International World Games Association (IWGA)
The brief
The International World Games Association (IWGA) asked TSE to work with them to increase the profile of the World Games by ensuring that the Games are flexible and able to fit into the long term planning and sports strategies of cities around the world and in guiding them through a re-development and launch of the bid process.
Our response
The first phase of the project entailed vast research and analysis of the positioning of the World Games. TSE worked on positioning the World Games and developing a concept that will be more attractive for host cities. Once this concept was established, a review of the current guidelines/regulations for the bidding process was done, in order to launch a successful bidding process for the 2017 World Games. TSE worked in a strategic and creative way to ensure that the World Games matches the needs of modern host cities.

Ron Froehlich President, International World Games Association

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Ron Froehlich President, International World Games Association

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"TSE has great experience working with numerous sport cities based in different continents. Working together has ensured that our flagship event works for the benefit of The World Games host cities."
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Buffalo Niagara Sports Commission

“Buffalo continues to transform and reinvent itself. Our infrastructure and resources are changing at a rapid pace. We hired TSE to assist us with a 10-year events strategy which is being used by multiple organizations as we work to better position ourselves in this rapidly changing sports environment. The direction and guidance provided is allowing us to move forward with a plan to invest in capital improvements and a focus that will allow us to target events which are a match for our assets and resources.”

Pete Harvey Director of Sports Development

Abu Dhabi 2020 World Swimming Championships (25m)

“The Emirate of Abu Dhabi is already one of the world’s leading sport event hosts. Securing the right to host the 2020 FINA World Championships helped to reaffirm this position. TSE was instrumental in this success, bringing a unique understanding of the sport event landscape, a strong influence in the international sport industry and an extensive experience in successful bid campaigns.”

Lausanne YOG 2020

”TSE has sat next to us for a lot of major decisions throughout the entire bid process. They have been an excellent sounding board, qualifying a lot of decisions with an external, well informed and interesting point of view. Their assistance has been key in our success.”

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“As the island of event, we have great sport ambitions. However, in order to ensure that we achieve our goals we needed the right partner to help us deliver. TSE’s knowledge and experience within the international sport landscape provided us with the right formula to reach our goals.”

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Union Cycliste International (UCI)

“Host cities are invaluable partners for us. TSE’s experience, understanding and global network of city contacts has been invaluable and I am confident that with their help we are taking the right approach as we move forward.”

Cyrille Jacobsen Marketing Director, UCI

Turkish Olympic Committee

“We have strong ambitions for the future of Turkish sport. Throughout this project, we have learned a lot from other high-performing NOCs and explored various opportunities to implement some of the best practices. We thank TSE Consulting for being a strong partner in this pursuit of excellence.”

Prof. Dr. Ugur Erderner President, Turkish Olympic Committee

Dubai Sports Council

“We have big ambitions in terms of hosting national and international sports events, but we are equally ambitious in terms of wanting to make sure we optimise the impact they will have for Dubai. We are developing new tools that will assist us in assessing and creating synergy between all of our activities. We are pleased to have TSE Consulting with us as we take this next step.”

Nasser Al Rahma Head of Events, Dubai Sports Council

Asian Athletics Association

“TSE Consulting was able to deliver a clear and useful strategy to us in a short amount of time based on their experience. Their understanding of the IAAF’s needs, coupled with a strong methodology that enabled them to understand
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Dahlan Al-Hamad President, Asian Athletics Association

United World Wrestling

“We need to transform our organisation and our sport to ensure a stronger future and to become a better partner for the Olympic Movement. A long term strategiy is exactly what we need right now. TSE Consulting was recommended and their extensive experience working with other international sports organisations speaks for itself.”

Nenad Lalovic President, United World Wrestling

Greater Columbus Sports Commission

“Since our inception in 2002, GCSC has secured more than 270 new sporting events for the Columbus community. Our continued success will be predicated upon identifying and securing events that meet our broad, community-based objectives. TSE has helped us formulate, fine-tune and execute our events strategy, guiding us into the next decade.”

Linda Logan Executive Director, Greater Columbus Sports Commission

Turkish Swimming Federation

“It is incredibly inspiring, and a privilege for everybody in the Turkish Swimming Federation, to work with the TSE Consulting sports performance team and project leader Bob Bowman. This project is as important for Turkish sport as a whole as it is for swimming.”

Turkish Swimming Federation

Brazilian National Olympic Committee

“The arrival of Steve Roush and TSE Consulting will bring an immense contribution to the development of Olympic Sports in Brazil. His experience leading the American team during three editions of the Olympic Games will certainly be very useful. His presence will add to the planning being done by the Brazilian Olympic Committee, together with the national federations, for the next Olympic cycle.”

Carlos Arthur Nuzman President, Brazilian Olympic Committee

Qatar Women’s Sport Committee (QWSC)

“The Qatar Women’s Sport Committee has made tremendous efforts for women’s sport over the last few years and we don’t plan to slow down. Our work has enabled Qatari women to play a much bigger role in society and widen their opportunities. We are pleased to be working with TSE Consulting as their experience in strategic planning within the specific context of the region and with women’s sports is very valuable.”

