During the ESSMA Safety & Security Seminar in Dortmund, Lasse Bauer (Supporter Liaison Officer) and Mickel Lauritsen (former Director of Security & Stadium Operations) presented how and why Brøndby IF developed their own pyrotechnics. ESSMA interviewed Lasse Bauer about the different steps in the process and the reaction of their fans.

ESSMA interviewed Phivos Constantinides, General Manager at GSP Stadium, during the Safety & Security Workshop in Dortmund about the importance of training stewards and how to motivate them. Furthermore, he gave insights about his presentation regarding steward training and formation at GSP Stadium, home of Cypriot First Division teams Apoel FC and AC Omonia.

This year’s Safety & Security Management Workshop was organised at Signal Iduna Park, home of Borussia Dortmund. Over 60 members from 14 countries could learn more about crowd management, pyrotechnics, ingress and egress and other safety & security related topics.

We are pleased to announce Genetec Inc. as ESSMA’s newest Corporate Partner. Genetec develops open-architecture software, hardware and cloud-based services for the physical security and public safety industry.

As a result of recent terror attack nationally and internationally, the Council of Wolverhampton City voted to bring in a series of safety measures across the city to reduce vulnerability of pedestrians including around Molineux Stadium. The new measures comprise an installation of security barrier systems at different locations around Wolverhampton Wanders Molineux’ Stadium.