The Kōtui team has been selected as preferred contractor to deliver the Canterbury Multi-Use Arena (CMUA), a new centrepiece of cultural and sporting pride for the people of Christchurch and the Canterbury region. The consortium, called Kōtui, will bring together local and international expertise to design the $473m state-of-the-art arena that will re-establish Canterbury as a premier sporting and events destination in New Zealand.
Everton Football Club’s plans to develop a new stadium at Bramley-Moore Dock in the north of Liverpool can proceed after the Government chose not to call-in the planning application. Robert Jenrick, the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, has been reviewing the Club’s plans since last month.
It’s the news that Auckland has been waiting for, with SIX60 having announced that they will be the first ever band to play at Eden Park.
Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club has been given the go ahead to expand the capacity of its American Express Community Stadium to 32,500. Plans include permission for a new external fan zone area, including kiosks, external toilets and a giant screen on Station Approach. The planning application was submitted back in March of 2020, however progress was hampered due to the pandemic.
The Association of Luxury Suite Directors’ Sports Venue Design & Build Forum has created a new technology division to meet the agile needs of its members in 1,300 sports and entertainment venues and affiliates throughout the world.
PTI Digital has been appointed by Oak View Group as strategic consultancy partners for the arenas in OVG’s international regions.
The Commonwealth Games Federation has launched the global search for a new Chief Executive Officer to lead the organisation through the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games and beyond.
This week’s ALSD International – Virtual event featured 30 expert speakers, including 3 keynotes, and saw 7 panel sessions taking on the key challenges as the sports and live entertainment industry prepares to reopen.