The Asia Pacific Rim is on the verge of being the most active region in the world for new sports venue development leading up to the 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo. With over 60 new build and refurbishment sports projects currently planned, now is the perfect time to bring the 16th Stadia & Arena event to the zone.
Hosted at the brand new Singapore Sports Hub, Stadia & Arena Asia Pacific 2014 will bring together the industry leaders in all aspects of sports venue design, build, management, operations and technology from around the world. Delegates will have the opportunity to listen to over 40 of the most well-known and well-respected names in the industry, from the world’s leading venue operators, consultants, architects, end-users and solution suppliers at the leading-edge of technology innovation. Some of the industry-elite speakers already confirmed include:
Philippe Collin Delavaud, CEO, SportsHub Pte Ltd: Mr Delavaud is the current CEO of the Singapore Sports Hub – and was also the CEO of the Stade de France – so has developed a unique knowledge-base and detailed skill-set of how to drive business as a stadium operator. Delavaud was CEO of the Consortium Stade de France, including during the 2007 Rugby World Cup, Managing Director of SDF Production, Chairman of the Board of Stade de France Live Events, and on the Board of the company that managed Green Point Stadium in 2009/10 on behalf of the City of Cape Town.
Yoshihiro Kizawa, Vice President & Executive Director, Japan Sport Council: Mr Kizawa entered the Personnel Division of the Minister’s Secretariat at the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) in 1982. He was Director of the Arts and Culture Division at the Agency for Cultural Affairs, then Director of the Policy Planning Division at the Sports and Youth Bureau before becoming Deputy Director-General at the Research and Development Bureau of the MEXT.
Other notable speakers include Ronnie Hurst, Project Director on the new Perth Stadium, Western Australian Department of Sport & Recreation; Mark Collins, Managing Director of Global Spectrum Asia; Greg Gillen, DTZ Director of Stadia – Singapore Sports Hub; Roger Hooker, Director of ISC Singapore, Singapore Sports Hub; Damian Bush, Senior Director, Venues & Event Management, SportsHub Pte Ltd; Andy Simmons, Director, KSS; Roland Meier, Head of Panomera® Multifocal Sensor Systems, Dallmeier; Eric Cuthbertson, Vice President of Operations, AEG China; Andrew James, Senior Principal, Populous; Clive Lewis, Associate Director, Arup Associates; Alastair Richardson, Director, Cox Architecture; John Rhodes, Senior Vice President/Director of Entertainment & Sport, HOK; Adam Newsam, VP Sports and Tournaments, Ticketmaster International; Paul Hyett, Principal, HKS, Inc.; Dan Meis, Global Director Sport, Woods Bagot; David Manica, President, MANICA Architecture; João Gilberto Vaz, President, ABRARENAS, Brazilian Association of Arena Operators & Suppliers; Chris Lamberth, Sport & Commercial Development, 360 Architecture; Mike King, Principal, Arup; and Bill Dorsey, Chairman, Association of Luxury Suite Directors (ALSD).
Stadia & Arena Asia Pacific is truly an unmissable event for all those involved in sports events & sports venue design, build, operation, management, technology and fit-out. To view the full list of speakers, as well as the conference topics, please view our Preliminary Conference Program online at: http://www.saevents.uk.com/conference/program/ To guarantee your place at this must-attend event and avail of the Special Early Bird delegate rates, register today at: http://registration.saevents.uk.com/default.aspx