Voting Closes Soon!

Last Updated: April 25, 2017

In a record year for submissions for TheStadiumBusiness Awards, we are also thrilled to announce that we are also on track for a record number of votes from the industry, nearing 3,500 votes already… with a little time left to go!

Voting for all open categories will close at midnight on Friday 12th May 2017.

If you’ve already voted for your favourites, thanks very much for your support – share this page among your colleagues to get them invovled too!

If you haven’t yet voted, you can view our finalists below and click on the buttons to vote, it takes just a few minutes but could change someone’s stadium business forever.

Our open voting categories and finalists are as follows…


FAN EXPERIENCE AWARD

For the stadium, arena or major sports venue that has delivered consistently outstanding levels of service and fan experience at every stage of the customer journey.

  • 2016 Carling Black Label Champion Cup at FNB Stadium, South Africa
  • Touchpoint-driven Red Thread Team at Anfield (Liverpool FC), UK
  • Safe Standing / Rail Seating at Celtic Park (Celtic FC), UK
  • Matchday at Etihad Stadium (Manchester City FC), UK
  • Integrated fan experience at Golden 1 Center (Sacramento Kings), USA
  • Fan Engagement Platforms at Vivint Smart Home Arena (Utah Jazz/Vivint/Boingo), USA

Winner decided by: Online ballot of the global stadium industry

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EVENT OF THE YEAR AWARD

For the best sports or non-sports event, guest event, concert or one-off spectacle held at a major sports venue in the last 12 months. We are looking for something out of the ordinary, something special, something that sets a future trend. This award recognises the event’s host venue, and thus entries should reference why the venue’s management/operational team deserves special recognition for their delivery.

  • A-League Grand Final (National Football Federation) at Adelaide Oval, Australia
  • Bellew v Makabu WBC World Title Fight at Goodison Park (Everton FC), UK
  • Copa America Centenario USA 2016 at Levi’s Stadium, USA
  • Harlequins’ Big Game at Twickenham Stadium, UK
  • Sydney 7s at Allianz Stadium, Australia
  • NFL Monday Night Football (Raiders v Texans) at Estadio Azteca, Mexico

Winner decided by: Online ballot of the global stadium industry

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PRODUCT INNOVATION AWARD

Awarded for a product or service that has uniquely transformed and improved the way stadiums, arenas and sports venues do business. Entries should state the organisation/vendor responsible for the product/service, and how the product/service has improved operations at a specific stadium/venue.

  • First Responder Communications at Vivint Smart Home Arena (Utah Jazz/Vivint/Boingo), USA
  • Commonwealth Bank RoofClimb at Adelaide Oval (SMA), Australia
  • Vantage Labour Management Solution at Etihad Stadium (Verteda), UK
  • Clean Cube Bins at Sydney Cricket Ground (Smart City Solutions), Australia
  • Hospitality Sales and Operations Management platform at RSC Anderlecht (iXpole), Belgium
  • PSG Stadium App at Parc des Princes (Paris Saint-Germain), France

Winner decided by: Online ballot of the global stadium industry

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NEW VENUE / VENUE PROJECT AWARD

For a new stadium, arena or major sports venue that opened (or re-opened after renovations) to great success between 1 January 2016 and close of entries (27 January 2017).

  • Golden 1 Center (Sacramento Kings), USA
  • The Main Stand at Anfield (Liverpool FC), UK
  • Ashton Gate Stadium (Bristol Sport), UK
  • Allianz Stadion (SK Rapid Wien), Austria
  • Parc des Princes (Paris St Germain), France
  • National Football Stadium at Windsor Park, UK
  • US Bank Stadium (Minnesota Vikings), USA

Winner decided by: Online ballot of the global stadium industry

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ENVIRONMENTAL AWARD


Awarded to the individual, team or venue that has achieved success in the pursuit of sustainable venue management.

  • CSR & Community Programme at Telia 5G -Areena, Finland
  • CSR Management and Reporting (GRI) at Volkswagen Arena (VfL Wolfsburg), Germany
  • Environmental Responsibility at the MCG (Melbourne Cricket Club), Australia
  • Reds Going Green programme at Anfield (Liverpool FC), UK
  • Sustainability and Community-Driven Venue Management at Avaya Stadium (San Jose Earthquakes), USA
  • Sustainable Stadium for Sustainable Citizens at Levi’s Stadium (San Francisco 49ers), USA

Winner decided by: Online ballot of the global stadium industry

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PREMIUM & HOSPITALITY AWARD

For the stadium, arena or major sports venue that has delivered exceptional service or innovation to their premium seat, suite or hospitality business.

  • New Premium areas at Stadio Olimpico (CONI), Italy
  • Red Thread Team’s customer experience training at Anfield (Liverpool FC), UK
  • Seeing is Believing – SPVRS Stadium Project Virtual Reality Suite (Tottenham Hotspur FC), UK
  • Hospitality Sales and Operations Management platform at RSC Anderlecht (iXpole), Belgium
  • The Miami Dolphins Member Discount program and access control programme at Hard Rock Stadium (Miami Dolphins/SkiData), USA
  • Qjacker food and drink pre-ordering solution at National Exhibition Centre (NEC) Birmingham ( NEC Group / Amadeus / Verteda ), UK

Winner decided by: Online ballot of the global stadium industry

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Want to view all our finalists? Head over to our finalist page here.

Winners will be announced at the Gala Awards evening at Croke Park, Dublin on 22 June 2017 during the Summit. Reserve your place here.

Got a question about the Awards? Get in touch with Tamara Nasser, Project Manager, on +44 (0) 1903 74 11 23 or tamara@xperiology.com

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