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JOB OF THE WEEK: Senior Stadium Manager – FIFA
April 23, 2018
Commonwealth Games legacy building begins
April 17, 2018
JOBS NEWS: Paris 2024 launches ‘Career Platform’ Microsite
April 16, 2018
10 Ways to Run a Smooth Event using Sensor Technology and Data-mining
April 16, 2018
Rugby Football Union launches England Rugby Hospitality at Twickenham
April 13, 2018
Lancashire Cricket announce 92% increase in operating profit
April 13, 2018
UEFA announces ticketing software licence provider for 2018-2021
April 12, 2018
LAFC engages ABM for Grand Opening & ongoing maintenance of Banc of California Stadium
April 12, 2018
JOB OF THE WEEK: Head of Games Delivery – Paris 2024 at the IOC
April 11, 2018
Original Commonwealth Games venues back in the spotlight as GC2018 gets underway
April 5, 2018
An Olympic Legacy: Sunghoon Jung outlines the keys for success
April 5, 2018
Tokyo 2020 concludes MoU with security joint venture
April 5, 2018
Star China’s arena solutions take centerstage at Mercedes-Benz Arena
April 4, 2018
Wembley Stadium offers new service for deaf or hard of hearing fans
April 3, 2018
First set of artists unveiled for the 2018 Magners Sydney Irish Festival
April 3, 2018
ARC to deploy 1,000 POS terminals across their estate of 16 UK wide racecourses
March 31, 2018
Japan RWC figures show the importance of Sydney’s stadiums plan
March 29, 2018
2026 FIFA World Cup™ bid books go ‘live’ on FIFA.com
March 27, 2018
Coliseum Summit EUROPE brings 30 top international speakers to London conference
March 19, 2018
Brentford FC marks new stadium ground-breaking
March 19, 2018
LONDON CALLING: ALSD to host Europe’s first-ever Premium Seating conference
March 19, 2018
AVIXA to expand industry awareness through partnership with ALSD
March 19, 2018
The Aspire Group and Green Bay Athletics form Ticket Sales Partnership
March 19, 2018
United Bid 2026 announces list of 23 Candidate Host Cities
March 19, 2018
Manchester Arena snapped up by Alton Towers’ owners
March 15, 2018
Wembley Stadium launches contactless ticketing innovation
March 13, 2018
Job of the Week: Communications Manager, Glasgow 2018 European Championships
March 8, 2018
Schalke 04 Experience Tour: Showcasing the RSE-RHENAC Stadium Grass Grow Lighting system
March 8, 2018
Free public Wi-Fi now live at all fifteen Jockey Club racecourses
March 7, 2018
HG Sports Turf completes contract at Singapore National Stadium
March 6, 2018
Edgbaston boosts capacity for 2018 major match cricket programme
March 6, 2018
Interview with Thiago De Rose, Head of Strategic Planning, Arena Corinthians
March 1, 2018
JOTW: General Manager, Government Relations & Host Cities at the ICC World T20 2020
February 20, 2018
The Ageas Bowl awarded new T20 franchise
February 15, 2018
Three major events, three different sports, all taking place in one venue: Arena Birmingham
February 14, 2018
THE MAIN EVENT: Interview with major events sports specialist, Alan Hamer
February 12, 2018
JOB OF THE WEEK: Head of Broadcast and Media Operations at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019
February 11, 2018
Stade Océane to host fixtures at 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup
February 10, 2018
English Premier League champions Chelsea to play Optus Stadium blockbuster
February 9, 2018
FLAG BEARERS: Supporters Art UK heightens action at Ashton Gate Stadium for Carabao Cup game
February 5, 2018
Eight cities throughout Australia to host ICC World T20 2020
February 3, 2018
Lighting up South Korean winter sports stadiums
January 30, 2018
Present status of sports infrastructure in India and necessary recommendations for further development
January 29, 2018
Qatar to deliver all stadiums two years before 2022 FIFA World Cup™
January 29, 2018
