Safety and Security - Our Work

ICSS and ESSMA Partner to Improve Safety and Security Standards


As part of its commitment to developing and enhancing sport safety and major event security, the ICSS and the European Stadium and Safety Management Association (ESSMA) joined forces to host the ESSMA Summit 2015.

What ICSS is Contributing

The ICSS and its team of international experts joined ESSMA, the European Club Association (ECA) and European Professional Football Leagues (EPFL) and other top sports venue managers and major event experts at the Allianz Arena for the ESSMA Summit 2015.

As part of their involvement in the ESSMA Summit, Helmut Spahn (Director General, ICSS), Heinz Palme (Vice Director General, ICSS)) led a number of technical workshops, as well as taking part in site visits to two stadiums at the SGL Arena Augsburg and Allianz Arena in Munich.

Clubs and federations that attended the ESSMA Summit included: FC Barcelona, FIFA, Paris Saint-Germain, Real Madrid CF, Arsenal FC, Wembley, Manchester United, Liga de Futbol Profesional, ACF Fiorentina, AS Monaco FC and Dallas Cowboys.