A sustainable future for European football: UEFA's Sustainable Infrastructure Guidelines
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A sustainable future for European football: UEFA's Sustainable Infrastructure Guidelines

22 November 2022

On November 16, UEFA released the UEFA Sustainable Infrastructure Guidelines. A document to help make the European football infrastructure more sustainable and share best practices for new generations. The Johan Cruijff ArenA played an important role in the creation and realisation of the publication. Together with the UEFA and other prominent stadiums, the ArenA took part in the main panel discussion.

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A Hackathon for a better UEFA EURO 2024
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A Hackathon for a better UEFA EURO 2024

22 November 2022

On October 26th, the Pitch Day of the UEFA EURO 2024 Hackathon took place in the Host City Stuttgart in Germany. Innovators, professionals and fans could sign up for the Hackathon with their ideas about digital transformation, sustainability and fan experience.

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Playful solutions for sustainable travel by the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences
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Playful solutions for sustainable travel by the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences

22 November 2022

A number of students at the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences have, together with, among others, the Johan Cruijff ArenA, done research about the mobility in the ArenA-poort area. With the results, they created a few concepts about how to help visitors travel more sustainably. The text below is the preface of the publication.

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Launch of UEFA Sustainable Infrastructure Guidelines – Save the date: 16 November 2022
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Launch of UEFA Sustainable Infrastructure Guidelines – Save the date: 16 November 2022

14 November 2022

Later this week, on Wednesday the 16th November (13:00-16:00 CET), the UEFA will unveil the new Sustainable Infrastructure Guidelines at the MEWA Arena in Mainz, Germany.
Our colleague Sander van Stiphout – programme manager innovation at the Johan Cruijff ArenA – will be part of a panel of experts that will discuss the new guidelines and the importance of having a sustainable football infrastructure at every stage of the lifecycle.

In this news article, you can read more about the event and how you can register to attend it.

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The Future of Energy
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The Future of Energy

04 October 2022

On September 10, 2022, the first energy workshop took place in the Johan Cruijff ArenA. Delegates from companies such as BAM, Honeywell and Groendus were complemented by Ajax and the initiators of the ArenA. While the price of energy has skyrocketed, it is vital to think about both energy generation and energy consumption.

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Inspirational speakers at Cruyff Legacy Summit
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Inspirational speakers at Cruyff Legacy Summit

22 September 2022

This year, Johan Cruyff would have turned 75 and the Cruyff Foundation celebrates its 25 years. With the aim to honour Johan's legacy on 21st September the first Cruyff Legacy Summit ever took place at the Johan Cruijff ArenA.

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In the spotlight: Reimagine Football winner CoachFX
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In the spotlight: Reimagine Football winner CoachFX

29 June 2022

CoachFX, has been chosen as a winner twice: by City Football Group and KNVB. In the category ‘Champion Learning and Performance’, they convinced the jury with their 3D player animation software. At the event, we talked to Raymond Farrelly, CEO and founder of CoachFX about his participation and being a winner of the Reimagine Football challenge.

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How can we make CO2-free travel to events the norm?
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How can we make CO2-free travel to events the norm?

23 June 2022

The ArenA area in the Zuidoost district of Amsterdam is one of the largest entertainment hubs in the Netherlands. It attracts various events, concerts, sports matches and millions of visitors to Zuidoost every year.

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THE WINNERS OF THE REIMAGINE FOOTBALL SPORTS PERFORMANCE CHALLENGE
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THE WINNERS OF THE REIMAGINE FOOTBALL SPORTS PERFORMANCE CHALLENGE

15 June 2022

European football organizations, including the KNVB, the Johan Cruijff ArenA, City Football Group, and AFC Ajax, with the support of UEFA, have joined forces again to tackle joint challenges in the football industry. For the current challenge, the organizations aim to improve sports performance in both grassroots and professional football.

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