Coliseum Summit US
GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City
June 5-6, 2024


Nate Appleman - Director of Sports/Recreation/Entertainment, HOK, US

Nate Appleman

Nate is a director of HOK’s global Sports + Recreation + Entertainment practice specializing in the design of stadiums, arenas, training facilities and master plans for collegiate athletics. Over the course of his 25-year career, he has had a tremendous impact on the development of forward-looking sports venues at the collegiate and professional level.

Nate makes an exceptional commitment to every client, immersing himself in the culture of each team and organization to provide best-value solutions that maximize impact, streamline operations, drive revenue and enable the recruitment and retention of top talent. His success is a direct reflection of his relationship-driven approach and unique ability to truly listen to make his client’s vision a reality.

Sports Business Journal honored Nate with a Forty Under 40 Award honoring the best and brightest young leaders in sports business. The journal also named him to its list of “power players” in sports facility design and development. He is a member of HOK’s board of directors and marketing board.

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