Read more on contactless payment at FC Twente, LaLiga’s ticketing working groups, Chelsea FC’s new Official Supporters Club scheme and more in ESSMA’s weekly industry update.

This year’s Fan Experience Workshop was organised at Marshall Jozef Pilsudski Legia Stadium, home of Legia Warsaw. Over 46 members from 16 countries learned insights and shared knowledge linked to stadium enhancing experiences, fan zones, loyalty, rewarding and attracting fans to the stadium.

Read more on the price cap on away tickets in Ligue 1 and 2, the redevelopment plans of CA Brive and RC Strasbourg Alsace, the Premier League Grounds Team of the Season award and more in ESSMA’s weekly industry update.

It is with great pleasure that ESSMA can announce the addition of two new Advisory Committee members: Piotr Bielecki (Competition Manager at Ekstraklasa) and Joachim Baur (Senior Manager Stadium & Infrastructure at DFL). We are confident that ESSMA will benefit from their experience within the stadium industry and we look forward working together with them.

Read more on the contactless payment system at Stoke City, a public consultation by Everton FC, the Allsvenskan Live app and more in ESSMA’s weekly industry update.

As part of ESSMA’s Stadium Development Report Issue 1 2019, ESSMA visited Sparta Rotterdam and discussed the club’s redevelopment plans for its current Sparta Stadium and the training facilities at Terbregge with Manfred Laros - Director of Sparta Rotterdam - and Kevin Valkenburg - P&O and Legal Affairs - as they are both closely involved in the project.

Read more on the fan tokens at West Ham United, an hospitality upgrade at Everton FC, safety at the Swedish Football League and more in ESSMA’s weekly industry update.

24/7 Software, an operations management software to enhance real-time communications, maximize experience and reduce risk, has become an ESSMA Stadium Partner. Since 2017, 24/7 Software has been a valued member of the Association.

Read more on safe standing at San Mamés, the inauguration of Al Wakrah Stadium, the PSG experience and more in ESSMA’s weekly industry update.

ESSMA (the European Stadium & Safety Management Association) is proud and honoured to share that the 2019 edition of our annual Development & Operations Workshop will take place at the recently inaugurated Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.