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LIVERPOOL BEAT: A preview of what’s in store at ALSD International

Liverpool is a city best known for music and sport, being home to the Beatles, two Premier League sides in the form of the newly crowned champions, Liverpool Football Club, and local derby rivals Everton Football Club, as well as M&S Bank Arena (part of an event campus that includes ACC Liverpool and Exhibition Centre Liverpool), and Aintree Racecourse.


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.


Accor and AEG extend partnership with global assets deal

Accor and AEG have announced that their partnership has extended to a global deal and will incorporate a number of AEG and AEG-affiliated venues, festivals and events.


VIDEO: Re-live the best moments of ALSD International 2019

Some 270+ decision-makers from the hospitality and premium sales sector came together with service providers, sports architects & designers, vendors and suppliers in Dublin for the 2019 edition of ALSD International.


CASE STUDY: Connacht Rugby data monetisation

PTI Consulting are helping Connacht Rugby evolve to fully realise their opportunity to create commercial growth through Data Monetisation strategies.


Northampton Saints extends winning partnership with Levy UK

Premiership Rugby Club Northampton Saints has extended their contract with Levy UK who will continue to be the official food and hospitality partners at the Franklin’s Gardens stadium until 2025.


Premium Seating & Hospitality: How to increase revenues and enhance the Club Level experience

When the 2019 edition of ALSD International – Europe’s one and only event dedicated to the Premium Seat and Hospitality sector – gets underway later this month, attendees will hear key learnings from more than 50 of the industry’s leading experts.


VIDEO: Bill Dorsey, Chairman of the ALSD, gives a brief history of Premium Seating

In a special presentation produced by the ALSD, industry leaders examine the history of all types of premium seating, as well as offer predictions for the next year, five years and ten years in the venue marketplace. Where we’ve been, determines where we’re going, as Bill Dorsey, Chairman of the Association of Luxury Directors, discusses in the first of this series of interviews.


THE BIG INTERVIEW: James Budd, KSS Director, discusses Twickenham’s East Stand redevelopment

In this latest interview, we hear from James Budd, Director at KSS, on the mammoth East Stand redevelopment at Twickenham, home to England Rugby.


Martin Robinson to retire from day-to-day role at KSS

After 25 years as a Director of KSS, 23 of them as Managing Director, Martin Robinson will be retiring from his day-to-day role in the practice at the end of September 2019.


THE BIG INTERVIEW: Tom McCann, Head of Premium Sales, Service & Operations, Arsenal FC

In this interview, filmed on location at Emirates Stadium, home to English Premier League side, Arsenal FC, Tom McCann, Head of Premium Sales, Service & Operations, discusses the club’s three-year stadium expansion and redevelopment programme.


SoccerLease: Driving clubs to the top of the league

As an international fleet management and leasing company, sgfleet are always developing innovative products that their customers are able to use for the benefit of their businesses. SoccerLease – which will be exhibiting at next week’s ALSD International event in London – is their latest product to hit the market. We spoke with Chris Salmon, Commercial Director, to find out more…