Ahlam Salem M. Al-Mana President, Qatar Women's Sport Committee

Danish Swimming Federation

“To help us fulfill our vision to become the best sports federation in Denmark, we have asked TSE Consulting to conduct a thorough analysis of our organization and services. For us TSE Consulting was the obvious choice on behalf of their deeply analytical skills and unique expertise in change management in sports organisation.”

Pia Holmen Director, Danish Swimming Federation

City of Halmstad, Sweden

“Since working with TSE we have already celebrated our first success as we won the right to host the 2018 World Team Table Tennis Championship. We are confident that we can host more international events in the future and we will put all of our efforts into doing so.”

Ann Johannsson Head of Halmstad Convention BureauCity of Halmstad

Denmark-Germany 2019

“During a short and very intense bidding process, TSE proved to be a fantastic partner and excellent source of knowledge throughout the whole campaign. They helped us develop and communicate our plans in a way that made our bid really stand out.[1]”

“The vast experience and know-how TSE Consulting brought to our team has been invaluable to this great success.[2]”

Per Bertelsen President,Danish Handball Federation [1] Bernhard Bauer President, German Handball Federation [2]

City of Manchester

“Manchester is a truly unique city when it comes to sport. A potential regional sports hub would further add to the economic development of Manchester. We are happy to be working with TSE Consulting as they have a unique understanding of the sports market, both national and international. This provides an educated perspective and an efficient way of working, allowing the project to move quickly.”

Neil Fairlamb Head of Sport, Manchester City Council

City of Amsterdam

“TSE’s understanding of the sport world helped us in shaping our hosting strategy for years to come. In particular, their understanding of the sport of
Athletics helped us develop a very strong and convincing narrative for the 2016 European Athletics Championships. We won, and this great success is now a key stepping stone for our Olympic ambitions.”

Henk Stokhof Director of Olympic Ambition, City of Amsterdam

Qatar Olympic Committee

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Saadoun Al Kuwari Director, Qatar Olympic Committee Vice President, Qatar 2015 of Bid Committee

VisitPITTSBURGH

“Pittsburgh has become one of the most important sports cities in the United States, with storied professional franchises, state of the art venues and numerous NCAA collegiate institutions. These community partners are important and we know the important role they will play in our continued growth. We look forward to our work with TSE as we formulate a long-term strategy that will serve not only Pittsburgh but the surrounding area.”

Jennifer Hawkins Director, Sports Marketing and Development, VisitPITTSBURGH

City of Ottawa

“In 2017, Canada will celebrate its 150th anniversary – as the Capital, we have ambitious plans to make sure that it is celebrated in style. We are thrilled to be working with TSE whose knowledge and experience are invaluable as we step into this highly competitive market.”

Glenn Duncan Vice-President, Ottawa Tourism

Danish Ministry of Culture and Sport

“With their experience in sport and previous assignments for the Ministry, we chose TSE Consulting as project leader of the evaluation. We are confident that TSE will live up to our expectation and deliver a thorough analysis of how to further the participation in grassroots sport in Danish municipalities.”

Bente Skovgaard Kristensen Head of Sports Division, Ministry of Culture and Sport, Denmark

City of Edmonton

“TSE helped us approach event selection, bidding, and hosting in a more comprehensive way which maximizes our resources. With their guidance, we have developed an ambitious plan which will continue to make Edmonton a destination of choice for leading sport federations and organisations.”

Candice Stasynec Executive Director - Inter-governmental and External Affairs, Office of the Edmonton City Manager

Sport Event Denmark

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Lars Lundov Executive Director, Sport Event Denmark

World Archery Federation

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Tom Dielen Secretary General, World Archery Federation

SportAccord

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David Nivelle Director Multi Sports Games, SportAccord

City of Lausanne/State of Vaud

“We chose TSE because of their wealth of knowledge in sports management and their in-depth understanding of the role of the modern sport manager.”

Patrice Iseli Director of Sports, City of Lausanne

Gauteng Provincial Government

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Ivor Hoff Chief Director Sport & Recreation, Gauteng Provincial Government

Bahrain Ministry of Youth and Sport

“TSE was very instrumental in providing cutting edge information in terms of both sport marketing and management to local Sports Clubs and Associations in Bahrain.”

HE Sheik Fawaz Al-Kalifa Minister of Sport, Bahrain Ministry of Youth and Sport

City of Copenhagen

“As a city at the starting point of entering the sports events market, we have benefited tremendously by the strategic advice, the guidance and the connections provided by TSE Consulting.”

Lars Bernhard Jorgensen CEO, Wonderful Copenhagen

Korean Olympic Committee

“TSE has been a trusted advisor, their insight and expertise has proved to be invaluable to our continued success.”

Dr. Jung-Kil Kim President, Korean Olympic Committee

Swiss Olympic Association

“Swiss Olympic has become a service oriented organisation. We have many different stakeholders that each have different expectations and our staff need to be ready to provide quality services at all times. Because of their understanding of our industry, TSE is the company that can help us improve these specific skills.”

