Managing Director, Bleep UK
Gordon has been with Bleep for over 35 years and is the Managing Director of the award-winning designer, manufacturer and supplier of EPOS and Payment solutions. Working across Hospitality, Stadia and Leisure verticals, Gordon is responsible for focusing on client acquisition within these areas and deals with many of Bleep’s sports and stadia clients. He has been working with the stadium industry on their EPOS transformation journeys for well over 20 years and will be speaking about several recent Bleep installations. His experience means he truly understands the ever-changing point of sale technology requirements for sports stadia, entertainment venues and events operators – with a track record of delivering innovative EPOS technology alongside some of the world’s leading stadia and events.
COO Bright Skies
COO, Bright Skies
Carlo Dannies started his career as assistant venue manager in Hamburg (VWL) at the 2006 Fifa World Cup in Germany. From 2006 to 2013 he worked for Hamburger SV – first as a doctoral student and employee in the field of ticketing, from 2011 as Manager Business Integration and from 2013 as CIO. In November 2017, he was named as Midmarket-Top10 “CIO of the Year” by IDG magazine “CIO” for his Hybrid-Cloud initiative at HSV. Since 2010 he has been a member of DFL IT board. Since 2018, he joined Bright Skies GmbH as COO, a leading IT consulting and service company in the German-speaking world with a “Cloud First Vision” and top innovation driver in digital change.
CEO Como 1907
CEO, Como 1907
Michael Gandler is the CEO of Italian football club Como 1907 and the Managing Director of the parent group’s sports division, SENT Sports. A veteran of the sports marketing industry, Gandler has held executive roles across some of the most prestigious sports and entertainment properties around the world. Prior to joining SENT, Gandler was the Chief Revenue Officer for FC Internazionale di Milano (Inter Milan) where he oversaw all areas of commercialization for the club, including media retail, licensing, sponsorship, ticketing and global marketing. Gandler also have extensive experience in the US and the rest of the America’s having served as Senior Vice President of IMG’s college division and Vice President of Major League Soccer
Chairman & Co-Owner FC Helsingør
Chairman & Co-Owner, FC Helsingør
Jordan Gardner is an American sports executive and investor in several football clubs across Europe including Swansea City AFC in the United Kingdom and Dundalk FC in the Republic of Ireland. Jordan is currently the Chairman of FC Helsingør, an American owned football club in Denmark. The project in Denmark is focused on identifying, and bringing young talent from North America to Europe with the intention of development and sale. The FC Helsingør ownership group is led by investors with deep ties to global sport including the Golden State Warriors (NBA) and Los Angeles Football Club (MLS).
CEO Leicestershire CCC
CEO, Leicestershire CCC
Sean Jarvis initially joined Huddersfield Town in August 2006 before joining the Board of Directors in June 2009. Sean moved from Oldham Athletic to become Director of Business Development of both Huddersfield Town and the Huddersfield Giants in August 2006 before becoming focused on the Football Club on a full-time basis in July 2008, shortly after former Chairman Dean Hoyle invested in the Club. He has been a driving force as the Club’s Commercial Director in developing new income and sponsorship activities. Jarvis’ focus has not only been on commercial aspects, he has also been instrumental in improving relations between the Club and their fans as the driving force behind the formation of one single supporters’ group – now known as the Huddersfield Town Supporters Association. In June 2020, Sean was appointed CEO of Leicestershire County Cricket Club.
Head of Digital Performance & Marketing TSG Hoffenheim
Head of Digital Performance & Marketing, TSG Hoffenheim
Digital and Marketing Native since 2005. Leading a team of 14 people at TSG Hoffenheim. Responsible for all Digital Channels, marketplaces and Strategic Marketing within the kids and youth program of TSG Hoffenheim. Innovation, Data, Allocation and Integration are the most valuable pillars of my daily business. Key is to get “all data out of a silo and make them agile for further usings”
Chairman, CEO & Founder GroundWOW
Chairman, CEO & Founder, GroundWOW
Tony Rhoades is Chairman, CEO and Founder of GroundWOW. He is a former Russell Group academic director, award-winning inventor of disruptive patented technologies, and specialist in commercialising emerging technology in entrepreneurial new ventures. Tony has held numerous Executive Board & Advisory appointments, including IMechE, Centre for Professional Engineering, and MoD. He combines a deep experience of creating global manufacturing capabilities with extensive knowledge of 3D scanning, robotics and engineering.
