Mark Nicholls founded TURFconsultants – an educational and knowledge source for the synthetic turf industry and stadia around the world. As a turf consultant and expert on field safety, he outlines the most important considerations and precautions when it comes to the playing surfaces.
From immersive environments to greater F&B offerings, Cox Architecture’s Alastair Richardson explains how stadia can improve fan experience
Damian Bush, senior director of venues and events management at the Singapore Sports Hub, discusses how it’s possible to monetize stadia between non-sporting events by attracting visitors through community use.
Phil Mead, managing director of arenas for the NEC Group, reveals the inside story on hosting the IAAF World Indoor Championships in Birmingham, UK.
Venue owners can apply data to identify and connect with fans to transform the gameday experience and drive ever greater value from their fan base, says James Lennon, business development director at Acxiom
More focus must be put on improving security at stadiums and venues to protect attendees and the wider public, says Gavin Hepburn, sales and marketing director, ATG Access
Stadiums, venues and events organizers need to up their game if their offer is to appeal to millenials, says Dorian Payne, head of operations at StreetPR
Mike Simpson, global design lead for Philips Lighting’s Sport Stadium business, explains how a previously humble utility has now become a catalyst for change
It’s a commonly held belief that renovation of an existing stadium will cost less than constructing a new one. But, as Rider Levett Bucknall’s Peter Knowles explains, things are not always so simple
Gavin Wheeldon, CEO of Purple, details how improving in-stadia technology can turn passion into profit