Wednesday 13 Sept 2017

STADIA DESIGN/BUILD & MAJOR EVENT PLANNING/DELIVERY (PAID DELEGATE STREAM ONLY*, CLOSED CONFERENCE ROOM – EXHIBITION HALL)
09:00 Morning registration and coffee
09:30 SESSION 5A: The leading stadium and arena management/Multi-purpose utilisations of sports venues

Moderator:

Speakers include:    

Yoshiyuki Mano PhD
Professor – Faculty of Sport
Sciences/Director Research
Institute for Sport Business
Waseda University

Shingo Okamura
President
Yokohama Stadium and
Yokohama DeNA Baystars

Masaaki Okawa
Chairman
Japan Professional
Basketball Leagues
 
10:30 Coffee break and networking in Exhibition Hall
11:00 SESSION 6A: Current and future trends in venue management (roundtable)

Moderator:

Yoshio Takahashi
Associate professor
Universtiy of Tsukuba

Speakers include:

Kiwamu Nakajima
Chief Architect/General Manager
Nikken Sekkei


Kazuyoshi Watari
Associate Professor
Tsukuba University

 

 

12:00 SESSION 7A: How three sports achieve big wins through fan experience - Where the play is unforgettable and the revenues are unbeatable

In this session, speakers from world class venues and sports will present their experiences where the incorporation of highly innovative revenue generating design features has significantly improved the total operational revenue generated by the stadium. This session will not only showcase the innovative new revenue generating facilities and technologies adopted by these stadiums but will also describe financial and contractual models to make them affordable and deliverable today across the region.

After which we will debate the opportunities to deliver a similar revolution in fan experience and a step change in revenues across Japanese and Asian Clubs.

Speakers:    

Simon Gorr
Venue Development Manager
Australian Football League

Geoff Moore
Former VP of Business Operations
Texas Rangers
 
Panellists:    

Alastair Richardson
Director
Cox Architecture

John Hutchings
Principal and Senior Vice President
HKS Architects

James Middling
Global Head of Sports & Events
Mott MacDonald

 

13:00 Lunch and networking in Exhibition Hall
13:45 Masterclass on Modern Revenue and Funding Opportunities for Venue Development: How three sports achieve big wins through fan experience (invite only). Room TBC

This masterclass is hosted by Cox Architecture in association with our global alliance partners Mott MacDonald and HKS Architects.
This masterclass is designed to explore in greater detail the topics covered in the main conference room during SESSION 7A. Spaces to attend are strictly limited and anyone interested should contact sam@aladltd.co.uk to register their interest as soon as possible. Priority will be given to sports venue and club executives, government and municipal sports officials and members of sporting event organising committees or city officials bidding to host major sporting events.

14:00 SESSION 8A: Major sports investment projects around the APAC region

Part One: Establishing and implementing a vision for venue and event management

Darren will explain how Vbase Ltd, the venue and event management company for the city of Christchurch New Zealand, has managed to successfully re-emerge from the devastating earthquakes of 2011. After losing three of its four venues the company has since managed to increase its venue portfolio, substantially increase the events it is delivering, and has recently won industry awards for excellence in customer service.

Presented by:

Darren Burden
CEO
Vbase Ltd


Part Two: Expert Presentations

Conquering the Digital Divide The latest stadia technology for mastering the Digital Divide
Presented by: Presented by:

Alan Wong
Regional Director (North Asia)
Ungerboeck Software International 

Bruce Mackenzie
Managing Director 
TimeTarget

 

15:00 SESSION 9A: The economic realities of designing, building and operating sports venues which match a city’s requirements (roundtable)

Panellists include:

Barry Winterton
Director of Cost Management
Mott MacDonald

Paul Brislin
Director and Architect, Head of 
Arup Associates Sport Architecture 
Arup Sport Venue Design

Greg Gillin
Senior Vice President Venue Development
Live Nation Asia

Masakuni Nagahiro
Managing Executive Officer
Asuzka Sekkei Co, Ltd

Timmy Setiawan
President Director
PT Unitri Cipta

Jon Coxeter-Smith
Founder and CEO 
Sagacity MCS Limited  

16:00 Coffee break and networking in Exhibition Hall
16:30 SESSION 10A: Sports camping sites: Success stories from around Japan

Asian countries have held some big events over the years, including the Olympics and the Soccer World Cup, but there is a lack of information surrounding the associated sports camping sites. This session highlights the success story of Tokamachi City, Niigata prefecture, during the 2002 Soccer World Cup.
Presentation by:

Igawa Yoshihiro
Tokamachi City Board of Education,
Culture and Sports Department
Sports Promotion Division 

17:30 NETWORKING RECEPTION PARTY

All delegates, sponsors and exhibitors are invited to experience the best in entertainment and cocktails in a relaxed setting. Not to be missed!