Sports Industry Manager Euromonitor
Sports Industry Manager, Euromonitor
Alan Rownan, Sports Industry Manager at Euromonitor International, is tasked with spearheading Euromonitor’s Sports research and editorial strategy. Within this, Alan provides data-driven, compelling insight and analysis on professional top-flight team sports across domestic leagues globally, covering everything from match-day and social media performance to cross-industry commercial partnership opportunities. Alan holds a Master’s degree in Ethics from Dublin City University, where he focused his thesis on contending moral philosophies of fairness in professional cycling. In his spare time, Alan has contributed regularly to national newspapers, analysing mixed martial arts events specifically.
Chief Executive Officer The Eden Park Trust
Chief Executive Officer, The Eden Park Trust
Chairman Sport & Live Vision
Chairman, Sport & Live Vision
Mika’s has been the General Secretary of the Finnish Olympic Committee and General Secretary of the International Ice Hockey Federation IIHF 2012/13 Ice Hockey World Championships in Helsinki and Stockholm. He has during his time successfully marketed and sold several brands and products in Europe and held key positions in building major product and marketing concepts internationally. Within the field, he worked as GM for both Nike Nordic and Nike Central and Eastern Europe, Nike EMEA. Additionally, Mika has conceptualized, developed and executed Multipurpose Arenas for a net worth of over 2 billion USD in European cities including Hamburg, Prague, Vilnius and Helsinki. He is the Lead of DFBOO ( design finance build own operate ) Tampere Deck Arena which launches a new era of experiences The new Arena, will be the experience centre, which is to be completed in the heart of the city by 2021, it will be first downtown Arena in Europe. An arena with up to 15,000 seats, a top-class hotel on the roof, a casino, conference and meeting services together with restaurants also make up an unparalleled 5 G digital Fan engagement experience.
Chief Information Officer Feyenoord Stadium
Chief Information Officer, Feyenoord Stadium
Edwin has studied business economics and has 20 years of experience in general management and IT. He maintains a visionary, strategic and central approach for IT since it is essential for success, distinctiveness and growth in modern organisations and it is an important driver for inevitable change. Edwin’s main goal is to transform organisations with his colleagues into profitable, information-driven, digitalized, agile and innovative businesses, resilient, flexible, effective and able to grow.
Principal High Performance Venue Consulting
Principal, High Performance Venue Consulting
Through his nearly 20 years in China, Greg has successfully led increasingly complex organisations in building, financing and presenting experiences. His work has included all aspects of the business venue operations & event planning and execution to sponsorship sales and activation & event ticketing. Most recently, Greg opened and operated Shantou University Sports Park, a multifunctional basketball arena with attached hotel. Building on this experience, Greg is currently working to bring together best practice operators from around the world and the plethora of state of the art (but commercially underperforming) stadia and arena throughout second and third-tier Chinese cities, giving these venues the tools they need to achieve their true potential.
GM Hospitality & Portfolio Development Adelaide Oval SMA
GM Hospitality & Portfolio Development, Adelaide Oval SMA
Commencing at Adelaide Oval in 2011, Adam was an integral member of the $535M redevelopment Executive Team that oversaw the design, build and commissioning of the award-winning Adelaide Oval which fully opened in 2014. As General Manager Hospitality & Portfolio Development of the Adelaide Oval Stadium Management Authority (AOSMA), Adam is responsible for overseeing hospitality operations at the self-managed Adelaide Oval and a number of ‘offsite’ hospitality businesses including bars, cafes, function centres and catering contracts for clients such as Monarto Safari Park in a company that now employs 1200+ team members. The Oval Hotel due for completion in September 2020 is a first for the Australian stadium industry. The 138-room premium boutique hotel includes the ‘Hill of Grace Restaurant’ and ‘Bespoke Wine Bar & Kitchen’ and is a key addition to the portfolio. In 2017 Adelaide Oval became one of the first stadiums in the world (if not the first), to become a completely cashless venue which has delivered higher average spends, reduced theft and cash management costs and provided the customer with a faster F&B experience, while also creating and piloting the MYVENUE point of sale solution that is being rolled out at the stadium in 2020. Adam has previously served as South Australian Chair and National Board Member of the Restaurant and Caterers Association and is a current member of the VMA, AHA, ACB and La Chaine De Rotisseurs.