Judith Conrad Head of Development and Training, Swiss Olympic Association

City of Ekurhuleni

“TSE Consulting offers the City of Ekurhuleni unique and dynamic solutions for projects related to the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa.”

Joe Mojapelo General Manager 2010, City of Ekurhuleni

Mexican Swmimming Federation, Guadalajara

“We approached TSE Consulting because of their strong track record. Their advice and assistance during this campaign has been invaluable. Under tight deadlines and intense competition they delivered a winning bid book and final presentation and all of the right communication in between. They played a vital role in securing us the event.”

Kiril Todorov President,Mexican Swimming Federation

Poland-Ukraine 2012

“TSE was instrumental in the development of our communication strategy and did a great job spreading our message to key audiences, leading us to a fantastic victory.”

Dirck Smits Van Oyen General Manager of the Bid, UEFA EURO 2012

UAE Swimming Federation, Dubai

“TSE Consulting was instrumental in the development of our very convincing bid communication. They enabled us to develop and structure our communication strategy in a way that made our bid unique, outstanding and successful.”

Ahmed Al-Falasi President, UAE Swimming Federation

Turkish Athletics Federation

“TSE enabled us to structure our bid plan and communication strategy in a way that we could make it clear to the IAAF that our bid was an extremely strong one. We are very proud that the message got through so successfully.”

Mehmet Terzi President, Turkish Athletics Federation

Union Européenne de Football Associations (UEFA)

“With both their understanding of the challenges a sports organisation faces everyday and their experience of developing training sessions for sports administrators, TSE provided us with an adequate educational scenario and content responding to the real needs of the associations.”

Andreas Kuhn Head of Assistance Programmes, UEFA

International Swimming Federation (FINA)

“TSE was a great help in the coordination and execution of this assignment. Not only did they demonstrate a keen sense of understanding of our organisation and the sports industry, but also produced a well-crafted profile.

Peter Hall Head of Marketing, International Swimming Federation

World Bowling

“The World Championships helps us to showcase bowling on an international stage and also gives us an opportunity to build relationships with host cities from around the world. When the event is over, we want to be able to leave behind a strong emotional attachment between bowling and the surrounding community. We believe that TSE can help us to achieve that goal.”

Kevin Dornberger CEO, World Bowling

Danish Volleyball Federation

“TSE Consulting, with their experience in bidding for sport events and their knowledge of our sport, was the clear choice for our federation when the decision to bid was made.”

Erik Jakobsen President, Danish Volleyball Federation

International Federation of American Football (IFAF)

“We chose TSE Consulting because of their specific knowledge and deep understanding of improving global recognition of sport organisations, and we are confident that we will benefit from their expertise.”

Tommy Wiking President, International Federation of American Football

International University Sports Federation (FISU)

“Our discussions with TSE surrounding the Universiades have been positive and inspiring. I am excited about building new relationships with cities and the future enhancement of our event. TSE’s experience and knowledge is an invaluable step forward for FISU.”

Eric Saintrond Secretary General/CEO, International University Sports Federation

World Air Sports Federation (FAI)

“With TSE’s knowledge of both the federations and numerous active host cities around the globe, it seemed like the perfect response to our desire to bring the World Air Games to the next step.”

Jean Marc Badan Promotional Manager, World Air Sports Federation

Olympic Solidarity (IOC)

“In addition to providing very useful skills and a good understanding of the field of consulting, the programme was very motivating for our staff.”

Pere Miro Director, Olympic Solidarity

International World Games Association (IWGA)

“TSE has great experience working with numerous sport cities based in different continents. Working together has ensured that our flagship event works for the benefit of The World Games host cities.”

Ron Froehlich President, International World Games Association

Saudi Arabian Swimming Federation

“We decided to work with TSE because we were looking for a partner who has the experience of implementing sound strategic models successfully within major sports federations.”

Ali S Qahtani Secretary General, Saudi Arabian Swimming Federation

United States Bowling Congress (USBC)

“The United States Bowling Congress continually seeks ways to serve its members more effectively during its two major annual tournaments. We think that TSE can help us improve our bidding process and bring even stronger ties between the USBC and its host cities.”

Brian Lewis Director of Championships, United States Bowling Congress

International Center for Sports Studies (CIES)

“We approached TSE because of their capacity to bring academic knowledge together with hands-on experience that they turn into meaningful tips for our students. We are glad to have them on board every year to leverage on their expertise for the development of the FIFA Master.”

Vincent Schatzmann Secretary General, CIES

International Basketball Federation (FIBA)

“TSE`s ability to synthesise and add value was instrumental in the creation of our new members Manual. It is now a user friendly document that we are very proud to distribute to our members.”

Zoran Radovic Development Manager, International Basketball Federation

International Rowing Federation (FISA)

“TSE Consulting provided us with a new approach to organising a major sports conference and they deserve much credit for the huge success of our World Rowing Forum.”

Matt Smith Executive Director, International Rowing Federation

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