Warwickshire CCC announce financial results for 2016/17
January 28, 2018
Key steps towards installation of world’s first dividing retractable pitch at Spur’s new stadium realised
January 25, 2018
Brand-new ‘fans first’ Optus Stadium opens its doors
January 23, 2018
ESSMA delivers most successful Summit yet
January 21, 2018
EPFL release 2nd edition of unique ‘European Leagues Fan Attendance Report’
January 20, 2018
JOB OF THE WEEK (JOTW): Programme Executive at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019
January 18, 2018
Interview with Guy Dunstan, NEC Group Arenas General Manager
January 14, 2018
The story of RSE-RHENAC Stadium Grass Grow Lighting, where innovation is key
January 11, 2018
PEOPLE MOVEMENT: A look at crowd flow modelling & movement
January 11, 2018
2018 Venue Operations Summit registration is now open
January 9, 2018
Job of the Week (JOTW): Events Ticketing and Marketing Manager at GB Taekwondo
January 8, 2018
BAM International named Main Contractor for Yas Arena
January 5, 2018
Ashton Gate announces Stadium Wi-Fi in partnership with Zeetta Networks
January 3, 2018
JOTW: Venue Delivery Manager at ICC Cricket World Cup
December 22, 2017
Interview with Will Poole, Events and Compliance Manager, Troxy
December 21, 2017
World-class venues play key role in Commonwealth Games 2022 decision
December 21, 2017
Sensational installation at Australia’s Spotless Stadium
December 19, 2017
JOB OF THE WEEK: Project Manager, Tournament Readiness & Coordination, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019
December 13, 2017
Wembley Stadium to host additional UEFA EURO 2020 matches
December 8, 2017
Galway Racecourse redevelopment on target for summer 2018 completion
December 7, 2017
IOC Executive Board approves Tokyo 2020 Urban Sport venues
December 7, 2017
Fully-demountable Ras Abu Aboud Stadium to mark a ‘first’ for FIFA World Cup™ venues
December 4, 2017
LFC’s new Main Stand at Anfield wins best ‘Interior & Fit Out’ at StadiumBusiness Awards
December 1, 2017
JOB OF THE WEEK: Spectator Services Workforce Manager at Glasgow 2018 European Championships
November 27, 2017
First new permanent Tokyo 2020 Games venue opens
November 26, 2017
Five-year countdown to the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar™ gets underway
November 21, 2017
ADI and Supponor honoured for Virtual Hybrid LED Technology at 2017 Football Business Awards
November 21, 2017
Tokyo 2020 to join forces with Rugby World Cup 2019 and World Masters Games 2021 Kansai
November 20, 2017
AEG and BBVA Compass sign new multiyear agreement across multiple venues
November 16, 2017
AAMI Park Pitch Management – Interview with Sports Field Coordinator, Justin Lang
November 16, 2017
Job of the Week (JOTW): Operations Planner at London Marathon
November 16, 2017
New concession carts to enhance fan experience at NFL stadiums this season
November 15, 2017
World Rugby awards RWC 2023 to France
November 15, 2017
Luzhniki Stadium celebrates official ‘Grand Re-Opening’ and hosts first ‘friendly’
November 13, 2017
Optus secures naming rights for new Perth Stadium
November 8, 2017
NetOS® platform demonstrating transformation in smart infrastructure at INNOVATE UK 2017
November 8, 2017
FIFA publishes Guide to the Bidding Process for the 2026 FIFA World Cup
November 7, 2017
DESTINATION DUBLIN: ESSMA Summit 2018 set to be biggest yet
November 7, 2017
JOTW: Accreditation Coordinator at UEFA
November 7, 2017
Sports Venue Business (SVB) to be in attendance at this week’s IAKS/FSB event in Cologne
November 7, 2017
VENUE MANAGEMENT: Interview with Jonas Djian, Venue Manager, Stade de France
November 7, 2017
Countdown to World Virtual & Augmented Reality Sports Innovation Summit 2017 begins
November 5, 2017
CASE STUDY: Bobby Sloane discusses how the Major Series of Putting is redefining Golf
November 1, 2017
