ASM Global reappointed as manager of Australia’s iconic Suncorp Stadium
In 2023, the stadium will host eight FIFA Women’s World Cup matches – the third most matches in the tournament as well as star entertainment events including Elton John, the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Ed Sheeran.
The Queensland Government through Queensland Stadiums renewed Global ASM as manager of the iconic Brisbane Suncorp Stadium for a period of five years from January 1, 2023.
ASM Global Asia Pacific, with locations in Australia, New Zealand, Asia Pacific and the Middle East, has managed Suncorp Stadium since its redevelopment in 2003. Management rights were awarded to ASM Global following a a formal bidding process.
Chairman and CEO of ASM Global Asia-Pacific Harvey Lister AM said the company was honored and very pleased to be reappointed as venue manager, which he said reflected the Queensland Government’s continued faith and confidence in the company’s ability to manage the stadium according to world-class standards.
From relatively humble but somewhat legendary beginnings, Suncorp Stadium, under the management of ASM Global, has grown into an internationally acclaimed venue that now has four anchor tenants and hosts world-class sporting events including Australia’s State of Origin and World Rugby Tests, plus a sparkling lineup of concerts and entertainment events.
Since 2003, the site has held some 750 events with over 19 million fans in attendance and has been recognized as one of the leading sites in the world. Suncorp Stadium was the only Australian operator and one of the seven largest stadiums in the world to be chosen as a finalist for the International Stadium Business Awards in Manchester, UK in 2021. The stadium was also named ‘Best of Queensland Experience 2022’ by an impressive line-up of 4,700 sites.
In 2023, the stadium will host eight FIFA Women’s World Cup matches – the third most matches in the tournament as well as showpiece entertainment events including Elton Johnthe Hot red peppers and Ed Sheeran.
Suncorp Stadium General Manager, Alain Graham paid tribute to the exceptional work of the stadium management team who have been at the heart of creating and delivering world-class sporting and entertainment events for the people of Queensland.
“It is also fortunate that we are part of a global ASM Global network that has helped us continue to leverage the latest innovations and cutting-edge technology, ensuring that the Suncorp Stadium team remains among the most elitists in the world, ” he said.
Harvey Lister acknowledged the support and cooperation of Queensland’s Minister for Tourism, Innovation and Sport and the Minister Assistant to the Premier for Olympic and Paralympic Sport and Engagement, Stirling Hinchliffe and Stadiums Queensland as Owner of the venue, as well as the continued loyalty and commitment of stadium patrons. and anchor tenants.