The fifth ESSMA Summit will be organised from 22 to 23 January 2019 at Estadío Do Dragão, home of FC Porto. This must-attend stadium industry event is organised by ESSMA in partnership with European Leagues and ECA (European Club Association).

Sylvain Caliman, Stadium Manager of Section Paloise, shared insights on the development and process of the new Stade du Hameau during the ESSMA Summit.

Martina Flood, Head of Catering & Operations at Aviva Stadium, on how they were able to improve fan experience through partnership and how to approach the different fan profiles regarding hospitality.

Mats Enquist, General Secretary of the Swedish Football League, presented the Swedish Connected League Project during the ESSMA Summit. He explained more about the system that they are developing to compete in Europe and to build a better identity.

ESSMA interviewed Rob Toussaint, General Director at Heracles Almelo concerning commercial stadium exploitation, the impact of renovating their stadium and their next steps.