FAN EXPERIENCE: Chelsea Foundation to host first ever Sports Technology Hack
November 1, 2017
Rugby World Cup Board recommends South Africa as RWC 2023 host
November 1, 2017
SMART STADIA: Zeetta Networks ‘smartens’ the conversation on venue technology
November 1, 2017
JOTW: Head of Cricket and Venue Delivery at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019
October 31, 2017
Rethinking legacy for host cities: The dawn of a new era
October 24, 2017
JOTW: 4x Assistant Event Managers required at Glasgow 2018 European Championships
October 24, 2017
Football welcomed to Perth Stadium
October 24, 2017
U Arena celebrates official opening in spectacular style with Rolling Stones’ concert
October 23, 2017
The GAA to partner with PSE in Australia
October 23, 2017
Vivint Smart Home Arena re-opens after extensive renovation
October 19, 2017
Sin City takes to the ice
October 16, 2017
Smart Stadia: The Epicentre of Fan Engagement
October 15, 2017
Star Events’ new Orbit roof cements Concrete & Grass 2017
October 10, 2017
CASE STUDY: Smart is everywhere, and it’s coming to stadiums – Mike Bohndiek, Head of IT, West Ham United
October 10, 2017
Industry experts to reveal their ‘Smart’ Strategies at Smart Infrastructure 2017 event
October 10, 2017
JOTW: Head of Marketing at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019
October 2, 2017
UK Government confirms Birmingham bid for the Commonwealth Games 2022
October 2, 2017
Beaumont hails ‘impressive’ RWC 2023 bid presentations
September 26, 2017
JOTW: Congress Project Manager at International Hockey Federation (FIH)
September 25, 2017
Wolves unveil plans for new matchday safety measures
September 24, 2017
Plans to transform Paris into an Olympic Park for the 2024 Summer Games gain IOC approval
September 18, 2017
The Curragh announce main contractor for new development of racecourse
September 15, 2017
Special Event Security: Pete Yachmetz talks protecting soft targets against terrorism
September 13, 2017
The District Detroit App to add to first-class customer experience at Little Caesars Arena
September 12, 2017
Zeetta Networks to lead the ‘smart conversation’ at Smart Infrastructure 2017
September 12, 2017
ESSMA Fan Entertainment Workshop to take place at Juventus FC’s Allianz Stadium
September 9, 2017
Birmingham wins Government backing for Commonwealth Games bid
September 7, 2017
First NPC Open Day event showcases Tokyo’s 2020 Games readiness
August 30, 2017
Warwickshire CCC secures partnership with Snaptivity to boost fan engagement at Edgbaston
August 30, 2017
Event Safety & Security Summit (E3S) agenda goes live
August 29, 2017
Aviva Stadium to host 2018 Guinness PRO14 Final
August 28, 2017
World-class audio offering sported at the new Gangneung Ice Arena
August 25, 2017
Football back on-campus at Colorado State University
August 24, 2017
International experts in design, construction and operation to convene at 25th IAKS Congress
August 24, 2017
United Bid Committee commences outreach for potential Host Cities in 2026 FIFA World Cup bid
August 24, 2017
ON DISPLAY: Declan O’Brien explains how the IRFU is keen to showcase Aviva Stadium during the ESSMA Summit 2018
August 21, 2017
Qatar launches design of sixth proposed 2022 FIFA World Cup™ stadium
August 21, 2017
ESSMA Close-up: Andrei Peregoudov, Head of Project at VTB Arena Park
August 15, 2017
‘Arena Birmingham’ announced ahead of new event season
August 14, 2017
Hostile vehicle solution for live events rolled out
August 14, 2017
Brand new programme for the international IAKS Congress taking place during FSB goes live
August 7, 2017
Final 600 Games jobs on offer ahead of GC2018
August 5, 2017
Los Angeles declares candidature for Summer Olympic Games 2028 – IOC to contribute USD$1.8bn
August 2, 2017
