Guinevere Capital reveals the Eden Park Esports High Performance Centre
Leading sports and esports investment and advisory firm, Guinevere Capital, has revealed the Eden Park Esports High Performance Centre. New Zealand’s largest stadium and the home of sport across the country is set to become the centre of esports development with the addition of a sprawling, cutting edge high performance facility designed to act as a hub for the Oceanic esports community, and a next generation training centre for esports stars. The Eden Park Esports Facility is expected to open in Q3 2020.
THE BIG INTERVIEW: George Vaughan, Head of Technology, Ascot
In this latest in-depth industry interview, we hear insights from George Vaughan, Head of Technology for Ascot Racecourse, who discusses the unique challenges of the current climate, how they’re utilising technology with concepts like their “Golden Ticket” loyalty program, which sees NFC technology being used in a whole new way, and where the sector is headed post pandemic.
Twickenham pens report highlighting stadia venues ideal for social distancing
According to Twickenham Stadium, stadia venues could provide a ready-made option for event organisers looking to implement social-distancing measures for their delegates. The home of England Rugby has released its new regulations to help keep events and delegates safe and believes that the natural flow of these venues, combined with the size and the abundance of smaller spaces, allows for more options for event organisers.
Twickenham Chef adopts Plant-First approach
Twickenham Executive Head Chef Tom Rhodes has announced a plant-first approach to the stadium’s match day and non-match day hospitality. The approach, which coincides with the chef’s experiment of ‘going vegan’, is part of the venue’s wider environmental policy, and the increasing demand for plant-first options within events.
London Stadium and O2 team up to keep fans connected
London Stadium has kicked off plans to deliver the fastest free stadium Wi-Fi in the UK to sports and entertainment fans, following a tie-up with O2 Business and Cisco.
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.
Thomond Park Stadium announces EPOS Innovation partnership
KAPPTURE has announced a five-year EPOS innovation partner contract with Thomond Park Stadium, home to Munster Rugby.
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.
Aviva Stadium adds innovative LED lighting system for an array of world-class events
Athletes, spectators and fans watching any of the broad array of international events staged at Aviva Stadium are in store for an even greater entertainment experience thanks to a state-of-the-art LED lighting system installed at the venue.
CASE STUDY: Addvance IT (AIT) at Glorious Goodwood
In this case study, we take a look at the reasons behind Goodwood Estate’s decision to choose Addvance IT to deliver an effective payment-based customer experience.
Twickenham’s East Stand shortlisted at Mixology19 awards
Leading sports architecture and design practice, KSS, has announced this week that the East Stand Development at Twickenham Stadium has been shortlisted at the Mixology19 Awards in the category ‘Bar & Leisure Interiors Project of the Year’.
Twickenham confirms Incentive Agency Partnerships
Twickenham Stadium has agreed a series of partnerships with leading incentive agencies to bring the stadium to life for companies looking to create unforgettable staff experiences.
Six levels to the Finale
At the Home of Rugby, KSS have been lead architects and designers for the major refurbishment programme at Twickenham Stadium since 2011, having delivered six levels of magnificent environments for supporters to enjoy during the 2019 Guinness Six Nations in the recently completed East Stand Development.
THE BIG INTERVIEW: James Budd, Director, KSS
In this video interview, we hear insights from James Budd, Director at KSS – the multi-award winning sports architecture practice, specialising in stadia, indoor arenas and training centres – on trends in design and the latest projects KSS has in development, including No.1 Court at Wimbledon and elite training centres for Leicester City and Liverpool Football Clubs.
Twickenham Stadium launches new Legends of Food and Sports events
Twickenham Stadium is launching a series of new excellence-driven events, featuring both food and sports personalities. The first two, taking place in March and April, will feature stars from 2-Michelin Star Chef Tom Kerridge to Rugby World Cup Winning Captain, Martin Johnson CBE.
Twickenham unveils East Stand to the industry
Twickenham Stadium has opened its state-of-the-art East Stand, unveiling an enhanced hospitality offering for meetings and events that will immerse event planners in an even greater destination experience.