Oak View Group’s plans to develop a state-of-the-art arena in East Manchester have been given the green light by Manchester City Council this week.

FC Cincinnati have collaborated with Levy, the market leader in sports and entertainment hospitality, to create Lion’s Share Hospitality a new team of chefs, restaurant and hospitality professionals, and beverage experts crafting every aspect of food, beverage and hospitality at West End Stadium. Lion’s Share Hospitality is creating a welcoming, modern fan experience, where fans in all areas of the stadium – and outside the stadium before matches –

Everton Football Club has submitted to Liverpool City Council an amendment to its planning application for a new 52,888-capacity stadium at Bramley-Moore Dock on Liverpool’s waterfront. The amendment comes after the Club revealed the design changes to supporters last month and addresses feedback from statutory consultees to the original planning application submitted in December 2019. Everton’s plans for the stadium, which will sit within Pe

Ungerboeck, the world’s event software, is further expanding their support to the industry by releasing a series of Reopening Solutions to help their customers welcome back face-to-face events with confidence.

Belgian football side, Club Brugge have announced plans for a €100m (US$111m) new stadium to replace their current home, the Jan Breydel Stadium. The new Stadion Brugge is set to have a 40,000-capacity, according to plans revealed by the Belgian First Division A club, with construction due for completion by the 2022/23 season.  The build will be financed by the club, with land leased from the city council.

Bolton-based online electricals retailer AO has been announced as the new headline sponsor of Manchester’s iconic Arena as operators ASM Global submit a planning application for phase one of its ambitious redevelopment. In a five-year deal, the rebranded AO Arena was revealed earlier this week (September 2nd), ahead of live events resuming once current Covid-19 related restrictions on venues are lifted.

Colin Chong, Everton’s Stadium Development Director, delivered a stadium update to all supporters this week.

The Seattle Seahawks have announced that its in-house food and beverage company, First & Goal Hospitality (FGH), has partnered with Levy, the market leader in defining hospitality at major sports and entertainment venues and events, to manage operations at all facilities at CenturyLink Field. Under the new partnership, FGH will continue to be the banner for hospitality during events at CenturyLink Field, CenturyLink Field Event Center

English Football League Sky Bet League One side, Portsmouth Football Club, are celebrating this week, following the fact that planning permission has been unanimously granted by the council planning committee for phase one of the proposed development of Fratton Park. This concerns the extensive redevelopment of the Milton End that will not only increase the capacity of the stand, but also immensely improve its amenities.

With the UK government having confirmed that mass participation events, including conferences and sports, can recommence as of October 1, ALSD International is all set to be the first industry event back, October 12-13.

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