Exhibitor Q&As | Stadia & Arena Asia Pacific 2017

Exhibitor Q&As

FIELD OF DREAMS: Q&A with Luca Girelli, BU Manager ProGame at Trocellen

In the following Q&A, we hear from Luca Girelli (LG), BU Manager ProGame at Trocellen, regarding the importance of integrating a top quality shock pad within a synthetic turf system to deliver a pitch capable of hosting international-level matches.

GAME-CHANGER: Q&A with Phil Ross, Sales Engineer, Oracle Hospitality

In the following Q&A, we hear from Phil Ross (PR), Sales Engineer at Oracle Hospitality – who is also one of the panellists for Session 10B ‘Fan Engagement, how to move fans off their sofas and into your venue!’ that will run on the last day of the Conference, Wednesday 28.

TAKE YOUR SEATS: Q&A with Todd Pierce, Vice President, Asia-Pacific, Hussey Seating

In the following Q&A, we hear from Todd Pierce (TP), Vice President – Asia-Pacific at Hussey Seating.

GOT YOU COVERED: Q&A with PFEIFER’s Thomas Hermeking

In the following Q&A, we hear from Thomas Hermeking (TH), Senior Sales Manager / Senior Proposals Manager, Business Unit Cable Structures, at PFEIFER Seil und Hebetechnik (PFEIFER).

Neil Levett discusses ‘Sports Venues with Longer Lifespans’ in the August issue of BCCJ’s ACUMEN magazine

The following is an interview with Neil Levett, Managing Director of Alad – owners of PanStadia & Arena Management magazine and Stadia & Arena Events – that was first published in the latest edition of BCCJ’s ACUMEN magazine. Levett discusses the importance of sustainable models for sports venues for major events such as the Rugby World Cup 2019 and Tokyo 2020… 

SPECIAL: Populous’ Andrew James discusses the influences on sport & design in China and how it differs with the West

Since its opening in October 2015, tens of thousands of visitors have attended events in the Zhuhai Hengqin International Tennis Centre in southern China. To mark the success of the project, ArchiCreation, a highly recognised professional architecture periodical in China, has released a book entitled ‘From Iconic to Professional: The Future of Sports Venue Development – Special Issue for Zhuhai Hengqin International Tennis Centre’.

TURF TALK: Q&A with William Allen, International Sales Director at Rhino-Turf

In the following Q&A, William Allan, International Sales Director at Rhino-Turf, explains their turnkey service, including playing surface design and installation, shock pad installation and ongoing maintenance.

FAN-TASTIC: Q&A with Steve Rickless, CEO, Tripleplay

In the following Q&A, we hear from Steve Rickless, CEO at Tripleplay, about the importance of fan engagement and how their products are assisting sports venues in delivering an enhanced fan experience.

SAFE & SECURE: Q&A with Andrew Cooke, Director of Security Operations, ICSS

In the following Q&A, Andrew Cooke, Director of Security Operations at the International Centre for Sport Security (ICSS) – one of the industry experts taking part in the ‘Major event master planning – Part 1: Lessons learnt from previous iconic sporting events’ roundtable on Day 2 of the Stadia & Arena Asia Pacific 2016 conference – discusses the growing importance of safety and security at stadia and sporting events.

LEADING LEGACY: Q&A with Bill Hanway, Global Sports Leader at AECOM

In the following Q&A, Bill Hanway, Global Sports Leader at AECOM, discusses how Rio is “on the cusp” of delivering a post-Games plan, which should allow the City to reap the same legacy benefits as those enjoyed by London following the 2012 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games.