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PSAM editor John Sheehan caught up with Yves De Cocker, Managing Director of PitchTecConcept, who explains how his company bridges the gap between sports organisations and the technology used in the playing surface industry.

PSAM Presents... PitchTecConcept from Hemming Group Video on Vimeo.

The interview covers:

Yves 20+ years industry leading experience in the evolution of hybrid grass, trends he has noticed and some of the notable projects he has been involved with

The key reasons for Yves launching PitchTecConcept

Common mistakes often made with playing surface management

The steps he offers as a bridge between the industry and the end user

Advice to clubs looking to maximise their event calendars without compromising on the performance of their playing surface