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Development & construction networking

Development & Construction Workshop

BEST PRACTICES

When members look for solutions, they turn to other members or to people they meet during the ESSMA events. Our network of passionate individuals has a wealth of knowledge. Best practices are shared to make sure you return home with a load of takeaways. We draw from the experts in the industry to make you stay on top of trends and expand your thinking by learning from peers.

STADIUM INDUSTRY NETWORKING

Networking is a problem-solving tool for issues stadium professionals are facing daily. When you ask our members, they will say the networking part is one of the huge benefits of the association. Meet with venue industry professionals from all over the world: connect, learn and evolve with other-like minded professionals.

FACILITY VISIT

Learn from a unique behind-the-scenes stadium tour. Executive staff and management will give you a unique behind-the-scenes tour: the unique opportunity to ask all your questions on stadium-related matters.

TOPICS

HOSPITALITY TRENDS

ECONOMIC IMPACT

BIM

MULTIFUNCTIONAL STADIUM CONCEPTS

PROGRAMME

Registration & welcome

60mins

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Welcoming lunch

90mins

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Welcome by ESSMA and Paris La Défense Arena

30mins

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Economic impact & legacy

60mins

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Coffee break

30mins

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Multifunctional stadium concepts

90mins

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Stadium tour

60mins

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Networking dinner

150mins

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Welcome

30mins

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BIM: anticipating and preparing the future

90mins

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Coffee break

30mins

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Trends in hospitality

60mins

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Closing networking lunch

90mins

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Preliminary programme, changes may occur.

SPEAKERS

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Christian van Ginneke

Euroborg

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Dynamo Brest

Dynamo Brest

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Thomas Könecke

University of Mainz

More confirmed speakers announced soon.

BOOK YOUR TICKET

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The ticket price consists of € 395 + a € 14.15 fee from our ticket provider.

Paris La Défense Arena

PARIS LA DÉFENSE ARENA is a multi-use indoor arena that was completed in 2017. It is home to French rugby union club Racing Metro 92 and located in the western suburbs of Paris. The venue offers three separate configurations. In its rugby configuration, it has a capacity of 32,000. For concerts, it will be able to seat 40,000. Finally, a movable stand allows it to be used for indoor sports, with a capacity as low as 5,000.

• Opened: October 2017
• Capacity: 32,000 (for rugby)
• Home team: Racing Metro 92

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ESSMA HOTEL

CITIZENM Paris La Défense

First opened in May 2017, CitizenM Paris La Défense offers luxurious accommodation with large living rooms, meeting spaces and a 24-hour fully stocked bar. It is the newest most ‘unbusinesslike business hotel’ Paris La Défense has ever seen. CitizenM will be the event hotel for this years’ ESSMA workshops in Paris. The property is set in Nanterre, within walking distance of Paris La Défense Arena.

 

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STADIUM DEVELOPMENT REPORT

The Stadium Development Report Issue 1 2018 is available on the ESSMA Knowledge Platform. It provides a general update on stadium projects, highlighting trends in the European landscape such as multifunctional venues. In addition, there are more in-depth details on the stadium projects of FC Lugano and FC Nantes, the training centre of Legia Warsaw and the 2022 FIFA World Cup™ venues.

ESSMA STADIUM PARTNERS