ESSMA Summit


Safety & Security Workshop Stuttgart (22-23 March)

Safety & Security Workshop Mercedes-Benz Arena Stuttgart (22-23 March)

Sales price: 295,00 €

On the 22nd and 23rd of March ESSMA will organize its first Safety & Security Workshop in the Mercedes-Benz Arena in Stuttgart. During this two-day event, multiple presentations will bring insights in the domain of safety and security management. 


The program consists of interactive workshops with multiple speakers and a safety & security related stadium tour. The workshops will count several topics, including:

  • Safety management from a legislative perspective
  • Crowd & fan management
  • Importance of safety & security during stadium development
  • Innovative access control

In order to stimulate interaction between participants and speakers, the number of attendees will be limited to a maximum of 50. 




Day 1

12h00 Registration & light lunch
13h00 ESSMA presentation: Safety Management Expert cluster
13h20 Introduction by VfB Stuttgart (Mr Bernd Wahler, President) and DFL (Joachim Baur, Match Operations & Stadia)
13h40 Workshop session 1: Steward Training
  Arsenal FC (Steward training manager)
14h30 Mercedes-Benz Arena tour
15h30 Break 

Workshop session 2: Crowd Management


Sports Ground Safety Authority - Green Guide by Ken Scott
SGSA Inspector

  Brondby IF by Mickel Lauritsen
Director of Stadium Operations & Security
17h00 Closing day 1



Day 2

09h00 Welcoming
09h30 Workshop session 3: Safety & Security during stadium development


10h30 Break
11h00 Workshop session 4: Innovative access control
  LaLiga Spain
  Groupama Arena by Zoltán Vámos & László Katona 
Co-Managing Director of Groupama Arena / Security services responsable of Ferencvaros TC
12h00 Networking lunch
13h00 Event closing

* The last speakers are being confirmed as we speak. The final program will be published soon.



€ 295

What’s included

  • Complete program (workshops + stadium tour)
  • Lunches + coffee breaks

Hotel recommendation:

Hilton Garden Inn Stuttgart NeckarPark (next to Mercedes Benz Arena)


 *ESSMA two-day workshops are only accessible by ESSMA Stadium Members, League/FA Members & Stadium Partners