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Adam Stover

Principal & Director, Populous Design Build

As Director of Populous Design Build, Adam has played an integral role in reshaping the standard of interior and premium spaces within sports facilities. He has an innate ability to design, direct and contribute innovative spaces to projects around the globe, including off-season renovations, unique premium spaces, brand activation and sponsorship spaces and retail and dining destinations. As leader of the firm’s design led design build practice, Adam applies this extensive experience to provide clients with a streamlined, expertly guided approach to seasonal projects. His passion for creating unique solutions for his clients, including the Chicago Cubs, Indiana Pacers and Nashville Predators, has resulted in long-lasting relationships with clients time and time again looking to Adam as their trusted advisor. He listens, understands and honors his clients’ brands and then, delivers forward-looking design solutions elevating the guest experience and generating revenue.

Named to the 2013 Building Design and Construction’s 40 under 40 class, Adam’s work and design philosophies have been included in the country’s top design publications. Named as the 2012 ten year alumni honoree for the College of Architecture Planning and Design at Kansas State University, he continues to play an important role at the university, residing as chair of the college’s interior architecture advisory board. Adam also remains dedicated to the advancement of the interior design profession, currently serving on the IIDA Foundation Board of Trustees. For his professional and philanthropic work, Adam was selected to the 2016 Ingram’s Magazine 40 under 40 class.

Tuesday, June 19

The Changing Premium Market: Creating Interactive Spaces That Enhance the Game Day Experience

Millennials are looking for a social and engaging environment to watch a live game. To capitalize on this trend, venues are looking to create fan-friendly communal spaces that include unique vantage points near the action, themed social spaces, premium tailgating experiences and high-end areas. Hear how these individuals are reinventing the game-day experience and increasing engagement by providing interactive areas.

Chris Barney, SVP, Ticketing, Utah Jazz & Larry H. Miller Sports & Entertainment
Corey Breton, Executive Vice President, Sales, Los Angeles Football Club
Kyle Brunson, Senior Vice President, Ticket Sales & Service, Atlanta Hawks & Philips Arena
Adam Stover, Principal & Director, Populous Design Build
Moderator: Terry Lefton, Staff Writer, Sports Business Journal / Daily