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.

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.

ESSMA Stadium Partners
ESSMA Corporate Partners

ESSMA Workshop

ESSMA Pitch Management Workshop
17-18 April 2018
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ESSMA Workshop

ESSMA SMART & Sustainability Workshop
18 -19 April 2018
Amsterdam-ArenA_2

RSS ESSMA News

  • Interview: Heracles Almelo’s goal to build the most comfortable stadium
    ESSMA interviewed Rob Toussaint, Commercial Director at Heracles Almelo concerning commercial stadium exploitation, the impact of renovating their stadium and their next steps.   After renovating the Polman stadium in 2015, the total capacity increased from 8,500 to 12,080 with an average attendance of 91%. Key aspects of the stadium project included: a closed stadium […]
  • Industry update: more on sustainability & SMART, stadium development and fan experience actions
    Read more on the sustainable approach of Tottenham Hotspur FC, stadium projects of PEC Zwolle and NK Osijek and improved fan experience at Leeds United FC and Crystal Palace FC in this short industry update by ESSMA.   Sustainability & SMART   Tottenham Hotspur FC will implement single-use plastic reduction measures at their new stadium […]
  • ESSMA SMART & Sustainability Workshop at the Amsterdam ArenA: the Highlights
    This year’s SMART & Sustainability Workshop was organised at Amsterdam ArenA. Over 23 members from 10 countries learned insights and shared knowledge related to smart stadiums, energy management and sustainability cases. Moreover, participants enjoyed an extensive ‘into the future’ Amsterdam ArenA tour.   Day 1 Smart stadiums was the first topic covered during the workshop. […]
  • ESSMA Pitch Management Workshop at the Amsterdam ArenA: the Highlights
    This year’s Pitch Management Workshop was organised at Amsterdam ArenA. Over 55 members from 11 countries learned insights and shared knowledge related to multifunctional pitch management, dealing with weather and data tracking. Furthermore, participants had the opportunity to visit both the pitch of Amsterdam ArenA and the training facilities of AFC Ajax.   Day 1 […]

#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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