Chief Commercial Officer GroundWOW
Chief Commercial Officer, GroundWOW
David Pritchard is a commercial specialist steeped in sport in a multi-channel, global marketplace. At GroundWOW, he is responsible for bringing world first technology to market and driving brand awareness across an expectant target audience following a five year period in top-secret research and development. David is the primary contact for stadium owner-operators, sports clubs and governing bodies and with deep experience in world-class innovation-led environments, is well-versed in helping his clients to understand and embrace the benefits of bringing ground-breaking technology to their businesses.
VP International Motorsports & New Bus Dev FELD Entertainment
VP International Motorsports & New Bus Dev, FELD Entertainment
As Vice President, International Motor Sports at Feld Entertainment and New Business Development, Magnus Danielsson oversees all international sales and marketing of Feld Motor Sports. During his tenure, he has led Feld Motor Sports to strong and steady growth internationally, opening up new markets and regions each year. With a clear strategy and a large focus on the international expansion of the organisation, Danielsson continues to lead his team to maximise the potential of the business and move Feld Motor Sports productions into new, untapped markets. Danielsson’s background is rooted in marketing and business management across the music, sport and entertainment industries, holding prior leadership roles as President at Touring Exhibitions, Senior Director at Feld Motor Sports and Head of Marketing at Live Nation Nordics
3D Digital Venue
3D Digital Venue (3DDV) is a technology solutions company that creates 2D and 3D images of stadiums, arenas and other types of live event spaces, offering ticket buyers the opportunity to view the venue, and their view of the performance area, during and after the ticket buying process. Founded in 2012 and headquartered in Barcelona, Spain, the company technology currently integrates with over 35 different ticketing platforms in 20 countries, virtualizing some of the most iconic venues in the world, including Staples Center in LA, Wembley Stadium in London and Stadio Olimpico in Rome. 3D Digital Venue has been successfully building best in class 360-degree 2D and 3D interactive solutions that excel in delivering greater fan satisfaction, increasing season ticket holder renewal rates and providing special viewing for prospective VIP buyers.- View Website
With SAP solutions, sports and entertainment organizations are driving world-class innovation to: Engage fans like never before, improve player and team performance, maximize revenue streams – grow existing and create new ones, help teams, leagues, and venues run simply.- View Website
SAP is the market leader in enterprise application software, SAP is at the center of today’s business and technology revolution. Our innovations enable customers worldwide to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively.
Satisfi Labs is an AI-powered Knowledge Management Platform that makes conversations with places possible. Its proprietary Answer Engine allows popular locations to directly answer customer questions on-demand through conversational AI. The platform makes place data AI-ready, powering Answer Engines for messaging apps, voice assistants, and chatbots. Leading the development of conversational AI for major sports, tourism, and entertainment destinations, the platform helps places discover new customer insights, increase sales, and improve customer experience. Satisfi Labs is backed by major investors including Google, MLB, Red Light Management, and TechStars.- View Website
GMS Sella GmbH has a long tradition of producing high quality stadium seats, that can be found around the globus.- View Website
Continuous development, constant optimizing and perfect manufacturing are the basis of our philosophy. Thanks to this quality-oriented approach, we have become one of the leading manufacturer of seats for sports areas.
Our seats have been awarded with the GS certificate and comply with the international quality standards of FIFA and UEFA.
Quality – That’s what we stand for!
