Sports Venue Design & Build Forum



The Sports Venue Design & Build Forum includes tours of sports and entertainment venues with ALSD, hosted networking events and professional programming on topics such as:

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

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.


Design & Build Board of Advisors


Sports, Recreation, and Entertainment Practice Leader
Perkins + Will

Hunden Partners

Creative Director
20.20 Limited

Manager, Ballpark Operations
Major League Baseball

Managing Director, Sports & Events Group
The Parker Company, LLC

Director of Sports Venues
Shawmut Design and Construction

Senior Interior Project Designer, Senior Associate

Founder & Design Director
Generator Studio

National Director, Sports & Entertainment, Senior Vice President
JLL Project and Development Services


Senior Vice President, Venues
National Basketball Association

Chief Listening Officer, Managing Partner
Venue Solutions Group

Senior Interior Designer | Senior Principal

Vice President, Operations & Development
Speedway Motorsports, Inc. (SMI)

Principal/Sports Practice Director
Dimensional Innovations

Technology Board of Advisors

Smart Solutions SME
Lumen Technologies

Cleveland Cavaliers

Head of Large Public Venue Sales and Business Development
American Tower

Executive Vice President of Technology
San Francisco 49ers

SVP - Technology
Orlando Magic

Vice President, Strategy & Business Intelligence
New York Football Giants

Chief Innovation Officer
Valencia CF

Vice President of Club Business & Analytics
National Hockey League