Bigwigs at Coliseum Europe online summit


Coliseum Online Week EUROPE 2021 worldwide speakers press release 2 Image: MJR Group Ltd./Coliseum

The Coliseum Online Week EUROPE Worldwide is just around the corner – to be held from March 22nd-26th, 2021. The five-day virtual session will see venue cognoscenti sharing their thoughts on different topics of the sports venue sector with an emphasis on COVID-19 global outbreak which has led to the sporting calendar being thrown out of gear as a result of which the sports venue industry has taken a severe beating.

Forty-five (45) speakers – intelligentsia of the sports venue world – will discuss at length in the hybrid conclave the stadium and arena business segments from the whole value-added chain of a stadium/arena – the topics being Venue DESIGN, Venue SECURITY, HEALTH & SAFETY, Venue CONSTRUCTION, Venue BUSINESS, Venue TECHNOLOGY, Venue OPERATIONS, Venue SECURITY, GREEN Venue, Venue VIP (premium seating), Venue EXPERIENCE, AUDIOVISUAL Solutions, BRAND Development, Venue DESTINATION and Venue EDUCATION.

Angelo Giannuzzi, Project Development Officer, Fulham FC, UK, will provide an update on the revamp work of Craven Cottage – the home ground of Fulham FC.

Joe Barone, General Manager, ACF Fiorentina, Italy, will give details on the new residence of the Italian professional football club.

Among the cream of the crop speakers will be Jeff Berding, President, FC Cincinnati, US, who will bring details on the soon-to-get-off-the-ground West End Stadium – the spiffy home of FC Cincinnati, while Brint Jackson, General Manager, Etihad Arena, UAE, will talk about the architectural marvel – the newly opened Etihad Arena which best showcases Arabian hospitality.

The information-rich online assembly will also see Minerva Santana Director of Innovation, LaLiga, Spain, throw light on how the top Spanish football league system is playing a stellar role in smart stadium projects with a sharp focus on futuristic technology.

Heidi Aho, Business Director, Turun Palloseura (TPS), Finland, will share how Gatorade Center, the residence of Turun Palloseura – the ice hockey team of Finland – is being redecorated keeping the sustainability quotient high in mind while Pete Bradshaw, Head of Sustainability, City Football Group, UK, will discuss how the jewel in the City Football Group crown – Manchester City F.C. – is a stalwart supporter of the sustainability cause.

Brian Kabatznick, Executive VP, BD & Facilities, Oak View Group International, UK, will bring to fore how OVG is riding the wave of success as one of the key players in planned development of new arenas.

The registration for complimentary delegate pass is now open (only for approved applications/registrations). Please click on this link to register.

Coliseum’s expertise lies in its summits which act as the perfect platform to build up a database of vital information on the workings of the sports venue sector while the venue aces discuss the various challenges they face and also learn from each other’s experiences.

So, get ready for an enriching week (Monday to Friday – 1 pm GMT, London time).

With the vaccination programs being rolled out in several countries around the globe, ‘Coliseum’ hopes to be back with the physical version of the Europe Conference in 2022.

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