Agenda 2020

9.00am 10.15am

Tour of M&S Bank Arena

10.20am 10.35am

Buses depart for Liverpool FC's Anfield Stadium
 

11.00am  

Exhibition opens with coffee & tea, networking

12.00pm  

State of the Industry - sponsored by Hunden Strategic Partners: An overview of planned and completed Sports Projects. Rob Hunden, CEO, Hunden Strategic Partners.

12.35pm
 

Preparing for Takeoff: What’s Right for Your Venue. Moderator:
Mario Zambas, Lecturer, UCFB. Speakers:
Andrew Billingham, Managing Director, YTL Arena Bristol; James Bisgrove, Director of Commercial & Marketing, Rangers FC; Rob Paddon, Director Venue Sales, Fulham FC; and Tom Lynch, Director of Business Development, Europe, ASM Global.

1.20pm  

Lunch, networking and a chance to view the Exhibition Hall.

2.20pm  

Realising the Dream: How to Build New & Renovate to Optimise ROI, Moderator: Shawn Doss, Senior Vice President, Elevate Sports Ventures. Speakers: Lisa Knights, Head of Capital Projects & Estate Development, Ascot; and Tom Roche, The Parker Company.

3.05pm  

Keynote: Marshall Glickman, CEO, G2 Strategic


3.25pm
 

A Conversation with EuroLeague Basketball. Moderator: Marshall Glickman. Speakers: Luca Scafati, Director Business Operations, EuroLeague Basketball; Robin Gollbach, Head of Business Development, FC Bayern Munich Basketball and Une Marija Jurkstaite, Ticket Sales Director & Chief Business Officer, BC Zalgiris Kaunas.

4.10pm  

The Future of Hospitality & Interiors - Sponsored by Populous. Speakers: Tom Jones, Senior Principal, Populous; Rak Kalidas, Commercial Director, Levy UK & Ireland; …

4.55pm
 

Tech Talk: How to Recoup Lost Revenue - sponsored by SeatServe. Moderator: Lisa Knights, Group Head of Communications/Chief of Communications, Ashton Gate Stadium/Bristol Sport. Speakers: Dr Bernie Mullen, Founder & CEO, The Aspire Group; George Vaughan, Head of Technology, Ascot Racecourse; and Patrick McMeekin, UK Licensee, SeatServe

5.50pm TBC

Buses depart for Goodison Park for tour of the new Premium Spaces.

7.20pm 7.30pm

Buses return attendees to the official show hotel, the  Pullman Liverpool

 
8.30am 8.45am

Buses depart the Pullman Hotel for Anfield Stadium

9.00am 9.30am

Breakfast, networking, tour of Anfield and a chance to view the Exhibition Hall.

9.35am  

Opening Keynote, Billy Hogan, CEO, Liverpool Football Club

10.00am  

The Transformation of Anfield. Moderator: Katie McIntyre, Executive Director, ALSD International & CEO, Sports Venue Business. Speakers: Liverpool FC; Michael Artis, Director, 20.20 Ltd; and Debbie Power, Associate Director, KSS.

10.45am 11.15am

Coffee & tea, networking and a chance to view the Exhibition Hall.


11.20am
 

The Big Event: How to Maximise Your Value. Moderator: Andy Rice, COO, Major Events International. Speakers:
Alan Gilpin, Chief Operating Officer, World Rugby; and Matt Roberts, Director of Research & Analytics, Formula 1.

12.05pm  

Stadiums of the Future - Sponsored by Vector Foiltec. Moderator: Mario Zambas, UCFB. Speakers: Andy Simons, Director, KSS;

12.50pm  

The Future of Premium Seating. Moderator: Katie McIntyre, Executive Director, ALSD International & CEO, Sports Venue Business. Speakers: Matthew Leek, Sales Director, Sports Travel & Hospitality (STH Group).

1.35pm 2.35pm

Lunch, tour of Anfield’s hospitality and a chance to view the Exhibition Hall.

2.40pm  

Panel Session with LaLiga: Meeting the Challenge. Speakers: José Guerra Alvarez, Director General - Corporate, LaLiga; Borja Gonzalez Bilbao, Stadium Business Manager, Athletic Club

3.25pm  

Top Successes in Sponsorship Activation. Moderator: Lisa Knights, Group Head of Communications/Chief of Communications, Ashton Gate Stadium/Bristol Sport. Speakers: Danny Macklin, CEO, Leyton Orient Football Club; and James Bisgrove, Head of Commercial & Marketing, Rangers Football Club.

4.10pm  

The Reimagining of Goodison Park & Update on Bramley-Moore Dock. Moderator: Katie McIntyre, Executive Director, ALSD International & CEO, Sports Venue Business. Speakers: TBC, Everton Football Club; and Sodexo.

4.50pm  

Closing Reception

5.20pm  

Event Closes


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