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FC Bayern unveil redesigned players’ tunnel at Allianz Arena

The players’ tunnel at Allianz Arena, home to FC Bayern has been given a fresh, digital makeover – just in time for the first Champions League home match against Red Star Belgrade last weekend. While in other news, the stadium has been announced as host for the 2022 UEFA Champions League final.


SKIDATA and Allianz Arena to launch Germany’s first contactless NFC stadium access with iPhone and Apple Watch 

Allianz Arena has become Germany’s first sport stadium to offer convenient and fast contactless access via iPhone and Apple Watch, eliminating the need to search in one’s pockets, wallets or even e-wallets for paper tickets. 


Large scale pitch treatment with LED grow lights at Allianz Arena

Although LED technology isn’t new, there haven’t been any sports surfaces grown on a large scale successfully with the help of LED light yet. After extensive research, development and testing, Allianz Arena are convinced they will now be the first, by using the SGL LED grow lighting system.


CASHING OUT: Jason Thomas explains how clubs are becoming fans of cashless payments

As the sporting world slowly comes to terms with the idea of cashless payments, tappit CEO, Jason Thomas, explains how they can enrich the fan experience, improve loyalty and boost revenue.


Courtyard by Marriott teams up with FC Bayern to give guests a front row seat

Marriott International has announced a multi-year partnership with leading Bundesliga side, FC Bayern Munich, with Courtyard by Marriott becoming the official hotel partner for Germany’s most popular and successful football club.


Allianz and Minnesota Utd announce naming-rights partnership for new stadium

Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America, a member of the Allianz Group, and Minnesota United FC have this week unveiled a multi-year naming-rights sponsorship agreement for the team’s new soccer stadium in St. Paul, Minnesota, which will be known as Allianz Field.


Allianz Arena to undergo €10m revamp

German Bundesliga behemoth, FC Bayern Munich, has announced that it is to complete €10m’s worth of upgrades to its Allianz Arena home ground – built for the 2006 FIFA World Cup – during this summer’s off-season.


ESSMA-BASIS Smart & Sustainable Stadium Workshop

The European Stadium & Safety Management Association (ESSMA) will assemble during the Smart & Sustainable Stadium Workshop that is being organised in cooperation with the British Association for Sustainable Sport (BASIS), June 7 and 8, 2017.