#ESSMASummit

The ESSMA Summit is the go-to stadium industry event by ESSMA (European Stadium & Safety Management Association) in partnership with ECA (European Club Association) and EPFL (European Professional Football Leagues).

Our flagship annual Summit aims to bring together all our members to discuss hot topics and trends in the stadium industry underpinned by inspiring keynote sessions. Our Summit is the marquee event of the year and offers a wide range of world-class workshops, exclusive stadium tours and high-level networking areas. If you’re in the stadium industry – the ESSMA Summit is the event of the year. Over 350 participants from over 29 countries participate to this gathering. These people all own, operate and develop stadiums, arena’s and sports venue businesses.

WHEN
Tuesday to Wednesday
16 to 17 January, 2018
WHERE
Aviva Stadium
Dublin, Ireland


ESSMA SUMMIT STRATEGIC PARTNERS

EPFL

The Association of European Professional Football Leagues (EPFL) is an association governed by Swiss law, founded in 2005 and based in Nyon, Switzerland. It traces its origins back to the founding in 1997 of the EUPPFL (Association of European Union Premier Professional Football Leagues). Originally composed by 12 members, nowadays comprises 29 Member leagues and Associate Members across Europe.

For more information about EPFL: www.epfl-europeanleagues.com

ECA

The European Club Association (ECA) is the sole, independent body directly representing football clubs at European level. The main objective of ECA is to safeguard and promote the clubs’ interests on European club football matters and to maintain a high level involvement in the decision-making process of the game’s governing bodies. Furthermore, ECA provides to its member clubs a platform for knowledge sharing, information and services

For more information about ECA: www.ecaeurope.com

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PROGRAM

  • Day 1

    16 January, 2018

  • Day 2

    17 January, 2018

Download the preliminary program here, changes may occur.

Partnership Proposal

Explore the partnership opportunities for the upcoming ESSMA Summit ’18 in Dublin.

Contact Gert-Jan Cuypers for more information and to organise your conference call.

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SUMMIT SPONSORS

TIME UNTIL KICKOFF

Meet 350+ stadium industry peers!

SPEAKERS

More speakers to be confirmed.

HOSTING VENUE

HOSTING VENUE

The Aviva Stadium is built on the site of the former Lansdowne Road stadium, which was demolished in 2007. It reopened its doors on 14th May 2010 and has a seated capacity of 51,700 throughout the continuous curvilinear shaped stands enclosing on all four sides of the stadium. The stadium is the home to the Irish national rugby and Republic of Ireland national football team. Aviva Stadium is Ireland’s first and only UEFA Elite Stadium and in 2011 it hosted the Europa League Final. The stadium has won a number of awards including RIAI & RIBA. Since opening in May 2010 over 1.8 million ticketed visitors have passed through the turnstiles for rugby, soccer & concerts.

  • Capacity: 51,700 (all seated)
  • Opened: 2010
  • Construction cost: €410 million
  • Owners: Irish Rugby Football Union & Football Association of Ireland

DISCOVER THE AVIVA STADIUM

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LOCATION

Aviva Stadium
Lansdowne Rd, Dublin 4, Ireland

EVENT HOTEL

CLAYTON HOTEL BALLSBRIDGE

Merrion Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland

The Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge is ideally located within walking distance of the city centre and the Aviva Stadium. We recommend to book your room in the hotel to have even more networking opportunity with the speakers, other attendees and ESSMA members. Upon registration to the ESSMA Summit, we will send you a promotion code in the confirmation email, so you can enjoy the benefit of a special rate.

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WHAT TO DISCOVER AT THE ESSMA SUMMIT


Gathering the stadium industry: +350 participants

Uniting the global stadium, arena and major sports venue industry



Quality networking

Keynote speakers from all over the world



Highest ratio of buyers to suppliers

Go home with 10 new ideas


ESSMA SUMMIT 2017 AFTERMOVIE


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