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Watch Optus Stadium lighting show

The lighting system at the newly christened Optus Stadium is put through its paces. With over 150,000 LED lights, the system is one of the largest sports lighting installations in the world.

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Construction progress on Louis Armstrong Stadium

Watch progress on the new 14,000-seat Louis Armstrong Stadium currently under construction in New York City, USA.

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Stadia readers believe venues should prioritize lower F&B prices over concessions revenue

Last month’s poll question asked whether, in light of fan appreciation for Mercedes-Benz Stadium’s specifically low concession pricing structure, other major stadia should follow suit and prioritize fan savings over F&B revenues.

It proved to be a fairly one-sided debate for many Stadia readers. An impressive 83% of respondents felt that, given how much some stadia charge for tickets, low-cost food and beverage is essential, even if F&B has to operate at a loss. Just 17% believe that stadia are businesses, and pricing should be structured to make financial sense instead of appeasing fans.

You can read more about the Mercedes-Benz Stadium project – including the low-price F&B offering – in the current issue of Stadia.

You can also read a series of interviews with some of the experts and suppliers who helped bring the stadium project to fruition by visiting Stadia’s Web Exclusive section.

November 1, 2017

Written by Matt Ross


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