Below you can find the overview of the ESSMA Spotlight week. By clicking on a specific day, you can learn more about the topic and dedicated speakers. Interested in following a specific session? Click on the green ‘JOIN’ button in the light blue frame to create your individual programme. If you don’t see the ‘JOIN’ button, you first have to sign in on the platform via https://www.essmaspotlight.eu/login/.

  • 20th January 2021
  • 31st May 2021
  • 1st June 2021
  • 2nd June 2021
  • 3rd June 2021
  • 4th June 2021

20th January 2021

14:15

No workshops in this session.

31st May 2021

14:00

Official Kick-Off ESSMA Spotlight Day 1

14:05

Venue Services

Livestream Day 1

We kick off our ESSMA Spotlight week with a Venue Services session, where the focus will be on stadium development. Marco Hoogerbrugge - Project Manager at SBV Excelsior - will join us to elaborate on the club's plans to renovate their Van Donge & De Roo Stadium. A remarkable feature are the four residential towers, which will be added on top of of the stadium roof. In addition, Brent Delgado will focus on how the infrastructure of MLS stadiums has evolved over the years and a look ahead at the upcoming years.

 

Mon 14:05 - 15:00

14:05

No workshops in this session.

15:05

Wrap-up Day 1

1st June 2021

13:05

No workshops in this session.

14:00

Welcome Day 2

14:05

Pitch Services

Livestream Day 2

Our second ESSMA Spotlight session focusses on pitch management with insights on how to use pitch data and the daily training centre maintenance. Together with a technical expert Geoff Webb from The GMA (Grounds Manager Association) will focus on their research with regards to COVID-19, the impact of climate change and pitch data. Furthermore, John Ledwidge will discuss the daily pitch operations at Leicester City FC’s new training centre.

Tue 14:05 - 15:00

15:05

Wrap-up Day 2

2nd June 2021

14:00

Welcome Day 3

14:05

Business Services

Livestream Day 3

On Day 3 we’ll focus on Business Services and more specifically on creating additional revenue streams. At Philips Stadion, home of PSV, they are working together with an external partner to offer flexible work spaces for third parties. Furthermore, Paul Turner (former Dallas Cowboys) will discuss how US venues are being built and operated to become more multifunctional.

Wed 14:05 - 15:00

14:50

No workshops in this session.

15:05

Wrap-up Day 3

3rd June 2021

14:00

No workshops in this session.

14:00

Welcome Day 4

14:05

Fan Services

Livestream Day 4

During the fourth session of our ESSMA Spotlight week, the focus will be on mobilityTiberio Daddi from GOALS will tell us more about mobility at football stadiums from a sustainability point of view. In addition, we'll share the results of our most recent mobility survey.

Thu 14:05 - 15:00

15:05

Wrap-up Day 4

4th June 2021

14:00

No workshops in this session.

14:00

Welcome Day 5

14:05

Technology

Livestream Day 5

To finish of our ESSMA Spotlight week, you can join our technology session with a focus on enhancing the fan experience and welcoming fans back post COVID-19. George Vaughan, Head of Technology, will discuss the technological implementations at Royal Ascot in recent years and how they are using it to entertain their visitors for several hours.

Fri 14:05 - 15:00
20 max

15:05

Wrap-up ESSMA Spotlight week