Melbourne Cricket Ground
Technology that connects fans intimately to the drama, performance, and excitement on-field.
ITE were engaged to provide consulting, design, fabrication, and installation of the MCG Sound System Upgrade alongside One Diversified. Working closely with the ground manager the Melbourne Cricket Club (MCC), and audio consultant Auditoria, this project delivered an immersive stadium audio infrastructure providing fans an exceptional game day experience.
The MCC’s extensive ‘Smart Stadium Strategy’ drove this $25M upgrade to improve the end-to-end event experience for all visitors. The project was a complete refurbishment of audio technology throughout the stadium, including the bowl PA.
The engineering and design alone lasted over 12 months and featured numerous challenges such as the best method of attachment to the existing roof trusses, wind loadings, sound coverage, exposure to outdoor elements and the logistics of installation. Further to these challenges, each of the 12 array sets were custom designed and made as all the locations were unique and required individual mounting brackets and arrangements.
ITE were engaged throughout the project and managed the design, fabrication, and installation of all the stadium arrays alongside One Diversified and Vertigo Rigging.