Sports Business Japan 2018 together with Stadia & Arena Japan 2018 includes facility tours for paid participants. Visitors can see the hidden side of sports facilities, from the backyard, which is usually out of bounds, to technology and methods used to manage facilities.
This specialized soccer stadium has a capacity of 40,000 people and
has been the home stadium for Gamba Osaka from the 2016 season.
The short distance between the pitch and the stands and the availability of roof on all stands are some of the features that make this stadium extremely attractive and comfortable. It also qualifies as an eco-stadium with LED lights and use of sunlight and rain water.
J-league team Gamba Osaka’s management corporation Gamba Osaka Co., Ltd. is the designated administrator of the stadium.
The stadium is also attracting attention as a pioneering example of public-private partnership (PPP).