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.

ESSMA is glad to introduce 24/7 Software as a new Corporate Partner. 24/7 Software is a leading provider of operations management software solutions for sports and public entertainment venues, security services, conferences, and more. They provide real-time communications technology to promote security, increase efficiency and effectiveness of operations, and enhance customer experience. 24/7 Software offers software solutions for incident tracking, communication, reporting, maintenance management, inspections, credentialing, and lost & found.

ESSMA is pleased to announce PITAGONE as newest Stadium Partner. PITAGONE focuses on Threat Management and Anti Terror. They have 40 years of Israeli Counter Terror experience.

During the ESSMA Safety & Security Seminar in Dortmund, Lasse Bauer (Supporter Liaison Officer) and Mickel Lauritsen (former Director of Security & Stadium Operations) presented how and why Brøndby IF developed their own pyrotechnics. ESSMA interviewed Lasse Bauer about the different steps in the process and the reaction of their fans.