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More Than Sports: Transforming Etihad Stadium into a Social Precinct

Ahead of the Stadiums and Arena Congress 2018, we chat to Simon Gorr, National Venues Manager for the Australian Football League about transforming Etihad Stadium, a privately-funded asset of the Australian Football League (AFL), into an inviting social spac ...

What it Takes to Deliver Next Generation Stadiums

“Stadiums are big business and can play a vital role in longterm financial viability of the host sports organisation. Ahead of the Stadium and Arena Congress 2018 learn what it takes to deliver next generation stadiums with insights into design and development, as well as tech ...

Global Strategies to Drive Fan Engagement

Ahead of the Stadium and Arena Congress 2018 we take a look at five strategies being leveraged which are driving fan engagement, encouraging economic growth and optimising partner experiences. 

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The 30 most architecturally impressive sports stadiums in the world

From soccer to sumo wrestling, baseball to bobsleigh, sport is one of the great unifiers in contemporary society – with the occasional great divide thrown in for good measure. Few activities elicit such a fervent response from people, and the passion exhibited by those playing is often at least matched...

Ten largest multi-purpose stadiums

The Melbourne Cricket Ground is the first one on this list and it is located in Yarra Park, Melbourne. It is home to the Melbourne Cricket Club. This is the largest stadium in Australia. It also holds the world record for the highest light towers in the world; at a...

Samsung New Zealand partners with Eden Park to enrich fan experience

New Zealand’s national stadium, Eden Park, is delighted to announce a new five-year partnership with the world’s leading consumer electronics brand, Samsung Electronics.  The partnership announcement comes as Eden Park plays host to two test matches in New Zealand’s most anticipated rugby tour since 2005.

Experience Live Again: Developing New Strategies to Optimise the Fan Experience

Ahead of the Stadium and Arena Congress 2017 we chat to Nick Sautner, General Manager – Commercial at The Eden Park Trust (Eden Park), who recently played host to three of the British & Irish Lions tour matched of New Zealand that were broadcast to over 200 million homes globally...

Attracting Visitors and Revenue Year-Round with a Comprehensive Sporting Precinct

Ahead of the Stadium and Arena Congress 2017 we chat to William Mannarelli, the Espai Barça Project Director at FC Barcelona. In this Q&A William shares with us the vision behind the Espai Barça Campus and explores the unique integrated features that are improving the visitor experience and generating year-round...

Optimising the Fan Experience while Rejuvenating the Economy

Ahead of the Stadium and Arena Congress 2017, we chat to Richard Coulson, Director at Cox Architecture and Architectural Project Director for Townsville’s new $250 million North Queensland Stadium. Richard has previously been involved with the design of the Anna Meares Velodrome and the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre, both of...

Taxpayers will need to subsidise Sydney stadium overhauls, documents reveal

The controversial redevelopments of the Allianz stadium at Moore Park and the ANZ stadium at Homebush will deliver negative returns on the New South Wales government’s investment, according to business cases made public today.This means taxpayers will need to subsidise the stadiums over their life cycle, the documents show.The analysis...

NSW says it is releasing sensitive stadiums and foster care documents 'voluntarily'

The business case for the controversial $2.3bn redevelopment plans for Sydney’s two major stadiums and the 2016 Tune report on out-of-home care for at-risk children will see the light of day this week.The Berejiklian government agreed to release the reports, with redactions, but insisted it was doing so voluntarily and...

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Camp Nou - Embracing the Past, Living in the Now and Planning for the Future.

In this past presentation from the 2017 Stadium and Arena congress, William Mannarelli, Director Àrea Patrimonial of FC Barcelona discusses:The development of the Camp Nou business case and the subsequent master planDifferent revenue generation strategies that don’t inhibit the fans experienceEmbracing the communities culture and the legacy of the club...

How Digital Transformation is Revolutionizing and Modernizing the Fan Experience

In this presentation from the 2017 Stadium and Arena Congress, Greg Wiggill, Enterprise Application & Technology Support, Manager at the Melbourne Cricket Club discusses:The current state of technology at the MCGThe future of digital transformation and how it will impact stadia and arena operatorsFuture initiatives including a new stadium App...

Harnessing Technology to Provide an Unprecedented Experience for the Next Generation of Fans

In this presentation from the 2017 Stadium and Arena Congress, Guy Hedderwick, Chief Executive Officer & Arena Stadium Management at the Adelaide 36ers & Adelaide LightningUtilising technology to provide unique services that cannot be replicated outside of the arenaProviding live statistics and data to enrich the fan’s involvementAnalysing, comprehending and...

Perth Stadium – The Importance of Fan Experience in Modern Stadiums

In this presentation from the 2017 Stadium and Arena Congress, Steve Humfrey, Principal Project Manager at Perth StadiumEngaging with Individuals Requiring Universal Access (IRUA) to provide input into the design development processFuture proofing and keeping up with rapid technology changesDesigning a stadium to accommodate for more than just sporting events