ESSMA Summit


Although European stadiums are satisfying high standards and demands, industry keeps on moving very fast. In an attempt to serve stadium members and partners, the ‘construction & development’ area enables to acquire additional knowledge. At the core of this expert area stands the Stadium in Construction Database, which provides members of various data. ESSMA delivers the construction & development knowledge towards members through:

  • Content
  • Workshops & tours
  • Ask ESSMA online tool
  • Join the "X-Manager" programme

1. Content 

  • Stadium in Construction database that monitors over 100 stadium projects from conception until operation, which is an excellent benchmarking tool
  • Tailor-made interviews with leading industry experts
  • In-depth articles amongst construction & development
  • Well developed case studies on financing & development
  • Download center: presentation on best practices 

2. ESSMA Workshops & tours

In order to share best practices, ESSMA provides workshops and tours to gain in practice examples on construction & development such as  feasibility, construction methodology, architecture,…  Participate to the EURO 2016 Stadium tour or the Russian Construction Workshop,  that will give a full insight in the construction projects of the European Championship Stadiums of EURO 2016 and the World Cup stadiums in preparation for the FIFA World Cup 2018. 

The ESSMA Summit allows you to participate to specific workshops, please consult here the examples of Olympique De Marseille,  Spartak Moscow, Valencia CF.

Check our upcoming events here.


3. Ask ESSMA

Ask ESSMA is an online service where ESSMA provides high responsiveness on individual questions of members on construction and development. The 'Ask ESSMA' tool will transfer your question directly to our expert members in order to get a complete tailor-made reply.

4. Join the "X-manager" program

Join the "X-manager" is ESSMA’s practical educational programme. It is all about one-on-one education where stadium professionals can experience match day preparations with other peers (equal professionals in comparable stadiums) in order to increase their management knowledge. This individual program is offered to a limited number of members on annual base. For more information about this service, please click here.


Supported by Stadium Partners