REVENUE-GENERATOR: Interview with Gareth Roberts, Commercial Director, Warwickshire County Cricket Club/Edgbaston Stadium
July 31, 2017
A$16.5m GC2018 hockey venue redevelopment complete
July 27, 2017
Russia visit provides knowledge transfer opportunity to Qatar for 2022
July 26, 2017
Echo Arena unveils Space by Echo Arena Liverpool
July 25, 2017
Edgbaston secures floodlighting partnership with Abacus for marquee summer programme
July 20, 2017
SAFE & SECURE: Peter Yachmetz discusses Special Event Security Planning
July 19, 2017
Unilumin presents an A/V feast at the 17th FINA Championships
July 18, 2017
San Francisco 49ers, USTA and DICK’S Sporting Goods among winners at 3rd Annual Sports Humanitarian Awards
July 13, 2017
JOB OF THE WEEK: Cluster Venue Look Officer (x2), Glasgow 2018 European Championships
July 10, 2017
City of Regina celebrates Mosaic Stadium grand opening
July 10, 2017
Smart data and predictive technology vital to future of sport security
July 10, 2017
Emirates Old Trafford to host Stadium Business Design & Development Summit ’18
July 7, 2017
Facilities to receive recognition during National Sports Security Conference
July 6, 2017
‘Revenue versus The Fan Experience’ under the spotlight at Stadium Business Summit
July 4, 2017
KINGDOM OF SPORT: Interview with Ian Hardcastle, Event/Crowd Safety Manager, KASC
July 3, 2017
New CGI images of rejuvenated Alexander Stadium for Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games released
June 30, 2017
Interview with Karl Standley, Head Groundsman, Wembley National Stadium
June 26, 2017
Atlanta United President Darren Eales to discuss the club and Mercedes-Benz Stadium at Soccerex
June 26, 2017
Birmingham reveals world-class indoor arenas for 2022 Commonwealth Games bid
June 26, 2017
Edgbaston capacity to be increased for England’s inaugural Day/Night Investec Test match
June 21, 2017
FC Barcelona to discuss the club’s landmark ‘Barca Innovation Hub’ at Soccerex
June 21, 2017
Liverpool unveils Commonwealth Games 2022 bid and vision
June 19, 2017
Birmingham unveils logo and vision for 2022 Commonwealth Games
June 19, 2017
Interview with Anthony Mundy, Operations Director, Emirates Old Trafford
June 12, 2017
Al Bayt Stadium achieves sustainability milestone
June 12, 2017
Tokyo 2020 seeking experienced architectural practice for preliminary design of temporary Olympic overlays
June 11, 2017
Tokyo 2020 event programme to see major boost for female participation, youth and urban appeal
June 11, 2017
Qatari contractors awarded 2022 FIFA World Cup training sites contract
May 30, 2017
New police powers to ensure safe GC2018 passed & 800 Games jobs announced
May 27, 2017
ESSMA Pitch Management Workshop, Leicester: The Key Takeaways
May 26, 2017
Tokyo 2020 engages with NOCs worldwide to ensure delivery of an athletes-first Games
May 26, 2017
Qatar launches first 2022 FIFA World Cup™ host venue: Khalifa International Stadium
May 22, 2017
Join ESSMA for the European Stadium Tour to Russia this July
May 21, 2017
Reading FC’s new majority shareholders promise to revisit stadium extension plans
May 19, 2017
UD Arena to undergo major US$72m transformation
May 15, 2017
Confined Space Protection-Stadium, Venue & Arena Security 2017 & Beyond
May 12, 2017
Allianz Arena to undergo €10m revamp
May 12, 2017
Host City Contract 2020 goes public
May 9, 2017
ESSMA-BASIS Smart & Sustainable Stadium Workshop
May 8, 2017
TACKLING THE CHALLENGES: Interview with Martin Murphy, Stadium Director, Aviva Stadium
May 5, 2017
Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games on track with Carrara venue now open
May 4, 2017
Tokyo 2020 to team up with Rugby World Cup 2019
April 26, 2017
FLYING HIGH: Journey through Mercedes-Benz Stadium
April 26, 2017
Multipurpose Arena Fort Worth and Dickies® announce naming rights deal at Arena groundbreaking
April 24, 2017