VENUE MANAGEMENT, FAN ENGAGEMENT AND TECHNOLOGY IN STADIA (FREE EXHIBITION ENTRY STREAM**, OPEN FORUM AREA – EXHIBITION HALL)
09:00 Morning registration and coffee
09:30 SESSION 5B: The evolving nature of safety and security issues for stadiums and arenas (roundtable)

Panellists include:

Greg Gillin
Senior Vice President
Venue Development
Live Nation Asia

Egemen Onen
Head of Practice
Major Event Consultancy
4 global

Damian Bush
Senior Director of Venues & Events
Singapore Sports Hub

 

Additional panellists to be confirmed

10:30 Coffee break and networking in Exhibition Hall
11:00 SESSION 6B: Playing surfaces in focus: Current strategies in management including design, installation and maintenance (roundtable)

Grounds staff are under more pressure than ever before to deliver a high quality playing surface despite the increasing demands placed upon it by club owners and operators seeking to maximise the number of events they host. In this context, the panel will discuss issues such as playing surface management, performance and maintenance covering both artificial and natural grass systems.

Panellists include:

William Allan
International Sales Director
Rhino-Turf

Erik Kinlon
General Manager - Business
Development & Marketing

HG Sports Turf Pty Ltd

Siegfried Baur
Consultant and SMG Representative
SBI Services and Support

 

Tony Booth
Director - UK &EMEA 
Signature Systems Group

Martin Laidler
ProGame Sales Manager, UK,
Benelux, Scandinavia and Germany
Trocellen

 

12:00 SESSION 7B: Lessons learned from previous major sporting events, incorporating security, technology and fan engagement
Moderator:    

Dennis Mills
Founder & Chief Executive
Major Events International (MEI)

   
Speakers:    

Francesco Norante
Vice President International Sales
& Strategic Marketing
Sports Events and Stadia

Manuel Nogueira
Managing Director
AndArchitects

Chris Grey
Managing Director
Quadratica
13:00 Lunch and networking in Exhibition Hall
13:45 Masterclass on Modern Revenue and Funding Opportunities for Venue Development: How three sports achieve big wins through fan experience (invite only). Room TBC

This masterclass is hosted by Cox Architecture in association with our global alliance partners Mott MacDonald and HKS Architects.
This masterclass is designed to explore in greater detail the topics covered in the main conference room during SESSION 7A. Spaces to attend are strictly limited and anyone interested should contact sam@aladltd.co.uk to register their interest as soon as possible. Priority will be given to sports venue and club executives, government and municipal sports officials and members of sporting event organising committees or city officials bidding to host major sporting events.

14:00 SESSION 8B: Virtual stadium showcase: Ideas and inspiration for your own sports venue!

A unique opportunity for attendees to listen to rapid fire presentations from 7 leading product and service providers from around the globe, offering the latest in ideas for improving your own sports venue, including Unilumin Visual, Natural Grass and d&b audiotechnik!

Tim Leigh
Stage One
 A representative from Oracle Hospitality Sports & Entertainment
   
15:00 SESSION 9B: Creating a true multi-purpose facility: Maximising revenues from all parts of your venue (roundtable)

Panellists include:

Robert Else
Chairman
Terraplas

Alistair Graham
Director
KPMG Hong Kong

Masayuki Kinoshita
Senior Executive Officer,
Director, Supervisor Project
Management Division

Yamashita PMConsultants Inc.

An executive from Oracle Hospitality
Sports and Entertainment

Additional panellists to be confirmed

16:00 Coffee break and networking in Exhibition Hall
16:30 SESSION 10B: New initiatives to engage with your fans and maximise your revenue streams

Presentation by:

Nick Sautner 
General Manager – Commercial
Eden Park Trust

Nick will discuss how Eden Park's rich sporting history and global status presented an opportunity to leverage idle assets, which in turn delivered material growth in sponsorship revenue. In collaboration with the team at Eden Park, an icon partner strategy was developed and executed which represented a paradigm shift in New Zealand stadium management. This innovative strategy identified specific industry categories to target and incorporated a vairety of Eden Park assets, customised to provide a return on investment (ROI) by sharing expertise, technology and resources. 

 

17:30 NETWORKING RECEPTION PARTY

All delegates, sponsors and exhibitors are invited to experience the best in entertainment and cocktails in a relaxed setting. Not to be missed!