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ESSMA Summit


ESSMA Services for stadiums/leagues/federations

Get Involved & Benefit

Get Mentioned  

In different ESSMA communication materials

Get Noticed        

  • Personal ESSMA membership profile (example: Arsenal FC)
  • Latest information & trends about stadium industry topics
  • ESSMA Newsletters & Essentials
  • Contact information

Get Introduced

  • Easy access to international network
  • Direct access to trustful suppliers
  • Access to communication with peers

Get Involved

  • Annual ESSMA Summit
    • Main ESSMA event supported by ICSSEPFLECA
    • 2016: Allianz San Mamés Stadium Bilbao 19-20 January
  • ESSMA (co)-organized and supported events
  • Inspiration, education and optimization
    • Stadium tours, workshops & seminars
    • Tailored stadium events

Share & Gain

How ESSMA acquires knowledge / information / expertise?

  • Desk research
  • Member visits on site
  • International seminars & workshops
  • Formal and informal member contacts

Stadium in Construction database

Excellent benchmarking tool 

  • Over 100 stadium projects (new constructions / renovations) with in-detail information
  • According to UEFA phases (inception, definition, design, preparation, realization, operation)

Stadium Profile database

Excellent benchmarking tool 

  • Over 200 ESSMA Stadium Member profiles
  • More than 250 data fields per profile (profile, technical, operations, revenue, multi purpose, sustainability, safety, pitch)

Case studies

Contribute to in-depth expertise studies

Topics       Stadium Management (management, facility, …)
  Pitch Management (construction, maintaining,..)
  Safety Management (access control, video surveillance, new trends,..)
  Connected Stadiums (Wi-Fi, mobile, apps,..)

Individual services

Join the X-manager

  • Join the 'x'-manager is a practical education track that focusses on different specific aspects in stadium management. This is organized for stadium-, safety-, pitch-, or hospitality managers who want to experience the match day preparations in another stadium.


  • Ask ESSMA is an online service where ESSMA provides high responsiveness on individual questions of members in the different areas of expertise: 
    • Stadium Management
    • Safety Management
    • Pitch Management
    • Connected Stadiums

In case you have any questions on stadium management, don't hesitate to contact the ESSMA Staff and the Stadium Expert Group.

Download center

Consult and download all ESSMA materials

  • Keynote presentations
  • Event reports
  • Pictures
  • Newsletters & Essentials