OPEL ARENA, home to 1. FSV Mainz 05, hosted this year’s ESSMA Safety & Security Workshop. Over 55 ESSMA Members from 18 countries joined us for two days of knowledge sharing and exchanging best practices regarding stewarding, crowd management, body searches, bag policies and facial recognition.

Read more on the Club App Platform of LaLiga, AS Roma merchandising, safety at Feijenoord Stadium and more in ESSMA’s weekly industry update.

Read more on SLO training at the Swedish Football League, beta testing for RAFC’s new app, development plans for Sporting Charleroi and more in ESSMA’s weekly industry update.

ESSMA interviewed Jan Nöker - Event Manager at 1. FSV Mainz 05 - and Stephan Bandholz – Stadium Manager at OPEL ARENA – about their safety department and our upcoming ESSMA Safety & Security Workshop. OPEL ARENA is the host venue of our 2019 Safety & Security Workshop on 8 and 9 October during which the club will share their best practices regarding bag policies and stewarding.

Read more on the inauguration of Real Sociedad’s Reale Arena, the cuddle toys initiative of ADO Den Haag away fans, Fulham FC’s 3D ticketing support platform and more in ESSMA’s weekly industry update.

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