Every four years the world prepares for the biggest single sporting event on the planet, the FIFA World Cup. This enormous global competition will be held in Russia this year, where 32 countries will compete to see who will be crowned the 2018 World Cup Champion. Inspired by this competition the venuesworld.com team have put together a list of amazing football stadiums for your next event. Football Stadiums are incredible venues where many go to enjoy the sport, but in between games these venues are used to host numerous conferences and events. The spacious arena setting creates an unusual and unique meeting spaces that will wow your guests and create an unforgettable experience.
Amsterdam ArenA, Netherlands
Opened in 1996, the Amsterdam ArenA is home to both AFC Ajax and the Dutch International team. Amsterdam ArenA is located in the south-east of Amsterdam, 10km from the city centre. The stadium has a seating capacity of over 50,000 and has some of the steepest stands in Europe, with the second tier having an angle of 37 degrees. Amsterdam ArenA offers some breath-taking event and meeting spaces. The rooms are named after international finals that AFC Ajax have played in, such as the Champions League and UEFA Cup. With 18 unique rooms this venues offers something quite different to your events.
Aviva Stadium, Ireland
Roughly 20 minutes from Connolly Station in Dublin lies one of Ireland’s largest stadiums. Home to both the Irish International Football and Rugby teams, the Aviva Stadium has become the only UEFA Elite stadium in Ireland. Since its opening in 2010 it has held the 2011 UEFA Europa League Final and became a unique setting for meetings and events. Corporate boxes can be converted into meeting rooms which are located on level 4 and are located all around the stadium, all meeting rooms are equipped with natural light and pitch views. The stadiums Press room auditorium is an ideal space for lecture style events with a capacity of 190 delegates, with fully integrated AV and three translation booths.
Allianz Arena, Germany
Home to FC Bayern München, the Allianz Arena is the first stadium in the world with a colour changing exterior. The Allianz Arena located on the northern edge of Munich, 10km from the city centre. Opened in 2005, the Allianz Arena was one of stadiums used in the 2006 World Cup hosting, among others, the semi-final between France and Portugal. Being one of the most modern football stadiums in the world it offers an extra special setting for your events. In between games it is available as a stunning location for many different events. Along with sufficient space, conferences that require film or audio visual facilities are welcomed in the luxurious press room.
Stade de France, France
Located north of Paris lies the Stade de France. Home to both the French international Football and Rugby teams, the Stade de France is the tenth largest stadium in the world. Built in 1995 for the 1998 World Cup, the stadium will host the opening and closing ceremonies for the athletics events at the 2024 Summer Olympics. The Stade de France offers and original and extraordinary venue for meetings and events. For a unique meeting with a view over the arena, Stade de France have meeting spaces located at the top of the stadium that includes catering. The stadium also has magnificent spaces available for your corporate evening event. The stylish venue creates a pleasant setting for the evening, along with your own parking space, welcome champagne reception and a contemporary dinner venue. The stadium is truly an eclectic site for your next event.
Estadio Santiago Bernabeu, Spain
Opened in 1947, Estadio Santiago Bernabeu is home to Real Madrid. With the Spanish international team not having a home stadium, Estadio Santiago Bernabeu is usually where they play. Estadio Santiago Bernabeu is located in central Madrid on the Paseo de la Castellana, 4km north of the Plaza de Cibeles. The stadium was used to host three matches in the second group stage and the final of the 1982 World Cup. Estadio Santiago Bernabeu offers some amazing facilities for any kind of event. The venues can hold presentations, conventions, galas, meetings, etc. The stadium is equipped with multiuse spaces, catering services, and is flexible to your needs. The Estadio Santiago Bernabeu can host events form small 10 person meetings to larger gathering of more than 80,000.
Whether it’s a meeting or conference Football stadiums offer a different and unique spin on your events, so make it the one to remember. The venuesworld.com team are happy to assist you in sourcing the ideal conference venue in stadiums worldwide to suit your event requirements and dates. This service is completely free of charge. Click here to contact us today.