SVB LIVE’s first Global Networking Event confirmed for Perth, Australia, March 12

Join us for the inaugural ‘SVB LIVE’ networking event, set for March 12, 2024, in Perth, Australia. This gathering is an excellent opportunity for sports industry professionals to network, collaborate and explore new possibilities.

Since its inception in 2016, Sports Venue Business (SVB) has been a beacon of insight, catering to over 32,500 industry executives globally, delivering cutting-edge news, in-depth interviews and comprehensive case studies.

For 2024, we’re launching a range of new initiatives, including the first SVB LIVE Global Networking Event in Perth, Australia; a webinar series; the subscription-only SVB Global Report detailing New Builds, Renovations and Major Refurbs; all of which will culminate in the SVB LIVE Conference & Exhibition, which for 2024 will be hosted at the iconic, 82,300-capacity Croke Park in Dublin, Ireland, on October 9th and 10th, 2024.

SVB LIVE Global Networking Events will take place throughout the year, focusing on a key subject or a specific industry challenge. These events will foster mentorship, knowledge sharing, thought leadership and the promotion of best practice.

Event Highlights:

  • Date and Time: March 12, 2024, from 2pm – 6pm
  • Location: The Enclave, Crown Towers – Pool Resort Area, Crown Perth Hotel, Perth, Australia
  • Focus: Networking and establishing connections in the sports industry
  • Venue Features: The Enclave offers a resort-like ambiance with stunning views of the Perth skyline and Swan River.

Experience an afternoon of interaction and engagement with peers from diverse sectors including Architecture & Design, Catering & Concessions, Customer Experience/Journey, Hospitality & Interiors, Powering Premium, Sustainability, Technology and Venue Commercialisation.

Networking Opportunities:

Meet the SVB LIVE team, including Katie McIntyre and Cassandra Calleja, and engage with industry experts. Discover the latest trends from keynote speakers and sponsors.

Networking Cocktail Hour:

From 5pm to 6pm, enjoy a casual networking session — the perfect setting to forge new relationships and discuss future endeavours.

Limited Availability:

Spaces are limited, so be sure to secure your spot as soon as possible. Simply email or

Accommodation at Crown Hotels:

For those requiring accommodation, special arrangements have been made with Crown Hotels, where we can extend some specially-discounted rates.

Please contact us for more details and assistance with your booking.

Booking Deadline:

Bookings close on Wednesday, March 6, 2024.

Interested in Joining Us?

For more information or to express your interest, please contact Cassandra Calleja in our Perth Office at or Katie McIntyre at

We’re excited for an afternoon of meaningful discussions and networking that could shape the future of sports venues in Australia.

See you at the Crown Perth on March 12!

The SVB LIVE Expert Group features: Kate Beavan, New Quebec Advisory; Vicki Donlon, Horse Racing Ireland; Lisa Turton, first direct arena, Leeds; Vicky Jaycock, Everton; Peter Filopoulos, Football Australia; Milos Nenadovic, LALIGA; Markel Guevara, Real Sociedad; Dan Whitehead, Emirates Old Trafford; Marc Lee, Principality Stadium Experience; Max Fenton, Elevate and #BeAGoodSport; Duncan Fraser, DGF Consultancy; Caroline James, Utilita Arena; Bethany Parr, Formula E; Laura Rosinka, Event Exec; Robert Fitzpatrick, The SSE Arena Belfast and European Arenas Association; Rob Fee, Ignite Experiences; and Yvette Thompson, Newcastle United. 

Bundle Offer:

SportNXT is the Southern Hemisphere’s leading sport summit and one of the world’s preeminent sport business conferences. Held in Melbourne from March 19 to 21, 2024, the two-day live conference brings together global and domestic sport and business leaders to discuss the industry’s future.

The high-powered gathering of domestic and global leaders presenting in-person and virtually offers delegates the opportunity to engage with the most influential people in sport, delivering multiple networking and business development opportunities. The third day of the event features a series of optional site visits to discover Melbourne’s array of world-class infrastructure and sporting facilities.

Visit to find out more or reach out to Cassandra Calleja in our Perth Office at or Katie McIntyre at to learn about special bundle packages to attend both SportNXT in Melbourne and the SVB Live Networking Event in Perth.

Sports Venue Business (SVB) has unveiled a raft of new offerings for 2024 under the ‘SVB LIVE‘ banner, including networking events & a webinar series, culminating in an annual conference & exhibition – to be held at Croke Park Stadium in Dublin on October 9th and 10th – with an Expert Group helping to shape the conversation. We have also launched the exclusive, subscription-only ‘SVB Global Report’, outlining New Builds, Renovations & Major Refurbishment projects.

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