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The second ESSMA Summit is taking place at the San Mamés Stadium in Bilbao, Spain, from 19 to 20 January 2016.

The ESSMA Summit is the must-attend, two-day event organised by ESSMA (European Stadium & Safety Management Association), in partnership with the EPFL (European Professional Football Leagues), ECA (European Club Association) and ICSS (International Centre for Safety & Security).

During the Summit, keynote speakers will discuss many stadium industry topics and provide in-depth technical workshops on trending stadium issues, all of which will be combined with a technical and commercial stadium tour that will bring great insights into the new San Mamés Stadium. In conjunction with this, a Stadium Development Seminar will run on the first day of the event, which will inform attendees about the new stadium and renovation projects in Europe.

Keynote speakers include Sporting Kansas City’s Chris Wyche, Executive Vice President of the Club and General Manager of Sporting Park. He will compare the transatlantic versus European approach about how stadiums deal with Fan Experience and will also explain how much effect a stadium and its fan experience have on a club on match days.

The host club, Athletic Club de Bilbao, will also give a presentation entitled “A unique club with a different stadium”, during which it will talk about how the new stadium has become an icon for the city and how it has managed to transfer the old San Mamés traditions into the new stadium.

Other clubs and stadiums that are confirmed to speak include: FC Copenhagen, Aviva Stadium, Valencia CF, Legia Warsaw, Twickenham Stadium and many more.

This ESSMA Summit offers a fantastic opportunity to broaden your network in the stadium industry and link-up with European colleagues in a unique setting.


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