October 10-12, 2017
Atlanta, GA

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Recognized as one of the world’s foremost designers of sports and entertainment venues, Dan Meis, FAIA, has over 30 years of experience in sports and entertainment architecture. Dan’s design for Paul Brown Stadium was the first NFL facility to ever win an AIA Honor Award and his design for Los Angeles’ Staples Center continually ranks it among the highest revenue producing buildings in North America. In 2001, Dan was featured in Time Magazine as one of their “100 Innovators in the World of Sports” and his work has twice been awarded the esteemed Business Week/Architectural Record Award, recognizing the value of design to a client’s business. Dan has also been recognized twice as one of Sports Business Journal’s “40 under 40” executives who have made the greatest impact in the sports industry. In 2006, he was elevated to the prestigious College of Fellows of the AIA and, in 2007, Dan launched MEIS in Los Angeles, California, later adding a New York based studio beginning in 2013. Among other exciting projects, Dan is currently the Lead Designer for the new Stadio Della Roma project in Rome, Italy, and new stadium development for Everton FC in Liverpool, England.