Todd Gralla, Principal and Director of Equestrian Services at Populous, presented at the China Horse Fair in Beijing on October 18, 2013. His presentation covered the evolution of the modern equestrian lifestyle and global trends in equestrian sport, recreating and entertainment developments. Gralla will provide a review of cutting-edge equestrian developments around the world and in China that are making equestrianism mainstream.
Brian Mirakian and Todd Gralla will travel to Lexington, Ky. to present at the Thoroughbred Racing Association’s 21st International Simulcast Conference on October 7. The pair will discuss the future of the fan experience and the convergence of the spectator, athlete and brand, particularly in horse racing.
Tom Jones will give a keynote speech titled “How to design the most sustainable Olympic Games ever?” to invited guests at the Dow Business Center at K 2013. This talk will explore how Populous responded to that challenge in the design of the masterplan and venues for this event, including specialist research that they have undertaken into the design of sustainable stadia.