Executive Director of ESSMA (European Stadium & Safety Management Association) Dimitri Huygen visited Baku Olympic Stadium. During the visit, the main purpose of which was to get acquainted with the infrastructure and functionality of the stadium, were held several meetings with the representatives of the stadium, CBC Sport and Professional Football League. According to Huygen, "Baku Olympic Stadium is a perfect example of a fast developing of multifunctional center with a wide range of opportunities, which makes it attractive not only for visitors but also for foreign colleagues. In this regard, we consider to obtain it as one of the main locations of our next workshop with the participation of ESSMA members ".
ESSMA operates since 1996 and brings together more than 300 stadiums.