Read more on the reconstruction plans of Pogoń Szczecin, the opening match at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, Rangers FC’s Ramble Tag and more in ESSMA’s weekly industry update.

Thomas Otton and Guillaume Gouze – respectively Communication Director and Head of Stadium Department at Ligue Nationale de Rugby (LNR) – highlighted the opportunities offered by a post-match concert after the TOP 14 final to attract more fans during the ESSMA Summit in Porto.

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).

The European Stadium & Safety Management Association (ESSMA) will meet up during the Fan Experience Workshop. The event will be held in Warsaw (Poland) from 21 to 22 May at Legia Warsaw’s Marshall Jozef Pilsudski Legia Stadium.

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.

Read more on Nottingham Forest FC’s redevelopment plans, an in-seat ordering app at Beşiktaş JK, FC Barcelona’s virtual reality viewing experience and more in ESSMA’s weekly industry update.

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.

Read more on the reconstruction of Estadio El Sadar, a £30 cap on away tickets in the Premier League, 100% renewable energy at Planet-U Energy Stadium and more in ESSMA’s weekly industry update.

ESSMA is glad to introduce Accredit Solutions as new Corporate Partner. Accredit Solutions has helped stadium owners and operators to improve operational efficiencies and safety by implementing smart accreditation systems that have processed accreditation for over six million workers, contractors and volunteers at sporting events, concerts and live events worldwide.