Barclaycard Arena (DE)
Steve Schwenkglenks has worked in the live events industry for more than 25 years. He joined AEG in 2010 as assistant arena manager in Hamburg, and was promoted to general manager of Barclaycard Arena in early 2017. His international experience with AEG also includes the opening of the 2014 FIFA Wold Cup stadium, Arena Pernambuco, in Recife; reopening Maracana in Rio de Janeiro; the opening of the Allianz Parque Arena in Sao Paolo; and supporting the opening of AccorHotels Arena in Paris.
In his new role as GM, he successfully hosted two eSports mega-events in 2017: the EU LCS Spring Finals (League of Legends) and ESL ONE Hamburg (Dota 2 Masters). Steve is also a gamer himself with a 300-year amateur gaming history.