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Stadiums & Arenas Past Presentation Packet

Ahead of Stadiums & Arenas 2019, we offer you a look at some exclusive presentations from the 2018 event.

Enjoy insights from:

  • Lee Ross, Risk & Safety Manager at Tennis Australia
  • David Greaves, Chief Financial Officer at Hong Kong Rugby Union
  • Kerry Peterson, Deputy Director-General, Department of Innovation, Tourism Industry Development and the Commonwealth Games

NSW’s Latest Stadia Redevelopment Projects Update: Optimising Fan Experience and Economic Growth through Innovative Design

The NSW Government is currently working to deliver significant upgrades to sporting and entertainment infrastructure. Having recently completed Bankwest Stadium in Western Sydney, the government is now setting its sights on redeveloping Sydney Olympic Park’s ANZ Stadium in an effort to update the venue to contemporary standards and provide a world class experience for spectators, enhancing NSW’s position as a global sporting destination.


We caught up with Paul Doorn, CEO at Venues NSW to further explore these two stadia projects and the benefits they are set to deliver to both visitors and the surrounding areas through effective design and development practices, ahead of the Smart Stadium & Arena Congress 2019.

Driving Exemplary Fan Experiences & Sustainability: Inside Johan Cruijff ArenA’s Innovation Strategies

We caught up with Sander van Stiphout, Director – International & Program Manager Innovation at Johan Cruijff ArenA to find out the latest developments and innovations the venue is undertaking in a bid to further improve their sustainability measures, and consistently deliver exemplary fan experiences by leveraging the latest technology, ahead of the Stadium & Arena Congress 2019. 

Enhancing the Fan Experience: Leveraging Data Insights to Assist Strategic Decision-Making

Formula 1 (F1) has recently started to use fans as a source of data for business intelligence strategies, future partnerships and sponsorships. Sensor technology piloted by F1 has conducted research on fan engagement, experiences, anonymous movements and activations, enabling the organisers to create better experiences in the future and precise reports for sponsors and activations. We caught up with David Bailey, Head of Research & Analytics at Formula 1 to learn more about how leveraging data research is enabling a greater understanding of fan experience, ahead of the Smart Stadium & Arena Summit 2019.