Skilled Park is a new 25,000 seater stadium at Robina, a suburb of the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. Construction of the venue started in 2006, and finished in February 2008, in time for the 2008 NRL season, when it will become the new home of the Gold Coast Titans.
The new stadium will host a number of sports including rugby, Australian football and football. Hospitality and catering is an important part of the stadium which has 16 food and beverage outlets situated around the venue.
To cope with the high volume of retail transactions a Uniwell EPOS system was installed by Uniwell Australia, consisting of 96 x SX-705 EPOS terminals and 4 x DX915 touch screens linked back to bask office software over fibre optic cable.
Why the customer chose Uniwell?
The stadium is the home of the Canadian Football League's Edmonton Eskimos and Canada's National Soccer team. With a seating capacity in excess of 60,000, it is the largest stadium in Canada and the only major stadium with natural grass. The stadium's two-tiered seating on the west and east sides are all theater style seats with backs and armrests while the north end and corner seats are bench style. Up to 17,000 additional seats can be accommodated on the floor for a reserved seating concert or similar event.
192 Uniwell EPOS terminals were installed along with Uniwell EPOS Office MS for central management and control.
The East of England Showground is set within grounds of 250 serviced acres and is the eastern region's fastest developing events venue, both indoors and out. It attracts more than 800,000 visitors annually and has fast become the venue of choice. Situated close by the A1 on the outskirts of Peterborough in Cambridgeshire, the East of England showground caters for small meetings, large scale conferences or product launches. Facilities include:
The installation of the Uniwell DX895 EPOS system was completed by CNS Systems in July 2004. The managers of Peterborough showground have been pleased with their choice of EPOS system and the installation and support services provided by CNS systems.
Multi-purpose Exhibition Centre with a clear span covering 5,583m2 joining a multi-functional complex of 1,000m2
Extensive range of hospitality suites providing varying indoor space to accommodate small meetings to large conferences.
In-house catering provides a comprehensive selection of menus to suit your particular event or budget, using the very best of British produce.
Highly skilled Event Management and Ground Care Team.
With such a large amount of visitors the showground required an EPOS system that was quick and reliable, with the flexibility to cope with the changing needs of the showground. The EPOS system selected was the Uniwell DX895 touch screen terminal, which met the client’s retailing needs and also budget. Nine EPOS terminals were installed around the ground in the Peterborough, Cambridge and Northampton suites.
The Uniwell DX895 terminals have no fan, hard disk drive or moving parts, which means an extremely reliable system capable of withstanding the challenging conditions found in hospitality and catering environments