ESSMA is glad to introduce Restrata as new Corporate Partner. Restrata provides a range of safety and security services to establish the necessary security and crisis management arrangements to build resilience within organisations, including consultancy, technology solutions, training and workforce development, as well as a track, monitor and respond capability.

The message from UEFA during the Pyrotechnics Masterclass on 4 and 5 April in the Netherlands was clear: there is no place for pyrotechnics in football stadiums.

Incidents and tragedies at stadiums around the world have once again sharpened the focus on safety and remind us we must never be complacent with people’s safety where they are.

The World Stadium Congress will find its new home at the Amsterdam ArenA from 7-9 May 2018, once again gathering the leaders in sport infrastructure, tournament delivery and recreational facilities from across the globe to debate the future of stadium and arena design and development.

ESSMA interviewed Oleksii Zhukovin, Deputy Head of the Competition Department at FC Zenit during the Safety & Security Workshop in Dortmund. Oleksii Zhukovin was one of the speakers and presented the stewarding system transformation of FC Zenit when moving to the new Krestovsky stadium.