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Ungerboeck Software launches new e-Commerce product for exhibitor sales & service

Ungerboeck Software – a global leader in flexible, comprehensive event and venue management software – recently announced the launch of its venue-focused, e-commerce solution for exhibitor sales and service. 



Citizens Bank Park completes SubAir Sports System installation

Citizens Bank Park™ – home of the Philadelphia Phillies – recently completed the installation of a new SubAir® Sports System, providing a new level of turf management for the field operations team.



VfL Wolfsburg first Bundesliga club to install LED pitch lighting from Philips

Philips Lighting announced VfL Wolfsburg as the first German football club to adopt its connected LED pitch lighting. Providing superior lighting quality, the pitch lighting and moving spotlights can sync with the stadium’s video screens and perimeter message displays, creating spectacular light effects that take the stadium entertainment to a new level.


FIELD OF DREAMS: Interview with Phil Blackwell, Projects Director, SIS Pitches

Katie McIntyre discusses optimising pitch performance, aesthetics and playability with SIS Pitches’ Projects Director, Phil Blackwell.


Tokyo 2020 unveils first version of budgets

The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee unveiled today, during the Four-Party Political Working Group meeting, the updated OCOG and Other Entities budgets. Thanks to optimisation efforts made by all the involved parties, the current Tokyo 2020 related budgets are US$4.7bn (JPY 500 bn) for the OCOG Budget and US$10.3 to US$12.1bn (JPY 1.1-1.3 trillion) for the Other Entities Budget.


Chiefs’ new undersoil heating system paying dividends

With temperatures known to plummet below freezing during the winter months in Kansas City, the Chiefs took the decision to install an US$2.2m undersoil heating system at their ‘home’ ground, Arrowhead Stadium, to ensure perfect playing conditions year-round.



Winning design & design team announced for North Queensland Stadium

Townsville architects 9Point9 are part of a Cox Architecture-led team chosen to deliver a Pandanus tree-inspired design for the AU$250m North Queensland Stadium.


Australian consortium to deliver GC2018 security & Queensland all set for a summer of sport

A consortium of four specialist Australian companies has been appointed by GOLDOC to provide the security workforce for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.   


STRI & partners launch Chinese business at Century Park

STRI Group has launched its new Chinese company with partners Shanghai KeHua Sports Promotional Co. and Beijing iRENA Group.


Consent given for major extension at Twickenham Stadium, the home of England Rugby

The London Borough of Richmond upon Thames has this week granted planning consent for a major new extension to the home of England Rugby, Twickenham Stadium.