21-24 May 2017
The Westin Doha Hotel & Spa, Doha, Qatar

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World Stadium Congress 2017 - Agenda

What makes World Stadium Congress the biggest gathering of stakeholders involved in the stadia and arena industry? Download the brochure now and find out some of the key highlights and features of the event as well as the detailed agenda and list of speakers.

Exclusive Report

Global round-up of major stadium projects under construction

2017 is already proving to be a pivotal year for the construction of advanced stadiums around the world as leading nations rapidly increase their investment in sporting infrastructure. Download our global stadium project roundup to understand the key design and development trends being utilised in the widening range of stadium constructions, including the use of modular seating capacity, advanced temperature controls and various sustainability-focused technologies.


Maintaining legacy: 3 stadiums that were left in the dust with no legacy plan

Failed legacy programmes can lead to rampant operational losses, ongoing city debt and inefficiencies of adhoc facility usage for the host country. Download this exclusive whitepaper on 'Maintaining Legacy' which highlights some of the most renowned stadiums in the world that were left deserted and the key reasons behind their failure.

Next-gen stadiums: What it takes to deliver tournaments of the future

As stadium operators compete with home entertainment and spectator options, they are required to invest more heavily in creating an unforgettable fan experience which cannot be replicated at home. Download our report into the areas of emerging technologies that will revolutionise the way next-generation stadia will look and feel, including: stadium connectivity and fan-focused applications, automatic ticketing, seating innovations, modular infrastructure, advanced security solutions, HVAC technologies and pitch maintenance solutions.


Evolution of a Fan

In the age of modern broadcasting technology where the fan can access the game anywhere and anytime he wants - how can you ensure that you get the fan off the couch and in your venue?

Download this infographic now on the 'Evolution of a fan' and find out how the fan has changed in the last 20 years and how they will evolve in the next 10 years - so that your venue delivers the ultimate experience and engages the next-generation fan.

Additional Event Information

Snapshot - Key Learnings from WSC 2016

From unveiling FIFA expectations for future World Cups to understanding the evolution of the fan in the next 25 years, the 2016 edition of the World Stadium Congress – in partnership with the SCDL covered a number of key topics pertaining to the design, construction and legacy of stadia and sporting infrastructure in the region. Download a snapshot of these key learnings from the 2016 event which includes speaker presentations from FIFA, Astad Project Management, Arup, UEFA and Arsenal Football Club.

Post-Event Report: World Stadium Congress 2016 - in partnership with the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy

In 2016, the World Stadium Congress 2016 - in partnership with the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy continued to establish its presence as the region’s leading stadium and arena summit, with participation from the world’s most renowned sports architects and consultants, major sport bodies such as FIFA and UEFA, as well as a host of regional and international stadium managers, project owners and government officials. Download the post-event report now to find out some of the key highlights from WSC 2016.

Awards Nomination Form - World Stadium Congress 2017

Have an achievement on your stadium project to boast about? Enter your nomination today for the World Stadium Congress Awards and gain industry-wide recognition for your achievements in the stadia industry. 

Attendee List: World Stadium Congress 2017

Over 200 attendees have already confirmed to attend from over 20 countries as we begin our countdown to the World Stadium Congress this month. Download the confirmed attendee list now to see for yourself who you can expect to meet at the event.


Presentation by Amsterdam ArenA International and Arup on the Evolution of the Fan

Fans are evolving faster than we can keep up with them. How can we collect data on fan experience and fan demands in order to improve their engagement now and in the future? If you’re not aware of how fans are evolving, they’ll think twice about buying that next ticket. Download this presentation led by Sander van Stiphout from Amsterdam ArenA International and Chris Dite from Arup which presents data based on studies that indicate the future evolution of fan behaviour, as well as the changes in how fans experience events.


5 Elements of a Modern Stadium - Chris Dite, Associate Director, Arup

Download this interview with Chris Dite, Associate Director – Sport Venue Design and Major Events for Arup, and gain insights into the ‘5 Elements of a Modern Stadium’ and his perspective on the key challenges, focuses and leading technologies that are shaping the design and creation of a modern stadium.


Show Reel: World Stadium Congress 2016

World Stadium Congress 2016 - in partnership with the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy hosted over 300 leaders in the filed of sports & stadia.

Take a look at some of the event highlights and find out what our attendees had to say about the event.

Sneak Peek into the World Stadium Congress Gala Dinner & Awards 2016

The World Stadium Congress Awards 2016 - in partnership with the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy, and brought to you by Ooredoo awarded the leaders and innovators in the industry. Watch this video and get a sneak peek into the gala dinner and award winners.

Additional Event Information

Attendee Snapshot: WSC 2016

Interested in finding out who attended the 2016 edition of the event? Download the attendee snapshot now and get a quick glimpse into the calibre of the attendees who have participated previously and why we proudly boast it to be a global gathering of the leaders in the stadia industry.

World Stadium Congress 2016 in news

The World Stadium Congress 2016 got unprecedented coverage from both local and international media. Take a look at the media coverage report now.


Download the agenda-at-a-glance now and get a quick glimpse into the topics and sessions to be covered during the event to find out what’s in store for you.

Delegate Registration Form

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