Tag: Henk Markerink


Fans break bread in stadia pitchside dining

Dinner in stadiums

Of late, more and more stadiums are hosting pitchside dining experience – an al fresco affair. A gourmet spread is laid out before customers so that they can break bread together and enjoy a unique dine-out experience. With the revenue mills drying up and little or no gate income due to COVID-19... » Read more


Seoul football center pitch for pitch prowess

South Korea National Football Center Seoul-

The Dutch architectural firm UNStudio, in concert with the Johan Cruijff ArenA in Amsterdam (Netherlands), designed the winning blueprint for the Korean National Football Center in Seoul. The design is a kind of eulogy to the sport and past and present of Korean football. Apart from football, the... » Read more


Johan Cruijff ArenA capacity set to rise

Johan Cruijff ArenA - June 2020 update

Work on the new corner stands is almost nearing completion at the Johan Cruijff ArenA in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Once completed, it will enhance the capacity of the stadium by near about 880 seats for the multipurpose facility, which will raise its capacity to over 55,000. The Johan Cruijff... » Read more


‘Technology cannot steal stadia thunder’

Coliseum GSVA Henk Markerink May 2020 interview

The COVID-19 pandemic has put people’s lives worldwide on the edge – the world is almost at the crossroads today. The global economy is bleeding white. The pandemic has upended all areas of life – and sports are no exception. The sporting calendar has gone totally topsy-turvy. Professional... » Read more


Two venues not confirmed for Euro 2021

Euro 2021 update May 2020 - Wembley

The two host venues that are reportedly yet to furnish the requisite legal guarantees to stage the postponed UEFA Euro 2020 tournament next year are Wembley Stadium in United Kingdom and Johan Cruijff ArenA in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Henk Markerink, CEO, Johan Cruijff ArenA, Netherlands, is the... » Read more


Coliseum reveals strategic committee, partners

Coliseum Summit Strategic Committee - press release

Coliseum, the top global community of sports venue executives and professionals, has forayed into a new strategic space with the creation of a new committee and bringing in three new partners. The group has formalized the creation of its Strategic Committee comprising 19 advisors and experts from... » Read more


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