Sports Venue Business community continues to grow apace

Since launching on September 24, 2016, the Sports Venue Business group on LinkedIn has grown at an exponential rate, with over 600 high calibre industry professionals having signed up already!



Add into the equation the fact that the Sports Venue Business page on Facebook has more than 4,800 ‘likes’ – with one post having reached more than 1,000 individuals – and that Sports Venue Business Founder and CEO, Katie McIntyre’s tweets have received more than 4,900 impressions in that time, and it’s clear that there is a serious new global contender.




Join the conversation via the Sports Venue Business group

The Sports Venue Business group on LinkedIn is a meeting place where industry professionals involved in stadia, arenas, sporting events and sports venues can come together to knowledge-share and network; almost like a virtual conference, but without the associated costs!


Used as a dedicated platform for news and views, members can share their ideas and views on the latest innovations, hot topics and best-practices; some of which will ultimately be used to create feature articles for the website.


Many members have already shared their thoughts, project news, blogs and other articles, and the number of decision-making, industry influencers that will soon be sharing their in-depth insights through featured interview pieces (which will appear both on the Sports Venue Business group page on LinkedIn and also on the home-page: continues to grow, with the individuals already confirmed including:


Tom Doyle, Stadium Project Director, Liverpool FC / Anfield

Chris Bloyer, Senior Vice President Operations & Guest Experience, Washington Redskins / FedExField

Pat Rogan, Director of Engineering Operations, San Francisco 49ers / Levi’s Stadium

Roger Hooker, Head of Production, FIA Formula E

Alan Gallagher, Head of Stadium Operations, Croke Park / Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA)

Aaron Hamilton, Senior Venue Officer, ADMM – Yas Marina Circuit

Alastair Duncan, Overlay Cluster Manager, Glasgow 2018 European Championships

George Vaughan, Senior Project Manager, Rugby Football Union (RFU) / Twickenham


And we have just recently posted an interview with:


Andrew Cooke, Director – Security Operations, The ICSS (International Centre for Sport Security)


One of the main goals of Sports Venue Business is to deliver information and data via a host of mediums, from written features to educational and informative webinars, videos and podcasts, ensuring a media-rich experience.



Image: Main Stand concourse interiors at Liverpool FC’s Anfield stadium. Courtesy: KSS



If you would like to join the conversation, then make sure to join the Sports Venue Business group on LinkedIn and if you would be interested in sharing your story, please email Katie McIntyre at:






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