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Lumen Field lights up Seattle skyline
23 September 2021
LUMEN FIELD LIGHTS UP SEATTLE SKYLINE
The NFL’s Seattle Seahawks' stadium has rebranded with state-of-the-art, environmentally friendly signage sporting its new name, Lumen Field. 
Wasps Sport appoint PTI Digital
23 September 2021
WASPS SPORT APPOINT PTI DIGITAL
PTI Digital have been appointed by Wasps Sport to deliver its technology strategy across the entire Coventry Building Society Arena campus, including the Stadium, Hotel, Exhibition Hall, Hotel, Casino and Arena.
Safe standing trial at English football stadia from January
22 September 2021
SAFE STANDING TRIAL AT ENGLISH FOOTBALL STADIA FROM JANUARY
UK Sports Minister Nigel Huddleston has instructed the Sports Grounds Safety Authority (SGSA) to take the first steps in creating licensed standing areas at Premier League and Championship clubs from 1 January.
Green light for Anfield Road Stand expansion
22 September 2021
GREEN LIGHT FOR ANFIELD ROAD STAND EXPANSION
The proposed expansion of Liverpool FC’s Anfield Road Stand has been given the go-ahead, the club has confirmed.
LA Clippers’ new home will be Intuit Dome
21 September 2021
LA CLIPPERS’ NEW HOME WILL BE INTUIT DOME
The NBA’s LA Clippers have agreed a naming rights deal with Intuit for their under-construction arena in Inglewood, California.
Brewers extend F&B deal with Delaware North
21 September 2021
BREWERS EXTEND F&B DEAL WITH DELAWARE NORTH
Delaware North and the MLB’s Milwaukee Brewers have extended a partnership for hospitality services at American Family Field.
EOI opened for Gold Coast Turf Club renovations
20 September 2021
EOI OPENED FOR GOLD COAST TURF CLUB RENOVATIONS
Expressions of interest (EOI) have opened for the A$37.5 million Gold Coast Turf Club redevelopment project.
Northampton Saint’s Franklin’s Gardens renamed
20 September 2021
NORTHAMPTON SAINT’S FRANKLIN’S GARDENS RENAMED
English Premiership rugby club Northampton Saints has agreed a stadium naming rights deal with online car marketplace cinch.
Team picked to build new Cardiff arena
17 September 2021
TEAM PICKED TO BUILD NEW CARDIFF ARENA
A consortium has been selected for the delivery of the new 15,000-capacity indoor arena at Atlantic Wharf in Cardiff, Wales.
Kansas City Royals mull new stadium
17 September 2021
KANSAS CITY ROYALS MULL NEW STADIUM
Major League Baseball’s Kansas City Royals are looking at options for a new downtown ballpark in Kansas City.
Artificial turf recycling efforts get a boost
16 September 2021
ARTIFICIAL TURF RECYCLING EFFORTS GET A BOOST
Sport Group and GBN-AGR have signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to join forces in the development of artificial grass recycling infrastructure and technology throughout Europe.
Construction gathers pace at Kai Tak Sports Park
16 September 2021
CONSTRUCTION GATHERS PACE AT KAI TAK SPORTS PARK
The first large-scale prefabricated segment of the roof structure for the Main Stadium of the Kai Tak Sports Park has been shipped from Zhongshan in Guangdong to Hong Kong.
Falcon Stadium in line for $180m revamp
16 September 2021
FALCON STADIUM IN LINE FOR $180M REVAMP
After nearly six decades of football games, graduations, concerts and various events, proposed renovations are coming to Falcon Stadium on the campus of the U.S. Air Force Academy near Colorado Springs, Colorado.
PTI Digital lands London Stadium connectivity role
15 September 2021
PTI DIGITAL LANDS LONDON STADIUM CONNECTIVITY ROLE
PTI Digital has been appointed by London Stadium to deliver a Connected Stadium roadmap with a view to optimising its customer experience and revenue maximisation.
Populous completes Ken Garff Red Zone
15 September 2021
POPULOUS COMPLETES KEN GARFF RED ZONE
Global design firm Populous has completed the $80 million Ken Garff Red Zone at Rice-Eccles Stadium at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. 
New digital and security systems fired up at Adams Park
14 September 2021
NEW DIGITAL AND SECURITY SYSTEMS FIRED UP AT ADAMS PARK
Wycombe Wanderers FC and Landways have announced that the new high-performance digital audio, Wi-Fi and security systems for Adams Park are now ready for service.
Levy extends F&B deal with Chelsea FC
14 September 2021
LEVY EXTENDS F&B DEAL WITH CHELSEA FC
Levy UK + Ireland has extended its deal as Chelsea FC’s official catering partner at Stamford Bridge until the end of the 2024/25 season.
Registration opens for Esports Venue Summit
10 September 2021
REGISTRATION OPENS FOR ESPORTS VENUE SUMMIT
Registration is now open for the Esports Venue Summit which will be held at the iconic Twickenham Stadium in London from 3-4 November 2021.
Populous looks to grow in Italy
9 September 2021
POPULOUS LOOKS TO GROW IN ITALY
Populous, the world-leading sport and entertainment architecture and design practice, has opened a new office in Milan, strengthening its commitment to growth in Italy.
Construction starting on LA Clippers’ new arena
9 September 2021
CONSTRUCTION STARTING ON LA CLIPPERS’ NEW ARENA
The NBA’s LA Clippers will officially break ground on their new $1.8 billion Inglewood arena on Friday, September 17.

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PSAM editor John Sheehan caught up with Yves De Cocker, Managing Director of PitchTecConcept, who explains how his company bridges the gap between sports organisations and the technology used in the playing surface industry.

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The interview covers:

Yves 20+ years industry leading experience in the evolution of hybrid grass, trends he has noticed and some of the notable projects he has been involved with

The key reasons for Yves launching PitchTecConcept

Common mistakes often made with playing surface management

The steps he offers as a bridge between the industry and the end user

Advice to clubs looking to maximise their event calendars without compromising on the performance of their playing surface