Stadium Industry Update: Safety and Security in Istanbul, naming rights tender in Dublin, ...

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Stadium Development 

  • After revealing their desire to build a new stadium in July, AS Roma is rushing ahead with the stadium project. In recent months the ideal area had been identified in Pietralata  and now the project is practically a reality. "In October it will be delivered to us," was the announcement made by the capital's mayor Roberto Gualtieri. 

  • If approved, Wrexham AFC’s  Racecourse Ground will once again be a four-sided stadium. The club has recently released a video that shows the design of their so called Kop stand. The new stad will count 5.500 seats, wherof 500 are hospitality seats. Watch the announcement video here 

Sustainability & SMART 

  • Join our third GOALS-project webinar on the 30th of September. The webinar will focus on 𝗘𝗻𝘃𝗶𝗿𝗼𝗻𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗮𝗹 𝗦𝘁𝗮𝗻𝗱𝗮𝗿𝗱𝘀 & 𝗘𝗻𝘃𝗶𝗿𝗼𝗻𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗮𝗹 𝗖𝗲𝗿𝘁𝗶𝗳𝗶𝗰𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗳𝗼𝗼𝘁𝗯𝗮𝗹𝗹 𝘄𝗼𝗿𝗹𝗱. Our line-up consists of 2 experts in the matter:
    – Luca Marrucci from Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna
    – Aidan Byrne, Sustainability manager at Aviva Stadium 

Operations & Ticketing  

  • Tallaght Stadium, Core Sponsorship, and South Dublin County Council have launched a tender process for the stadium's naming rights.
    The winning tender application will have the opportunity to be a central part of a community stadium that is home to Shamrock Rovers as well as the Men's Under 21 Team and FAI Women's National Football Team. 

©️  South Dublin County Council

Safety & Security 

  • Last week over 400 European delegates attended the annual UEFA Safety & Security conference in Istanbul. Topics of  discussion included education and crowd safety, lessons learned from COVID and strengthening fan relations. 
    Check out the aftermovie here. 

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