The European Stadium & Safety Management Association will assemble during its European Stadium Tour in Russia (Moscow and Saint Petersburg) from 2 to 5 July 2017. Currently, we are offering an early bird price, go to our website for more details. Don't miss out! 

On Friday 19 May the Khalifa International Stadium will host the 2017 Emir Cup final between long lasting rivals Al Rayyan and Al Sadd. It will be the first match played in the recent renovated stadium. The renovations were mandatory to host matches up to the quarter-finals of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. 

We’re happy to announce that ESSMA has published its first Stadium Development Report. Like mentioned during the ESSMA Summit in Lyon, we want to provide our members with quarterly structural updates on stadium projects across Europe. 

ESSMA developed a report on the impact of UEFA EURO 2016 on French stadium development. This report combines learnings and outcomes from different sources: 1) Rapport Grand Stades EURO 2016 2) ex-ante assessment of the economic impact of EURO 2016 and the economic and social impact of EURO 2016 by Centre de Droits et d’Economie du Sport (CDES) 3) Stadium Development panel discussion from the ESSMA Summit 2017 in Lyon, France. 

Chelsea were given approval by the Mayor of London for the go-ahead of their new stadium plans.