Leo van der Vliet

Safety Manager @ BV Vitesse

TheGelreDomeis, together with the Johan CruijffArenAone of the most multifunctional stadiums in the Netherlands. The retractable pitch allows to organisevarious non-sporting events inside the venue. However, controlling and managing crowds for football and concerts has some differences.

During his presentation, Leo van der Vliet will discuss the cross-overs between football and non-football events and how to effectively manage both visitors who don’t really know the venue and die-hard fans of the club.

Lastly, the first insights of a pilot test on profiling will be during the workshop.

Why attend:

  • Impact on crowd management when organising non-sporting events and how to act upon these challenges
  • Get first results on the pilot on profiling, resulting in a more effective approach towards troublemakers