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ALSD Virtual Panel: Setting the Table for a Shift in Service

The Association of Luxury Suite Directors turned to foodservice thought-leaders Chris Bigelow, Mike Plutino and Tracy Stuckrath for their third ‘Solutions for a Shutdown’ installment.


New Suite Management tool provides better front-end experiences and back-end efficiencies

At ALSD International 2019 in Dublin, Ungerboeck showcased its new application that assists short-staffed venues with servicing premium inventory at scale, as well as end users with better suite management for F&B ordering and ticket distribution.


W&M announces Kaplan Arena revitalisation and new Sports Performance Centre

The university unveiled plans today for a reimagined William & Mary Athletics Complex. The plans will revitalise Kaplan Arena and establish a new state-of-the-art Sports Performance Center.


THE BIG INTERVIEW: Steve Sayer, Vice President & General Manager, The O2 London

In this latest interview, we hear from industry stalwart, Steve Sayer, who was promoted to the position of VP & GM at The O2 London some 12 months ago, as Katie McIntyre reports.


Hunden Strategic Partners presents State of the Industry findings

Rob Hunden, President of Hunden Strategic Partners (HSP) presented the firm’s latest State of the Industry findings to attendees of the annual ALSD Sports Venue Design & Build conference in Chicago earlier this month.


Survey: Sports Fans Call Foul on Long Concession Wait Times at Stadiums

A global study by Oracle has found that fans are willing to spend more for modern experiences, whereas robots should be swiftly demoted and left sitting on the benches.


VIDEO: How Soldier Field makes memories for an event society

ALSD 2019 will kick off June 30 with a visit to Soldier Field. Conference attendees will enjoy an event sponsored by the Chicago Bears, SMG, and Aramark that plans to tour multiple premium destinations, including the iconic Chicago venue’s famous Colonnades.


Philadelphia Union to open new premium VIP Tunnel Club at Talen Energy Stadium

Philadelphia Union has announced the construction of a new Premium VIP club in Talen Energy Stadium, anticipated to open in the late summer of 2019. The club will offer exclusive opportunities from food and beverage to one-of-kind experiences, such as close proximity to the players throughout the game.


Camatic’s seating solution features at 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™

Seating solutions from Melbourne-based Camatic have been in use at one of the host venues for the extraordinary 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, which culminated this weekend with France being crowned champions.


Hawks Owner and Vice Chairman to present Opening Keynote at 28th Annual ALSD Conference and Trade show

The ALSD has confirmed this week that Grant Hill, Atlanta Hawks’ Owner and Vice Chairman, and 2018 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Class Member, will give the Opening Keynote Address on June 28th to kick-off their 28th Annual Conference and Trade Show.


AVIXA to be Founding Partner of ALSD International Fan Experience Event in London

AVIXA™, the Audiovisual & Integrated Experience Association, has confirmed its role as Founding Partner of ALSD International; Europe’s first conference devoted entirely to the growing market for enhanced Premium Seating and Fan Experience offerings in sports stadia and arenas.