The Masterclass will take place on Wednesday 20 and Thursday 21 March 2024, in Edinburgh & Glasgow.
A group of pitch management professionals from all over the world, an intensive, educational event programme featuring highly-regarded guest speakers and workshops, and plenty of room for networking and knowledge sharing; hosted at inspiring locations, the Masterclass is our yearly customer-exclusive event focusing on the latest innovations in the pitch management industry. The 2024 edition will be held in Scotland, where we’ll visit three iconic stadiums and networking between stadium and pitch professionals is priority, as always.
The Masterclass is our annual customer-only event. You can register for the event through the official invitation you received from us via email in early November 2023. Please also check your spam folder.
If you have not received an invitation, please contact Frank Vissers at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Masterclass programme will take you to three iconic stadiums in Scotland; on Wednesday we will travel to Hampden Park. On Thursday we will visit Murrayfield Stadium and end the day at Celtic Park. Through inspiring presentations by industry experts, interactive workshops, and impressive stadium tours, we will update you on the latest innovations in sustainable grass grow lighting, data-driven pitch management, and eco-friendly grass disease management. During the Masterclass, there will also be plenty of to time engage with fellow industry professionals, allowing you to not only acquire new knowledge but also network. Below is the time schedule for each day, which is not final yet. An update on speakers and sessions will follow soon.
Tuesday 19th of March
20:00 (8pm) – Pre-drinks at the hotel
Wednesday 20th of March – Masterclass day 1
9:30 (9:30am) – 17:30 (5:30pm)* – Hampden Park
*There is also an evening programme on Wednesday in Edinburgh, more information will follow soon.
Thursday 21st of March – Masterclass day 2
9:00 (9am) – 16:30 (4:30pm) – Murrayfield (morning) & Celtic Park (afternoon)
We have selected the InterContinental Edinburgh the George hotel for accommodation during the Masterclass. This iconic hotel is part of the InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) and is located in downtown Edinburgh. The hotel is known for its historic ambiance, featuring a blend of classic and modern design that offers guests a comfortable and stylish stay. Check-in from 15:00 (3pm).
If you travel by airplane, we recommend flying into Edinburgh airport. By taxi it takes you approximately 30 minutes to get to the hotel. Please note that taxi’s from the airport to the hotel and stadium are not included. We will take care of all transfers during the programme. At the end of the programme, we will provide bus transfers to both the Glasgow airport as the Edinburgh airport.
Every year, we visit inspiring locations. In 2023, we visited Allianz Arena and WWK Arena. In 2022, the Masterclass took place at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium and Leicester City Training Grounds.
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