Design & Build Forum

The Realization of Imagination

5th Annual ALSD Sports Venue Design & Build Forum, June 25-26, 2018

Held in conjunction with the 28th Annual ALSD Conference and Tradeshow, June 24-27, 2018, Marriott Marquis, Atlanta

The 5th Annual Design & Build Forum includes touring sports and entertainment venues (like Mercedes-Benz Stadium and SunTrust Park), hosted networking events and professional programming on topics such as:

  • Entertainment Districts
  • Best Renovations
  • Future Builds
  • Technological Innovations
  • ROE: Return on Experience
  • Non-Gameday Revenue
  • Social Viewing Decks
  • Tailgating Villages
  • Food & Beverage
  • Venue Technology Innovations
  • Venue Funding
  • Sponsorship Activation
  • Physical and Cyber Security
  • Parking Improvements

Join the Conversation

More than 300 venue projects are active in the US — from new builds, to renovations, to simple refreshes. Design & Build Forum supports growth and innovation in the sports venue marketplace as an educational forum. As the physical and revenue footprint of premium spaces continues to grow, we explore how best of breed projects can create memorable fan experiences while delivering on the service and revenue expectations of major league sports and entertainment.

Who Should Attend

Sports teams and venues and those designing, building, managing, and supplying them.
Owners Reps
Facility Operators
C-Level Team Executives
Premium Seating Executives
Technology Innovators
Food & Beverage Providers
Vendors and Suppliers

“Nearly every major venue has some part of their facility changing. And it’s meant to satisfy the increasing demand from fans to be entertained. The ALSD 5th Annual Design & Build Forum addresses that need.” — Bill Dorsey, Chairman and Founder, ALSD

Design & Build Forum proudly includes the presentation of the ALSD Spotlight Awards. Visit ( to view the industries' best projects in categories, such as Overall Architecture, Suites and Clubs, and Technology.