03 - 04 October 2016 Amsterdam, Netherlands: Amsterdam Arena
Amsterdam ArenA is the largest stadium in the Netherlands and situated in the South-east part of the city. It was 20 years ago that the €140m, 53,500-capacity multifunctional stadium opened its doors (and its roof) to welcome guests, athletes and artist from around the world.
Amsterdam ArenA is home base of AFC Ajax and Dutch national football. To constantly offer excellent service and value to share-, stakeholders and visitors Amsterdam ArenA has invested about €50 million to keep the stadium ‘State of the Art’. Examples are a high density Wi-Fi network, 3G/4G network, and a new main building including hospitality areas for conferences and B2B events. In 2020 Amsterdam ArenA is one of the host venues for the UEFA Euro 2020 and will undergo a €50 million revamp to modernise its facilities and improve accessibility even more.
Because of Amsterdam ArenA’s frontrunner role it has been involved in numerous leading stadium projects and sports tournaments worldwide. Amsterdam ArenA has a wide experience in developing and managing stadiums and setting up venue organisations on various continents, also in Qatar. In 2013 Amsterdam ArenA has been appointed by the supreme committee for the 2022 FIFA World CupTM as their ‘stadium operations consultant’.