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Upgrade works underway at Melbourne’s AAMI Park
3 February 2023
UPGRADE WORKS UNDERWAY AT MELBOURNE’S AAMI PARK
Change is afoot at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia, with upgrade works underway ahead of the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023.  
Baltimore Orioles drive to revamp Oriole Park
3 February 2023
BALTIMORE ORIOLES DRIVE TO REVAMP ORIOLE PARK
Major League Baseball’s Baltimore Orioles have firmed up on plans for a major redevelopment of Oriole Park at Camden Yards. 
All change for Nissan Stadium playing surface
3 February 2023
ALL CHANGE FOR NISSAN STADIUM PLAYING SURFACE
The NFL’s Tennessee Titans are replacing the natural playing surface at Nissan Stadium in Nashville with synthetic turf.
Twickenham innovates with pitch-side conferencing
1 February 2023
TWICKENHAM INNOVATES WITH PITCH-SIDE CONFERENCING
Twickenham Stadium is expanding its conference capacities by offering the stadium’s seating ‘bowl’ for upwards of 1,000 delegates. 
ASM Global adds another university to its roster
1 February 2023
ASM GLOBAL ADDS ANOTHER UNIVERSITY TO ITS ROSTER
Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina has partnered with ASM Global, which has assumed the management and operation of the Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum.
New stand on the boards for UTAS Stadium
1 February 2023
NEW STAND ON THE BOARDS FOR UTAS STADIUM
Plans have been unveiled for an A$65 million upgrade of the UTAS Stadium in Launceston, Tasmania.
Contractor appointed for Racecourse Ground redevelopment
30 January 2023
CONTRACTOR APPOINTED FOR RACECOURSE GROUND REDEVELOPMENT
Wrexham AFC has appointed a contractor to redevelop the Kop end at the Racecourse ground, despite missing out on UK Government Levelling Up funding.
Allegiant Stadium opening new suites for fans
30 January 2023
ALLEGIANT STADIUM OPENING NEW SUITES FOR FANS
The NFL’s Las Vegas Raiders and Allegiant Stadium have announced plans to elevate and expand their premium suite offerings, with construction beginning in 2023. 
New Buffalo Bills stadium clears another hurdle
27 January 2023
NEW BUFFALO BILLS STADIUM CLEARS ANOTHER HURDLE
A new home for the NFL’s Buffalo Bills moved a step closer this week after a framework deal for the project was unanimously approved by the Erie County Stadium Corp.
Truro City look to open new stadium in 2024
26 January 2023
TRURO CITY LOOK TO OPEN NEW STADIUM IN 2024
A planned new stadium for Truro City could be built Cornwall in time for the start of the 2024-25 football season.
CAA ICON leading Palm Beach golf stadium build
26 January 2023
CAA ICON LEADING PALM BEACH GOLF STADIUM BUILD
CAA ICON has been picked to oversee the development, design, and construction of the home venue for TGL, a new tech-infused golf league in partnership with the PGA TOUR. 
Tech Port Center + Arena flies high with Boeing
26 January 2023
TECH PORT CENTER + ARENA FLIES HIGH WITH BOEING
Boeing has agreed a seven-year deal with ASM Global to give its name to the Tech Port Center + Arena in San Antonio, Texas.
Wichita State’s Wilkins Stadium undergoing major upgrades
25 January 2023
WICHITA STATE’S WILKINS STADIUM UNDERGOING MAJOR UPGRADES
Wichita State University is undertaking a $7.3 million Phase 1 renovation of Wilkins Stadium, home of Shocker women’s softball.
BMO land naming rights to LAFC stadium
24 January 2023
BMO LAND NAMING RIGHTS TO LAFC STADIUM
Los Angeles FC have agreed a naming rights partnership with BMO bank ahead of the 2023 MLS season, announcing their home venue will be renamed BMO Stadium.
New arena in the works for Minnesota’s University of St. Thomas
24 January 2023
NEW ARENA IN THE WORKS FOR MINNESOTA’S UNIVERSITY OF ST. THOMAS
Ryan Companies US has been selected as the design-builder, in partnership with Crawford Architects, for the Lee and Penny Anderson Arena at the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota.
Manchester United replacing Stretford End executive seats
23 January 2023
MANCHESTER UNITED REPLACING STRETFORD END EXECUTIVE SEATS
Manchester United is to replace the executive seating area in the Stretford End with general admission season tickets at the conclusion of the 2023/24 season.
Major upgrades for Miami Grand Prix circuit
20 January 2023
MAJOR UPGRADES FOR MIAMI GRAND PRIX CIRCUIT
Organisers of the Formula 1 Miami Grand Prix are investing heavily in upgrades to the Miami International Autodrome ahead of the 2023 race in May. 
Cash boost for Gateshead’s Sage Arena
20 January 2023
CASH BOOST FOR GATESHEAD’S SAGE ARENA
Gateshead Council has been successful in its bid to secure £20 million of UK Government Levelling up funding, which will be invested into The Sage arena, conference, and exhibition centre.
Construction contract sealed for Arena Brno
19 January 2023
CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT SEALED FOR ARENA BRNO
German construction company HOCHTIEF has been awarded a contract by the city of Brno in the Czech Republic to build a multifunctional arena with a capacity of 13,300 spectators. 
Plans for Ireland’s first indoor velodrome approved
19 January 2023
PLANS FOR IRELAND’S FIRST INDOOR VELODROME APPROVED
Plans for a new National Velodrome and Badminton Centre on the Sport Ireland Campus in Dublin have been granted planning approval.

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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.

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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