ESSMA Services

Here at ESSMA Services, we pride ourselves on being the world's leading platform for stadium management services. We offer a wide range of bespoke solutions for our stadium industry members and share everything there is to know about stadium management. ESSMA is the perfect choice for all your stadium management needs.

Who is part of ESSMA?

+350 Stadium Members

19 Leagues/FAs

18 Stadium Partners

60 Corporate Partners

Business Intelligence

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As the leading platform for stadium management, ESSMA carefully collects a wide range of data from its vast stadium network. Our goal is to provide members with up-to-date, easy to understand data analysing actual stadium development projects in real time.

Workshops and Events

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When you become an ESSMA member, you'll join an established network of passionate individuals with a wealth of knowledge in the stadium management industry. We offer an inspirational range of events for members to connect, learn and evolve with other like-minded professionals.

Strategic Support

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We know that every individual member has their own specific needs and requirements. With our carefully designed bespoke service, ESSMA aims to offer the right strategic support for every member - no matter what.

ESSMA Knowledge Platform

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Get seamless access to valuable resources as an ESSMA member to enhance your knowledge and further career. It’s an easy-to-use online platform with all presentations, reports, case studies and videos (both interviews as fully recorded presentations from workshops/ESSMA Summit) focused on ESSMA’s 6 areas of expertise.

At ESSMA, we are working with a 360° approach. Workshops are followed by dedicated case studies which dig deeper into covered topics. Bringing value, case studies are then shared with all members.

Join ESSMA as Stadium/League/FA Member

The ESSMA community enables me to get in touch with colleagues, both in Europe and beyond. ESSMA, as a knowledge platform, gathers and shares the relevant content towards the members, improving the overall knowledge on stadium management.
Jürgen Muth
Jürgen Muth
CEO Allianz Arena
ESSMA League/FA Members
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Join ESSMA as Stadium or Corporate Partner

From this membership at ESSMA, we at SKIDATA expect a deeper look inside the stadium business and to gain from the experience of other partners as well as be connected with new potential stadium customers.
Alfred Gunacker
Alfred Gunacker
Vice President Marketing & Sales SKIDATA
Annual Fee

Corporate Partnership

4,500

  • Stadium industry articles
  • Stadium Development report (quarterly)
  • Access to case studies
  • Name dropping & brand awareness
  • Attend ESSMA Summit (2 delegate tickets included in Membership Fee)
  • Attend European & Global stadium tours*
  • Attend third party events: conferences, workshops, etc.
  • Ask ESSMA
  • Media package (€)
  • Communication support (€)
  • Wildcard**
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Annual Fee

Stadium Partnership

17,500

  • Stadium industry articles
  • Stadium Development report (quarterly)
  • Active case study involvement
  • Access to case studies
  • Name dropping & brand awareness
  • Attend ESSMA Summit (2 delegate tickets included in Membership Fee)
  • Attend ESSMA workshops (per expert area)
  • Attend European & Global stadium tours*
  • Attend third party events: conferences, workshops, etc.
  • Ask ESSMA
  • Media package (€)
  • Join the X manager (€)
  • Communication support (€)
  • Wildcard**
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*Stadium Partners have first right of refusal. Only 30% of company representatives can attend the stadium tour (average = 9 participants).

**Stadium Partners have 3 wildcards per year included in membership. Corporate Partners can offer wildcard for 1.000 EUR per stadium or club.

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ESSMA Workshop

ESSMA Development & Construction Workshop
09-10 October 2018
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ESSMA Workshop

Report ESSMA Pitch & SMART Workshop
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ESSMA News

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  • SportsInnovation 2018: how technology is changing the football industry
    The two-day event by Messe Düsseldorf in cooperation with DFL, Deutsche Fußball Liga, brought together over 900 participants from 21 countries interested in sports technology. Among exhibitors were ESSMA’s Corporate Partners, Musco Lighting and AwareManager and all DFL subsidiaries.         Day 1 Three Innovation Matches, played by the youth teams of Fortuna […]
  • Johan Cruijff Arena developing smart city concept
    The Johan Cruijff Arena, home to Ajax Football Club, has been asked by Amsterdam’s municipality to design a smart city concept following its own extensive sustainability work.   In mid-June, a “digital twin” of the city and stadium will be unveiled in an attempt to validate the blueprint drawn up by teams representing the stadium […]
  • The Hungarian Football Federation joins ESSMA as FA Member
    ESSMA welcomes the Hungarian Football Federation (Magyar Labdarúgó Szövetség) to its wide-ranging network of stadium industry peers.   “We are glad to join the ESSMA community and to help our Hungarian clubs improve their products and services. It will allow us to learn from the best European experiences and to exchange our common knowledge to find […]
  • Industry update: more on eSports, Fan Experience & Hospitality
    Read more on eSports competitions at FC Twente and Twickenham Stadium, a new hospitality programme at Inter Milan, a unique museum at Twickenham Stadium and 360° viewership for the France cup final in this short industry update by ESSMA.   Fan Experience & Hospitality   Inter Milan introduced a new hospitality programme ‘IN’ for their […]

#ESSMASummit

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The ESSMA Summit is the go-to stadium industry event organised by ESSMA in partnership with ECA (European Club Association) and The European Leagues

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We are very pleased to support the ESSMA Summit. With today’s rapid evolution of stadium infrastructure and technology, the exchange of know-how and experiences among industry experts is extremely valuable.
Michele Centenaro
Michele Centenaro
General Secretary ECA
This conference will gather top executives from the stadium industry to present new trends, share ideas and build relationships aimed at shaping the future of sports facilities. We are delighted to partner up with ESSMA in hosting this event which should be a must for anyone interested in the venue business.
Georg Pangl
Georg Pangl
General Secretary European Leagues
ESSMA Summit 2018 In Numbers
30 Speakers
32 Countries
235 Club, Stadium, League & FA Representatives
375 Participants
We sponsor different conferences in the Stadium Business market. By far the ESSMA Summit '15, '16 and '17 were our best investments and ROI in years due to the high level quality of delegates, networking opportunities and overall organisation of the Summit.
Patrick van Gestel
Patrick van Gestel
Business Development Manager - Daplast

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