KSS are internationally recognised as a leading sports architecture practice, specialising in stadia, indoor arenas and training centres. We work with our clients to create venues of high quality and intense sporting and spectator experiences. We provide a full range of sports design consultancy services in master planning, architecture, interior design, graphic design, branding and wayfinding. From our main office in central London, we create intelligent energy-efficient architecture where the design is informed by site context, functionality and flexibility. Our sports team leaders have over 26 years of experience in stadium design and are proud to have worked globally in this field. Key highlights are Coimbra Stadium in Portugal, The Amex Stadium in Brighton, Stade Océane in Le Havre, Sammy Ofer Stadium in Haifa, Anfield Stadium and Training Centre for Liverpool FC, No.1 Court at Wimbledon, Twickenham Stadium in London, Selhurst Park Main Stand for Crystal Palace FC and Training Facility for Leicester City FC.- View Website
Ramboll is a leading engineering, design and consultancy company founded in Denmark in 1945. The company employs 15,500 globally and has especially strong representation in the Nordics, UK, North America, Continental Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific. With more than 300 offices in 35 countries, Ramboll combines local experience with a global knowledgebase constantly striving to achieve inspiring and exacting solutions that make a genuine difference to our clients, the end-users, and society at large. We add value through detailed insights, utilisation of technical world class expertise, creative thinking and breadth of services. We suggest the most optimal solution seen from a holistic perspective and optimise the design to ensure that our clients get most value for money. In the sports sector, Ramboll has experience of delivering world-class sports facilities, including stadia and associated precincts and training facilities. We regularly team with leading sports architectural practices to deliver such facilities as part of a wider team or as lead consultant. Our portfolio includes; Ashton Gate, Bristol; Al Rayan, Qatar; Gibraltar National Stadium; and the new Valencia stadium. Ramboll works across the markets: Buildings, Transport, Planning & Urban Design, Water, Environment & Health, Energy and Management Consulting.- View Website
The global leading manufacturer of structural cable net roof systems for stadium and arena. An innovative approach to cable system design, proven manufacturing & engineering, meticulous project management and reliable installation tensioning expertise have combined to position Redaelli as the cable system delivery partner that can be relied upon. Notable long span lightweight major stadia roof contracts currently under construction include Cameroon National Stadium, 110,000 seat capacity Motera Cricket Stadium in Gujarat India, the Adana Stadium in Turkey and a major London stadium. Projects successfully delivered in recent years include the Wanda Metropolitan stadium for Atletico Madrid, the Hard Rock stadium in Miami, the San Diego Convention Center and the Brasilia, Salvador & Porto Alegre FIFA World Cup stadium in Brazil.- View Website
Buro Happold is a world-class engineering and consultancy practice. As a community of creative specialists, we work collaboratively to deliver outcome-focused solutions for clients within the sports and entertainment industry. Our founder, Sir Ted Happold, believed that only by sharing our different skills and knowledge can the highest quality transformative results be achieved. This approach continues to drive a culture of integrated thinking. Whatever the challenge, as a multidisciplinary team we have the expertise and experience to meet it.- View Website
Goodtill by SumUp
Goodtill by SumUp is the leading iPad POS provider in the UK and Ireland, powering some very exciting businesses. With £500m of transactions processed annually and more than 1,400 customers within the hospitality sector you will find Goodtill’s POS in major sports stadiums, cafes and restaurants, pubs, bars and nightclubs, hotels, event spaces, workplaces and schools.
We’re dedicated to transforming businesses with our feature-rich POS. Offering industry-specific solutions, we cater to your business needs with a tailored system which is speedy, intuitive and powerful. Combined with our seamlessly integrated mobile ordering app, Goodeats we help to revolutionise and reinvigorate businesses. What’s more, our incredible, UK-based instal and customer support teams will guide you through set up and beyond, making the transition to Goodtill smooth and simple.
Our customers speak for us, with 91% of them rating us as an excellent POS provider.
We offer tailored add-on modules to boost performance through faster transactions, management capabilities and greater insight. Our modules include:
Mobile ordering via Goodeats
Advanced management and live reporting
Stock and wastage
Staff management with clock in/out features
Goodtill. Simple set up, huge potential.- View Website
VenuePro is an innovative and highly customisable global technology platform, that simplifies the management and operation of venues to help deliver world class experiences for guests.
It is made up of sophisticated but simple to use modular solutions that can be selected depending on a client’s specific requirements and are flexible enough to fit in seamlessly with the existing technology infrastructure.
VenuePro’s aim is to help clients with all aspects of venue and event management by making operations work better, freeing up time and saving money. This is achieved through delivering operational efficiency, productivity and automation for venue and event operators of all sizes.- View Website
Founded in 1984 near Paris, France, L-Acoustics is the market leader in professional sound reinforcement technologies. With over 400 team members worldwide and offices in Paris, London, Los Angeles, and New York, L-Acoustics is present in over 80 countries via our network of Certified Providers. Focused on solutions that elevate the audience experience, more than 20% of L-Acoustics’ talent is devoted to R&D in the areas of acoustics, applications, mechanics, electronics, signal processing, and software development.
