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Thomas Kirschner - Head of Fans & Tradition at Schalke 04 - explained which activities and projects the club has implemented to maintain a strong relationship with their fans. In total, Schalke 04 has over 160,000 members, 900 different fan clubs and an average stadium attendance of 61,197.

ESSMA interviewed Daniel Uthmann, Marketing Project Manager at TSG 1899 Hoffenheim, to learn more on how the club is using data to enhance the stadium experience.

Teresa Santos – Quality and Environment Manager at FC Porto – presented the club’s sustainability approach and its practical implications during the ESSMA Summit.

ESSMA interviewed Khalifa Al Mana – Senior Project Engineer at Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy – to receive an update on the development of the 2022 FIFA World Cup™ host venues.

Neil Sharman - Security Manager at Wembley Stadium - shared the stadium’s counter-terrorism measures both on event day and non-event day during the ESSMA Summit in Porto.

Daniel Uthmann - Marketing Project Manager at TSG 1899 Hoffenheim - shared how the club is using data to enhance the matchday experience.

ESSMA interviewed Thomas Otton - Communications Director at Ligue Nationale de Rugby (LNR) - on how LNR managed to attract a new audience to rugby by hosting a global show after the TOP 14 final.

Luis Cervera Torres - Operations and Project Director at Levante UD - gave participants of the ESSMA Summit Stadium Development seminar the latest updates on the club’s masterplan for a major renovation of Ciutat de Valencia.

ESSMA interviewed William Mannarelli - Director of Real Estate at FC Barcelona - about the Espai Barça project. The Espai Barça project is a large-scale infrastructure redevelopment project to improve (and expand) all FC Barcelona’s infrastructure including their training facilities, Camp Nou Stadium, Palau Blaugrana, the club’s offices as well as the commercial and leisure facilities.

Krzysztof Szumowski - Matchday Director and Venue Manager at Legia Warsaw - explained the process Legia Warsaw went through to implement a new venue management system to help them improve matchday organisation during the ESSMA Summit in Porto.

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