ESSMA Strategic Partners
Together with our Partners, we aim to support the European stadium professionals with industry wide relevant information or guidance
Sports Grounds Safety Authority
The Sports Grounds Safety Authority is a government body that began as the Football Licensing Authority and has played a critical role in transforming spectator safety at football grounds in the UK. The SGSA carries out a range of regulatory functions in relation to football in England and Wales, and advisory functions in relation to other sports within the UK and internationally. It operates a licensing scheme to regulate the spectator viewing accommodation at Premier and Football League Grounds, Wembley and the Millennium Stadium and oversees the issue and monitoring of Safety Certificates by local authorities.
The SGSA aims to create the conditions for safe and enjoyable experiences for spectators at all sports grounds in England and Wales and around the world. It provides trusted independent advice and guidance, and uses its experience and commitment to drive continuous improvement. The SGSA works with its partners to educate and inform, and champions innovation in safety management.
For more information about SGSA: www.safetyatsportsgrounds.org.
The Football Business Academy
The Football Business Academy is a new, ambitious football business educational institution which has been created for people who want to break into the football industry. It offers an innovative and comprehensive Professional Master in Football Business which has been developed in a collaborative way with football industry experts around one foremost objective: to provide students with all the necessary tools and an optimal learning environment in order to succeed in this passionate and dynamic industry.
For more information about the FBA: www.the-fba.com
LIFE TACKLE is a project co-funded by EU life programme aiming at improving the environmental management of football matches and the overall level of awareness and attention towards environmental issues in the football sector. Between 2018 and 2021, best practices on environmental management will be collected and tested in different stadiums across Europe and information exchanged among NFAs to guide their implementation.
For more information about Life Tackle: https://lifetackle.eu