ESSMA Summit 2017: Aftermovie

By February 13, 2017

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

The third ESSMA Summit was organized in Parc Olympique Lyonnais (France), from 16 to 18 January 2017, the home stadium of Olympique Lyonnais. 350 participants from 30 different countries attended this stadium industry gathering.

On day one, a Stadium Development Seminar was organized with the goal to share latest stadium & renovation projects in Europe. Keynote speakers on stadium industry topics and in-depth workshops on trending stadium were combined with extensive stadium tours that aimed to bring great insights to all delegates.

Amongst the +25 speakers: UEFA, Olympique Lyonnais, U.S. Bank Stadium (Minnesota Vikings), FC Bayern Munich, Arsenal FC, French Professional Football League, French National Rugby League, Twickenham Stadium, Aviva Stadium and many more…

The ESSMA Summit is a fantastic event to broaden your network in the stadium industry and to link-up with European colleagues in a unique setting.

The next edition will take place at Aviva Stadium in Dublin, from 16 to 18 January 2018. Find out more online at



ESSMA offers a platform to stadium professionals where they can share, learn and discuss topics related to ESSMA’s areas of expertise: Stadium Development, Operations & Ticketing, Sustainability & Smart Stadiums, Safety & Security, Fan Entertainment & Hospitality and Pitch Management. 

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