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.

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™.

Read more on the increased disabled access at Principality Stadium, Olympique Lyonnais’ Full Entertainment concept, the new Borussia-8-Grad building at BORUSSIA-PARK and more in ESSMA’s weekly industry update.

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.