Allied Esports & Esports Arena partner with MGM Resorts for flagship venue on Las Vegas Strip
April 20, 2017
Khalifa International Stadium pitch laid in record time
April 19, 2017
The impact of UEFA EURO 2016 on French stadium development
April 15, 2017
Construction begins on Chinese-funded stadium in Cambodia
April 13, 2017
LAFC to host newest Olympic sport, Rugby Sevens, at Banc of California Stadium
April 10, 2017
Seating contracts for three 2022 FIFA World Cup™ host stadia awarded to Qatari company
April 7, 2017
Edgbaston secures temporary stand to bolster capacity for ICC Champions Trophy 2017
April 4, 2017
Soccerex to show LaLiga means business
April 4, 2017
Amsterdam ArenA redevelopment gets underway
March 30, 2017
RWC 2023 host selection process gathers pace with candidate visits
March 26, 2017
Beijing 2022 announces first worldwide open staff recruitment drive
March 21, 2017
Fukushima Prefecture to host Tokyo 2020 baseball & softball matches
March 19, 2017
GOING FOR GOLD: Interview with Hikariko Ono, Tokyo 2020 Spokesperson
March 15, 2017
Consumer demand for Dynamic Digital Experiences drives new product development at Ungerboeck
March 13, 2017
Luzhniki Stadium blossoms as it prepares for new chapter
March 9, 2017
TURF TALK: Knowledge-sharing & networking at the ESSMA Pitch Management Workshop
March 7, 2017
Kentucky State Fair Board re-brands as ‘Kentucky Venues’
March 1, 2017
Main Contractor announced for 2022 FIFA World Cup™ stadium
February 26, 2017
Watpac scores contractor role for stadium mega-screens
February 25, 2017
Time to change the stadium security mindset: Are you on board?
February 22, 2017
First NOC Open Days in Tokyo highlight the City’s Games readiness
February 14, 2017
Professional Sport Facilities Safety & Security Summit to attract top industry leaders
February 14, 2017
Al Bayt Stadium prepares for installation of first modular seating section
February 14, 2017
WOODEN PALACE: Royal Arena opens its doors
February 12, 2017
NEW-LOOK: Interview with John Mullins, Chairman of the Stadium Business Committee for Páirc Uí Chaoimh
February 9, 2017
Fifteen Member Associations confirm interest in hosting 2019 UEFA Club Finals
February 9, 2017
Gold Coast 2018: Latest news and developments
February 7, 2017
Qatar 2022 ‘setting a benchmark’ for future tournament planning, says INTERPOL chief
February 7, 2017
Los Angeles, Budapest and Paris enter final stage of 2024 Candidature Process
February 7, 2017
ICE PALACE: New-look Thialf Ice Arena
February 6, 2017
Tokyo 2020 Olympics procurement opportunities
February 6, 2017
VENUE COMMERCIALISATION: Interview with Ed Sanderson, Vice President – Business Development, Total Sport Asia
February 2, 2017
City Council unanimously authorises LA2024 to sign IOC Host City Contract
January 28, 2017
Call for Expressions of Interest: UK Trade Mission to Japan
January 28, 2017
ALSD Spotlight: Announcing the ALSD’s first annual design contest
January 27, 2017
World Rugby welcomes strong Rugby World Cup 2019 team camp hosting interest
January 24, 2017
EMERGING TALENT: The Metabolic Olympic Games and Adaptable Arenas
January 21, 2017
IOC and Alibaba Group launch historic long-term partnership
January 21, 2017
NRG Stadium sports major upgrades ahead of Super Bowl 51
January 21, 2017
STADIUM BUSINESS: Katie McIntyre reports from the ESSMA Summit 2017
January 19, 2017
Populous partners with eSports experts to present at SXSW 2017
January 16, 2017
Coliseum partners with Bundesliga for workshop ahead of Budapest Summit
January 14, 2017
SIS Pitches complete World Cup hat-trick
January 13, 2017
PREPARING FOR FLIGHT: Mercedes-Benz Stadium readies for 2017 debut
January 12, 2017
World-class EXTREME destination to be built at The Circuit of Wales
January 12, 2017
U.S. Stadium Security: Could the unthinkable occur?
