The Worldwide Sports Venue Design/Build, Operations & Technology Conference and Exhibition

We would like to thank all our sponsors, exhibitors, partners and attendees for making Stadia & Arena Asia Pacific 2017 such a great success. Download the post event news release. Bookmark the website for updates on the 2018 venue and dates which will be announced shortly.

Download the 2017 Show Guide which featured over 50 global industry experts.


Following the success of last year’s inaugural Japanese event, Stadia & Arena Asia Pacific 2017 (the 19th show for Stadia & Arena Events) once again took place in Japan. Due to the increased demand – 2016 featured just under 2,000 attendees, 80+ speakers and 65+ exhibitors – the event moved to a larger venue for this year: Exhibition Hall 7 at the Makuhari Messe, Chiba City from 12-14 September 2017.

“Stadia & Arena has delivered another successful conference in Tokyo this year for the venue industry. From my perspective it has been a great opportunity to connect with other venue professionals and those connected with the industry from around the globe. It has been great to share knowledge as well as learn new things, and to discuss issues, trends and opportunities. I’m looking forward to the 2018 conference already.”
Darren Burden, Chief Executive, Vbase

Headline speakers at the conference included representatives from the Japan Basketball Association, Development Bank of Japan, Jakabaring Sport City (JSC), Eden Park, London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC), Rugby World Cup Organising Committee 2019, Yokohama Stadium, Nikken Sekkei, Mott MacDonald, Cox Architecture, Live Nation Asia, Vbase, Arup Associates and more.

Stadia & Arena Asia Pacific brings together industry leaders in all aspects of sports venue design/build, management, operations and technology from around the world. Listen to global speakers; network with architects, engineers, venue operators/managers, government/council representatives, industry suppliers; tour facilities, and more...

Be in the conversation and register for your interest in Stadia & Arena Asia Pacific 2018 today.



To guarantee your exhibition stand, or enquire about sponsorship, please contact:

From all countries (except Japan, China or South Korea):
Please call +44 (0)208 133 7678
Sam Wibrew
email
sam@aladltd.co.uk
From Japan, China or South Korea:
Please call +81 3 3512 5674 (direct)
Mr Tomoo Yasunaga or Mr Kensuke Iwakura c/o Space Media Japan Company Limited
email
stadia-arena@smj.co.jp
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The event was fabulous. It served as a platform for industry practitioners to exchange and share innovative ideas, new projects, trends around the globe, and more importantly meet people who work in the same industry around Asia Pacific face-to-face. I would also like to take this opportunity to say thank you to the organiser; everything was well organised. The event truly exceeds my expectation and I look forward to attending Stadia & Arena Asia Pacific again in 2016!

Daniel Fan, Facilities Manager, Hong Kong Rugby Union

It is with great pleasure that I have the opportunity to visit this year’s Stadia & Arena Asia Pacific, held in our very own land, Japan, the host country of the upcoming Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2020. I am looking forward to visiting the convention, letting know about the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee’s latest developments and receiving the insightful opinions of the sports and business representatives.

Toshiro Muto, Chief Executive Officer, Tokyo 2020

Thank you very much for putting on such a great event in Japan. I’m already looking forward to 2017.

Ryo Date, Head of City, Venue and Team Services Planning, Project Manager, Tournament Operational Planning, Rugby World Cup 2019 Organising Committee

It is very positive for our organisation to be involved in the Stadia & Arena Asia Pacific event as the Event Partner. As the world knows, Japan will soon have some massive sports events to organise – 2019 Rugby World Cup as well as Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. In addition to this the Japanese Government has placed great emphasis on the innovation of the National Sports Industry including specific focus on the role of stadium and arena management. It is my opinion that this is the best timing to hold the event in Japan and we, Space Media Japan (part of the Congress Corporation), are very excited to be a part of this new industry.

Hiroyuki Sugano, President and CEO, Space Media Japan

We found the event incredibly well organised, with the balance between the exhibitors’ space and the speaking slots just right. Also, the organisers were incredibly helpful in connecting us with new potential clients. What did we get out the conference? Simple: new contacts and new prospects. We had a fantastic amount of interest in our services from a broad spectrum of attendees, especially architects from around the region keen to work with us on their future sports venue projects.

Stefano Cammelli, Head of Wind Engineering, BMT Fluid Mechanics Ltd

Firstly, congratulations on your inaugural event here in Singapore. It was an interesting few days and great to see so many international delegates here – and only yards from our new office! I thought it really proved how there is a healthy thirst to discuss and explore opportunities in Asia, so I’m delighted you are returning next year. Thank you for the very kind invitation to join the panel, and share some of our experience with your delegates. There are lessons to be shared when you step off a plane and set up to trade overseas – and particular lessons to be learnt in Asia.

Roger Hooker, Senior Director , Integrated Security Consultants (ISC)

Stadia & Arena has delivered another successful conference in Tokyo this year for the venue industry. From my perspective it has been a great opportunity to connect with other venue professionals and those connected with the industry from around the globe. It has been great to share knowledge as well as learn new things, and to discuss issues, trends and opportunities. I’m looking forward to the 2018 conference already.

Darren Burden , Chief Executive, Vbase

 

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