Asia Pacific Stadia & Arena Conference Less Than a Month Away -- Conferences & Conventions

(ATR) Also: Host City 2017 speakers list extended; Sustainable Games focus at 2017 IF Forum.

(ATR) The countdown to the Asia Pacific Stadia & Arena conference is winding down with only 17 days left to go!

Click here to download the conference onsite show guide.

Over 2,000 delegates are expected to attend the sports and entertainment venue industry event.

Delegates will have the opportunity to take part in workshops discussing topics including Tokyo 2020Games preparations, stadium and arena management, enhancing the fan experience at sports venuesand more.

Delegates will also gain exclusive access to behind the scenes venue tours featuring the Makuhari Messe, Fukuda Denshi Arena and ZOZO Marine Stadium

Representatives from the Japan Basketball Association, Rugby World Cup Organizing Committee, Cox Architecture and the IOC are among those speaking at the conference.

Asia Pacific Stadia & Arena 2017 will take place at the Makuhari Messe in Chiba City, Japan beginning Sep. 12.

Click here for registration information.

The conference will conclude Sep.14.

Host City 2017 Speaker List Extended

PyeongChang 2018 Organizing Committee president Hee Beom Lee and London 2017 IAAF World Championships director of operations Pierce O'Callaghan are the latest speakers listed for the Host City 2017 conference.

The two will be speaking along with WADA president Craig Reedie,FIBA secretary general and IOC member Patrick Baumann, USOC executive board member Angela Ruggiero, FIS/AIOWF secretary general Sarah Lewis and more.

"Host City is a really good conference involving cities that want to host events. Anything that can be done to put sport and cities together at an early stage is a good idea and I look forward to this happening in Glasgow and Beijing," Reedie said in a statement.

Host City 2017 will take place at Glasgow's Technology and Innovation Center in Scotland from Nov. 28-29.

The conference will focus on how cities and organizers can work together to bid and host sustainable events. Events can range from sports championships to business expos and more.

Host City will also host its first Asia conference on Oct. 18 in Beijing.

Both conferences will give the International Olympic Committee the opportunity to sit down with and better understand future host cities as the bidding process for the Winter Games undergoes revisions.

Click here for registration information for Host City 2017.

Sustainable Games Focus at 2017 IF Forum

The SportAccord IF Forum will once again bring all International Federations to the Olympic Capital for its 11th year.

"International Federation Impact - Leading the way towards a Sustainable Agenda" is the theme of this year’s meeting.

GAISF (Global Association of International Sports Federations) and SportAccord Convention president Patrick Baumann will lead the three-day Forum with an opening address.

"Because sport touches the lives of millions around the world we can all help lead the way in promoting the sustainability agenda. But it is important not just to talk about it but to take action and demonstrate our commitment by building sustainability into our events and activities," Baumann said in a statement.

"The IF Forum will not just inform and inspire delegates but equip them with ideas and practical initiatives to do this."

The meeting program will incorporate sessions and workshops that focus on topics including infrastructure and natural sites, sourcing and resource management, climate, mobility and workforce.

The Forum will take place from Nov. 8 -10. Click here for more information.

Conference Schedule

Stadia & Arena Asia Pacific 2017: Sep. 12-14

London Infrastructure Summit: Sep. 14

WSF Coaching Conference: Sep. 14-16

VISTA 2017: Sep. 20-23

Team USA Media Summit: Sep. 24-27

Learfield Intercollegiate Athletics Forum: Sep. 29

Leaders Week London 2017: Oct. 2-6

ITF Worldwide Coaches Conference : Oct. 11-14

AISTS - Sport Event Management and Organization Seminar: Oct. 16-20

Host City Asia: Oct. 18

Sportel Monaco: Oct. 23-26

TEAMS ’17 Conference & Expo: Oct. 30 - Nov. 2

Stadium Sports Marketing Symposium: Nov.1-2

SportAccord IF Forum: Nov. 8-10

TAFISA World Congress: Nov. 15-19

Play the Game: Nov. 26-30

Host City 2017: Nov. 28-29

SportAccord Convention: April 15-20, 2018

IWG World Conference on Women and Sport: May 17-20 , 2018

International Sports Convention: Dec. 5-6, 2018

Written by Courtney Colquitt

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