Stadium Managers Association
2023 Annual Seminar

February 12-16, 2023

Strategic Partners:
Thank you for your support of the SMA Seminar!

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The SMA Annual Seminar

For almost fifty years, SMA has held an Annual Seminar, connecting leading industry professionals through learning and networking. Our Seminar always takes place in February, kicking off with a Super Bowl watch party and followed by a week filled with educational sessions and social events.  We look forward to seeing you in Hollywood, California in 2023!

If you have questions about the SMA Seminar, please contact the SMA office.

Important Deadlines

November 7 - Registration opens  |  January 13 - Late fee enforced, Final day to cancel with refund  |  January 27 - Last day to apply for membership before Seminar concludes  

February 3 - Seminar registration closes

2023 Seminar Highlights

  • In-Person Attendance and Networking Opportunities!
  • Sunday Super Bowl Party
  • “Concerns and State of the Business”, where top industry officials give updates and insights on concerns affecting leagues.
  • Facility Breakouts
  • Professional Development Sessions
  • SoFi stadium tour
  • 5x5x8, where five managers have five slides and eight minutes to talk about their innovative work.
  • Wednesday evening event at Universal Studios
  • Several other highly anticipated keynote speakers and general sessions
Loews Hollywood Hotel

2023 Seminar Located at the Loews Hollywood Hotel

Loews Hollywood Hotel
1755 N Highland Ave. Hollywood, CA 90028
(323) 856-1200 | (800) 266-9432

The Loews Hollywood Hotel hosts the 2023 SMA Annual Seminar. With postcard views of the city, from the rooftop pool or your room, and a very reasonable room rate, we're excited to be back!

We're located

  • At the famed intersection of Los Angeles’ most dynamic neighborhoods: Hollywood & Highland
  • Adjacent to the Dolby Theatre, where the Academy Awards® are held,
  • In the centerpiece of the Hollywood & Highland Center, where guests have direct access to over 80 shops, 26 restaurants and eateries, 12 bowling lanes, and seven movie screens.

Just steps from the hotel door, you have easy access to some of Hollywood’s most exciting and popular attractions.  Reserve your room immediately after registering for Seminar - you'll receive details in your confirmation email. To make a reservation by phone, call 1-855-563-9749.

You must make your reservation before January 12, as of 5pm locatl time (PT), and ask for the SMA discounted rate for your stay between Saturday and Thursday.

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Reference this page often!

We'll continue updating this page with more details about what's to come February 12 - 16, 2023 at our Annual Seminar!  Be sure to follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn for updates and announcements.

If you have questions about the SMA Seminar, please contact the SMA office.

Have a speaker or topic suggestion for an upcoming seminar?

Complete the SMA Education Presentation Proposal form.  All submissions will be reviewed by the appropriate committee(s).

Thank You to Our Sponsors

SP+ Gameday

SP+ Gameday

Transportation Sponsor

24/7 Software

24/7 Software

Super Bowl Party Sponsor

Aunt Flow

Aunt Flow

New Member Meet & Greet Sponsor

ColorID

ColorID

Badge Sponsor

Covermaster

Covermaster

Break Sponsor

CSA360 Software

CSA360 Software

Attendee Gift Sponsor

Flock Free

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Wednesday Breakfast Sponsor

Irwin Seating

Irwin Seating

Tuesday Breakfast Sponsor

ImageOne

ImageOne

Topgolf Lunch Sponsor

Legends

Legends

Tuesday Tour & Reception Sponsor

Max R

Max R

Monday Reception Sponsor

Mortenson

Mortenson

Keynote Sponsor

Peerless

Peerless

Additional Technology Sponsor

Petrone Risk

Petrone Risk

Concerns and State of the Business Sponsor

Populous

Populous

Universal Studios Sponsor

Terraplas

Terraplas

Monday Reception Sponsor

TURFalliance

TURFalliance

Lanyard Sponsor

Topgolf Bay Sponsors

AECOM Hunt

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Walter P Moore

Key Stakeholders

The Annual Seminar is the result of many months of dedicated hard work from multiple SMA Committees. Countless hours go into developing and securing the program and speakers for each event.  For more information on those members dedicated to this year's event, click the buttons below.