January 10, 2017
JOBS BOARD: Check out some of the latest vacancies…
January 10, 2017
New-look DY Patil Stadium to feature at FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017
January 10, 2017
TRENDING STADIUM TOPICS: U.S. Bank Stadium’s GM confirms attendance at ESSMA Summit
January 6, 2017
FIFA announces Arenafoods as Public F&B Concessionaire for 2018 FIFA World Cup and FIFA Confederations Cup 2017
January 2, 2017
Director of Operations, Jan Stryckers, leaves ESSMA
January 2, 2017
Innovative roof at Khalifa International Stadium nears completion
January 1, 2017
Ungerboeck Software launches new e-Commerce product for exhibitor sales & service
December 29, 2016
Tokyo 2020 unveils first version of budgets
December 21, 2016
Australian consortium to deliver GC2018 security & Queensland all set for a summer of sport
December 19, 2016
Countdown to ESSMA Summit ’17 begins in earnest
December 5, 2016
TECH TALK: Interview with Steve Mackenzie, President, EventBooking
December 5, 2016
Confederations Cup stadiums awaiting fans at “Tournament of Champions”
December 3, 2016
Qatar-China joint venture chosen as Main Contractor for iconic Lusail Stadium
December 2, 2016
RFID: A game-changer in the sporting events & sports venues sector
December 1, 2016
Churchill Downs Racetrack to invest US$37m on expansion and upgrades
November 29, 2016
EXCLUSIVE: Interview with John Pauline, Principal at HASSELL
November 28, 2016
2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar™ to be the most compact in the tournament’s history
November 27, 2016
GL events ExpoNet Pty Ltd to deliver 60,000+ temporary seats for GC2018
November 22, 2016
USA and Canada to host RLWC2025
November 22, 2016
AIFF & UAE FA General Secretaries to discuss major event hosting at Soccerex Asian Forum
November 20, 2016
SC and BWI sign MoU for joint inspections on 2022 FIFA World Cup™ stadiums
November 17, 2016
UNDER STARTERS ORDERS: Interview with Alastair Duncan, Overlay Cluster Manager, Glasgow 2018 European Championships
November 16, 2016
DOUBLE DELIGHT: Countdown begins to launch of SVB’s weekly e-news report & Online Directory
November 16, 2016
Ireland enters candidate phase for Rugby World Cup 2023
November 15, 2016
Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee launches Eco-Medals Project & announces new Nationwide Participation Programme
November 13, 2016
Training sites on track for FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 in Russia
November 10, 2016
MCG environmental efforts recognised at national awards
November 10, 2016
Construction advancing on Al Bayt Stadium bowl at proposed 2022 semi-final venue
November 9, 2016
RACING LINE: Interview with Roger Hooker, Head of Production, FIA Formula E
November 9, 2016
ESSMA Summit 2017 to be hosted at Parc Olympique Lyonnais: EURO 2016 host stadium
November 7, 2016
World Rugby endorses Rugby World Cup 2019 hosting progress
November 2, 2016
Roof erected on FIFA World Cup 2018 stadium in Rostov-on-Don
November 1, 2016
GC2018 Chairman details the latest facts & INF President declares Games “Best Prepared”
October 31, 2016
Over 4,000 athletes to compete at WA Athletics Stadium during the Perth 2016 World Masters Athletics Championships
October 25, 2016
India poised to host its first ever FIFA event: The 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup
October 25, 2016
Stadiums – Past and Future: head to The Olympic Museum for an exciting new exhibition
October 21, 2016
Sports Technology Awards 2017 open for entries
October 14, 2016
Work gets underway at Al Rayyan Stadium: some 5 five weeks ahead of schedule
October 14, 2016
Introducing the International Sports Convention (ISC) 2016
October 12, 2016
Webinar news: Touchdown! How the Jacksonville Jaguars engage fans and increase loyalty
October 10, 2016
Construction on Japan’s new National Stadium due to commence late 2016
October 10, 2016
Seven new medal events at Gold Coast 2018 deliver world’s first level playing field for women
October 9, 2016
Last chance to attend the Major Events International Summit, the Forum for Major Sporting Event Professionals
October 6, 2016
Market Insight: Qatar, land of opportunity
October 5, 2016
Soccerex mourn the loss of founder, Duncan Revie
October 5, 2016
Part I – Review of stadia-focused sessions at Soccerex
September 30, 2016
The official launch of Sports Venue Business and SportsVenueBusiness.com at Soccerex
September 25, 2016