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As part of the Stadium Operations Seminar during the ESSMA Summit in Porto, David Steegen and Emmanuel Rutsaert discussed the catering and hospitality offerings at RSC Anderlecht (RSCA).

Wouter Gudde - Commercial Director at SBV Excelsior Rotterdam - shared insights on the the B2B and B2C growth of Excelsior Rotterdam at the ESSMA Summit in Porto.

Michael Lloyd – Deputy Stadium Manager at Arsenal FC – outlined how the club converted to 100% green electricity and which projects they have implemented to optimise their operational energy efficiency including the installation of a battery storage system and LED floodlights.

During the ESSMA Summit in Porto, William Mannarelli - Director of Real Estate at FC Barcelona - gave participants the latest updates on the Espai Barça project during the Stadium Development II Seminar.

Khalifa Al Mana - Project Senior Engineer at the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy - provided ESSMA Summit participants with an update on all eight stadium projects which will be delivered for the 2022 FIFA World Cup™.

Bernard Gerritsma - Safety & Security Manager at Feyenoord Rotterdam - gave insights on Security Management Group, Feyenoord’s own security company, and the stewarding procedures at De Kuip during the ESSMA Summit in Porto.

Paulo Mariz Rozeira - Director of Legal Affairs at Liga Portugal - focused his presentation on the Final Four and how it boosted the Allianz Cup during the ESSMA Summit in Porto.

The main topic of the Pitch Management Seminar during the ESSMA Summit focused on disease management with presentations from Kate Entwistle - Researcher at the Turf Disease Centre - and Carlos Venegas - Groundsman at Sevilla FC.

Duncan Fraser - Chief Executive at Aberdeen FC - shared an update on the Aurora Aberdeen FC project with delegates during the ESSMA Summit in Porto.

Alexandre Baronciani, an alumnus of the FBA Professional Master in Football Business, about how he experienced the ESSMA Summit 2019. The FBA, an ESMMA Partner, offers its students a Professional Master in Football Business with the objective to deliver them all the necessary tools and an optimal learning environment in order to succeed in the passionate and dynamic football industry.

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