17 - 19 October, 2018 | ANZ Stadium

Simon Gorr

Head of AFL Infrastructure

2:30 PM Etihad Stadium: Becoming an Entertainment Precinct and Redevelopments to Improve Links to CBD and Victoria Harbour

With $225 million invested by the government towards Etihad Stadium, the AFL is preparing for a transformation that will make Etihad Stadium a centre for a wide range of sports, entertainment, technology and community activities, in particular, targeting young families and millennials:

  • Improving connections to the waterfront in the surrounding precinct
  • Improving the stadium to provide a contemporary stadium and customer experience for hirers and fans
  • Providing new products for every price point
  • Providing 7 day a week retail experience that help activate the Docklands Precinct
  • Partnerships with Walt Disney Australia that will see a Marvel retail store and “a new era of entertainment”

5:00 PM EXPERT PANEL DISCUSSION: Multi Functional Stadiums and Arenas

Modern stadiums and arenas have the potential and opportunity to broaden their horizons and serve a much more multifunctional purpose than they had previously. Multifunctionality is a major aspect that could increase profitability. Hear from experts from across different sports, festivals, concerts, esports, and university events, function rooms, corporate groups, gyms, medical facilities, public health facilities, promotional events, business meetings. What layouts and designs need to be implemented in order to increase flexibility and versatility of stadiums and arenas?

Panel Members:

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