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Key Stadium and Arena learnings to be presented at October Congress

September 14, 2017

Following on from the Stadium and Arena Australia and New Zealand Congress in 2016 and drawing on its expertise in staging the annual World Stadium Congress, organiser IQPC will be staging the Stadium and Arena Congress 2017 in Sydney in October.

The only dedicated event to stadium and arena design and development in Australia and New Zealand, the Congress brings together over 18 industry experts from some of the biggest stadium and arena projects in Australia and around the world including: the new Perth Stadium, ANZ Stadium, the new North Queensland Stadium and Auckland’s Eden Park.

The Congress will also include a case study/workshop on the redevelopment of Barcelona's Camp Nou stadium and site tours to ANZ Stadium and Spotless Stadium, and the Sydney Cricket Ground and Allianz Stadium.

Speakers addressing the Congress include:

• William Mannarelli, Director Àrea Patrimonial, FC Barcelona
• Nick Sautner, General Manager - Commercial, The Eden Park Trust
• Maria Sykes, Chief Operating Officer, The Rugby League World Cup
• Philip Gallagher, Director, Adelaide Oval Stadium Management Authority
• Steve Humfrey, Principal Project Manager, Perth Stadium
• Chris Brooks, Chief Executive, Regional Facilities, Auckland
• Daryl Kerry, Chief Executive, ANZ Stadium
• Shane Harmon, Chief Executive, Westpac Stadium
• Guy Hedderwick, Chief Executive, Arena Stadium Management, Adelaide 36ers & Adelaide Lightning
• Frank Gribi, Manager Special Events Transport, Public Transport Victoria
• Chris Brooks, Chief Executive Officer, Regional Facilities Auckland
• Don Hewitt, Project Director, Department of State Development Queensland

Overall, the Stadium and Arena Congress 2017 has been developed to provide a holistic industry perspective with insights from a wide range of industry stakeholders, including: governments, owner/operators, project managers and hirers.

The Congress is co-located with the Public Venue & Soft Target Security Summit.

The Congress is being held at the Sydney Cricket Ground on the 24th and 25th October.

Early-bird registration rates for the Congress close on Friday 15th October.

Click here to view event details for the Stadium and Arena Australia and New Zealand Congress in the Australasian Leisure Management industry Calendar.

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