About us

Following the hugely successful launch of two virtual events in October 2020 and July 2021, Esports Venue Summit (incorporating Next Stop Esports) will be holding its first ever physical event at Twickenham Stadium 3-4 November 2021. The summit is brought to you by PanStadia & Arena Management - the leading global magazine for sports venue professionals with over 26,000 recipients in 120+countries - and Stadia & Arena Events - both owned by the respected Hemming Group Ltd with a 125-year history in connecting professionals and businesses.

In 2021 Stadia & Arena celebrates 22 years in bringing you the very best conference content and networking opportunities in the sports venue world.

Each series of conferences and exhibitions has consistently provided a meeting of the world’s sports venue owners, operators, developers, international event and government/council representatives as well as leading architects, designers, contractors, producers and suppliers. Innovative and inspiring topics cover all aspects of sports venue design/build, management, operations and technology.

Internationally acclaimed, Stadia & Arena events have taken place in cities as diverse as Barcelona, Beijing, Bordeaux, Geneva, Istanbul, London, Marseille, Milan, Munich, Osaka, Prague, Rome, Saitama and Yokohama.

The Next Stop Esports event and Esports Venue Summit are natural evolutions for Stadia & Arena and now provide its audience of venue owners, operators, managers, municipal and Sports Commission officials, tournament/league organisers, convention & visitor bureau officials, destination marketing organisations, commercial/retail developers & architects, and solution providers with the world's ONLY forums devoted to esports venues.

Stadia & Arena is now part of Brintex Events and the Hemming Group Ltd - a respected publisher for over 125 years as well as a professional B2B events company, owning and managing international stalwarts such as the London Wine Fair and Traffex.


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