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ALSDAssociation of Luxury Suite Directors was founded in 1990 with the express mission of providing accurate and timely information about the premium seat market in stadiums and arenas in North America.




EPCASEuropean Party Caterer Association looks after the interests of its members across borders and to influence European legislation in order for consumers to enjoy optimal service. It’s mission is to pursue a healthy party catering industry in order to achieve an increase in ROI by joining member forces and offering a platform for knowledge sharing on mutual and current topics.




ESSMAEuropean Stadium and Safety Managers Association is a nonprofit association whose aim is to create a network of members to promote information sharing to help them optimize the management and operation of their stadium. Its mission is to offer its members the opportunity to discuss common issues and various approaches to tackling them. The ESSMA's wealth resides in the variety of its members, which allows the association to draw on diverse original approaches from different European countries to benefit from a more global perspective of the problems related to running stadiums.




ESSGEvent Stadium Supplier Group is a group of different, experienced companies from all over the world, specializing in the unique needs of event stadiums. Each company acts independently and has different products and services. By sharing experience, know-how and activities, they are known as the most experienced companies worldwide.




FCSIFoodservice Consultants Society International is the respected professional organization of independent men and women offering design and management consulting services across the world. Membership requires strict adherence to a Code of Ethics, set of Professional Standards and Continuing Education. The FCSI seal is a guarantee to our clients that our services are provided in the best interest of the clients and we receive no compensation from any of the services or products that we recommend.




IAAMInternational Association of Venue Managers comprised of leaders who represent a diverse industry—entertainment, sports, conventions, trade, hospitality and tourism. These leaders manage, or provide products and services to public assembly facilities like arenas, amphitheaters, auditoriums, convention centers/exhibit halls, performing arts venues, stadiums and university complexes.




NACNational Association of Concessionaires is the trade association, founded in 1944, for the recreation and leisure-time food and beverage concessions industry. Members are comprised of the owners and operators of facilities such as stadiums, arenas, and convention centers.




NAFEMNorth American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers represents approximately 625 companies throughout the United States, Canada, and Mexico that manufacture commercial foodservice equipment and supplies. NAFEM members account for 85 percent of all foodservice equipment and supplies sold in the United States. The organization's diverse membership ranges from family owned businesses and entrepreneurial operations to corporate global giants.




SMAStadium Managers Association benefits stadium operations managers and suppliers with an exclusive stadium focus at the leadership level. A yearly seminar features first-hand review and updates of industry events and incidents, new facilities, and renovations. Industry affiliations and sponsored programs support safe and efficient stadium operations and keep members in contact with League leadership.