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
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
FANS FIRST ARENA: Interview with Guy Hedderwick, CEO at Arena Stadium Management
Katie McIntyre discusses the latest developments and issues surrounding the operations and management of Titanium Security Arena – home to the Adelaide 36ers and Adelaide Lightning – with Guy Hedderwick, CEO of Arena Stadium Management; the venue owner/operator.
VENUE OPS: Interview with Joseph Mendoza, Senior Manager of Facilities & Event Operations, Houston Sports Park
Katie McIntyre chats with Houston Sports Park’s Senior Manager of Facilities & Event Operations about the challenges of operating and managing such a diverse facility, and how to ensure a harmonious environment for all stakeholder and user groups.
L&T to build world’s biggest cricket stadium at Motera
The Gujarat Cricket Association (GCA) came a step closer to realising their plans of transforming the Sardar Patel Cricket Stadium in Ahmedabad – more commonly referred to as Motera Stadium – in to the biggest cricket stadium in the world in terms of seating capacity.
Richmond Council approves Kickers’ City Stadium lease
The Richmond Kickers earned a major victory off the field on Monday night as Richmond City Council approved an agreement for the team to lease the city-owned City Stadium for 40 years. The Club has pledged to make US$20m-worth of upgrades to the facility over the length of the lease at the historic venue, which has been their home since 1995.
Game on for stadium managing contract for North Queensland Stadium
The race starts today for the managing contractor for the AU$250m North Queensland Stadium.
Sacramento Kings and Xperiel launch gaming platform to enhance fan experience at Golden 1 Center
The Sacramento Kings have confirmed a collaboration with Xperiel, inventor of the Real World Web (RWW) platform, to bring new engagement activities to the fingertips of fans. Xperiel’s cutting-edge, new fan engagement experiences will enable fans to engage with the team via a predictive gaming program in the Kings and Golden 1 Center’s new mobile app.