Recognized for pioneering the line source array, L-Acoustics continues to shape the future of the professional audio industry with L-ISA Immersive Hyperreal Sound technology, a multidimensional, object-based approach to designing, mixing, and processing sound that results in extremely natural and intelligible audio and a more vibrant, and authentic connection between artists and their fans.L-Acoustics technologies can be heard in places like the Hollywood Bowl, the NFL Cardinals State Farm Stadium or the Philharmonie de Paris, as well as the world’s top-grossing festivals, and on tour with world-class artists such as Adele, Pearl Jam, Lorde, and Depeche Mode.- View Website
Security & Safety Things
Security & Safety Things operates an open IoT platform that connects camera manufacturers, SoC providers, application developers, VMS providers, and systems integrators. Its goal is to accelerate the speed of innovation for security cameras and applications that make use of AI and computer vision. To achieve this, the company offers a free and open operating system for security cameras, a development tool kit for app developers and a device management portal as well as an application store for integrators. Security and Safety Things GmbH is based in Munich, Germany and has been on the market since September 2018.- View Website
PTI Digital is an integrated strategy consultancy which specialises in driving smart, scalable and sustainable revenues for the Sports and Entertainment industries through a holistic digital-led commercial vision. We deliver this through three business pillars:
– PTI Commercial Services – Unlocking year-round scalable revenue: a commercial model for the digital age
– PTI Data & Digital – Delivering insight to power growth: data enabling the exponential promise of digital platforms
– PTI Venue Tech – Designing the ideal technology for your venue: a framework to optimise digital capability
In isolation, each of our core pillars can drive value for a client’s business, but when connected it can generate a multiplier effect.
Our clients include Oak View Group, Ashton Gate & Bristol Sport, Edgbaston Stadium, Norwich City, National Basketball League, Horse Racing Ireland and UK Pro League Tennis. We have worked with more than 70 clubs, venues and rights holders globally, representing eight diverse sports, across our three business pillars.
We are collaborative: effectively working as an extension of your team.
We are strategic: everything flows from your objectives, always thinking about future-flex.
We are practical: we are able to break a strategic vision into a modular approach.
We are commercial: our work is geared towards smart revenue generation and/or cost savings.
The COVID pandemic has accelerated the need for business to think differently. Our approach enables our clients to totally unthink their business and reimagine it, learning the lessons from multiple other sectors that “digital” has disrupted for the better (or worse) and applying best practice to create more dynamic, diverse and scalable commercial programmes.- View Website
Pro Media Audio Video
Pro Media Audio Video, headquartered in Lititz, Pennsylvania, was founded in 1978 and joined the Clair Global Group of businesses in 2019. Pro Media Audio Video brings a multidisciplinary technology approach to Clair Global, combining an illustrious history in live production with the integration of technologies into world class performance and sports venues.
Building on its illustrious 45-year history, Pro Media Audio Video, now a recognised world class technology integrator, has established a new UK and European base in London, bringing the ‘construction to production’ experience to the design and development of large venue entertainment and life safety systems. This is accomplished by maintaining a strong customer focus, experience gained through past projects, coupled with a comprehensive understanding of new and emerging technologies, allowing us to deliver upon our clients’ vision, creating ever-developing, impactful, fan experiences.
Pro Media Audio Video’s innovative and ground-breaking solutions utilise the latest network technologies, seamless audio and visual integration, standards compliant life safety systems, broadcast media and production services. These broad services are essential to the company’s business ethos of offering a complete turnkey service, from design to delivery, to large-scale sports and entertainment venues across the globe.- View Website
Bleep UK PLC is a designer, manufacturer and supplier of EPOS and Payment solutions with over 35 year’s experience catering for stadia, arenas and events. We possess a proven track record catering for clients such as the London 2012 and Rio 2016 Olympics, the 2014 World Cup and UEFA Euro 2016 – in addition to the Principality Stadium, Middlesbrough FC and MK Dons FC. All of our clients have benefitted from investment in Bleep EPOS technology, whether they are operating merchandise stores, bars, food stands or popup shops. Our systems are easy to use, intuitive and will add value to your operation.- View Website
From humble beginnings, Daktronics grew to become the world leader in LED digital display systems and today sets the market standards for customised digital display systems. During the journey, we haven’t forgotten where we came from. From our CEO on down, we guarantee our employees will put you first. With offices world-wide, Daktronics has had more than 18,000 video capable installations, satisfying customers around the globe. With more than 550 engineers, we continually invest millions of dollars into researching and developing our display products. In 2016 alone, we invested $23 million into our cutting-edge technology to ensure our products outperform your expectations.- View Website
