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September 25, 2019:
Fourth Companeer stadium workshop
"Challenges of hosting major events“ was the headline of this year's Companeer stadium workshop. Representatives of clubs, football federations, and stadium operators from all over Europe participated in this year’s edition at Allianz Arena. Presentations and discussions led to an intensive exchange between friends – which continued in the after hour at the Oktoberfest.
Snapshot: The Danish delegation with Managing Director Joschi Lerche at the arena tour.
September 24, 2019:
Next chance to win the final at home in 2022
Ten years after the legendary "Finale dahoam" (Bavarian for "final at home") Munich will host the Champions League final in 2022. This was announced by UEFA today. Of course Companeer delivered for the successful bid book.
July 10, 2019:
"The most enthusiastic supporters prefer to stand"
In this article published on Coliseum Online, Companeer reports how standing terraces at Allianz Arena in Munich coupled with smooth access to the venue helped fans to reconnect and to identify themselves with the game of soccer. Read the article
Sept 27, 2018:
Third Companeer stadium workshop
Companeer once more welcomed friends & colleagues from the stadium and arena industry at our third Companeer stadium workshop in Munich. The highlight of the day was UEFA’s announcement that Germany would host the 2024 UEFA EURO which we watched together via live-stream.
Pictured: UEFA has just announced that Germany will host UEFA EURO 2024. It was a pleasure for us to share the moment with representatives of stadiums we supported during the bidding process.****
Sept 20, 2017:
Second Companeer stadium workshop
Following a highly successful inaugural edition of our stadium workshop in 2016, we once again brought together representatives from international football federations and experts from the stadium industry. This year the workshop was not held at Allianz Arena but our very own offices in order to create a productive and trusting work environment. All day long attendees enjoyed insightful case study presentations by participants and engaged in open exchange on hot industry topics.
Pictured from left to right: Sander Van Stiphout (Director Consulting at Amsterdam Arena), Andrea Santini (Manager of Parco del Foro Italico, Rome), Alexandre Huber (Senior Manager Venue Management EURO2020, UEFA)
Sept 29, 2016:
First Companeer Stadium Workshop
End of September, Companeer invited international representatives in the stadium operations area for a workshop at Allianz Arena. The participants took a chance to discuss on operational and constructional topics.
„Exciting exchange with colleagues, interesting impressions on the Companeer way of work“, a participant resumed. The positive response encourages us to have more such events in the future.
From left to right: Christian Stiegler (Manager Stadium Infrastructure & Operations, FIFA), Benedikt Schulz (Technical director, LANXESS arena, Cologne), Prof. Dr. Natalie Essig (University Munich, faculty of architecture), Sander Van Stiphout (Head of Consulting at Amsterdam Arena).
Dec 11, 2014:
"Ein Spezialist alleine kann so etwas nicht."
"A specialist on his own can’t do it." Interview in Stadionwelt Inside 4/2014 on the expansion of the Allianz Arena.
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Nov 27, 2014:
IBIT Conference on Safety and Security for events
The managing directors of Companeer participated in Bonn at this year's IBIT conference on safety and security for events. Thomas Albinger presented the challenges of the rail replacement shuttle service to Allianz Arena, Jochen Lerche participated in a panel discussion on stage.