JOTW: Head of Cricket and Venue Delivery at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019
We are delighted to be able to bring you details on this week’s featured ‘Job of the Week’ (JOTW), which is a vacancy for a Head of Cricket and Venue Delivery at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019.
Connacht Rugby fans survey launched as part of Stadium Development Plan
Media gets first look at Vikings’ future HQ: TCO Performance Center
As the Minnesota Vikings’ NFL season nears its midpoint, the team’s future HQ is closing in on its fourth quarter. Members of the media got their first look at the Twin Cities Orthopedics (TCO) Performance Center site on Monday, during which they were able to walk through several spaces for the first time. The state-of-the-art, 277,000sqft facility is 70 percent complete and on schedule to open in March 2018.
IAKS (International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities)
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The International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities (IAKS) was founded in Cologne, Germany, in 1965. It is the only non-profit organisation concerned globally with the subject of sports and leisure facility development and has been awarded the status of a Recognized Organisation by the IOC.
The IAKS makes up a global network of first-hand expertise for design, construction and management of sports and leisure facilities. The IAKS regularly holds specialised conferences and educational seminars.
Since 1967, IAKS has been publishing “sb”, the world’s foremost specialist magazine for sports architecture and the construction, modernization and management of sports and leisure facilities.
Full company name:
International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities (IAKS)
Klaus Meinel, Secretary General
Eupener Str 70
+49 221 168023-0
STATEMENT BY COMPANY PRINCIPAL/MISSION STATEMENT:
IAKS: facilitating an active world
IAKS is the leading global non-profit organisation for professionals from the sports, leisure and recreation facilities industry.
IAKS advocates excellence in the visioning, design and operation of fully inclusive and universally accessible indoor and outdoor facilities.
IAKS identifies and promotes new trends for transforming communities and urban areas into places of active living.
IAKS collaborates with international organisations to promote development that encourages and supports active and meaningful lifestyles.
IAKS hosts international networking forums for the exchange of planning, design and operational expertise.
IAKS recognises exceptional accomplishment in facility operation and design through an internationally recognised exemplary design awards programme.
Sports Venue Business (SVB) is proud to be an official media partner for IAKS and it’s biannual FSB event.
Rethinking legacy for host cities: The dawn of a new era
JOTW: 4x Assistant Event Managers required at Glasgow 2018 European Championships
We are delighted to be able to bring you details on this week’s featured ‘Job of the Week’ (JOTW), which is for 4x Assistant Event Managers at the Glasgow 2018 European Championships.
Football welcomed to Perth Stadium
Earlier this week, the State Government announced that negotiations with football had been agreed and from Round 1 of the 2018 Australian Football League (AFL) Season, the West Coast Eagles and Fremantle Dockers will play all home games at the new Perth Stadium, which will officially open its doors in January.
U Arena celebrates official opening in spectacular style with Rolling Stones’ concert
The brand new 32,000-seat U Arena, home to Racing 92 rugby, and which is now one of the biggest indoor capacities in Europe, has officially opened its doors, marking its inauguration with a spectacular concert by world-renowned rockers, The Rolling Stones.
The GAA to partner with PSE in Australia
Following the recent announcement by the President of Ireland, Michael D Higgins, that the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) will send two senior inter-county hurling teams to Australia to compete in an official fixture in November 2018, the GAA has announced it has entered into a joint venture with Australian-based event management specialists PSE Ltd to manage and promote the event.
SPORTS VENUE DESIGN: Revolutionary concept turns thousands of years of arena design inside-out
In what is being billed as a “staggering breakthrough in arena design”, one of the world’s most innovative sports and entertainment architecture firms, ROSSETTI, have come up with a revolutionary concept ‘The Inverted Bowl by ROSSETTI’ that quite literally turns thousands of years of arena design convention inside-out.
Vivint Smart Home Arena re-opens after extensive renovation
After more than 25 years as the premier sports and entertainment venue in Salt Lake City, a new era at Vivint Smart Home Arena began with the Miller family first unveiling an iconic Utah Jazz statue on the plaza, before holding a public open house to showcase the recently completed US$125m renovation that will ensure an unbeatable guest experience. All the more impressive is the fact that all of this was delivered in just 128 days!
WWK Arena finally gets a new and impressive façade
More than eight years after its official opening, the WWK Arena in Augsburg has finally got a new and impressive façade thanks to ‘light tubes’ developed by Zumtobel, with a special luminaire that is integrated into the unique façade structure, making it an architectural highlight.
CAA Sports boosts its sports venue business with acquisition of Barrett Sports Group
CAA Sports has acquired Barrett Sports Group, a boutique firm that specialises in venue advisory and valuation, and has merged it into its existing team owners’ representative and project management division, ICON Venue Group. The combined practice will now be known as CAA ICON.
Funding approved for Major League Soccer stadium in downtown Nashville
Funding has been approved for a 27,500-seat HOK-designed stadium that would be among the largest new soccer-specific Major League Soccer (MLS) stadiums built in the USA in recent years.
JOTW: Operations Director at Yas Marina Circuit
We are delighted to be able to bring you details on this week’s featured ‘Job of the Week’ (JOTW), which is for an Operations Director at Yas Marina Circuit.