ESSMA goes to Russia

Join us on this inspiring tour

ESSMA European Stadium Tour: Russia

The European Stadium & Safety Management Association will assemble during its Stadium Tour in Russia (Moscow and Saint Petersburg) from 2 to 5 July 2017. During this tour, the following venues will be visited: Spartak Stadium (Otkritie Arena), VTB Arena Park, Luzhniki Stadium, VEB Arena (CSKA Stadium) and Krestovsky Stadium (Saint Petersburg Stadium). Next to this we will attend the Confederations Cup third place playoff game in Otkritie Arena and will meet the Russian 2018 Local Organizing Committee. Learn and share best practices about new stadiums, stadium development, World Cup 2018 stadiums, hospitality and new technologies.

TOPICS

BEHIND-THE-SCENES STADIUM TOURS

Executive staff and management will give you a unique behind-the-scenes tour: the unique opportunity to ask all your questions on stadium-related matters.

STADIUM PRESENTATIONS

Hosting venues will give presentations on their operations and projects.

NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES

Meet with venue industry peers from all over the world.

HIGHLIGHTS & KEY TAKEAWAYS

Key takeaways

This year’s European Stadium Tour from 2 to 5 July was held in Russia. During the 4 days 5 top class venues were visited in Moscow and Saint Petersburg: Luzhniki Stadium, VEB Arena (CSKA Stadium), Otkritie Arena (Spartak Stadium), VTB Arena Park and Krestovsky Stadium (Saint Petersburg Stadium). Participants also had the opportunity to watch the third place playoff FIFA Confederations Cup game between Portugal and Mexico.

SPEAKERS

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CSKA Moscow

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Spartak Moscow

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VTB Arena Park

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Zenit Saint Petersburg

VENUES

We will be visiting 5 top class venues in Moscow and Saint Petersburg.

luzhniki

Luzhniki Stadium

  • City: Moscow
  • Start of Construction: 2013
  • Opening: Under Construction (2017)
  • Seats: 81 000
  • Home Team: –
  • Investments: $340 million
  • Extra: Luzhniki Stadium will host the FIFA World Cup 2018 final

VEB Arena (CSKA Stadium)

  • City: Moscow
  • Start of Construction: 2007
  • Opening: September 2016
  • Seats: 30 000
  • Home Team: CSKA Moscow
  • Investments: $350 million
  • Design: Mosproekt-4
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spartak-stadium

Otkritie Arena (Spartak Stadium)

  • City: Moscow
  • Start of Construction: 2010
  • Opening: September 2014
  • Seats: 42 000
  • Home Teams: FC Spartak Moscow & Russian National Team
  • Investments: $430 million
  • Design: AECOM

VTB Arena Park

  • City: Moscow
  • Start of Construction: 2011
  • Opening: Under Construction (2017)
  • Seats: 33,000 (45,000 possible)
  • Home Team: FC Dynamo
  • Investments: $1.6 billion
  • Design: Manica Architecture
  • Extra: Multi-sports hall (basketball/ice hockey)
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Krestovsky Stadium (Saint Petersburg Stadium)

  • City: Saint Petersburg
  • Start of Construction: 2008
  • Opening: Under Construction (2017)
  • Seats: 68 000
  • Home Team: FK Zenit Sint-Petersburg
  • Investments: $1.1 – 1.4 billion
  • Design: Kisho Kurokawa

GAME DAY EXPERIENCE

During the tour, participants will attend the FIFA Confederations Cup play-off game for the third place in Spartak Stadium (Otkritie Arena). This event provides the opportunity to get a unique live game day experience in one of the 2018 FIFA World Cup venues!

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