Must-attend event for stadium professionals
Join the ESSMA Summit
The third ESSMA Summit will be organized in Parc Olympique Lyonnais (France), from 16 to 18 January 2017. This must-attend stadium industry event is organized by ESSMA (European Stadium & Safety Management Association) in partnership with the EPFL, ECA and the ICSS.
On day one, a Stadium Development Seminar will be organized with the goal to share the latest stadium & renovation projects in Europe. Keynote speakers on stadium industry topics and in-depth workshops on trending stadium are combined with extensive stadium tours that aim to bring great insights to all participants.
The ESSMA Summit is a fantastic event to broaden your network in the stadium industry and to link-up with European colleagues in a unique setting.
Parc Olympique Lyonnais
Located in the commune of Decines-Charpieu, 10km east of central Lyon, the stadium forms part of a complex stretched over 50 hectares and featuring a training ground for OL as well as hotels and office buildings.- This new generation stadium is open 365 days a year and offers a unique experience to its spectators in proposing connected services which revolutionize the “stadium experience”.- Constructed under the project name Grand Stade OL, the finished venue consists of three tiers.- The arena replaced the Stade de Gerland, Lyon's home since 1950.- The stadium staged its first game on 9 January 2016, when Olympique Lyonnais beat Troyes 4-1 in Ligue 1.- The stadium welcomed 6 EURO 2016 matches, of which the semi final.
• 59 186 seats
• 25 000 WiFi connections
• 8 000 m² reception area
• 6 000 VIP seats
• 300 screens
• 105 lodges
• 4 event boxes
• 2 giant screens (2 x 88 m² )
Accommodation alternatives will be communicated soon. ESSMA will provide transfers from the ESSMA Summit event hotels to the stadium.
Cannot wait until the next ESSMA Summit?
Check out the other ESSMA events and join us on our workshops and stadium tours! ESSMA is to be the leading platform in the stadium industry. Our different types of events – from workshops, through stadium tours, to the yearly ESSMA Summit – offer unique opportunities for information and knowledge sharing on the latest stadium industry topics. To find out more about all the specific ESSMA events and plan your calendar with us, visit the ESSMA events site.
ESSMA Summit 2016 aftermovie
"I thoroughly enjoyed the ESSMA Summit: this annual event is the most relevant and useful industry event and it is now an annual commitment from me to make sure I attend."
Neil Theuma – Head of Venue Facilities @ RFU – Twickenham
ESSMA Summit 2016 in numbers
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