During ESSMA’s Safety and Security Workshop in Copenhagen, Joris De Lange - Matchday Operations & Security Manager - talked about the challenges AFC Ajax has faced in terms of attracting, training and retaining stewards and how they dealt with it by creating their own in-house stewarding company, called Stewarding Triple A.

It is with great pleasure that ESSMA can announce the addition of a new Advisory Committee member: Francesco Gianello (Head of Stadium & Facilities at Juventus). We are confident that ESSMA will benefit from his experience and we look forward working together.

Tottenham Hotspur FC, in partnership with SGL (an ESSMA Stadium Partner), SCX and Hewitt Sportsturf, have developed an integrated pitch grown lighting system at their new stadium.

The third issue of the 2018 Stadium Development Report provides information on the stadium projects of Hertha Berlin, Stade Brestois, Hardturm Stadium, AEK Athens and AS Roma. In addition, there are insights and updates on the training facilities projects of Leicester City FC, AFC Bournemouth and PSG. Regarding trends and technologies, you can find an expert panel on stadium sound installations and insights on ESSMA’s F&B Benchmark.

The Municipality of the City of Lugano has resolved to proceed with the publication of the pre-qualification tender for investors interested in the realisation of the Sports and Events Centre in Cornaredo (PSE).

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