Earlier this year, ESSMA interviewed Tony Stones, Head Groundsman at Stade de France. Together with three colleagues, he is in charge of the Stade de France pitch and the untroubled transition between football, rugby and non-pitch events.

During the ESSMA Pitch Management Workshop at Leicester FC’s King Power Stadium earlier this year, Reece Watson, Head Groundsman of Arsenal F.C. explained several topics on tools and technologies employed at the club.

The Knowledge Platform is an all-in-one platform where ESSMA members can find ESSMA and stadium industry related cases, presentations from (co-)organised events as well as Stadium Development Reports. Content on our Knowledge platform dates back from 2012 up until ESSMA’s most recent Fan Entertainment Workshop in Juventus FC and is related to our six expert areas

The European Club Association (ECA) conducted a survey focused on Fan Entertainment in partnership with ESSMA, The European Stadium and Safety Management Association. 

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. 

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