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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.
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 and attracted sell-out attendances of approximately 50,000 per fixture.
In this Q&A Nick shares with us details of Eden Park’s integrated Icon Partner Strategy and delves into the opportunities this Strategy has created for sponsor collaboration, an optimised fan experience, and revenue generation.
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 revenue.
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 which will host events as part of the upcoming Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.
In this article, Richard shares with us details of the multipurpose North Queensland Stadium, the new home of the 2015 NRL Premiership winners the North Queensland Cowboys, and delves into the state’s vision behind the project, which includes economic rejuvenation, a superior fan experience and long-term revenue generation.
In this 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 plan
- Different revenue generation strategies that don’t inhibit the fans experience
- Embracing the communities culture and the legacy of the club in the renovation of Camp Nou
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 MCG
- The future of digital transformation and how it will impact stadia and arena operators
- Future initiatives including a new stadium App and what it means for the future
In this presentation from the 2017 Stadium and Arena Congress, Guy Hedderwick, Chief Executive Officer & Arena Stadium Management at the Adelaide 36ers & Adelaide Lightning
Utilising technology to provide unique services that cannot be replicated outside of the arena
Providing live statistics and data to enrich the fan’s involvement
Analysing, comprehending and using customer behaviour data
In this presentation from the 2017 Stadium and Arena Congress, Steve Humfrey, Principal Project Manager at Perth Stadium
Engaging with Individuals Requiring Universal Access (IRUA) to provide input into the design development process
Future proofing and keeping up with rapid technology changes
Designing a stadium to accommodate for more than just sporting events
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 also reveals that the financial cases are strongly dependent on increasing the number of major events at Allianz, which runs the risk of cannibalising the revenues of the stadium at Homebush, currently the preferred venue for major events such as finals and internationals...
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 not in response to orders from the upper house that were passed after a frustrated Liberal crossed the floor.
But this decision may raise new questions of whether, by releasing documents voluntarily, the government has waived its claim of privilege in what has become a very public tussle between the parliament and the executive over accountability...