Sports Venue Business and STADIAWORLD extend partnership

STADIAWORLD, the international portal of Stadionwelt, a leading specialised medium for sports and event venues in the DACH-region, has announced the renewal of its cooperation with Sports Venue Business (SVB).

Within the strategic cooperation, editorial content from the areas of planning and construction, equipment and infrastructure, as well as management of sports and event venues, are being jointly developed and implemented. Readers will benefit from the exchange of information on the content level and from the symbiosis of a unique and extraordinary network in the industry.


Like last year, the cooperation will be reflected in the special publication SPORTS VENUES 2021/22, the international yearbook of sports facilities published by STADIAWORLD. Within the framework of the publication, which will be released in July as a print and free eBook version, Sports Venue Business (SVB), as the main cooperation partner with the expertise and experience of several years of professional reporting in the sports and event sector, will produce various contents.


Click here to read the last yearbook, SPORTS VENUES 2020/21.


René Simon, Head of Marketing at STADIAWORLD, said:

We are delighted about the extension of this fruitful cooperation and see a huge chance to create synergies both parties – and especially the readers of both platforms – will benefit from. SPORTS VENUES 2021/22, the international yearbook from STADIAWORLD, will certainly profit from this partnership.


Katie McIntyre, Founder & CEO of Sports Venue Business (SVB), added:

Sports Venue Business is absolutely delighted to continue working with STADIAWORLD on this exciting partnership. We know the annual SPORTS VENUES yearbook and its contents will be of huge interest to our readers.



ALSD International 2021: Congress in September

Just like STADIAWORLD with the eps ARENA SUMMIT 2021 (taking place October 6-7 in the Deutsche Bank Park, Frankfurt, Germany), Sports Venue Business also acts as a congress organiser. The two-day ALSD International event, organised and delivered by Sports Venue Business (SVB) in conjunction with the Association of Luxury Suite Directors (ALSD), is dedicated to the premium seating and sports hospitality sector. It will take place at Anfield, home of Liverpool FC, September 6-7, 2021.

Decision-makers and industry executives are provided the opportunity to share experiences, network and showcase their products, services and solutions. In addition, more than 50 top calibre industry executives will present various topics including increasing revenue through New Builds, Renovations and Service Expansions, with a focus on Premium Seating, Hospitality, F&B, Technology and Reopening, during the high-level event.


Confirmed speakers for ALSD International include: Nick Sautner, CEO, Eden Park, Alan Gilpin, Interim CEO, COO & MD, Rugby World Cup, World Rugby, Billy Hogan, CEO, Liverpool FC, Tom McCann, Venue Director, Arsenal FC, Becci Thomson, Head of Premium Sales, Co-op Live, Liz Pattinson, Head of Property, Ascot Racecourse, Une Marija Jurkstaite, Chief Business Officer, Zalgiris Kaunas, James Bisgrove, Commercial & Marketing Director, Rangers FC, Rob March, Commercial Director, Chester Race Company and Franco Segarra, Chief Innovation Officer, Valencia CF…


Technical tours of Anfield, as well as of Everton FC’s Goodison Park and M&S Bank Arena Liverpool, in addition to numerous networking events round off the programme.


The special publication SPORTS VENUES 2021/22 will also be available as a printed version to attendees at the event, with all congress participants to additionally have access to the eBook.


Click here to read the last yearbook, SPORTS VENUES 2020/21.



STADIAWORLD is the international portal of Stadionwelt, a leading specialised medium for sports and event venues in the DACH-region. The online portals reach more than four million clicks per month and with its printed and digital publications, Stadionwelt reaches 3,000 regular subscribers and more than 5,000 downloads on average. News, data and backgrounds from the stadium and arena business are shared with operators, clubs, associations and companies.


Since 2018, Stadionwelt enables the industry with the established meeting point for these topics: The ARENA SUMMIT.


About Sports Venue Business & ALSD International:

Sports Venue Business (SVB) is the leading platform for sector news, views and developments on a global scale, with more than 32,000 industry professional readers. The medium delivers weekly in-depth interviews with top industry executives from across the sports and entertainment landscape, in addition to thought-provoking features dealing with the latest projects, technologies and best practices, as well as news and developments from across the globe.


Sports Venue Business organises and delivers the annual ALSD International event together with the Association of Luxury Suite Directors (ALSD), which has been leading the Premium Seat sector for the last 30 years. The high-level conference and exhibition focuses on increasing revenue through new builds, renovations, service expansions and the latest technology, attracting decision-makers from clubs & teams, stadia & arenas, leagues & federations, sports architecture & design firms, catering & concessionnaires, producers & suppliers from across EMEA, and wider afield.


ALSD International provides year-round insights and learnings around increasing revenue through New Builds, Renovations, Service Expansions, Premium Seating, Hospitality, F&B, Technology and Reopening. For more information, click on the banner below…

The next edition of ALSD International is being hosted by Liverpool Football Club September 6-7 and will feature a high-level conference, exhibition and networking events, as well as tours of Anfield, Everton’s Goodison Park and M&S Bank Arena. 

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