GroundWOW® engages in the design, development and manufacture of the World’s first and only full-colour autonomous ground printing vehicles. Launched in October 2019, GroundWOW® makes printing on ground as easy as printing on paper. GroundWOW® Model SFX can print any logo, any size, on any surface, turning real estate in stadia or sporting venues into prime advertising locations. Deployable in under 10 minutes, the GroundWOW® autonomous vehicle technology, artificial intelligence and end-to-end Cloud SAAS platform (Software As A Service) combine to create ground-printed images as accurate as a blade of grass. The company operates through Sports, Turf Management and Utility segments.- View Website
AVIXA™ is the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association, producer of InfoComm trade shows around the world, co-owner of Integrated Systems Europe, and the international trade association representing the audiovisual industry. Established in 1939, AVIXA has more than 11,400 enterprise and individual members, including manufacturers, systems integrators, dealers and distributors, consultants, programmers, live events companies, technology managers, content producers, and multimedia professionals from more than 80 countries. AVIXA members create integrated AV experiences that deliver outcomes for end users. AVIXA is a hub for professional collaboration, information, and community, and the leading resource for AV standards, certification, training, market intelligence and thought leadership.- View Website
d&b audiotechnik has long been known for its market leading position in live music, touring productions and permanent installations. In close cooperation and consultancy with stakeholders of sport projects, we have consistently delivered performance audio solutions to globally renowned stadiums with clarity and fidelity ensuring the fan experience stays true and connected with the emotional journey on the pitch.- View Website
Bottoms Up Beer
The Bottoms Up System has finally arrived in the UK – a new, patented fast- pour system from the US that is revolutionising the draught industry. Invented by GrinOn industries, Bottoms Up has become a multi-million pound business in the US since Josh Springer designed the system in 2008, distributed throughout Mexico, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and now the UK and Ireland. This hands-free, automated piece of kit is mechanical – not computerised, so forget about the system crashing.- View Website
ID&C® are industry leaders in intelligent credentials & accreditation. Supplying RFID & non-RFID wristbands, lanyards, laminates & other products to various sectors. Our supporters include the likes of, Live Nation, The O2 Arena, The NFL and Wembley Stadium. We have 25 years’ experience supplying the largest events, venues & most popular brands globally. With more users switching to cashless payments & needing increased security and data analytics with RFID / NFC technology, ID&C® are proud to lead the way providing innovative and forward thinking product solutions.- View Website
Exterity, a VITEC company
Exterity, a VITEC company is a market-leading provider of integrated IP Video and Digital Signage solutions that enable stadiums to harness the power of video to engage and entertain fans. Our solutions enable stadiums and venues to deliver a dynamic mix of live footage and action replay to TV screens and mobile devices across the connected campus. Integrate live TV with digital signage announcements, advertising and scores. Create a personalised viewing experience for guests in VIP suites and hospitality areas. With an impressive global customer list, Exterity’s stadium & sporting clients include Arsenal FC, Celtic FC, MK Dons FC, Ulster Rugby, PSV Eindhoven, Stade Pierre-Mauroy, The Open, Royal Randwick Racecourse and Hazza bin Zayed Stadium. Recent customer wins include the prestigious racecourses Paris Longchamp and Goodwood, German stadiums TSG Hoffenheim and SV Sandhausen, Lou Rugby in Lyon and Lord’s Cricket Ground in London.- View Website
Emirates Old Trafford
Our host venue for #SBS20, Emirates Old Trafford is a flexible, multi-purpose conference and events venue and world-class international sporting stadium ideally located in Manchester. Catering from ten to 2,000 people across a multitude of events, from small meetings to large exhibitions, our high end space is fully supported by dedicated and in-house services, such as event duty managers, IT support and experienced event planners. With over 3,600m² of space, 43 meeting rooms, over 700 on-site parking spaces, amazing transport links and a 150-bedroom Hilton Garden Inn hotel on-site, Emirates Old Trafford is an event organisers dream!- View Website
Emirates Old Trafford is also home to Lancashire Cricket, a world-class international sporting stadium, playing host to some of cricket’s most iconic moments since 1857 and also hosting world famous artists such as Rihanna and Beyoncé. Founded in 1864 as a successor to Manchester Cricket Club, Lancashire have played at Old Trafford since then and, in 1865, played their inaugural first-class match, beating Middlesex at Old Trafford.
An integral part of the North West sporting scene, the Club is synonymous with great triumphs, famous names and a will to succeed. Steeped in tradition, nostalgia and prowess, Lancashire Cricket has earned itself a reputation and status that businesses and individuals wish to be associated with.- View Website
TheStadiumBusiness Awards recognise leadership, innovation & achievement in the delivery, operation and management of sports facilities globally. Inaugurated in 2010, the Awards are presented each year during TheStadiumBusiness Summit.- View Website
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