Stadium Surface Conversion - Webinar

Stadiums are being forced to do more events. The conversion of the stadium surface needs to be time efficient and cost effective. Stadium surfaces have come under heightened scrutiny for sports specific performance and player safety aspects. The Webinar will focus on the conversion options, how to protect the surface during different events and the best practices for different events. Incorporating real world experiences to highlight the challenges and successes experienced by current stadium managers, the webinar will arm today’s stadium professionals with what they need to know regarding stadium surface conversion.

Nicole AndrewsPresenter / Moderator: Nicole Andrews - Matrax
Nicole Andrews is the Managing Director, Global Sales for Matrax Inc., a leading manufacturer of turf protection event flooring and other temporary site access solutions. Ms. Andrews has been in the sports industry for 7 years. For the ten years prior, Ms. Andrews was a Business Development Manager in the commercial real estate industry for a geotechnical & environmental engineering consulting firm. Ms. Andrews holds a Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems from Salisbury University Perdue School of Business where she graduated cum laude.

Ms. Andrews has served in leadership positions on several non-profit organizations throughout her career. She is currently serving a four year term as the Corporate Director on the Stadium Manager Association's Board of Directors. She has served the past two terms on the Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) awards committee and is the founder of the Mid-Atlantic Sports Turf Managers Association (MASTMA). She is presently serving as Advisor for MASTMA and committee chairperson for the Stadium Managers Association (SMA) Women in Leadership (WIL) committee.

Ms. Andrews lives in Kensington, Maryland.

Mark NichollsPresenter / Moderator: Mark Nicholls, Turf Nation
Mark Nicholls is CEO of Turf Nation and is uniquely qualified as an over 30-year veteran of the synthetic turf industry, including 19 years as the President and CEO of one of the industry’s most notable brands. Through personal participation in over a thousand installations with many of the world’s best known companies and sports franchises, Mark Nicholls has continually utilized his own experience gained from almost three decades of synthetic turf involvement to empower anyone seeking the knowledge and expertise to successfully navigate the many nuances of synthetic turf selection, production, testing, installation, manufacturing and maintenance.


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